Timothy J Heiks www.linkedin.com/in/timothyheiks
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Profile Seasoned Information Technology executive with more than 15 years of experience serving Government clients. Complex Program Manager and Certified Executive Project Manager with significant capability in the Enterprise Applications space, leading programs implementing Financial Management, Human Capital Management, and Budget Planning solutions. Responsibilities include Practice Leadership, Business Development, Account Management, Program Management, Portfolio Management, Solution Design, and Engagement Delivery. Global implementation experience (Africa, Eastern Europe, UK). Active Secret clearance. Employer History 2017 - 2018
Octo Consulting Group, Reston, VA
Director, National Security Portfolio
PeopleSoft Human Capital Management solutions leader. Developed Octo’s PeopleSoft capability by recruiting and hiring experienced PeopleSoft resources and promoting PeopleSoft skills development in current staff. Led proposal teams for PeopleSoft opportunities in the Federal Civilian space. Provided Program Management and Project Management expertise to projects across the National Security portfolio. Assisted with the development of standards, methods, and tools supporting OPAL, Octo’s service delivery framework for Program Management.
2004 - 2017
IBM Global Business Services, Herndon, VA
Associate Partner, Public Sector Enterprise Applications Developed, proposed, delivered and sustained Enterprise solutions for Federal Civilian, DoD and State & Local government organizations. Service Area Lead for Oracle E-Business Suite. Experience leading and supporting a broad range of Oracle applications including PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Oracle Retail and OBIEE. Seasoned people manager with responsibility for ten direct reports and experience leading teams of more than 200 resources. 1997 - 2004
Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, CA/Reston, VA
Project Director, Federal Civilian Applications. P&L responsibility for consulting practice. Managed a portfolio of existing engagements, opportunities and delivery resources for accounts across multiple Government agencies.
Project Director, North America Program Management. Provided Project and Program Management consulting services for strategic accounts. Supported the development of Oracle’s Standard Operating Procedures for Project Managers (PMSOP). Practice Director, Oracle One. Managed global implementation projects for key customers. 1995 - 1997
Solutions Consulting, Inc., Canonsburg, PA
Partner. Responsible for Warehouse Management Systems practice. Led engagements with Manufacturing and Distribution clients. Provided support for systems implementation, functional design, software selection, user training, and business process definition. Hired and managed resources for engagement delivery. Identified and closed consulting opportunities in the distribution/logistics space.
1995 - 1995
Diamond Technology Partners, Chicago, IL
Principal in Information Technology Implementation practice. Provided IT strategy, process design, organizational development, and technology consulting services to clients in the Retail and Consumer Products industries.
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1989 - 1995
Accenture LLP, Chicago, IL (formerly Andersen Consulting) Experienced Manager in Central Region Consumer Products group. Led engagements implementing Retail/Distribution information technology solutions and business process reengineering.
1982 - 1989
Sargent & Lundy Engineers, Chicago, IL
Systems Engineer in Engineering Mechanics Division. Mechanical Engineer in Project Management Division. Served clients in the public utility industry. Provided engineering design and project management services.
Relevant Assignments 03/2016 - 04/2017
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Enterprise Application Development Integration and Sustainment – Portfolio Manager Led multiple initiatives on the EADIS Program, including support for Financial System Modernization and sustainment for current Finance systems. FEMA is modernizing its 20-year old legacy systems and will be migrating to a Federal Shared Services Provider solution
(Oracle Federal Financials 12.1.3 or SAP ERP 6.0). Managed a team supporting the OCFO PMO on the modernization initiative. Evaluated alternatives and documented current state capabilities for the legacy system environment.
09/2015 - 02/2016
Cook County Government
Cook County ERP Implementation (STEP) – Project Manager Led the proposal team and orals presentation for this opportunity. Managed Inception and Elaboration phases of the engagement, a $35M program to implement, host, and support Oracle E-Business Financials, Human Capital Management, Hyperion Budget Planning and OBIEE for the County, replacing aging legacy applications that no longer adequately supported the County’s business processes. Worked with four Minority-owned businesses and multiple IBM organizations to staff the project team and initiate delivery, successfully completing the first four Gate Reviews.
02/2015 - 09/2015
Oracle ORMB Implementation – Delivery Partner
Served as Delivery Partner for this $8M project, implementing Oracle Revenue Management and Billing. Led a team of consultants located at multiple client sites, two IBM Service Centers
(Lansing and Baton Rouge) and three Global Delivery Centers (Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore). Provided support for integration, testing, and reports development in a multi- vendor environment, partnering with Oracle, the customer’s IT shop, and another integrator to deliver a FOAK solution tailored to the insurance industry. 10/2013 - 10/2015
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) – Project Executive Led a team of 24 IBM employees, subcontractors and client resources supporting DLA’s Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI). IBM provided implementation support, help desk, and ongoing sustainment services for Oracle E-Business Suite Financials. 09/2013 - 01/2014
United States Air Force (USAF)
Air Force Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (AF-IPPS) – Transition Manager Supported the startup effort for the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System (AF- IPPS). Assisted with qualification and deployment of approximately 35 experienced PeopleSoft resources to support the Blueprinting effort for this program, and worked with the AF-IPPS Project Management Office (PMO) team to develop a project plan and other project startup deliverables.
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12/2012 - 09/2015
Business Development – Enterprise Applications
Supported more than 25 proposals in the Enterprise Applications space, spanning Fed Civilian, DoD, and State & Local opportunities. Contributed to significant wins at US Air Force, Defense Logistics Agency, Cook County Government, United Healthcare and the US Senate. 06/2011 - 11/2012
The World Bank Group
PeopleSoft Re-Implementation – Project Manager
Led a team of team of 65 IBM employees, offshore developers, subcontractors and client resources to design, develop, and deploy PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM), Benefits, and Global Payroll 9.1.
11/2010 - 06/2011
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)
MWAA First ERP – Project Manager
Managed this $34M ERP Implementation project from User Acceptance Testing through Go- Live. Led a team of 50 IBM, Global Delivery, and subcontractor resources to configure Oracle E-Business Suite R12 and PROPworks Revenue Management applications to support business processes for Asset Management, Budgeting, Core Accounting, Procure to Pay, and Revenue Management workstreams. Addressed design issues and product defects for Hyperion Planning, Workforce Planning, and Performance scorecard applications. Coordinated User Acceptance Testing, End-User Training, Cutover Planning, Dry Run, Conversion, and Post-Production Support activities. Delivered 20 new RICE objects to provide additional application functionality and interfaces to legacy systems. 10/2010 - 12/2010
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD HIFMIP – Deputy Program Manager
Assisted with the startup effort for this $36M project to implement PeopleSoft Financials 9.1 to support HUD’s Integrated Financial Management Improvement Program. Implemented project management processes for weekly status reporting, earned value management reporting and project communications. Wrote initial drafts of the Project Management Plan, Scope & Configuration Management Plan, and Communications Plan and met with HUD project leadership to review these deliverables. Reviewed the FHASL System Security Plan with the FHA ISSO and oversaw the incorporation of recommended updates. Assisted the Technical team with requirements gathering and preliminary analysis of Conversions and Interfaces required to support the Integrated Core Financial System (ICFS). 12/2007 - 09/2010
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Information Technology Application Support (ITAS) – Project Executive Directed IBM’s service delivery effort for this $200M program. Led a team of more than 220 IBM and subcontractor resources. Managed 30 Task Orders/Task Assignments for two Lines of Business providing Operations & Maintenance, Small Enhancements, Enterprise Application Implementation, Software Development, SOA Services Enablement and other Information Technology Services to FDIC. Supported a portfolio of 175 customer applications including PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft EPM, and PeopleSoft HCM. Led a project to upgrade PeopleSoft Financials from version 8.4 to version 9.0 and PeopleSoft Enterprise Performance Management from version 8.8 to version 9.0 and to migrate these applications from an IBM Mainframe/DB2 environment to Oracle/UNIX. Completed a technical assessment of FDIC’s PeopleSoft HCM implementation to identify potential benefits of upgrading and supported the development of a business case to justify FDIC’s planned investment. Initiated a project to upgrade this application from version 8.8 to version 9.1 and migrate it from Windows/SQL Server to the same Oracle/UNIX platform as the other PeopleSoft applications. Administered IBM’s Financial Management, Earned Value Management, Contracts Management, and Subcontractor Management processes. Timothy J Heiks
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05/2005 - 11/2007
Department of Energy
I-MANAGE Program – Project Manager
Led an integrated team of 12 IBM, contractor and DOE resources to design, implement and support a Data Warehouse and Financial Reporting system serving 1400 users across the Department. The Data Warehouse is integrated with Oracle Federal Financials and leverages Oracle Portal, Oracle Warehouse Builder and Oracle Developer Suite. Managed a team of 40 IBM contractor and DOE resources supporting an Oracle Federal Financials implementation including General Ledger, Receivables, Payables, Purchasing and Fixed Assets modules. Provided system maintenance, end user support, Help Desk services, on-site training and developed enhancements required to support DOE business processes. Transitioned effort to an 8A firm selected by DOE to provide long-term O&M support. Defined the overall framework to support integration of new Procurement and Budgeting solutions with the existing Financials and Data Warehouse systems. Developed requirements for data and process integration across applications. Evaluated potential ESB solutions and recommended a toolset to support integration development. Developed integration specs for the Procurement solution (Compusearch PRISM). Defined integration requirements and assisted with product selection for the Budgeting solution. 04/2005 - 05/2005
Project Director, Federal Civilian Applications
P&L responsibility for consulting practice. Managed existing engagements, opportunities and delivery resources for accounts at multiple Government agencies. 12/2002 - 11/2003
The Peace Corps – Odyssey Project
Established a Program Management Office for a $12 million Financials and Human Resource Management implementation serving 350 Government users. Developed procedures for work management, issue management, and project reporting. Trained Oracle and client personnel in Project Management techniques. Managed project workplans and schedules, the project delivery matrix, and the issue management system. Coordinated contract/billing issues and negotiated contract extensions.
05/2001 - 12/2002
Ingersoll-Rand Company – G2 Project
Led a $10 million ERP implementation project for this industrial equipment manufacturer. Directed a team of 35 consultants. Implemented Inventory, Order Management and Financials applications to support 300 business users. Outsourced development of all interfaces and customizations to an offshore subcontractor. Deployed the solution in 30 manufacturing and distribution sites across the United States.
11/2000 - 04/2001
GE Power Systems – GEPS Hungary
Managed a $6 million ERP Implementation at a new manufacturing facility in Eastern Europe. Configured Oracle Financials and Manufacturing applications to support required business processes and developed end-user training for facility personnel. Led a team of 45 consultants to successfully deploy the system in five months to meet the customer’s aggressive schedule for opening the new plant.
02/2000 - 10/2000
Government of Ghana, Ministry of Finance
Led a $4 million Oracle Public Sector Financials implementation for the government of this West African country. Managed a team of 20 Oracle and partner resources to implement Oracle Financials for 32 government ministries. Defined business requirements supporting a Multi-Org configuration. Created functional solutions for six application modules and developed interfaces to a separate Oracle HRMS installation. Configured Oracle Financial Analyzer, Oracle Enterprise Manager and Discoverer/2000. Created baseline training materials using Oracle Tutor. Coordinated the project schedule and deployment activities Timothy J Heiks
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across various Government entities, outside consultants, and managers from three other projects forming the Public Finance Management Reform Program. 03/1998 - 12/1999
The Kellogg Company
Global Program Office Lead implementing Oracle’s Consumer Packaged Goods suite for this
$7 billion manufacturer of breakfast cereal and grain-based convenience foods. Developed and implemented global issue management, scope control, and status reporting processes. Worked with senior management to define common business processes, roles, and technology and develop a global template for the deployment of those components across four area-level projects, supporting 36 manufacturing plants in 19 countries. 12/1997 - 03/1998
Michelin Tire Company
Managed the project startup effort for the North American deployment of a global ERP solution for this multinational manufacturer of industrial and consumer goods. Facilitated project planning, communications, staffing, and issue resolution; managed relationships with our consulting partner and the client management team. Key Skills Expertise in complex program management, project management, business development, system architecture, change management, systems engineering, integration, business process design, application development, database design and development, production support, operations management, and systems management. Certified Project Management Professional (PMPTM) and IBM-Certified Executive Project Manager. Provides strong leadership skills with experience managing diverse project teams, developing staff, overseeing professional growth, performing compensation and performance reviews, and mentoring. Relevant Courses Leading SAFe 4.5 Certification, Customer Value Conversations, IBM Complex Program and Training Management Masterclass, IBM Cornerstone, IBM Oracle Method, Federal Project Financial Fundamentals, Review for Experienced Project Managers, Oracle Pension Administration, Project Management Masterclass (Instructor), Project Management Basics, Exchange Project Management Workshop, Team Leader Workshop (Instructor), Project Manager Workshop
(Instructor), Project Management in Practice, Solution Value Assessment Education
Degrees MBA in Marketing & Finance
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BS in Mechanical Engineering/Computer-Aided Design Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Certifications Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) IBM Certified Executive Project Manager
IBM Certified Consultant
IBM Complex Program Manager
Recognition/Awards IBM 100% Club 2008, 2009, 2010
IBM Sales Eminence Award 2011
IBM GBS Eminence & Excellence Award 2014
IBM Service Excellence Award 2015, 2016
Clearance Active DoD Secret Clearance