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Project Manager Sap

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Toronto, ON, Canada
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March 23, 2018

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Shane Duff (Home 416-***-****)

ac4wra@r.postjobfree.com

SAP Certified Materials Management Consultant, SAP Certified Project Systems Consultant,

SAP Certified Industry Solution Retail Consultant, SAP Project Manager

I am a highly motivated SAP Materials Management Consultant / SAP Project Systems Consultant and Project Manager supported by expertise gained over 18 years SAP solution delivery.

I have been successful in delivering SAP solutions and providing associated project management to Clients in the Utility, Telecommunications, Hi-Tech and Mining sectors.

As an accomplished SAP Consultant and Project Manager, I have deployed SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions consisting of Materials Management, Sales & Distribution, Warehouse Management functionalities and Engineering solutions consisting of Project Systems, Investment Management, Plant Maintenance, Human Resources, Time Reporting ( SAP Cross Application Timesheets ) and Travel Management ( SAP Expense Reporting ) functionalities.

My strength lies in my ability to work with clients and delivery teams to articulate business requirements, formulate solutions, gain stakeholder acceptance and convert business needs to reality.

Certification in SAP Materials Management, Certification in SAP Project Systems and Certification in SAP IS-Retail module.

Certification in SAP’s project methodology – ASAP.

Masters Certificate in Project Management (York University).

Experience implementing SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) solutions components of SAP Materials Management / SAP Sales & Distribution / SAP Warehouse Management (associated Business Warehouse reporting for implemented functionalities).

Experience implementing SAP Engineering solution components of SAP Project Systems / SAP Investment Management / SAP Plant Maintenance / SAP Asset Accounting / SAP Human Resources / SAP Time Management (including SAP Cross Application Timesheets) / SAP Travel Management modules, SAP Industry Solution for Professional Services and SAP Industry Solution for High-Tech (associated Business Warehouse reporting for such implemented functionalities).

Project Management experience in implementing SAP versions 4.0B, 4.6C, 4.7 and ECC6.0.

Business Process modeling and design.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Independent SAP Consultant - < 2011-Present >

October 2017-December2017 / Vicwest Building Products - Senior SAP Project Systems Consultant

Determined deficiencies and corrected Results Analysis revenue determination logic ( implemented configuration logic changes to use Project Planned Cost Percentage of Completion calculation rather than deficient Project Actual Cost Percentage of Completion calculation ).

February 2017-May2017 / Teranet Inc. - LEAD Project Systems Consultant

Performed assessment of < “As-Is” - SAP functionalities and business processes > existing use of Cost Centers for tracking of Project-related Planned/Actual Costs …and…blueprinted < “To-Be” SAP functionalities/ business processes” > using SAP Projects Systems (Project Cost Planning, Workforce Planning and Resource Scheduling and SAP timekeeping functionalities using SAP Human Resources – Mini-Masters in conjunction with SAP Cross Application Timesheets) to facilitate go-forward tracking of Planned/Actual Costs for Projects.

August 2015-September2016 / Holcim-Lafarge - Senior SAP Logistics Consultant

Lead SAP logistics functional resource responsible for configuration/testing of SAP Materials Management (Procure-to-Pay) functionality / Web-based SAP Vendor Self Service functionality / Supplier Relationship Management - Procurement Card functionality and Ariba Buyer functionality for Lafarge-Holcim sites .

February2014-February2015 / Vale Canada - Senior SAP Logistics Consultant

Lead SAP logistics functional resource responsible for testing and refinement of SAP Materials Management functionalities in relation to “Procure to Pay” business processes that include SAP Master Data Management functionality ( SAP MDM ) to control similar master data objects across multiple SAP systems, SAP ECC Purchase Requisition creation functionality for Materials accessing the Master Data Management Catalogue for selection of appropriate Materials and SAP E-Requisitioning Purchase Requisition creation functionality using generic Material Masters complemented with Item Text details to further supply material specifications to appropriate Vendors, SAP ECC Purchase Requisition creation functionality for Services accessing the Master Data Management Catalogue for selection of appropriate Service Masters and associated Service Contracts and associated workflow Purchase Requisition release functionalities.

Responsible for testing and refinement of SAP Supplier Relationship Management functionality employed for RFx creation and subsequent input of RFx responses from Bidders and bid comparisons / associated award and rejection of bidders and creation of ECC Contracts / creation of ECC Purchase Orders from SRM RFx documents / associated ECC workflow Purchase Order release functionalities and finalization of Procure to Pay business processes using MIGO-Goods Receipt and MIRO-Invoice Processing functionalities.

Responsible for the administration / testing of Authorization Profiles / Roles for logistics-related job functions.

Responsible for the administration / testing of Web-based tool used by User Community to request New Material Masters / Change Material Masters / Extend Material Masters . Web-based tool makes Remote Function Call to SAP and generates related Material Master entries based on User inputs of Material Types, appropriate Plants, applicable Tax Codes, appropriate accounting Valuation Class inputs etc. etc..

October2013-December2013 - Illumiti - Senior Project Systems Consultant

Developed Illumiti “SAP Business All-in-One” Solution for “Engineering, Construction and Operations” business segment and involved in activities to obtain subsequent SAP certification of such “Engineering, Construction and Operations” solution (solution designed to facilitate rapid implementation of Illumiti “SAP Business All-in-One” Solution for “Engineering, Construction and Operations” for small and medium sized Engineering and Construction companies).

Employed “Earned Value Analysis” functionality via using “Estimate” Measurement Method to enter the PLANNED percentage of completion manually in the work breakdown structure and set-up configuration to use Statistical Key Figures for the recording of ACTUAL Percentage of Completion. Used Cross Application Timesheet functionality to record ACTUAL Percentage of Completion via Cross Application Timesheet SKF input. “Earned Value Analysis - Schedule Variance” determined by comparing PLANNED POC * Overall Costs less ACTUAL POC * Overall Costs and “Earned Value Analysis - Cost Variance” determined by comparing PLANNED POC * Overall Costs less Actual Costs.

August2013-September2013

Lockheed Martin Corporation - Senior Project Systems Consultant

Lead SAP Project Systems functional resource used to develop go-forward solution using SAP Jurisdictional Tax Code functionality for invoices generated via resource related billing functionality.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Independent SAP Consultant - < 2011-Present >

June2012-April2013

Public Works and Government Services Canada (Federal Ministry – Ottawa)

Senior Project Systems Consultant on Real Property Business Transformation Project

Acted as Project Systems Resource for Fit-Gap sessions used to re-engineer existing PWGSC SAP ECC6.0 functionality and incorporate go-forward solution using SAP Flexible Real Estate functionality ( provided guidance and advice in Business Blueprint on SAP best practices as they relate to existing SAP modules and their relationship to the to be implemented SAP Flexible Real Estate module ).

Developed eCATT - Extended Computer Aided Test Tool transactions to perform settlement procedures on existing SAP Projects thereby aligning existing WBS Element / Network database with go-forward SAP Flexible Real Estate solution (Configured eCATT functionality in PWGSC development environment based on the business requirements established during the blueprint and developed test scripts to support the testing of PWGSC business process requirements).

Configured Solution Manager to be reflective of existing SAP functionality and go-forward Flexible Real Estate functionality (included documentation on Business process, configuration and unit/integration testing).

May2011-May2012

Hydro One

LEAD Logistics Consultant

As Lead SAP logistics functional resource conducted discovery sessions and documented business requirements, detailed alternative solutions and recommended optimal solution in blueprint document (actions conducted as components of ASAP methodology of Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation and Go-Live support). Provided guidance and advice on SAP best practices as they relate to the SAP modules and SAP integration in relation to recommended optimal solution in blueprint document. Performed SAP Materials Management configuration/testing and Plant Maintenance configuration/testing for ECC6.0 solution to manage tool inventories used by Hydro One to maintain the hydro network in the province of Ontario.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - IDS Scheer - < 2006-2011 >

November2010-April2011

CapReit (Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust)

LEAD Logistics / Real Estate Consultant

Performed blueprinting (including recommendations on SAP best practices as they relates to SAP Real Estate functionality in relation to SAP FICO and Materials Management functionality) as component of ASAP methodology of Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation and Go-Live support.

Performed SAP Real Estate configuration based on the business requirements established during the blueprint /testing (development/execution of test scripts to support the testing of CapReit’s business process requirements) for SAP ECC6.0 Real Estate implementation for one of Canada's largest owners of multi-family rental communities.

April2010-October2010

Direct Energy

Senior Project Systems Consultant

Lead Consultant responsible for blueprinting, configuration and testing of a SAP ECC6.0 Web-based resourcing & timekeeping solution to enable Direct Energy to perform resource planning against Work Breakdown Structure Elements and enable Direct Energy resources to record their times worked ( approved by Management ) against such Cost Objects ( provided guidance on SAP best practices in relation to SAP timekeeping solutions using Cross Application Timesheets and use in planning and recording labour charges against Work Breakdown Structure Elements in SAP Project Systems ) . Performed design, configuration, testing and post Go-Live support for Direct Energy SAP ECC6.0 Web-based resourcing and timekeeping solution.

December2008-March2010

ESRI Canada

Senior Project Systems Consultant

Lead Consultant responsible for blueprinting ( responsible for the design of solution that included Sales and Distribution, Project Systems, Cross Application Timesheets, Travel Management and FICO functionality ), configuration and testing of SAP ECC6.0 solution to support ESRI professional services business processes using SAP Industry Solution for Professional Services and SAP Industry Solution for High Tech . Blueprinting, configuration and testing activities performed as component of ASAP methodology of Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation and Go-Live support.

Solution involved the automatic generation of Operative Work Breakdown Structures and associated Operative Networks from Sales Order-Line Items for Service-Related-Materials ( generation of Project Structures using assembly processing functionality ).

Installed Workforce Planning functionality using Work Center Hierarchies for Resource Planning (responsible for the configuration of the Human Resources module for Resource Planning).

Configured FI-functionality for Travel Management (Expense Report functionality enabling the recovery of expenses incurred by Project Personnel from the End- Customer).

Configured Results Analysis functionality for long-range Fixed Price Projects.

Installed resource related functionality enabling Time & Material billing / Fixed Price Milestone billing functionalities ( for time booked via Cross Application Timesheets and installed billing functionality for recovery of expenses booked on Expense Reports ).

Developed training documentation and trained ESRI project staff members of project-related SAP functionality thereby enabling ESRI project staff members the capability to train their ESRI Canada end-user community.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - IDS Scheer - < 2006-2011 >

January2007-November2008

Blackbaud Inc. (Charleston, South Carolina)

Senior Project Systems Consultant

In role as Senior Project Systems Consultant responsible for the implementation of SAP ECC6.0 -Professional Services industry solution in conjunction with the installation of SAP ECC6.0 -High Tech industry solution ( responsible for the overall solution design / AS-IS processes and TO-BE processes / provided guidance on SAP best practices as they related to the SAP Project Systems, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Cross Application Timesheets, Travel Management ( Expense Reports ) and FICO modular functionality and associated SAP integration ) . Responsible for SAP Project Systems, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management, Cross Application Timesheets ( CATS ), Travel Management configuration and associated testing .

Solution involved the automatic generation of Operative Work Breakdown Structures and associated Operative Networks from Sales Order-Line Items for Service-Related-Materials ( generation of Project Structures using assembly processing functionality ).

Configured Project Systems and Human Resources modules to meet workforce capacity requirements planning, assignment of work calendars/schedules and availabilities to Personnel Numbers, dispatch of work to HR Person(s) employed in Work Center(s) designated to fulfill capacity requirements, capacity leveling and execution of work performed against SAP Project Systems - Network Activities.

Installed Workforce Planning functionality using Work Center Hierarchies for Workforce Resource Planning.

Responsible for the configuration of the Human Resources module to enable Workforce Resource Planning functionality (performed configuration for Human Capital Management (HCM) Enterprise Structure, Personnel Structure and Organizational Structures). Configuration incorporated the assignment of qualifications to Positions and the secondary assignment of qualification measures to Person(s) thereby providing capability via Multi-Resources Scheduling to assign the appropriate Persons with the qualifications required to complete SAP Project Systems - Network Activities tasks.

Configured graphical Project Planning Board (Work Order Scheduler) to perform Resource Scheduling by providing capabilities to plan and schedule resources / define and distribute work / level capacities and make work/resource assignments.

Performed configuration of Sales & Distribution Billing Documents (resource related billing amounts determined from time booked against Operative Network Activities via Cross Application Timesheet entries created by internal Blackbaud staff). Performed Sales & Distribution configuration to enable Time & Material Billing and Fixed Price Milestone Billing. Configuration performed to accurately record accounts receivable accounting and revenue accounting entries generated via Resource Related Billing.

Configured Revenue Recognition based on percentage of completion of planned costs for Time & Material related Projects and Milestone Completion entries for Fixed Price Projects (set-up Results Analysis functionality for long-range Fixed Price Projects). Results Analysis is a periodic process that determines the costs and revenues for a period based on planned costs and planned revenues and the Project Percentage of Completion (POC).

Configured Profitability Analysis functionality thereby enabling the determination of Profit/Loss on a Project basis and the derivation of Profitability by Project Characteristics (Customer, Region, Profit Center etc.).

Configured FI-functionality for Travel Management (configured associated Sales & Distribution billing functionality enabling the recovery of billable expenses from the End- Customer as per Project Personnel Expense Report billable Expense Types).

Installed functionality enabling Inter-Company transactions for Cross Application Timesheets ( CATS ) and Inter-Company Expense Reports for domestic employees working on foreign Projects (and Vice -versa).

Developed training documentation and trained Blackbaud project staff members of project-related SAP functionality thereby enabling Blackbaud project staff members the capability to train their Blackbaud end-user community.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - IDS Scheer - < 2006-2011 >

November2006-December2006

Direct Energy

Project Manager – BPS / BCS Harmonization Project

Project Manager and Design Lead in relation to Project to provide Direct Energy Business Units the ability to perform integrated company planning via use of SAP Strategic Enterprise Planning – Business Planning & Simulation functionality and provide Direct Energy tool to perform consolidation of plans via use of Strategic Enterprise Planning – Business Consolidation functionality.

June2006-October2006

Province of Manitoba

LEAD SAP MM Consultant

Lead SAP Materials Management functional resource for SAP upgrade project from SAP version 4.6C to ECC 6.0

Lead responsible for /configuration testing Materials Management functionality in ECC 6.0 and associated configuration changes ( responsible for providing advice on SAP ECC 6.0 MM best practices as they relate to SAP ECC 6.0 integration ).

Developed training documentation and trained Province of Manitoba project staff members of project-related SAP functionality thereby enabling Province of Manitoba project staff members the capability to train their Province of Manitoba end-user community.

January2006-May2006

Pinty’s Delicious Foods

Project Manager / LEAD Materials Management and Sales & Distribution Consultant

Project Manager & Lead SAP logistics functional resource ( MM/SD consultant responsible for MM/SD configuration, testing, documentation and training) for SAP upgrade project from SAP version 4.5B to ECC 5.0.

Lead responsible for configuration changes and associated testing, EDI functionality, project management & knowledge transfer.

Developed and performed training documentation to enable Pinty’s Delicious Foods Project staff members the capability to train their Pinty’s Delicious Foods end-user community.

As Project Manager, prepared and presented Project Updates detailing completed project deliverables to Pinty’s Delicious Foods Project management team members.

PROFESSIONAL Experience - CGI / RSI ( Realtime System Implementations ) < 1997 – 2006 >

June2005-December2005

Kinectrics Inc.

Project Systems Consultant

Determined the deficiencies in the customized Cost Based Percentage of Completion Results Analysis configuration/coding and provided advice on best practices as they relate to SAP Project Systems Results Analysis functionality (implemented Results Analysis configuration corrections and performed successful testing of configuration corrections).

January2005-May2005

Bell Canada / ENI Project ( Expertech Network Management)

Project Systems Consultant

SAP Lead for ENI Project responsible for the design, configuration, testing and end-user training of SAP ECC6.0 functionality to load Service/Material requirements contained in data files passed via interface from Bell Engineering Services Network Planning system into Bell SAP Project/Networks and determine the Expertech Network Installation invoicing charges based on these Service/Material requirements. The ENI Projects inclusion of the eventual ENI invoicing charges supplied the applicable Bell SAP Project/Networks fully loaded planned costing. Functionality put in place to determine Settlement Rules based on such fully loaded planned costing and functionality to calculate the Acquisition Cost of the Plant Maintenance Equipment Record generated at Project Closure. Corrected existing deficiencies in the customized Cost-Based Percentage of Completion Results Analysis configuration/coding and implemented corrections.

November2004-December2004

Magna- Cosma International

Sales & Distribution Consultant

Developed a SAP Solution Manager – Global Template to be subsequently used as template for subsequent Magna Implementation Projects. Solution Manager – Global Template representative of approximately 80% of Magna SAP Business Processes. Magna – Cosma International Solution Manager Global Template detailed Sales & Distribution business process documentation, Sales & Distribution configuration documentation, testing and training documentation.

Performed / tested Sales & Distribution configuration for the SAP Solution Manager – Global Template.

June2004-October2004

Expertech Network Installations

LEAD Materials Management Consultant

Lead SAP Materials Management functional resource responsible for the Business Blueprint / development / implementation and testing of SAP solution to perform availability check of Plants other than the Plant the material requirement was generated thereby reducing expenditures on material quantities procured from External Vendors ( solution functionality creates internal MM-Stock Transport Order rather than initiating procurement from External Vendor ).

Developed/implemented solution for External Training Courses for the education of Expertech staff in relation to solution.

Developed/implemented and performed testing of solution for the determination of Sales Quotation delivery dates based on delivery dates supplied by Expertech External Vendors.

January2004-May2004

Provincial Ministry of Transportation

Project Manager of Solution Design

Performed Solution Design/ Business Blueprint for proposal to provide a common fare card that would allow Cardholders to ride on participating Transit Provider’s transit systems without pre-purchasing tickets.

PROFESSIONAL Experience - CGI / RSI ( Realtime System Implementations ) < 1997 – 2006 >

October2003-December2003

Pitney Bowes

LEAD Materials Management Consultant

Lead SAP Materials Management functional resource responsible for go-foward solution (Functional Design Specifications / Business Blueprint) to enable the visibility of inventory in SAP from Legacy Inventory Management systems thereby enabling SAP to make accurate availability to promise calculations during Order creation.

Lead responsible for go-foward solution (Functional Design Specifications / Business Blueprint) to replace existing deficient Warehouse Management System with SAP Warehouse Management / Transportation Management functionality thereby satisfying Cross Dock business requirements.

Lead responsible for go-foward solution (Functional Design Specifications/ Business Blueprint) enabling the Material Master creation entries performed in SAP to be passed to other systems thereby ensuring the consistency to Master Data entries across systems.

August2003-September2003

NBS Technologies

Project Manager of Solution Design

Investigated and proposed functionality in mySAP ERP Business Suite for Client's business requirements in the areas of Inventory Management, Material Master, Help Desk and Problem Management, Document Management (provided guidance and advice on SAP best practices in relation to Materials Management and Document Management functionalities and detailed proposed solution in Business Blueprint ).

June2003-July2003

St. Lawrence Seaway / Solution Design Consultant

Investigated and configured/tested SAP Human Resources module - Managers Desktop functionality providing the capability of Seaway Managers to access departmental strategic analysis/workforce management reports from a singular point of entry front-end.

Developed training documentation in relation to St. Lawrence Seaway - Managers Desktop functionality.

January2003-May2003

Bell Distribution Inc. / Sales & Distribution Consultant

Lead SAP functional resource responsible for inbound/outbound File Transfer Protocol (FTP) solution and the Remote Order Location Web Application solution used to communicate order, shipped goods and goods issued information between 3’rd Party Installers and Bell Distribution Inc. (BDI). The R00 Neutral Process Project solution supplied BDI efficient SAP business processes for the installation of Serialized Materials (i.e. Bell ExpressVu satellite television offering) by Bell Distribution Inc.’s 3’rd Party Installers. These re-engineered SAP business processes allowed for greater flexibility in assigning equipment for Customer installs thereby maximizing completion rates and the generation of competitive Customer installation appointment windows.

August2002-December2002

Bell Canada / Testing Manager

SAP Testing Lead for SAP solution for the Bell Canada Plug-In-Asset Management Project (responsible for the development / execution of test scripts for the SAP and subsequent corrective actions/testing of corrective configuration entries).

Activities included the generation of Technical Specification documents for SAP customized transactions, interaction with ABAP developers, unit testing and associated testing progress reporting.

Responsible for planning / scheduling and reporting of testing in relation to SAP solution ( NOTE – Bell Plug-In-Asset Management Project deemed a large scale implementation with end-User community in excess of 1,000 SAP users ) .

PROFESSIONAL Experience - CGI / RSI ( Realtime System Implementations ) < 1997 – 2006 >

April2002-July2002

Kinectrics Inc.

Project Manager - Training Documentation Development

As Project Manager - Training Documentation Development developed End-User Project Systems Training Documentation and IS-Retail Sales & Distribution Documentation to facilitate training of Kinectrics Project Managers in SAP.

IS-Retail Training courses were developed for the generation of SAP Customer Service - Quotations based on detailed SAP Project Systems planning and creation of SAP Sales Orders and associated Resource-Related Progress Billing .

January2002-March2002

Bell Canada

Integration Manager

As Integration Manager responsible for the design of Bell Canada Plug-In-Asset Management Project solution and the integration solution within the existing Bell SAP Production instance.

Provided solution to replace existing deficient Warehouse Management System with SAP Warehouse Management / Transportation Management functionality thereby satisfying Cross Dock business requirements ( solution detailed in Business Blueprint created as component of ASAP methodology of Project Preparation, Business Blueprint, Realization, Final Preparation and Go-Live support ) .

SAP Modules implemented in relation to the Plug-In-Asset Management Project included Materials Management, Plant Maintenance, Project Systems, Asset Management and SAP Business Warehouse .

Responsible for integration with other SAP development Projects during the Plug-In-Asset Management Project lifecycle.

July2001-December2001

Expertech Network Installations

LEAD Materials Management Consultant

As Lead SAP Materials Management functional resource responsible for the unit testing of existing 4.0B Expertech MM functionality in 4.6C and corrective actions (Upgrade Project to 4.6C from 4.0B).

Developed SAP Solution Design (created Functional Design Specifications and Business Blueprint) for Expertech Tools and Parts Warehouse (internal Expertech chargebacks to Work Centers in possession of Tools and Parts obtained from Expertech Tools and Parts Warehouse based on duration tools held at Work Center). Prepared associated test scripts and successfully performed functional testing.

Developed customized SAP Solution Design ( created Functional Design Specifications ) for Expertech MM Source Determination for Materials (comparison of Bell supplied Materials to be used on Bell Projects executed by Expertech versus same Materials supplied by other Vendors ). Prepared associated test scripts and successful performed successful functional testing.

January2001-June2001

Bell Canada

Project Manager, Conversion and Interface

Project Management Lead for design/delivery of SAP conversion load programs and SAP-Legacy system interfaces for the Bell Gateways Project (responsible for Bell Gateways Project - Functional Design Specifications for Conversion Load Programs and associated test scripts and testing).

Responsible for the design/delivery of interfaces from Product Configuration systems (used by Design/Product Configurators) to SAP for the generation of SAP Sales Orders based on such design/product configuration Project ( responsible for Bell Gateways Project - Functional Design Specifications for interfaces from Product Configuration systems and associated test scripts and testing).

Responsible for the design and delivery of conversion load programs from Legacy systems into SAP

PROFESSIONAL Experience - CGI / RSI ( Realtime System Implementations ) < 1997 – 2006 >

June1998-December2000

clearNET Communications Inc.

Project Manager and LEAD Consultant

Served dual role as Project Manager and Lead SAP functional resource for implementations of the Materials Management, Sales & Distribution, Warehouse Management, Project Systems, Asset Accounting and Investment Management module(s) including interfaces with FI/CO



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