firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com +234 802-***-**** https://www.linkedin.com/in/oluyinka-aremu-0338a018/ IT Project Manager
Versatile and hands-on Project Manager who leads teams to design and implement successful IT projects that align business and IT objectives and deliver rapid results Project Management Strategic Planning Business Process Design A technology strategist and business executive with hands-on expertise in the design and delivery of high-performance information technology and business process improvement solutions to address complex business problems. Demonstrates understanding of business operations and the organizational levers (systems, processes, departments, functions) that impact business results; uses knowledge of business operations to contribute to improved user experience as well as effective business tactics. Understands and applies digital technology; embraces digital technology to positively impact business processes and results; provokes insights that encourage decision makers to adopt new digital technologies; develops processes that utilize digital technology.
IT Infrastructure & Standardization Strategic Planning & Tactical Execution
Business Transformation Solutions Business Continuity & Systems Security
Large-Scale Project Management Budget Management & Cost Containment
Risk Management & Risk Mitigation Leadership & Performance Enhancement
Analytical Problem Solving Abilities Team Collaboration, Coaching, & Motivation Professional Highlights
Led and implemented complex projects and Global teams—mitigated risks, managed requirements, and worked with project stakeholders while managing expectations at the department and project levels.
Trusted leader known and respected for leading successful change in projects and building credibility with executive teams and staff.
Top-performing leader --- Oversee the Group System design and changes in System Architecture in all 23 Group Companies across eight (8) countries in Africa, Europe and UK. - Strategic Planning, coordinating, controlling, and directing all administrative, technical, data processing and telecommunication activities to ensure efficient, reliable and secure service for the23 Group Companies. - Ensure appropriate third party applications are well integrated with the Group ERP Solution (Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations) via relevant API’s.
Major Achievements – Implemented the Dynamics 365 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)System across the Group companies thereby improving on bottomlines of the Group by repositioning the SKUs with good margings in the world market; eliminating the duplication of Accounting Systems across the Group companies with attendant cost savings in Maintenance/license cost. Approximately N100M saved Yearly - Saved over N300M in travel /Telephony cost per year with the deployment of 0365 skype functionalities and Avaya multi-conferencing suite. Professional Experience
Chicason Group of Companies (2017—Date)
Head - Information Technology (Applications & Service Delively) — Africa, Europe and UK Project Management Customer Service Cloud Computing Top-performing senior leader and Project Manager with consistent promotional career track supporting a wide range of Global IT services including Networking, Infrastructure Support, Data Center, Help Desk, and Technical Support. Determine and adapt business requirements to IT solutions that support the business needs of 2,250 users in Afica across the IT infrastructure, supporting users to increase efficiency of business operations. Maintain strong vendor relationships, develop statement of work and implement strategic negotiations for improved services.
• Managed global teams including up to 5 direct and indirect reports; developed staffing plans, managed workloads, defined deliverables, hired resources, conducted performance reviews, and ensured compliance with established company policies.
• Captured 60% in cost savings through a Successfully implemented and supporting all modules in Microsoft Navision/ Cloud Dynamics 365 /SAP, CRM, Avaya Telephony, Time attendance, Payroll / HR.
• Ensure users maximize their use of the core systems, organizing training and development where needed.
• Ensure that support skills and competencies to maintain the core applications are embedded in any project plans. 2 P a g e
May & Baker Nigeria Plc (2008—2017)
Systems Support / Information Systems Manager—Nigeria Global IT Strategy Project Management Cross-Functional Leadership
• Managed global teams including up to 4 direct and indirect reports; developed staffing plans, managed workloads, defined deliverables, hired resources, conducted performance reviews, and ensured compliance with established company policies.
• Acts as change agents for a new identified project. Implements and support ICT / ERP Projects and leverage strong understanding of business processes and information management to deliver optimization and transformation aligned to business strategic goals.
• Implemented the SAGE 300 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)System across the Organisation.
• IT infrastructure, networks, IT security, Access Contorl/Time Attendance, Payroll / HR Application development & Support and project roll outs.
• Develop projects in line with SDLC process and Ensure availability and reliability of systems, Archive Data and Plan capacity as well as Define and develop enterprise data warehouse applications based on business, technical and system strategies
• Develop / document / enhance business processes on SharePoint; Monitor users to ensure compliance with IS policies and procedures, analysing systems and processes; designing, developing and maintaining for all M & B Systems as well as documenting the Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) for all the IS technical jobs and ensuring integrity of information collected, stored, shared or reported.
Nigerdock Nigeria Plc (2006-2008)
Systems Support Engineer
IT Strategy Project Management Regional IT Support Top-performing Project Manager leading strategic initiatives including business process automation, ERP systems implementation, and infrastructure projects for the organisation and implementing several projects with varying levels of complexity; identified and mitigated potential risks, determined project scope, managed requirements, and managed resources to support internal software development projects.
Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Plc (1995 —2006) ICT PROJECT OFFICER
ERP Implementation Project Management Infrastructures Support Managed multiple ERP application - Business Planning and Control System (BPCS) projects for manufacturing facilities in Nigeria Mint. Directed on- and off-site teams of third party analysts and programmers and ensured project activities aligned with project requirements. Identified and mitigated potential risks; determined project scope and managed requirements. Managing / Supporting the ERP Application (Sage Line 500 - General Ledger, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Cash Management, Fixed Assets, Project Costing, Management and Manufacturing Modules), People Manage HR/Payroll Systems, Banknote Tracking Systems, Access Control Systems etc as well as documenting the Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) for all the IS technical jobs
The major role of the position was to ensure effective and efficient I.T. services delivery to internal users while ensuring minimised downtime of hardware, saving cost; and software through preventive and planned maintenance while at the same time manning the organisations' I.T. help desk.
Education, Certification & Affiliation
Higher Diploma – Data Processing; The Chartered Institute for Information Tech.(BCS)-UK, Higher Diploma - Management Information systems; The Chartered Institute for Information Tech.(BCS)-UK, Post Graduate Diploma – Computer Science, Federal University of Technology- Akure, Nigeria MBA - Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduna, Nigeria
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Work Related Training & Certification Completed Institution Training / Certification
2019 HARRYBAKER, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria Project Management Certification Course 2016 Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance UK HABC Level 3 International Award in Education & Training (IADT)
2014 Top 3 Concept Nigeria Limited, Lagos ISO 9001: 2008 QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
2005 NIIT Oracle 9i Database Administrative Track
2001 Tranter Excutrain, Lagos Relational Database Management System Course 2000 Tranter Excutrain, Lagos Microsoft Certified System Engineering Technical Course 1999 PQ Tetra - Cape Town, South Africa. Sage Line 500 Server/Client 1998 Yaba College of Tech. & UNESCO 7th International Micro-Informatics-Maintenance 1997 Lagos State University & UNDP/UNESCO Personal Computer Maintenance 1992 Viosam Limited Computer Appreciation programme Professional Affiliations 1. THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE FOR IT (IMIS) – UK - Associate Member 2. Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) – Full Member
Project Successfully Completed
Implementation of ERP Microsoft Dynamics 365 across Chicason Group (i.e. Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Trading, Transport and Logistics) configuring and integrating major modules (i.e. Finance
(General Ledger, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Cash Management, Fixed Assets, Project Costing), Procurement, Sales & Marketing, Production and HR & Payroll Modules) at Chicason Group of Companies.
Implementation of Website and Intraportal and subsequent support.
Implementation of Avaya Telephone Systems.
Implementation of Data warehousing and Disaster recovery.
Implementation of SAGE 300 ERP, CRM, Payroll, HR and ESS systems solutions, intranet-SharePoint, business mapping, process definition and data warehousing. (Financial, Procurement, Sales & Marketing and Manufacturing modules) in May & Baker plc and all the subsidiaries.
Configuration of Exchange Mail Server, TMG 2013 Firewall and Microsoft Endpoint Antivirus.
Networking of the New May & Baker Pharma Centre - Ota. Installation and Configuration of P2P and VOIP to Link Ikeja HQ office, Wi-Fi configuration and support.
Manage Projects providing ERP systems solutions, business mapping, process definition and data warehousing while re-Implementing Sage Line 500 (Financial, Distribution & Manufacturing modules) - May & Baker plc and all the subsidiaries.
Designing of a new In-House Intranet - May & Baker Plc.
Designing and Hosting of new Website - May & Baker plc.
Implementation of Access Control / Time Management and Payroll Systems – Nigerdock and all the subsidiaries.
Attend PQ Tetra - Cape Town, South Africa where I was trained on multi-country, customer-facing, operational processes and IT solutions.
Implementation of Sage Line 500 (Finance, Distribution and Manufacturing) - Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Plc. (NSPMC) and all the subsidiaries.
Conversion of NSPMC Database from FoxBASE to Oracle platform.
Networking of the New NSPMC Factory building in Abuja and Installing and Installation and Configuration of VSAT to Link Lagos office.