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Director Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY:

  • Director at Confidential with over 24 years experience in systems integration and SAP enabled business transformations, including S/4 HANA in a variety of industries including telecommunications, chemical, health & food, consumer goods, high - tech and industrial manufacturing.
  • Managed large global SAP enabled business transformations in a variety of industries to ensure successful completion with significant impact on customer business KPI’s
  • Working with customers on developing the value proposition and road map for S/4 HANA migrations and implementations
  • Extensive experience in M&A/divestures focusing on the application integration or separation.
  • Executed role as integration manager / architecture on several accounts.
  • Act as an adviser for executives that lead strategic programs for organizations seeking true business transformation through SAP program initiatives.
  • Strong background in supply chain, manufacturing and finance integration, process improvement, business transformation, organizational change management, stakeholder alignment and governance, value capture management and program delivery.
  • 24+ years of SAP application experience including process design, configuration of SAP modules(PP/MM/SD/PM/QM), master data management, data migration, software development and application integration.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess complex business and technical situations, recognize the key requirements, define goals, and establish a strategic direction
  • Consistently creates an environment where people understand the bigger picture, know their responsibilities, and understand how the work needs to be accomplished
  • Excellent ability to communicate ideas and information with the purpose of achieving understanding, resolving issues and developing a common vision
  • Demonstrates ability to assemble and motivate teams of people to achieve goals. This includes the ability work across organizational boundaries and through difficult political and personnel challenges.
  • Consistently delivers what is promised and appropriately communicates issues and concerns, and maintains a respectful attitude.
  • Works with client to drive the project towards achieving the intended business results
  • Maintains a respectful and trustful attitude toward people while collaborating to develop vision and understanding, establishing expectations, and measuring results

Functions and Specialization Delivery Executive specializing in SAP business development, roadmap project management and delivery.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Program Management
  • Overall SAP Solution Architecture
  • Business Transformation
  • S/4 HANA Roadmap
  • Value Management
  • Delivery

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • SAP S/4HANA Enterprise
  • SAP ERP, SCM, SRM, BI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Director

Responsibilities:

  • As a Director my responsibilities include business development, solution architecture and delivery of SAP enabled business transformations.
  • I work with customers on developing the value proposition and road map for S/4 HANA migrations and implementations.
  • Responsibilities include the development and deployment of a global Confidential S/4 environment to support customer engagements.
  • Areas of accountability include integration management, strategic planning & roadmap development, business transformation and organizational change management, value capture management, stakeholder alignment and governance, project estimation, team leadership, project planning, methodology, design and delivery.

Confidential, Houston, TX

ERP Value Architect

Responsibilities:

  • High-level design to define solutions for their supply chain planning and material proliferation process improvement opportunities
  • Aligned with steering committee and developed an implementation roadmap

Confidential, PA

Value Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Process assessment for big rock value areas in PLM, TPM, Marketing, Sourcing, Shared Services and Analytics
  • Alignment with key stakeholders and development of the value identification and roadmap

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

SAP Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of overall SAP system implications for carve-out and assist with developing impact and resolution statements for finance and procurement areas
  • Developed SAP carve out cutover plan

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

SAP Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted workshops with Confidential on S/4HANA Enterprise and developing a phase zero approach for a business transformation for the integration of 2 merged companies
  • Developed an approach for a MES strategy and implementation roadmap

Confidential, Raleigh, NC

Project Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Developed overall ERP Strategy (including SAP S/4 HANA options) with a perspective on how to transition to one single Americas ERP system that will support the companies Americas’ strategic objectives, and to prepare a briefing for the management team outlining the case for change, high-level roadmap and business case
  • Responsible for the SAP integration strategy and overall implementation roadmap including cost estimates

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Integration and Data Management Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Interim data management lead to provide structure to the data management team in completing their critical design activities as it relates to master data management approach, profiling and cleansing plan
  • Interim integration architect to build the cutover approach and plan

Confidential, Falls Church VA

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed roadmap and approach on integrating the newly acquired North America business unit into the existing organization and systems
  • Implemented overall Project Governance
  • Primary customer interface and advisor to the executive management team through shared management of risk, governance and overall program leadership
  • Leading a project team of over 100

Confidential, PA

Delivery Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential is implementing SAP globally as part of a large business transformation program
  • Provide global transformation and large SAP project experience to help Confidential re-establish and formalize an effective PMO operating model, refine deployment roadmaps and testing leading practices and templates
  • Provide direction in effectively building a global governance model

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Delivery Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Primary customer interface and advisor to the executive management team through shared management of risk, governance and overall program leadership
  • Completed the overall discovery and deployment planning processes
  • Managed Global Blueprint and assessing the SAP capabilities and degree of fit for SAP ERP, SAP SCM, Vistex, GTS, BI and MDM.
  • Overall Enterprise Information Management and Business Intelligence Strategy
  • Overall responsibility for the value management roadmap to focus implementation and organization on business value

Confidential, Falls Church, VA

Practice Director Global SAP Practice

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-sales account management and opportunity planning
  • Proposal development and orals presentations
  • Solution development and estimating
  • Business transformation and implementation roadmap building
  • Assessments for clients
  • Delivery assurance and oversight on programs (e.g. Siemens, Verizon, DuPont, ENEL)
  • Practice development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Offering
  • SAP engagement and project implementation management

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

SAP Project Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Overall engagement and project manager and solution architect for an SAP implementation.
  • This company acquired several business units and manufacturing sites in an acquisition and requested the implementation of Procurement, Materials Management and Plant Maintenance processes in SAP to replace proprietary software in service at those sites.
  • Overall responsibility for the project implementation with 2 deployments in the US
  • Managed client business requirements to design future state, assess the SAP capabilities and degree of fit
  • Managed the relationship with the French headquarter in leveraging global process design for maintenance, procurement and materials management
  • Overall program and account oversight and advised the project sponsor and project team in project execution activities and design decisions.
  • SAP Solution architect in pre-sales activities including application & hosting proposal
  • Coordinated the project milestones with the application and infrastructure hosting implementation at the Confidential ’s datacenter
  • Responsible for building and managing the integration testing and cutover planning activities for the global implementation (U.S., UK and The Netherlands) and managed the day to day cutover activities in the last 2 months of the project

Confidential, Waltham, MA

SAP Engagement Manager and SAP Application Expertise

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in the assessment of the high level requirements, high-level to-be design and the creation of a project implementation approach for restructuring the country based European operations towards a Pan-European business model with a principal entity in Switzerland for their products and services business
  • Assessment involved the roadmap and approaches from a SAP point of view to comply with the legal requirements and business objectives.

Confidential, Easton, PA

SAP Engagement Manager and Application Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation of the instance strategy for a large consumer goods manufacturing and retail company.
  • This included an evaluation of the key business processes and technology drivers and other constraints and challenges to determine the best overall strategy and approach for implementing SAP at one of its major division.
  • High level process requirements and scope definition to develop overall implementation roadmap (Phase 0)

Confidential, Middlebury, CT

SAP Engagement Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Second Divestiture to carve out the financial and supply chain operations of a small division onto a separate environment for a European buyer to comply with the transition services agreement between buyer and seller to provide a platform for independent financial reporting
  • Provided project management delivery responsibility and subject matter expertise for the carve-out activities in the financial, sales, logistics, procurement, materials management/inventory, production, quality, plant maintenance and environmental health and safety areas.

Confidential, Foxboro, MA

SAP Project Manager and Solution Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Solution architect for the pre-sales and proposal activities for a discrete capital goods manufacturer
  • Managed the delivery of a blueprint for the procurement processes. Included was the expense assessment that would drive priorities and deployment approaches specifically for the indirect procurement and project resale processes
  • SAP divestiture project for a chemical company where the principal client requested to carve out the financial and supply chain operations of one of the divisions onto a separate SAP instance over a 2-3 months’ timeframe
  • Provided subject matter expertise in planning the project and was responsible for the carve-out activities in the procurement, materials management/inventory, production, quality, maintenance and environmental health and safety areas
  • Project Objective was to design and integrate the SAP solutions for the supply chain planning, sourcing and tracking of customer premise equipment with the overall client initiative to provide high speed service (voice, data and IPTV) to the node using fiber optics
  • Overall responsibilities included program management, planning and budgeting, governance and stakeholder alignment, organizational change management and training, integration management between SAP and other projects, issue and change management, resource management, conflict resolution and delivery
  • At peak of the project, over 50 consulting resources involved
  • Managed the project from the initial requirements and design phases through three major releases and was part of the steering committee in managing issues and client expectations and overall risk

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