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Sap Project Manager Resume

New Jersy, NJ

Work Status : Citizen of United States of America

Experience : Total - 18 years
SAP - 16 years

Education
Master of Software Design and Development, University of St. Thomas; 2004
Master of Business Administration, Institute of Management Studies; 1996
Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communications Engineering; 1994

Experience Summary
Over 16 years of experience in SAP implementation and over 6 years of managing and leading SAP development teams. Managed all aspects of SAP solution design through technical implementation. Technical design expertise includes product development, testing, implementation and support of on-line systems. Strength lies in implementing integrated solutions and knowledge of varied functional areas of Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, and Finance. Managed projects ranging from leading ABAP, ABAP WebDynpro, Portal, Conversion, BI/BW and B2B teams to developing solutions which provided me ample opportunities to:

  • Understand business processes and needs to build better solutions.
  • Plan and deliver projects on time and under budget
  • Hire, retain, and mentor strong team members
  • Communicate with business users

Technical skills
RDBMS - Oracle 7.x, SQL Server
Languages - ABAP/4, C, C++, Java, XML

SAP skills
RFC, ALE, PI, ABAP Web dynpro, Smart Forms, SAP Script, Adobe, B2B (CRM Internet Sales Application or eCommerce), BI Modelling and Reporting, IDOC Interface for EDI.

PROJECTS / ASSIGNMENTS

Confidential,Project Title : SAP Implementation
Landscape : ECC 6.0
Duration : Oct 2011 to date
Employer : HP
Role : SAP Project Manager

Description
Manage projects from project scoping, sizing to implementing and supporting through warranty period. I have worked with project teams in China and India to implement a project involving worldwide retirement of complex legacy Finance systems and migrating to new FI systems. I have led the teams comprising of SAP functional and technical folks into rapid implementation and deployment every quarter for a set of countries. Some of the major accomplishments include successful deployment over several releases per project plan with very few warranty issues.

Responsibilities

  • Owner for deployment project over several releases.
  • Provide detailed project scope and sizing of the projects so appropriate resource is allocated.
  • Get interlock from other project groups.
  • Lead weekly status meetings with the team to monitor progress.
  • Liaison to business and top management.
  • Estimate annual project resources, timelines and budget.

  • SAP Implementation for 3M (Minneapolis)

Project Title : SAP Implementation
Landscape : ECC 6.0, BI 7.1, Net weaver and PI 7.1
Duration : Jan 2011 to Oct 2011
Confidential,Role : SAP Technical Manager

Description
Manage a team of developers during the preparation and blueprint phase of the SAP implementation project. I have led the team into implementing the WRICEF development process, functional and technical templates for WRICEF requests. Some of the major accomplishments include hiring and retaining a team of module specialists with varied skills, defining and implementing the SAP development standards.

Responsibilities

  • Owner for Application development technical processes. Provide process training to development team.
  • Provide detailed estimates for projects for design and development. Validate estimates from consultants.
  • Provide expertise with SAP integration technologies and enforce interface standards.
  • Weekly development meeting with the team to monitor progress.
  • Monitor development defects. Provide input to drive process improvements as necessary.
  • Liaison to Basis organization to coordinate infrastructure changes.
  • Estimate annual development resources, timelines and budget.

  • SAP Implementation and support for Skyline Displays (Minneapolis)

Project Title : SAP Go live and implementation of SAP enhancements
Landscape : ECC 6.0, BI 7.0, Net weaver and Portal 7.0, B2B (ISA) 1.0, IPC
Duration : May 2006 to Dec 2010
Confidential,Role : Lead Programmer Analyst

Description
Manage a team of functional consultants and developers to design, develop, and implement a custom (rental) business process. I have managed the B2B implementation effort and designed custom reports on B2B portal using ABAP Webdynpro. After the successful SAP Go-live, our team has implemented the Surge Project which fixed all the major issues which had a high Return on Investment. Some of the major accomplishments include hiring and retaining a team of developers with varied skills, planning and delivering projects on time and under budget, defining and implementing the SAP development standards.

Responsibilities

  • Approve functional specs and technical designs in SD, PS, FICO, VC, PP, MM, WM, B2B, Portal, and Pricing areas.
  • Provide detailed estimates for projects for design and development. Validate estimates from consultants.
  • Developed tested and deployed for all types of RICEF objects to meet project goals.
  • Reviewed and approved architecture, design and customization for B2B (ISA) with IPC and Java user exits.
  • Weekly development meeting with the team to monitor progress
  • Participate in quarterly department meetings with director to prioritize the development projects.
  • Annual employee reviews
  • Estimate annual development resources, timelines and budget
  • SAP Implementation for St. Jude Medical (Minneapolis)

Project Title : Implementation of SAP enhancements
Duration : January 2006 to May 2006
Confidential,Role : Senior Programmer/Analyst

Description
Worked with a team of functional leads on gathering the business requirements and translating them to functional design in SD, MM, and PP modules. I have provided expertise related to the interfaces, having worked with previous clients. I have played an important role in sharing technical knowledge and SAP implementation experience.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborated with functional leads on gathering business requirements from users.
  • Reviewed and approved solution designs.

  • SAP Enhancements for Thomson West (Thomson Routers, Minneapolis)

Project Title : SAP Enhancements and SAP Enterprise upgrade.
Duration : January 2002 to January 2006
Confidential,Role : Senior Software Engineer

Description
I have worked on many releases of major enhancements since SAP go live in July 2001. During these enhancements, I worked in the areas of Subscriptions, Ordering, Pricing, Billing, Finance, Publishing, Manufacturing, and Distribution. During this time, I have worked simultaneously on more than one release in different landscapes. I learnt and understood the business process in many areas, which were sought after by other team members. I was a key member in the SAP Enterprise upgrade. I was exposed to project management in the role of coordinating support tickets. Some of the challenges include leading an offshore team of technical staff, keeping track of multiple things at the same time and finding appropriate resource to get the task completed within the expected time.

Responsibilities

  • Designing technical specifications and development of new functionality.
  • Managing internal resources and external (offshore) consultants and resolving support tickets in a timely manner.
  • In the role of technical lead, help other team members understand an issue, explore the options, and determine solutions.

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