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Project Manager Management

Location:
Waxhaw, North Carolina, 28173, United States
Posted:
April 20, 2017
Email:
aczwsk@r.postjobfree.com

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CHIRAG A. DOSHI

: (317) ***-****

: aczwsk@r.postjobfree.com,

Waxhaw, NC 28173

SAP PLATINUM PROJECT/PROGRAM MANAGER

PROFILE STATEMENT

Senior Platinum Level SAP Program/Project Manager with more than 21 years of proven success in SAP R/3 & SAP ECC Functional/Technical Netweaver implementations, Infrastructure, HANA, SuccessFactors, Public/Private Cloud implementations, upgrades, M&A & Divestiture Projects. An active SAP Project/Program Manager in phases of more than 30 sap implementations and proven veteran of 24 full life cycle implementations in a wide range of industries including Airline, Banking, Automotive, CPG, Defense Logistics, Pharmaceuticals, Health Care Information Systems, Medical Products, Agri Products, Electronics, Steel, and Telecommunications. A creative and inventive thinker, who craves a challenge and who is not afraid to work outside his comfort zone. Extensive working experience in an array of SAP modules including Material Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD),Financial Accounting (FI), Human Resources (HR),SuccessFactors (SF), Purchasing (PP), Project Systems (PS), Portfolio & Project Management (PPM), Real Estate (RE), Accounts Receivable (AR), Quality Management (QM) and Customer Relationship, Business Warehouse (BW), Management (CRM) IS-Utilities, IS-Retail, IS-HealthCare, IS-OIL & GAS & IS-Banking. Pragmatic and results orientated, with a focus on bottom line results. Has a track record of achieving and exceeding the standards of performance set out for any sales projects.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sealed Air 1/2017 – Present

SR. SAP Global Implementation Program/Project Manager (Divestiture)

Doshi was responsible for the NBP 1.01 Symphony Project + All bolt-on’s (Divestiture)

Managed the multi-billion dollar divestiture from an IT perspective.

Scheduled status calls on a daily basis with IT Stakeholders, C Level Executives, Senior Management, Functional & Technical Managers & The Steering Committee

Was accountable for weekly/monthly project forecasts.

Worked with vendor managers on a weekly basis to request status of contracts, licensing & staffing of the projects based on SOW’s.

Overall Project Manager for over 40 Bolt On’s, ECC, BI, CRM, SRM, PI, EDI, APO, E-Fiscal, E-Invoice & other Apps to be cloned or installed due to the divestiture.

Dell/EMC 12/2015 – 1/2017

SR. SAP Global Implementation Program/Project Manager (M&A)

Doshi was responsible for over 5 to 7, SAP Projects simultaneously

Doshi was accountable and responsible for various SAP project in regards to the EMC/Dell M&A.

Doshi managed large SAP Implementations which also included SAP Hana, SAP Successfactors & Greenfield SAP Projects for Dell/EMC. He was known to deliver projects on-time with high quality standards.

Doshi was responsible and accountable to communicate on a daily basis with respective personnel on the project and effectively communicate any project risk. In addition, Doshi provided lucid go-to-green plans, if the projects have issues, whereas Doshi would assist on the remediation of the issue as the overall Program/Project Manager

Engaged in all phases of the project and ensured all timelines were met and programs/projects remained on budget & delivered on-time

CDC (Center Of Disease Control & Prevention) Feb 2015 – 12/2015

Platinum SAP Implementation Project Manager

Responsible for the overall Automation SAP Project for the CDC-NCIRD. Was regarded as the Fire-Fighter Project Manager.

Managed all SAP activities but not limited to: SAP ECC, SAP BW-HANA, SAP Successfactors, SAP HANA, SAP CRM & SAP APO

Engaged in all phases of the project and ensured all timelines were met and the project remained on budget

Managed all on-boarding resources while maintaining the project plan and schedule. Created & Managed the PMO documentation for Client project status, financials, executive deck & risk management.

Was the SME in more than 14 SAP Disciplines enabling productivity for the best solution in multiple domains.

Bank Of America Jan 2014 – Feb 2015

Platinum SAP Implementation Project Manager

Responsible for overall SAP Implementations.

Managed multiple SAP Implementations and Group Manager for the SAP Center Of Excellence support teams (Greenfield SAP Implementations, HANA & Successfactors Projects.

Engaged in change management, portfolio Financials, and C-Level status reports

Provide Hands-On SAP Strategic solutions to business/technical leaders in all phases of the Project.

Successfully re-organized baseline expectations, SME resource allocation,

Organize meetings with Business/Technical Leaders to establish new timelines, budget & fast-track project plans to ensure high quality deliverables.

Hewlett Packard/American Airlines Aug 2012 – Jan 2014

Platinum Global SAP Implementation Project Manager (MASTER HP Management Consultant) (M&A)

Managed all SAP Project Implementations.

Responsible for overall Program Management/Project Management for American Airlines Financials Implementations/Support.

Doshi was responsible to manage the SAP Program/Projects for the US Airways & American Airlines M&A

Led, directed and managed all production support teams.

Managed Projects & All Support Management for the Financials Division.

Managed Multiple Teams Onshore & Offshore for daily work efforts.

Responsible for being an active leader on all SAP implementations, Upgrades, Enhancements

Belk Headquarters Jan 2011 Aug 2012

Platinum SAP Platinum Implementation Project Manager

Responsible for both retail divisions (Corporate & Stores) SAP Projects, including SAP HANA, Successfactors & Greenfield SAP Projects

Management Plan, Scope Management Plan, Project Plan, Risk Strategy Plan, Status Card Per KPI Indicators for all SAP Projects.

Developed Executive Presentation Decks BI-Weekly status for all SAP Projects.

Managed approximately 70 Resources for all SAP Projects.

Managed Off Shore & On Shore technical partners for all deliverables on time, and on budget for project augmentation needs.

Recognized by Senior Leadership and Business Sponsors for high level of job performance and success resulting in on time and on budget project delivery.

Bank Of America Feb 2011 - Dec 2011

Senior SAP Project Implementation Project Manager

Managed multiple SAP Implementations.

Created, Reviewed & Analyzed sap project plans, project status, and communicate to the P.M.O. for the sap project upgrade on a weekly basis.

Implemented “Best Upgrade Practices” governance committee.

Provided direction on functional/technical solutions pertaining to sap ecc 6.0 from a strategic approach.

Responsible for the sap 4.7 upgrade to sap ecc 6.0 upgrade project

Responsible for global architecture design integrating sap & non sap systems & SAP Data Migration.

Responsible for the SAP Real Estate Project.

Directed the upgrade business case scenario meetings based on upgrade functionality (User Experience) for several sap modules.

Provided functional & technical solution architecture for sap interfaces to Implementation partner (Infosys). Managed Onsite, Offshore & Offsite teams for the sap upgrade.

Cintas Corporation Jan 2010 - Jan 2011

Senior SAP Implementation Project Manager

Responsible for overall project management for SAP E.C.C. 6.0 implementation.

Established strategic resource, scope & project risk plan.

Review, Analyze project plans, project status, and communicate to sap project teams and senior management.

Provided & Directed overall teams on upgrade metrics based on the SAP data migration project plan.

Directed multiple teams on best practices and created strategic plans per team for best resource/time solutions.

Managed all sap functional core modules and sap methodology project plan.

Supported all team leads on critical issues for functional/technical levels.

Worked on the strategic plan, risk mitigation plan, project plan, resource hiring strategy plan.

Led the steering committee on sap process change management activities.

Managed on-site, Offshore & off-site teams for the sap upgrade.

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS/ADECCO Feb 2009 To Jan 2010

GLOBAL SAP PROJECT MANAGER (M&A)

Responsible for overall hands on project management for an aggressive sap e.c.c. 6.0

Doshi was responsible as the Global SAP Project Manager for the M&A of Roche & Ventana.

DNA Security Project for two customer implementations: “Roche Tissue Diagnostics & Roche Molecular Systems”.

Reviewed, Analyzed project plans, project status, and communicate to the senior manager for the sap security project implementation on a bi-weekly basis..

Responsible for hands-on sap security configuration regarding: “Manufacturing”, “Finance”, & “Sales & Service”.

JOHNSON CONTROLS/OXFORD 2008 - 2009

GLOBAL SAP PROJECT MANAGER/ARCHITECT

Responsible for overall project management for sap e.c.c. 6.0 implementation project.

Reviewed, Analyzed project plans, project status, and communicate to sap project teams and senior management.

Responsible for hands on senior sap architect work including but not limited to: SAP Basis, SAP Security & SAP Archiving.

Reviewed, configured & analyzed sap basis systems performance and provided technical direction on sap early watch reports recommendations.

Reviewed, configured, analyzed, supported and audited SAP SRM, SAP BI, SAP R/3 systems.

ACS/MEADWESTVACO 2007 - 2008

SENIOR SAP PROJECT MANAGER (Managing PM)

Responsible for overall project management for the PRG Project.

Responsible for global architecture design integrating sap & non sap systems via sap pi.

Provided technical solution architecture for sap interfaces.

Managed sap netweaver implementation such as ECC 6.0,BI,PI,EP,ADS,SCM,SAP XECO.

Reviewed, Analyzed project plan, project status, and communicate to sap prg project teams and senior management.

Managed successful test plans so that the functional core modules can successfully be delivered.

Responsible for successful sap asap methodology project plan. Supported all team leads on critical issues for functional/technical levels.

Worked on strategy plan, risk mitigation plan, project plan, resource hiring strategy plan. Lead the steering committee on sap process change management activities.

CADENCE 2007

SENIOR SAP IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER

Responsible for overall project management for sap e.c.c. 5.0 implementation project.

Reviewed, Analyzed project plans, project status, and communicate to sap project teams and senior management.

Responsible for hands on senior sap architect work including but not limited to: SAP Basis, SAP Security & SAP Archiving.

Reviewed, configured & analyzed sap basis systems performance and provided technical direction on sap early watch reports recommendations.

Reviewed, configured, analyzed, supported and audited SAP SRM, SAP BI, SAP R/3 systems.

BEARINGPOINT 2006-2007

SENIOR SAP IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER (Managing PM)

Responsible for overall project management for sap 4.0 to sap e.c.c. 5.0 upgrade project.

Established strategic resource, scope & project risk plan.

Review, Responsible for overall project management for sap e.c.c. 5.0 upgrade project.

Reviewed, Analyzed project plans, project status, and communicate to sap project teams and senior management.

Provided & Directed overall teams on upgrade metrics based on the SAP upgrade project plan.

Guided multiple teams on best practices and created strategic plans per team for best resource/time solutions.

Managed all sap functional core modules including but not limited to: configuration activities, Business Process Mappings, Business Process Design, Functional Specifications, Functional/Technical Testing.

Responsible for successful sap asap methodology project plan.

Supported all team leads on critical issues for functional/technical levels.

Worked on strategi plan, risk mitigation plan, project plan, resource hiring strategy plan.

Led the steering committee on sap process change management activities.

Managed On-site, Offshore & Off-site teams for the sap upgrade.

SAP AMERICA 2006

Global SAP Project Manager

Responsible for the overall project management of SAP E.C.C. projects for 2 major hospital corporations & Water/Power Corporation

Established strategic resources, scope & project risk plan.

Reviewed and analyzed project plans, project status, budget, resource plan, risk and communicate to SAP project teams and senior management.

Deep Dive SAP Project Management for the hospitals in respects of: Managing Solution Architecture, Leading overall Project efforts: Functional/Technical Work Streams.

Guided multiple teams on best practices and created strategic plans per team for best resource/time solutions.

Managed all SAP functional core modules including but not limited to: configuration activities, Business Process Mappings, Business Process Design, Functional Specifications, Functional/Technical Testing.

Responsible for successful SAP ASAP methodology project plan.

Supported all team leads on critical issues for functional/technical levels.Worked on strategy plan, risk mitigation plan, project plan, resource hiring strategy plan.

Lead the steering committee on SAP process change management activities.

ELI LILY INC 2003-2004

SAP PROJECT MANAGER

Responsible for overall (Lilly-GBIP project) SAP 4.7 Implementation.

Accountable for overall project budget, resources, scope, risk & on-time upgrade project deliverable.

Reviewed and analyzed project plans, project status, and communicate to sap project teams and senior management.

Provided & Directed overall teams on upgrade metrics based on the SAP upgrade project plan.

Guided multiple teams on best practices and created strategic plans per team for best resource/time solutions.

Managed all sap functional core modules including but not limited to: configuration activities, Business Process Mappings, Business Process Design, Functional Specifications, Functional/Technical Testing.

Responsible for successful sap asap methodology project plan. Was the S.M.E. for functional/technical solutions architecture.

UNITED STATES NAVY 2002-2003

SAP Technical Manager

Provided SAP Basis Administration support.

Delivered critical support to users and developers providing transports and OSS administration.

Monitored systems to ensure efficient operations. Identified and resolved performance issues through timely performance tuning.

Enhanced the efficiency of online programs or background jobs by minimizing paging area and application server global memory utilizing transaction (STUN) for database maintenance.

Supported SAP application modules through design, coding, testing, and implementation of several full life cycle implementations.

Designed, developed, maintained, tested, and documented conversions, interfaces, enhancements, and reports.

CON AGRA FOODS INCORPORATED 2002

SAP DEVELOPMENT ABAP PROJECT MANAGER/LEADER

Directed the daily activities of the ABAP team in design, coding and testing while providing development utilizing Idocs, user exits, field exits, batch data communication (BDC), SAPscripts, function modules, tables/structures/views supporting Sap’s FI-FM, SD, and MM

Enabled ABAP program peak performance by identifying, testing and implementing strategies focused on increasing productivity.

T-SYSTEMS USA 2001

SAP BASIS CONSULTANT

Supported sap basis and identified, diagnosed and resolved systems performance issues.

ANDREW CORPORATION 2000 – 2001

SAP TECHNICAL LEAD

Responsible for sap technical leadership, designed, developed, maintained, tested, and documented conversions, interfaces, enhancements, and reports.

IS4 STEEL INC. 1998 - 2000

SAP ABAP LEAD

Designed, developed, coded, maintained, and tested ABAP programs supporting a B2B project building communications with "Business Connector Server" and the "SAP R/3 System".

ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

FLOWERS BAKERIES, Employee

HOLLISTER, Employee

N.E. SYSTEMS (I) PVT. LTD., Employee

FLOWERS BAKERIES, Employee

N.E. SYSTEMS (I) PVT. LTD., Employee

IMPACT TECHNOLOGY/DELPHI

BRUNO MAGLI/OXFORD INTERNATIONAL



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