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SUMMARY:

  • Accomplished professional with 20+ years of experience in IT & Consulting.
  • Project/Program/Practice/PMO Management.
  • Large, complex, innovative, risky & mission critical projects delivery in different countries. Equally adept at people and business management.
  • Setting up and incubation of the Project Teams, Consulting Practices and Project Management Offices. Also IT Departments and Technical Support establishment and development.
  • Large Cross - functional Teams - Tech/Functional/Business - over 50 subordinates. On site and offshore models, Global Delivery and Deployment.
  • Solid experience in Business Analysis, Business Development, Project and Program Management, Business Transformation, Change Management, Risk Management, Project Assurance.
  • Go Live/Cutover planning and execution. Post-GoLive support until Business As Usual achieved.
  • SAP Architect. Integration of SAP and/or non-SAP applications. Custom Development, including the off-shore one. Massive Data Cleansing & Migration. Global Templates roll-out, M&A, Upgrades to HANA.
  • Industries: e-Commerce, Retail, CPG/FMCG, Consulting, Utilities, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas, Public Sector Finance & Treasuries, Pharmaceuticals & HealthCare, Automotive.
  • Apps & technologies: SAP ERP (FI, FM, CO, MM, SD and PM ), SAP BW/BI/BO, SAP Merchandise & Assortment Planning (SAP Planning for Retail), SAP CRM, SAP PI/XI & Data Services, Migration to SAP HANA, SAP Industrial Solutions.
  • Experience in IT/Consulting since 1995. Since 1998 worked for Oracle, SAP and their partners and customers.
  • Roles in Consultancy: Project/Program Manager/Director, Bid Manager, Practice/PMO Manager, Solution Architect.
  • Roles at the Customer’s side: IT Manager\CIO\Accounting Manager\SAP Manager.
  • Broad knowledge of and practical experience with products & functionality, tools & technologies from different vendors.
  • Delivered nationwide Projects funded by the World Bank & Confidential and sponsored by IMF & UN in 1999-2006
  • Strong experience in Team Building, Project Managers and Consultants supervising, training and coaching.
  • Relationships Management. Conflict Management.
  • Set up & incubated three successful Consulting Practices and have contributed a lot into development of two more.
  • Reorganized 3 IT Departments. Also - the Accounting, Finance and HR departments.
  • Solid Business Development skills. Sales & pre-sales. Directly sold some large projects.
  • Bid Management - led and participated in over 30 Bids. Both RFPs & Proposals Development.
  • Contracting: legal, technical, organizational, financial aspects. Contracts preparation, negotiations, deals closure.
  • Strong experience in Vendors management: assessment, selection, negotiations, engagement.
  • Strong negotiator and communicator. Steering Committees facilitation. Stakeholder’s engagement.
  • P&L, Budget, Scope, Resources Planning and Management. Quality & Risks: Planning, Identification and Management.
  • Plans, Schedules and WBS development & management.
  • Various types of Projects & Programs. Fixed Price and T&M.
  • COTS implementation as well as major custom development (including the off-shore ones & bespoken support).
  • Classic implementations and agile approaches. Industrial Solutions. Scoping Studies and Prototyping.
  • Business Analysis. Functional & Technical requirements & specifications development.
  • Business Transformations/Re-organizations/Re-engineering/Change Management.
  • Localization\translation of packaged and custom developed applications.
  • SAP Architect. Systems Integration & Split; major Data Cleansing, Data Migrations & Split.
  • Presales: 10+ years. Presentations, High Level Solution Design, Scope/Costs/Timelines Assessment.
  • Managed\participated in over 30 tenders, including those sponsored\funded by the World Bank/IMF/ Confidential
  • Won several of them - Russian nationwide companies, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan Finance Ministries Information Systems.
  • Strong experience in Vendors & Partners selection, contracting and management.
  • Both Prime-contractors and Sub-contractors roles.
  • Directly sold some large projects.
  • Broad experience in complex RFPs and Proposals development in different industries and countries..
  • Successful experience in both Fixed Price and T&M Projects sales and delivery.
  • Successfully built and managed big international cross-functional Teams (over 50 direct subordinates).
  • Technical Teams (Basis, DB and System Admins, Developers, Tech Architects) - headcount up to 15 persons
  • Functional Teams: 20-30 subordinates
  • Business Teams (super users, change leads/agents etc.) - over 30 subordinates
  • Strong experience from both - Customer’s and Consultant’s sides.
  • Successfully coached and mentored junior Project Managers, Consultants and Customer’s staff.
  • Strongly skilled in building the single Project Teams consisting of Clients’ and Consultants’ staff.
  • PMO & QA experience - since 1998 (Oracle Russia). Also worked for SAP Russia PMO.
  • Worked for the CPO (Central Project Management Office, Oracle EMEA) - i.e. ran the local PMO duties for Oracle Russia.
  • Implemented PMO in Avicomp Services (2003), Mercedes-Benz Russia (2016-2017).
  • Developed, adapted and implemented standards, procedures and best practices
  • Established and managed the PMO for one of projects in BP (2006, Supply Chain Re-engineering project).
  • Have better record than the PMP Certification: contributed into PMBOK Guide 2004 translation into Russian
  • PMI Member. Member of the PMBOK Guide Translation Verification Committee.
  • Adapted methodologies from PMI, Oracle and SAP to Russian National Standards.
  • JIRA and Agile.
  • Established SAP Practice in Avicomp Services (2003), built the AppsPractice in RADOM (1995-96)
  • Became the very first consultant in Oracle CIS Apps Practice (1998-2002), have contributed a lot into its development
  • Consultants from RADOM became the core team in Oracle Apps Practice
  • Re-organized IT Department in X5 (1997) and IT, Finance, Accounting, HR Departments in Oil Pump (2006).
  • SAP Manager in the Russia and CIS leader in Fashion e-Commerce
  • Full e-Commerce cycle: Analysis, Planning, Procurement, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, Collections, Reporting.
  • SAP: ERP, DWH &BI/BO on HANA, MAP (Merchandising & Assortment Planning), CRM.
  • Corporate Architecture, SAP Landscape and integration with front-end and legacy systems, Data Migration.
  • Specialized on innovative, technically and\or politically complex, highly risky, mission critical, visible projects
  • Delivered large & complex projects\programs in Public Sector, sponsored\funded by the World Bank/IMF/UN/ Confidential .
  • Developed Solutions, Approaches and Methodologies for the whole countries and/or industries
  • All major projects required significant contribution in Architect role in the course of Solutions development
  • Architect role requires broad knowledge of products & functionality, tools & technologies from different vendors
  • Led the successful Solution elaboration and implementation in course of the Kazakh Treasury Modernization Project.
  • This Solution was recognized as the standard for the emerging countries at the Annual Session of the World Bank in 2000.
  • Led development of the similar Solution with wider functionality for Russian Federal Treasury IS (2003-2005, SAP based).
  • The similar Solution was implemented in Azerbaijan Finance Ministry
  • In 2007 developed Solution and successfully delivered a very specific Project - SAP Systems & Data Split and cleansing up
  • Implemented the innovative approach for the Selection\Evaluation and Implementation of the new CIS for SaskEnergy.
  • Development and implementation of the Changes Strategies and Programs, both organizational and process
  • Implemented major Changes in course of projects delivered - up to the governmental level in Public Sector
  • Major Changes in Budget and Banking legislation of the whole countries and regions (Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Russia)
  • Also implemented major changes at corporate level in the commercial sector while working at Client’s side
  • Major Learning and Training programs were delivered in course of the Changes implemented
  • Major integration tasks in almost all projects are been delivered
  • Integration of SAP & Oracle EBS with the third party applications - both packaged and custom made
  • Integration of ERP and BI applications with front-office, banking and other applications.
  • Have unique experience in SAP Systems and Data disintegration (OrenburgEnergoSbyt, 2007) without SAP participation
  • Major Data Migrations in the course of all projects delivered: Data Extraction, Transformation and Load
  • Data Migration from the legacy systems, from and to the external systems.
  • Data audit and cleansing
  • Data Migration strategy development and realization
  • Both hands-on and hands-off experience in SAP, Oracle EBS and other systems
  • In the course of projects delivered, managed the major Custom Development initiatives (in both SAP and Oracle).
  • Scope: functional extensions, reports, separate solutions for the specific tasks, interfaces and other.
  • Part of these solutions was developed in off-shores, which required additional localization efforts and bespoken support.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • One of the worldwide leaders in pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.
  • Project Manager Confidential for Russia and Ukraine.
  • SAP based Global Template roll-out: ERP (Finance, SCM, BI, interfacing, massive Data Migration)
  • Governance, monitoring and assurance of project activities and plans, including budgets, resources, costs, risk and issues.
  • Regular status updates by Market including progress against project for plan, issues/risks and deliverables.
  • Owned, ran and facilitated Market governance and regularly updated the core PMO.
  • Owned, ran and facilitated Market governance meetings and ran wall sessions
  • Maintained Market resource management process enabling movement of resources on, off and within the Programme
  • Change Management.
  • Cutover Planning and execution, including the GSK-Novartis M&A deal at the same time.
  • Post GoLive: Early Live Support and transition to Business As Usual.
  • Project was successfully finished 31st of August 2016.

Confidential

SAP Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Leading Russian e-Commerce company (Fashion).
  • Strategy & Architecture development.
  • Vendor & Product selection: bidding, contracting.
  • Internal SAP Department has been established: expert’s selection, hiring, coaching. Team building, business engagement, stakeholders & expectation management.
  • External Consultants selection: bidding, contracting and management.
  • Solutions elaboration for SAP ERP, SAP Merchandising & Assortment Planning, DWH, SAP BI, SAP CRM.
  • DHW migration to SAP HANA
  • Integration with the existing IT landscape. Massive Data Migration, including the historical data. PI\XI.
  • Multiple concurrent SAP implementation projects management.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • SAP based Solutions for Retail & Wholesale.
  • Implementation of the Packaged Solution for Wholesale & Distribution for one of the major Russian distributors MICS.
  • Second in Russia implementation of the innovative SAP All-In-One Solution.
  • All aspects of Project Management: Planning, Delivery, Resource Management, Risk Management, Vendor Management, Methodology.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led the Budget project implementation across the holding.
  • Project reorganized, re-planned and re-scheduled. Priorities are re-considered.
  • Relationships with the Customer and Sub-contractor improved drastically.
  • Deliverables, costs, debts reconciled.
  • SAP BW, SAP ERP.

Confidential

Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Led the Technical Team in SAP implementation project in the Municipality.
  • Interfaces to the legacy and coexisting systems, custom development.
  • Data Migration Strategy development and realization.
  • Data Extraction, Transformation and Load: FI\CO, HR and other modules.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • SaskEnergy. Saskatchewan's natural gas distribution company, a provincial Confidential corporation.
  • Project & Program Management, Customer Information Management System (CIS) replacement Program.
  • All components of the CIS, including the Call-Center, are in scope.
  • Performed Business Analysis, Change Management, CIS Selection, Evaluation & Implementation.
  • Bid and Program Strategy development and implementation.
  • Project & Program planning and execution. 3rd party Vendor Management.
  • Major Changes implemented in Strategy, Procedures and Organization
  • The Continued Improvements approach developed
  • Initial Project was transformed into the Program.
  • The fully functioning Prototype requested to be developed by Vendors before the implementation started.
  • The Program was deployed. Needs Assessment project (first one within the Program) was delivered.
  • Data Migration Strategy developed.
  • PMO duties: QM, Budget, Scope, Team Management. Business Analysis. Coordination of the CIS program across all BUs.
  • MS Project Server and SharePoint setup, implementation and administering for the Program & Project Management needs.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Consultant in Oracle Financials upgrade project (from 11.5.8 to 11.5.10.2) in Serco DES, Toronto.
  • Project planning and execution.
  • Change Management as required taking into account the upgrade planned.
  • Documentation development: Business Processes model development, Test Scenarios development and running.
  • Oracle Financials: Cash Management, GL.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager\Functional & Test Lead in OrenburgEnergo (Utilities, Orenburg, Russia).
  • SAP re-implementation project in frame of the general reform of the national Utilities industry.
  • Modules: FI, FM, CO, MM, SD, PM.
  • Task: to split the single R/3 system and data due to the split of the single company into few independent ones.
  • Major Data Migration efforts: data extraction, transformation and load.
  • SAP itself could not provide these services due to the legal constraints (revenue recognition policy).
  • Personally found the best Solution. Major Changes were implemented.
  • The methodology and technique have been developed in course of the project for the whole class of tasks.
  • Performed the hands-on data migration and cleaning up, trained and coached the team.
  • Provided the integral approach. Developed the integral test scenarios and performed test.
  • Planned and realized the necessary Change Management

Confidential

Project Assurance Consultant - PMO Lead

Responsibilities:

  • PMO Lead in Supply Chain Reengineering Project in TNK-BP (Oil&Gas, JV with the British Petroleum).
  • Significant Business Transformation\Change Management component - the whole project was a huge single Change
  • Led all the PMO related activities. Deputized the Project Director in the Confidential region.
  • Provided the smooth transition from the Org and Process Change Consultant to the R/3 Implementation Consultant.
  • Org and Process Change Consultant - Accenture. Implementation Consultant - BearingPoint.
  • Performed Risk\Scope\Change Management. Performed the whole Project delivery planning and coordination.
  • Facilitated the Regional Steering Committee meetings. Implemented project standards, procedures, reports.

SAP. Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Practice Management. Program management in Public Sector. Bid & Project Management.
  • Contributed into Practice\PMO building and development. Methodology, policies, templates, QA, Change Management.
  • Major Business Transformations caused by the scale of the Projects\Programs and by the Public Sector specifics
  • Partners\Vendors Management. Both local and worldwide. Selection, contracting, coordination. Deliverables acceptance.
  • Directed the Russian Federal Treasury Automated System - continued efforts from year 2003. Over 50 consultants & SMEs.
  • Scope: Prototype re-work, Proposal re-write. Vendors\sub-contractors selection and management. Over 10 partners.
  • Managed the Government Finance Management Information System Bid, Uzbekistan.
  • Managed the Russian Federal Post ERP Implementation Project Bid.
  • Supervised the Treasury Information Management System (TIMS) project in Azerbaijan (Project funded by Confidential ).
  • Modules: FI, CO, MM, BW.

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