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Senior Project Manager It Resume

SUMMARY:

  • SAP Senior Project Manager IT with over 20 years of total experience; including 10 years of BIG 4 consulting experience with proven success in implementing and deploying major international SAP Implementations to achieve defined business goals; maintaining minimum turn - around-time and interacting with team and cross-functional leads
  • Expertise in planning project activities such as scoping, estimation, tracking, change management, delivery management, post implementation and pre-sales support; implementing project plans within pre-set budgets and deadlines
  • Successful in delivering multiple, highly complex Global SAP consulting engagements, big bang and IT transformations program Common Process/System (CP/S) with staged SAP rollouts across various businesses
  • Established SAP COE best practice, strategic direction, governance & management; development and delivery of the SAP applications in Automotive, Automation, Finance, Manufacturing and Pharma industries
  • Experience with complex project circumstances including multiple vendors, high degree custom development and onsite-offshore delivery model in USA, UK, China, Mexico, Germany, Dubai, Pune, Bangalore, and Hyderabad
  • Carrier Highlights
  • Global Development Leader managing SAP Technical Component and the full spectrum production support
  • Experience of project management with over 10 successful SAP Implementations and managed over 10 SAP upgrades - taking program management and lead consultant responsibilities
  • Managed $15 M budgets; (AOP Planning & Execution); with a team of +100 members through multiple rollouts
  • Managed multiple globally complex rollouts across various businesses and functions right from the requirement gathering, GAP analysis into production support and operations with users peaking (and increasing) at 26,000 users on a single global instance
  • Defined technical strategies that support overall business objectives in SAP Developments - Enhancements R/3, Interface (Process Integration), CRM / Middleware, SRM /SUS, Enterprise Portal, Web Channel, EDI
  • Extensive understanding and experience engaging and working together with IT infrastructure and architecture teams to ensure IT roadmap development and continuous solution delivery
  • Performed Deployment, AMS Support, Optimization & Performance Optimization; facilitated Transition Management between Deployment team & Production/Application Support team
  • Streamlined the screen designs that improved the overall user experience (HUE) and reduction in the average repair transaction time by 50%. A specific shipper averaged shipping 20 units per hour using the old process, since single screen shipper is averaging 40 units per hour
  • Achieved significant performance improvement across all key dimensions of the R/3 system due to quick execution of jobs by reducing the runtime of reports and other processes more than 80% to increase productivity and build customer confidence
  • Achieved annual cost savings of 500 USD in Complex Enhancement Contractor positions
  • Established AGILE Stand up meetings - Daily escalation Meetings (Tier 1 Meetings & Boards - Daily Accountability Tier Level Meetings with participation of entire team), Collaborative Assignments (Cross Functional) in projects
  • Managed the transition of the out-source vendor PricewaterhouseCoopers ( Confidential ) to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) without any impact to the team or the project mile stone
  • Tied up AGILE Processes with SAP Deployment Phase approach for AGILE Integration
  • Experience in vendor management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

SAP Technologies: S/4HANA, SAP HANA, BW4HANA, SAP UI5, Fiori, SAP ECC6.0, FICO, MM, SD, PP, CRM 7.0. SRM/SUS, SAP BW, Solution Manager 7.2, 7.1, Ariba, SAP Data Services (Business Objects)

Languages: ABAP, JAVA, JAVA SCRIPT, XML, PowerBuilder

Integration: SAP PI 7.0, OData, EDI, ALE/IDOC, XI (3.0), TIBCO, SFDC, VOCOLLECT and IVALUA

Cloud Computing: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Mongo DB

Connected Systems: IOT

Others: SDLC, MS Office Suite 2013 and Project Management tools

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Project Manager IT

Responsibilities:

  • As Senior Project Manager IT, spearheaded SAP Technical Development Component and production support teams of 100+ in size through multiple globally complex rollouts
  • Defined technical strategies that support overall business objectives in SAP Developments - Enhancements R/3, Interface (Process Integration), CRM / Middleware, SRM /SUS, Enterprise Portal, Web Channel, EDI
  • Monitored performance in complete life-cycle activities including scoping, project planning, development and testing, go-live and support (GDM Template & Rollouts)
  • Managed $15 M budgets; (AOP Planning & Execution); balanced budget with respect to recruitments, travel, trainings & annual compensation revisions
  • Managed the development and implementation of new SAP CRM 7.0. Services functionality with SAP as the implementation partner. This capability was a critical requirement for one of the business go-live and in meeting the requirements for primary customers and contracts with these customers
  • Achieved 50% reduction in turnaround time for Mass lock/unlock utility in SAP (Security)
  • Managed Application Optimization team to improve the performance across all key dimensions of the R/3 system to realize the savings in manpower cost due to quick execution of jobs to build customer confidence
  • Saved 3 man hours’ time per invoice for AP load from freight verification tool by automated report generation
  • Directed implementation partners - Confidential, SAP, TCS and NTT DATA
  • Directed Global, Distributed & Multi-cultural Environment Workforce Team management at Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, USA Region, Mexico and China
  • Executed the transition of the out-source vendor PricewaterhouseCoopers ( Confidential - China) to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS - India) without any impact to the team or project deliverables
  • Established Honeywell offshore team in Pune and Hyderabad locations in India including hiring and retaining of the candidates and helped in retaining tribal knowledge within the company
  • Managed multiple global rollouts across various businesses and functions right from the requirement gathering, GAP analysis into production support and operations with users peaking (and increasing) at 26,000 users on a single global instance. (SAP ECC 6.0 EHP7 (FICO, MM PP, SD, PS and WM) / CRM 7.02 /WCEM/ Web Channel / SRM 7.02 SP9/SUS/ APO 3.0 / EP 7.0 / PI 7.0 / Solution Manager 7.1/4.0

Confidential

Manager

Responsibilities:

  • P2P Development Team Manager in the SAP R/3 version ECC 5.0 implementation of FICO, MM, SD and HR modules for a major pharmaceutical company ( Confidential ). Designed interfaces between SAP and different plants that helped the organization for a smooth transition from the parent company. Managed NetWeaver / XI prototype development.
  • Technical Team Manager in the worldwide SAP R/3 version 4.6c International Consolidation project of the FICO (AP, AM, AR and GL), PS and MM modules a leading international fast food company ( Confidential ). Engagement objectives include consolidation of SAP 3.1I instance to the common SAP 4.6c instance, developing a Global template solution, and rollout to four European countries (Germany, Netherlands, Spain and Great Britain), which helped the company to come on a single instance, which was key for their future IPO. In addition to the management of a worldwide team, I had responsibilities also to modify numerous SAP custom objects to accommodate international requirements, in addition to reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancement development. Also involved in the implementation of an EDI interface from Sterling Commerce Software with AP module.
  • Technical Team Manager of SAP R/3 implementation at a Big Five auditing firm ( Confidential ). Managed all development activities including reconciling GL balances data conversion in SAP. Designed queries and reconciliation reports, which was significant for the organization to reconcile their balance sheet.
  • Technical Team Manager of SAP R/3 4.6c implementation at a major media and communications company ( Confidential ). Managed ABAP development effort of FICO, MM, and HR modules with a team of ten people as well as developed the workflow for Enterprise Buyer Professional. Once implemented, the company achieved its goal to adopt the Shared Service model in the organization. Recommended and implemented an integrated e-mail functionality for the AP and HR interfaces that sends out an e-mail notification to department heads after the execution of the interface.
  • Technical Team Manager of SAP R/3 version 4.6 implementation of the FI, CO and AM modules at an international finance and leasing company ( Confidential ). Managed conversion of legacy data into SAP system, and building interfaces. Recommended and designed conversion programs for G/L accounts and balances, Cost Centers, Vendors, Fixed Assets, and interface programs for SAP Cost Center Accounting, journal entries, and invoices. Developed outgoing check and ACH file layout programs from SAP to six banks.
  • Integration Team Manager of global rollout and integration of Ariba Buyer v.7.0.6 B2B solutions for a global pharmaceutical enterprise (Glaxo Smith Klein). Managed integration team of Ariba with JD Edwards using MQ Series as the message broker. Developed java adaptor to load Chart of Accounts into Ariba database, custom java order methods, custom java action classes and user interface. Managed Ariba installation on UNIX production environment. Implemented PCard functionality with Citibank.
  • Integration Team Manager of AribaBuyer 7.0.3 implementation at an international pharmaceutical company (Pfizer). Managed integration of Ariba with Computron, a custom developed ERP system. Activities included evaluation of existing infrastructure and applications architecture, recommending and implementing changes to optimize system performance, customizing and extending applications relative to user-Interface behavior, supplier integration, business rules, and enterprise application integration (EAI) components. Managed development activities related to UI customization, Tibco adapters, Forms, custom java order methods and custom java action classes.
  • Lead Developer of SAP R/3 version 4.6b implementation of the FI, CO, SD, MM and PS modules at an international military truck manufacturing company ( Confidential ). Managed development activities related to SAP scripts and reports. Developed transfer order forms for warehouse and return delivery form for SD. Developed SD - contract past due report, Open purchase order report, material determination report and PS - budget performance report and WBS elements monthly report by projects.
  • Lead Developer of SAP R/3 version 3.1h implementation of the FI, CO, LC and AM modules at an international Reinsurance company ( Confidential ). Was responsible for development activities related to conversion of legacy data into SAP system, designing SAP scripts and reports. Designed and developed conversion programs for AP - Vendors, AM - Fixed Assets. Developed AR account statement, AP checks SAP scripts and AP, CO expense reports.

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