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Project Manager Sap

Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posted:
August 28, 2018

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Professional Summary

Around *+ years of SAP Manager Experience in Support and full life cycle implementations.

An exceptional technocrat who can combat any technical challenge in order to deliver the solution within the given budgeted cost & time. Proven track record of executing complex projects within budgeted cost & time without compromising on quality.

Helped customers with business cases to extend existing functionality and also for new strategic initiatives. Has experience in providing technology and architectural leadership to the global clientele. Exceptional in problem solving skills along with identifying and fixing the design issues.

Experienced in working with different Industries & has dealt extensively with Transnational Clients. Possesses excellent skills in Project & Client Management (Executive & SME communication), preparing responses to RFPs, Technical Presentations, and SLA.

SAP-HCM ABAP Programmer with 9.5 years of experience in SAP Modules (PA, OM, PY, TM, MM, SD, FI/CO, PP, PM, PS) including 4 year experience as a Project Manager / SDM.

Worked in 5 Global SAP Implementation projects across multiple industries and countries for the Global Clients like Nokia, NBCU, Xerox, Plan International, etc.

Successful Implemented 2 SAP FOIRI and 2 SAP HANA Upgrade Projects as Project manager.

Involved in all phases of end-to-end SAP implementations such as Requirements Analysis, Functional Specifications preparation, Configurations, Technical Specifications preparation, Coding, Testing, Quality Assurance, User Training, Performance Tuning and Production Support.

Having cross industry experienced with Industry Verticals - Manufacturing(Metal, Chemicals, Cement, Pharma, Machinery, Electrical, Electronics, Communication, Printers and Digital documentation), Retail, Banking, HR Services, Media & Broadcasting, Food processing, Spirits & Wines, Dairy forming and Ware house.

Ability to meet deadlines and handles pressure in coordinating multiple tasks in a work/project environment. Strong Communication, Organizational and Interpersonal Competencies along with detail-oriented and problem solving skills in the technology area.

Delivered optimized solutions which helped in reducing the processing time and thus improving the efficiency of the Business Process. Experience with database structure in HR, HR logical databases, Macros, HR Function, HCM Feature, HCM Functions.

Education and Certifications

B.Tech (Electronics and Communications)

PRINCE2 Practitioner

ITIL Foundation Certified

ASM (Agile Scrum master) Certified

Area

Skills

SAP Expertise

SAP FIORI, SAPUI5, HANA, Odata service, ABAP, HR ABAP, SAP EP, Json, Oauth2, XML, Java Script, JQuery, Smart Forms, Scripts, ALV Reporting, RFC, BSP, Screen Painter, Menu Painter, Module Pool Programming, Interface Programming, Classical and Interactive Reports, Screen Exits, Function Module Exits, Enhancements, Implicit enhancement, Function Modules, Function Groups, BDC, Direct Input, LSMW, BAPI, BADI, Performance tuning and Interface designing, Web Services, Proxy, SQL Trace, Object Oriented concepts.

HCM Specific

HR Renewal, HCM FIORI (SAPUI5), Info Type Creation & Modification, LDB Programming, Functions, Features, Dynamic Programming, Dynamic Actions, Interface designing to read time data from legacy system.

Functional Knowledge

PA, OM, TM, PY, ESS, MSS, SD, MM, FICO, PM, PP, QM, PS.

ABAP on HANA, ABAP CDS, Sap portal Content Management, User / role Administration

OS

Windows XP/2000/NT/98/95, OSX 10.7

Database

MS SQL, MS Access, Oracle,

Tools

Microsoft Power Point, MS Projects, JIRA, Eclipse for ABAP

Other

Java, Python, C, C++, R, SQL, Java Script, HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, Selenium, JMeter / SoapUI, Jira / BugZilla, HP ALM, TensorFlow, Numpy, Scipy, Scikit, Spark

Managerial Duties:

Delivery Assurance (25%)

Managing teams from the project and help monitor reporting of delivery Metrics to ensure best practices on solutions, services are followed.

Ensure interactions with client engagement team to ensure customer satisfaction parameters are met.

Deliver Governance and Support of HCM Projects as per the signed up SLA’s and productivity commitments

Sales Support & Growth (30%)

Engage with sales and client management teams from sales & business units related to various verticals to help proliferate SAP HCM Services & Solutions.

Interact with various stakeholders to create strong value propositions for solutions, portfolios and services of SAP Core HCM and cloud.

Manage RFP responses for various opportunities relates to solutions, services from within the practice & provide reference points on responses.

Work with technical team to finalize the effort/cost estimates, schedules and Milestones on proposals. Help negotiate effort, cost and schedule on proposed solutions and services.

Thought Leadership & Solutions (25%)

Conceiving, developing and positioning solutions and frameworks for vertical specific offerings.

Engaging with various accounts on evolution of roadmaps and future technology directions related to investment on SAP HCM initiatives.

Participating in analyst events & technology forums for providing innovative Ideas related to solutions on SAP HCM and Cloud areas.

Conducting Thought Leadership sessions with customers help them assess current state and come up with future state roadmap.

Translate industry issues into opportunities for development of new products and services.

Fulfillment & Resource Management (20%)

Meetings with Client Management Teams of key clients to help manage demand pipeline for resourcing and staffing needs of major project initiatives.

Manager & forecast near and long term resource and staffing needs based on key skill set requirements.

Work with ATOS resource management team to ensure timely availability of resources.

Engaging ATOS Consulting to fulfill local Indian and UK recruitments.

Contract to hire positions when a requirement cannot be fulfilled from offshore

Practice Resource Management for Conducting quarterly and year end performance appraisal for all direct reports, Managing personal development plans of all direct reports and define a clear career path.

Job Profile:

Company : ATOS Global

Period : Sep 2013 to Feb 2018 .

Designation : Service Delivery Manager / Senior Consultant.

Company : NGAHR

Period : Mar 2011 to Aug. 2013

Designation : Project Manager / Senior Analyst System

Company : Wipro

Period : Aug 2007 to Mar 2011.

Designation : Project Lead

Company : Yash technologies

Period : July 2005 to Aug 2007.

Designation : Associate Consultant

Work Experience

ATOS Clients

Service Delivery Manager/ Senior Consultant, Plan international, UK Mar 2017 to Feb 2018

Environment & Skills: SAP ECC6, FIORI, HR Renewal 2.0, Odata Service, HCM, FICO, ABAP, Selenium, Jmeter, HP ALM

Create stories, acceptance criteria, definition of done, definition of ready, assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.

Executing work on time and on budget to ensure that all projects are completed to the highest production standards;

Plan and prioritize product backlog and development for the product;

Create Wireframes, Flowcharts, Date Flow Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams;

Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories;

Guide team organization through sprint planning, daily scrums/stand-ups, sprint/iteration reviews/demos, retrospectives;

Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team, cross-functional teams and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements;

Foster and ensure effective and timely communication of status and checkpoints with the appropriate parties regarding risk management and mitigation planning with respect to status;

Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities;

Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new features/functionalities;

Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals;

Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product;

Suggest new features for the product inline with customer's/Client's goals;

Meetings with Client Management Teams of key clients to help manage demand pipeline for resourcing and staffing needs of major project initiatives.

Manager & forecast near and long term resource and staffing needs based on key skill set requirements.

Work with ATOS resource management team to ensure timely availability of resources.

Engaging ATOS Consulting to fulfill local Indian and UK recruitments.

Contract to hire positions when a requirement cannot be fulfilled from offshore

Practice Resource Management for Conducting quarterly and year end performance appraisal for all direct reports

Managing personal development plans of all direct reports and define a clear career path.

Engage with sales and client management teams from sales & business units related to various verticals to help proliferate SAP HCM Services & Solutions.

Interact with various stakeholders to create strong value propositions for solutions, portfolios and services of SAP Core HCM and cloud.

Manage RFP responses for various opportunities relates to solutions, services from within the practice & provide reference points on responses.

Work with technical team to finalize the effort/cost estimates, schedules and Milestones on proposals. Help negotiate effort, cost and schedule on proposed solutions and services

Project Manager Jan 2014 to June 2017

Phoenix (NOKIA) HCM Reimplementation, UK

Siemens MRS HCM Integration, UK

Xerox Support, UK

INEOS and KARRO HANA Project Upgrade

Plan International and KARRO FIORI Implementation Project

Environment & Skills: SAP ECC6, HCM, ABAP, BW, SAP PI, Selenium, Jmeter, HP ALM

Maintained Project documentation versioning on share point, reviewed critical developments, provided weekly updates to project stake holders, Involved in Post go-live activities, for smooth transition to support team, Supported in Integration Testing phase, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Cut-Over and Post-Go Live phases

Accountable for Milestone achievement, resource allocation, monitored day to day activities and customization and testing. Involved IN critical application development and created project reusable components which reduced the report development effort to 15%.

Worked on technical scope involved with XSLT, graphical appings and adapters like SFTP, HTTP, SOAP, Mail, Proxy adapters

Guide team organization through sprint planning, daily scrums/stand-ups, sprint/iteration reviews/demos, retrospectives;

Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements;

Foster and ensure effective and timely communication of status and checkpoints with the appropriate parties regarding risk management and mitigation planning with respect to status;

Define product vision, road-map and growth opportunities;

As Senior Consultant created more than 100 BDC and LSM to upload master data and cutover Data

As project manager and senior HCM techno functional involved in requirement gathering, AS IS document preparation and Blueprint documentation, Identifying GAP and pain area’s with custom solutions.

Involved in End user training, Workshops

Overlooked GO-live activities and post go-live issues.

Performance tuning the ABAP code and using best practices, SAP Script modifications

NGAHR Experience

Support Projects ( ZOETIS, HOSPIRA, EFH, NBCU, INVENSYS ) MAr 2012 to Aug 2013

Environment & Skills : SAP ECC6, euHReka, HCM,SAP PI, ABAP, J Script, XML, JSON, AJAX, Selenium, BW, Jmeter, HP ALM

As a project lead responsible for Resource work allocation and training.

Monitored the SLA updating and code peer review.

Worked on Critical developments, enhancement, and customized euHReka portal frontend applications, Designing Inbound Interface to upload data from different vendors into SAP, also designing out bound interface to send the report output vendors fixed various production issues of different priorities arising on day-to-day.

Created custom SAP Portal applications with Backend RFC Function modules to process SAP data.

Created Portal User Groups and assigned the portal application based on user group

Configured ALE/IDOC interface to share the Employee details with ADP servers and receive payroll details from ADP server to SAP.

Created Portal application using HTML, Java Script, CSS, AJAX

Integrating SAP PI integration for NGAHR euHReka system to ADP Payroll system

Resolving integration issues and working day to day tickets

Wipro Experience

Project Lead, Jun 2009 to Feb 2010

Maihar Cement, GPIL, EMCO Implementation Projects

SBi Support Project

Environment & Skills: SAP ECC6, HCM, FICO, SD, WM, BW, PP, PM, QM, PS, COPA, ABAP, MS projects

As Senior Consultant re used the code from previous project shared folder with minimal changes,for more than 200 BDC and LSM to upload master data and cutover Data for MM, SD, PP, QM, FICO, HCM and prepared re-usable code shared artifacts to use in different client implementation which reduce implementation duration more than 20%

As project Lead and senior HCM techno functional involved in requirement gathering, AS IS document preparation and Blueprint documentation, Identifying GAP and pain area’s with custom solutions.

Develop more than 60 BDC program for master data upload

Involved in End user training, Workshops

Developed critical process development, reports and Forms (Smart forms and Scripts)

Supported GO-live activities in Master data and cutover data uploading and issue solving during the upload time

Preparing issue reports and maintaining the status on them

Provide support on post go-live critical issues and process modifications

Designed Interface to share the Employee details to Customer Python Portal using RFC and web services.

Created Custom Dash board for HR department which, will provide the missing punch, late and missing shift details and automate the Leave and attendance update. Enter the salary deduction for late punches based on the employee group and position

Associate Consultant, Jul 2005 to Aug 2007

Little Fuse, Terra, Atrion, Andrew

Environment & Skills: SAP ECC5, FICO, SD, WM, PP, PM, QM, ABAP, HPQC

Support day to day activities and production issues

Develop custom reports and applications.

Develop interface to share data with SAP XI system

Develop BSP application for Sales order creation and PGI



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