Newtown, PA *****
Cell: 215-***-**** email@example.com
Gary is a senior IT expert with over 20 years of experience deploying large, global ERP projects. Specializing in global SAP projects, with a focus on managing large projects and deployments, including integration and adoption
He has successfully completed over 20 SAP implementations, upgrades, rollouts, migrations, mergers and acquisitions
He has deep experience in SAP Basis, change and transport management and Security
Geographic experience includes U.S., Canada, Mexico China, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Western Europe
SAP Products include ECC, BW, BPC, APO, PI, MDM, CE, EP, HANA, BODS, Nota Fiscal & Solution Manager. He also managed the integration of 3rd party products connecting with SAP
Have managed multiple teams as large as 50+ team members as direct reports
Extensive experience communicating and presenting new projects, updates, issues and risks to Senior Executives, as well as managing issues within the project
Consistently delivered projects within budget and on time
Skilled at managing large and diverse teams, ensuring quality product is delivered to the client
Able to manage run organizations along with projects, to ensure the business is running smoothly during the implementation phase
Pep Boys / Auto Plus, Philadelphia, PA 2017 – Current
Project Manager, Program Manager
Worked as the SAP PMO, managing the project team from Pep Boys, Auto Plus, and third parties, as part of a multi-million project
Led the SAP Order to Cash Project, incorporating Procure to Pay functionality, with the goal of merging business processes with Auto Plus (sister company) and sunsetting 2 legacy systems
Led the Project to resolve errors from the previous Finance project
oResolved thousands of errors from Purchase Orders, Goods Receipts and Invoices, which prevented paying vendors and receiving payment
oManaged the Inventory Project to redesign how inventory is managed and the effect on finance
Led projects to resolve ongoing Goods Movement & General Ledger Sales issues
Projects resolved millions of dollars in payable and receivable errors
Managed the CRM & Loyalty projects, helping the project to Go-Live
UNILEVER, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 2012 – 2016
Project Manager, Landscape Manager, Environments Manager, Deployment Manager
Managed all SAP and SAP related systems, including ECC, BW, BPC, APO, PI, MDM, CE, EP, HANA, BODS, Nota Fiscal & Solution Manager. Responsible for creating and managing Project Plans and Deployment Plans for all Go-Lives in a 3 year, $500+ million project to consolidate SAP systems and rollout new SAP products. This included 4 complete lifecycles for 12 SAP products.
Worked on the PMO, managing all Cutover and Deployments for Phases 2 – 5 of the project, using Agile methodology
Managed the overall project plan for Phases 3 – 5, including 12 SAP products for the Americas
Managed all functional teams, including OTC, Finance, Sourcing, Warehouse & Transportation, etc.
Managed all SAP and SAP related environments, consisting of over 100 SIDs and servers
Managed internal Cloud project
Responsible for all changes in all environments, including 3+ year global rollout ($500+ million project) and monthly project & infrastructure changes
Mitigated risk factors, completing all deployments on time and under budget
Responsible for creating and managing the Project Plans and Deployment plans
Responsible for managing every deployment and Go-Live, managing all functional, development and technical teams
Provided requirements and designed architecture on multi-million-dollar projects. Delivered follow-up projects to optimize infrastructure, hardware and software to minimize on-going costs.
Decommissioned and stored legacy systems
CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY, Camden, NJ 2006 – 2011
Senior SAP Project Manager, Architect / Operations Manager
Managed the project for rolling out ECC & BW to the entire global business. Managed upgrade project following the rollout. Managed all third-party relationships. Managed all project plans and fixed processes that were broken: High-Availability, Disaster Recovery, backup / restore procedures and SAN migration.
DELOITTE CONSULTING, Glen Mills, PA 2006
Architected and built solutions for all new SAP products, before being released by SAP America. Learned and debugged the installation and configuration procedures to support the consulting division. Provided support to many customers and consultants to make sure all projects were on schedule.
Designed and architected SAP Solutions including: 4.6C to ECC 6.0 upgrade (Oracle 8.1.7 to 10.2), NetWeaver 2004s, Portal 7.0, BW 7.0, Learning Solution, Virsa Compliance Calibrator, Unicode Conversion, Solution Manager, ECC 5.0 and Enterprise, Web Studio, BW and BIA. Platforms included UNIX / Oracle, Windows / Oracle, and Windows / SQL Server.
GE WATER & PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES, Trevose, PA 2002 – 2006
Architected solution to divest a division and create a new landscape. SAP migration from HP to Sun. Upgrade from 3.1 I to 4.6C. Installed and configured Solution Manager and Business Connector. Integrated newly acquired companies. Rolled out SAP globally, including double-byte language and country versions.
HERCULES TECHNOLOGIES, Wilmington, DE 2001 – 2002
Served as liaison and communicated with project management and functional teams. Performed all Basis functions, including creating 2 landscapes, transitioning to an ASP provider. Upgraded and administered BW systems.
SWT CONSULTING COMPANY, Alpharetta, GA 2000 – 2001
Senior Manager managing in-house consulting group and travelling consultants. Managed all client relationships, served as Sales Engineer and on-site senior consultant.
EARLIER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
BETZ DEARBORN, Trevose, PA 1998 – 2000
Independent Consultant / Basis Team Leader
IBM CORP., White Plains, NY 1997 – 1998
PRICE WATERHOUSE, LLP, Philadelphia, PA 1995 – 1997
BS, General Science, Business Minor, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA