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Successfactors Project Manager

Herndon, Virginia, 20170, United States
April 21, 2017

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Ram Mantha, MS, PMP

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Centreville VA 20120 703.***.****


PMI certified Project Manager with experience in implementing ERP projects for 15+ years. Strong at helping organizations align their HCM, Payroll, and FI strategies with their business strategy through technology applications. Deep knowledge of End-to-End HR, Payroll and Financial business processes. Successfully lead teams to deliver quality products on time and budget. Broad global experience with industry sector including healthcare, pharma, oil

& gas, utility, chemical distribution, food, aviation, retail, automotive, manufacturing, government and school boards.

Key Skills and Experience

Project Management • SAP • HR Transformation • S/4 HANA • SuccessFactors SDLC • Global ERP Roll Out • QA/QC Testing • Payroll Outsourcing • KPI • Workday PMBOK • Strategic Assessment • Functional • Configuration • Metrics • Payroll • STLC M&A • Vendor Management • SLAs • Cut over • Hyper-care • Core HRMS • SOX Ø Successfully led large global teams in complex M&A integrations including project planning, budgeting (over

$10M), staffing, delivery, communication and scope management. Developed targeted project proposals, oral presentations, and timeline determinations.

Ø Developed integrated global delivery models for 45 countries including offshore functional and development support; global SAP implementations, country roll-outs, and post-production support. Ø Managed large scale (over $3.2M) software and version upgrades; implemented multiple full life cycles within ERP platforms (SAP, WD, and SF). Experience with reporting, integration to FI/CO Ø Realized over $2.6M in savings for potential fines and loss of funds by analyzing existing payroll processes, payroll audits, SOX controls, data integrity analysis and data governance that improved quality and efficiency Ø Strong in development of Business Process models and procedures; experience working with waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies; blue print, test strategy, lessons learned, training documentation etc. Project Experience

Datasys Inc. - Sr. Project Manager 11/2016 – present o Senior Project Manager – Evoqua Water Technologies Warrendale PA: Led the implementation of Full suite SuccessFactors, including EC, RM, ONB, T&A (via WFS), Variable Comp, Merit, PMP, and Global Reporting. o Facilitated and managed workshops, blue print sessions, testing effort, go-live and cut over activities. o Managed budget of $1.2M; managed multiple vendor relations. o Managed development of 26 integration objects including payroll outsourcing. Ernst & Young- Manager 01/2014 – 11/2016

o Test Manager/ SME - Centene Corporation St. Louis, MO: Successfully brought in additional $200K project for testing; managed the testing effort of T&A Workforce software implementation in Cloud; cut down testing time by 50% to meet the go-live date.

o Project Manager-Under Armor Inc. Baltimore, MD: Managed HRA and payroll process flows for SuccessFactors-Employee Central module implementation and integration of ADP outsourced payroll. Managed budget of $1.2M, and accounted for additional wins of $500K in next phases of work. o Project Manager- ACA Data Implementation Project Dallas, TX: Managed data QA/QC, reviewing client data specs; leading implementation of ACA Compass for multiple clients. Managed budget of $1.8M. Led ACA projects sales to existing and new clients, resulting in additional wins of $350K. o Project Manager- Tyson Foods Inc. Bentonville, AR: Managed assessment of reporting capabilities and strategies based on data analytics, KPIs and metrics. Devised new KPIs for executive summary resulting in cost savings of $750K per year.

o Project Manager- Johnson and Johnson New Brunswick, NJ: Engaged as HCM Security Lead for implementation of GRC and Subject Matter Expert (SME). Managed budget of $2.32M, and accounted for additional wins of $1.71M for follow on projects.

o Project Manager- AstraZeneca PLC Wilmington, DE: Engaged as Payroll Lead for the implementation of Workday as the primary HCM software suite. Managed budget of $3.63M, and accounted for additional wins of $2.5M in new projects

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o Project Manager- CP Rail Calgary, AB: Served in the capacity of SME for the SuccessFactors Talent Management solution for Canadian Pacific, resulting in reducing time to hire process by 4-5 weeks/ new hire. o Project Manager- Trinseo Berwyn, PA: The project involved audit of payroll system and existing processes (SAP, WD outsourcing to Safeguard), testing, and providing Controls recommendations, which led to process and performance improvement and subsequent technology enhancements. Helped to save the company in audit fines to the tune of $750K and projected loss of funds to the tune of $1.6M Deloitte Consulting- Senior Consultant 01/2011 – 01/2014 o Project Lead- National Grid Syracuse, NY: Managed SDLC for overpayment Recovery Module. Led implementation of Overpayment Recovery and Claims Adjustment Process so year-end W2s were not affected. The implementation helped to save the company around $4.5M per year and recovered overpayments of $9.5M.

o Global Benefit Lead (PMO) - Cameron Corporation Houston, TX: Global ERP Implementation to convert legacy SAP and legacy Oracle into combined S/4 HANA. Managed SAP Benefit Implementation for US, CA, UK, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America (45 countries in total) o HCM Project Lead- UIL Holdings Corporation New Haven CT: HCM Team Lead to oversee the work of all HR modules. Managed requirements gathering, Blue Printing, and Functional specs preparation; including off shore functional and ABAP teams.

o Payroll Lead- Univar Redmond, WA: Lead Payroll Configurator that designed and built the system, including all phases of ASAP methodology. Led the integration of Payroll with FI/CO, Time, T&E, Benefit and Comp modules. led all aspects of testing. Managed project scope (Confirm and control) ADP Inc. - Principal Consultant 08/2009 – 01/2011

HCM Team Lead- BP Houston, TX: Led the implementation and support for the HR Payroll and Benefits module. As SME, managed testing cycles and the instructional design team for developing and delivering global training for SAP. Liaised with BP business team and other 3rd party vendors to design Business Processes. Managed client communication on project status to steering committee and key team members CSC- Application Consultant 04/2008 – 07/2009

o Project Lead- Eclipse Aviation Albuquerque, NM: My Involvement during Production support included supporting the end users in already existing functionalities in PY, Benefits, PA, OM, and CATS; helping with the divestiture and spin off

o HR Lead – Delphi Detroit, MI: As HR Lead I worked with various stake holders and c-suite executives to gather requirements for divestitures for SAP modules like OM, PA, Benefits, Payroll, and Time etc. Worked on the spin-off and carving out the SAP needs for the divestiture. ER Systems Inc. - Management Consultant 03/2002 – 04/2008 o Lead SAP Payroll Functional- Givaudan Flavors Corporation Cincinnati, OH: My role primarily involved US Payroll production support; working on the “issue logs” and closing the “go-live” transition tickets effectively. o Lead SAP Functional- TBC Corporation West Palm Beach, FL: My Involvement during Post Go-Live support included supporting the end users in already existing functionalities in PY, TM, PA, OM, and BN. o Team Lead- Erie County Buffalo, NY: “Production support” included supporting the end users in already existing functionalities in PY, TM, PA, OM, and BN; supporting upgrade from R/3 4.7 to ECC 6.0 o Audit Lead- Fannie Mae Herndon, VA: My Involvement during “restatement” involved detailed execution oversight, status reporting, risk assessment/escalation, budgeting, and resource forecasts. Helped to analyze the GCs following GAAP principles

o SAP HR Functional- Broward County Fort Lauderdale, FL: My responsibilities included specs for RICEFW items, interaction with Basis team for applying OSS Notes, enhancement of the already existing functionality, schemas, PCRs

o SAP HR Functional Consultant- Kraft Food Northfield, IL: Involved in Full life cycle implementation from Kick Off to Go Live in the sub-modules PY, BN and PA; creating Customized SAP configuration per the requirements Education and Certifications

• Certified PMP (Project Management Institute)

• MS, Technology (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India)

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