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Managing Consultant Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Seasoned and ambitious professional with strong technical background, work ethics, and dedication to top performance.
  • Managing consultant and software engineer, possessing 18 years of experience on projects ranging from small to large and various SDLC methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in systems and business analysis, documentation and best practices, technical project management, and presales support.
  • Extensive experience in implementation of Oracle Retail ERP systems with a wide knowledge of business processes across the supply chain and retail/distribution business as a whole.
  • Participated in an array of project implementations (many full SDLCs) including but not limited to Grocery, Fashion, Franchise/Wholesale, and Department Stores in a variety of roles such as Project/Program Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Stream Lead, software engineer, etc.

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY TABLE:

  • Oracle DB (includes Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports and PL/SQL)
  • SQL
  • AS400 and UNIX
  • Confidential Development tools
  • MS Office tools ( including MS Project and MS Visio)
  • Oracle Retail - ORMS
  • Oracle Retail - ORSIM
  • Business Process Development
  • Requirements gathering
  • Solutions architecture/design
  • Procurement
  • Workshops/CRP facilitator
  • Retail Industry areas:
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Distribution
  • Store Operations
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Control/Stock Ledger
  • Sales
  • Purchasing/Commercial
  • Omni-Channel operations (Brick & Mortar, E-Commerce, Franchise, Wholesale)
  • Project Management
  • Resource Planning
  • Commercial Proposals
  • Risk Management
  • Change Request Methodology
  • Systems Development Life Cycle
  • Off-shore coordination
  • PMP in progress

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Managing Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager/Functional Lead for the areas of Merchandising, Operations/Distribution, Inventory Management, Purchasing, Replenishment, Allocations, Wholesale/Franchise, etc.
  • Certified Subject Matter Expert for implementation of Oracle’s merchandising system, its integration with other modules (including but not limited to Store, POS, Warehouse, Manufacturing, and Finance applications), as well as Industry best practices for all areas of retail
  • Solution architecture and Business Process design and documentation
  • Involvement in all phases of SDLC from analysis/requirements gathering and design to testing and go-live. Responsible for managing and coordinating the work of functional/technical/infrastructure teams in an on-site/offshore model.
  • CRP sessions (Conference Room Pilot), client workshops leader specifically responsible for Purchasing and Cost, Items, Supplier, Inventory Management, Distribution, International Trading and Stock Ledger business areas
  • Coordination and participation on cross-functional design (Integration, Data Migration, and BI/Reporting)
  • Assist in presales activities and RFPs (Request For Proposal) as well as implementation roadmaps

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management (encompassing all types of activities, including managing the project plan, resource planning, tracking deliverables, budget control, issues/risks management and reporting to leadership)
  • Team leadership of a multinational group on an on-site/offshore model
  • Business requirements gathering and gap analysis
  • Leading functional workshops in the CRP/Analysis/Design phases
  • Business Process and functional design of the ORMS Foundation Data solution
  • Support on cross-stream design (Pricing, Replenishment, Finance, Integration, Migration and Reporting)
  • Validation of technical design and respective coordination of off-shore development and resources
  • Alignment/Validation of Test Strategy and Business Scenarios that support the System Integration Tests
  • Define strategy and contribute to the design/validation of content development
  • Member of the Release Architecture team, that validated the overall solution and analysed change requests
  • Go-Live/Cutover activities planning

Confidential

Senior Business Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Business Process design based on the industry's best practices
  • Consultancy on both Commercial, Operational and Financial areas
  • Preparation of materials and holding CRP sessions and client workshops
  • Customization of the Oracle ERP adapting it to the retailer's new business processes and supporting the overall solution
  • Functional design, testing and consulting services, with special focus on:
  • Item Maintenance
  • Purchase Orders
  • Trade Management (Import Taxes/Duties, Freight and respective impact on the merchandise cost)
  • Inventory Management (including Shipping/Receiving, Stock valuation, Quality Control, Returns processing, etc.)
  • Replenishment
  • Allocations
  • Integration with Warehouse and Store management systems as well as with Oracle Financials
  • Design and implementation of a Data Quality framework as well as a Data Integrity Audit (between Oracle and Legacy systems)
  • Perform end-user and knowledge transfer to the IT and business personnel
  • Business relationship management and communication with third party vendors (distribution/logistics partners)
  • Post Go-live stabilization and end users support/guidance
  • Was selected as the expert to solve show-stopper issues and provide hands-on support at the client's distribution center (the issues were related to major inventory discrepancies between merchandising and warehouse systems that were affecting the replenishment and sales performance)

Confidential

Senior Business Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Functional SME and later Project Manager for the implementation of Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management solution (ORSIM) in a german grocery retailer (AVA supermarkets)
  • Consultancy, analysis and testing of ORSIM application, with particular incidence on Ordering, Receiving, Inventory Management and Stock Count functionalities
  • Full life cycle system customization of ORSIM and integration with the merchandising system
  • Manage off-shore development team and assurance of proper delivery and project milestones
  • Manage application support and performance issues on post go-live period
  • Store Business Processes redesign for Salsa Portugal (fashion manufacturer/retailer), with focus on POS, CRM and Store Operations
  • Prepare and conduct CRP sessions to design business processes that, based on best practices for a fashion retailer, support client's strategic growth and leverage its internationalization
  • Procurement/Recommendation of a store solution that covers the client's requirements for both POS and store inventory management areas

Confidential

IT Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Consultancy, analysis, design, development, implementation and support of the store application
  • Maintain the list of improvements to the store application, establish priorities and decide based on annual budget
  • Elaboration of Statement of Work (SOW) and commercial proposals, risk analysis as well as negotiations with the client
  • Resource management: task assignment, managing deliverables and milestones, provide progress reports to the client

Confidential

Junior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Retail Store Operations and POS systems
  • Preparation and implementation of a store application (GeLo) to be compliant with the year 2000
  • Responsible for analysis, design, development and testing of a store application (GeLo)
  • Development based on Case Tool Confidential that generated code on a AS/400 platform

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