SAP Certified in Sales Distribution, Supply Chain and APO (Cert ID:002508310,0002508310) Other Highlights Consistently achieved performance rating "Significantly exceeds Expectations" Recognized as a key leader at HP and Lyondellbasell Chemical Company Multiple CIO awards at HP Authored thesis on IT simplification while in Hewlett Packard Company SAP Development Manager/Director position description BASIC FUNCTION: (A brief statement indicating why the job exists.
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The SAP Development Manager /Director holds a critical leadership position within LYB's SAP Development Team which is responsible for the strategy, architecture, design, development, delivery and operations of LyondellBasell' s (LYB's) global SAP applications.
These SAP applications support all major aspects of LYB's $40 billion business.
This SAP portfolio spans all modules and products supporting Order to Cash, Produce to Deliver, Book to Report and Hire to Retire (employee life cycle).
This portfolio includes on premise applications such as SAP Suite on HANA, Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Master Data Governance (MDG), Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) and SAP's cloud (SAAS) solutions such as Integrated Business Planning, Hana Cloud Integration, Ariba, Concur and SuccessFactors.
Specifically, the SAP Development Manager leads these activities with a specific focus on a designated functional portfolio within LYB's overall SAP program.
These portfolios include: Supply Chain/OTC Corporate Services (Finance, Employee Life Cycle, and Procurement) Manufacturing and Enterprise Projects Enhancements and Operational Excellence Alongside functional leadership, the SAP Development Manager is responsible for teaming with his/her peers to deliver quality, integrated end to end solutions to pressing business needs.
The SAP Development Manager collaborates with leaders at all levels of the organization and manages a team of professionals consisting of managers, SAP architects and developers.
Team composition includes employees, contractors and third-party partners such as SAP, E&Y, Accenture and Tech Mahindra.
The employee base averages 10-15, offshore team averages 10-15, and contractor base averages 10.
The SAP Development Manager is involved in a portfolio including an average of $50 million of SAP related projects and $3 million of incremental enhancements annually.
He/She also plays a key role in SAP related workstreams associated with merger & acquisition initiatives.
Define the typical knowledge and experience required for the job. Include core competencies, technical or specialized knowledge and experience, leadership skills and any professional certification or licensing required). Critical Skills: Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or related field preferred. Solid SAP functional and technical experience. Experience including 10+ years leading international development teams. Experience managing 10+ employees and oversight of 30+ (employees, contractors consultants). Proven background in large scale SAP project delivery and maintenance and support. Capability to envision, architect and deliver quality integrated solutions consisting of SAP and non-SAP applications. Strong leadership, communication, negotiation, and conflict management skills. Track record of leadership and achievement of objectives through team. Ability to communicate highly technical information in an understandable manner. Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment. Background in mergers, acquisitions or divesture activities a plus.
Performance-driven experienced supply chain and logistics IT leader with extensive strategic & tactical global experience in planning, developing and implementing leading-edge business processes and technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies.
Successfully led major business change & technical programs globally, with 20 years of extensive experience implementing SAP and related technologies. Built and led teams of more than 150 across the
globe and managed annual budgets of $10 to $30 million. Implemented 50 plus full life cycle SAP projects as supply chain / logistics leader / Subject Matter expert
Unique ability to analyze complex problems, define an over-arching strategy and then drive execution to the strategy, with a common alignment to goal.
Deep and broad supply chain knowledge built through years of strategic business alignment and project execution.
Hands on IT Leader who can design, configure and solve any complex business problem on Quote to Cash, Procure to Payment, Supply Chain, and System Integration. Experienced in Enterprise Architecture design.
Leader in managing optimized Onsite - Offshore Resource Model
Deep Exposure to all SAP modules
Very successful in coaching and mentoring large team globally
Mentoring/ Talent Mgmt.
Planning and execution
Enterprise Architecture Roadmaps
Business Process Management
Organizational Change Management
SAP ECC 0 EHP8 (SD/MM)
SAP Solution Manager
SAP Oil and Gas
SAP APO (GATP/PPDS)
VIM open text
SAP Net weaver
SAP Integrated Business
SAP S/4 HANA 1709
Industry Expertise: Information Technology, High Tech, Chemicals, Metals, Petrochemicals, Cement, Tire, Services & Engineering & Construction, Consulting
01/2015 to Current
SAP Development ManagerLyondellbasell – Houston, TX
Work closely with the Global Applications Director, Senior Manager, SAP Platforms and other ITS and business partners to develop SAP strategy in support of overall business strategy and goals.
Lead team members in solution development, design and architectural processes related to SAP.
Contribute to strategic decision making around SAP technology advancements such a S4 and cloud based solutions.
Manage a team of 10-15 employees and 15-20 partner team members.
These teams may also include next level managers.
Manage within an organizational structure supporting quality delivery in a cost-effective manner.
This will consist of a mix of employees, contractors, delivery partners and offshore resources.
Lead the SAP team managing day-to-day aspects of designated portfolio including project delivery, support, continuous improvement, development, upgrades, and enhancements.
Engage with broader integration team on SAP applications work associated with merger and acquisition initiatives.
Manage the delivery of Statement of Work (SOW) engagements with major partners such as SAP and Top Four and boutique consulting firms.
Consistently strive for best practices in performance and talent management.
Foster a culture of safety, teamwork and excellence.
01/2011 to 01/2015
Senior Global SAP Development ManagerHewlett Packard – Houston, TX
Led Company split effort SAP separation into two new industry-leading public companies by defining the next generation of technology infrastructure, software and services for the New Style of IT; Directed the SAP split design and MTP for 300 plus requirements across multiple business portfolios in terms of technical split and cleansing.
Directed work of 150 resources globally.
8 systems totaling 300 TB; Individually, the largest of these systems is 42 TB, more than 30 Level 3 processes Over 166,000 users WW; $41 billion in revenue; 9 business units represented Led the SAP development team comprising of over 150 developers and configurators spread across the globe.
Managing and leading design and development work of 200 projects annually across multiple portfolios such as Warranty, Installed Base, Contracts, Global Parts Supply Chain, Cost Accounting, Managed Print Services, Multi-Vendor Support and Global Software Supply Chain.
Technology Services mission critical support: Directed team of seasoned and high performing Master level SAP Architects and Practice Principals focused on business development, presales solution support, and solution architecture and proposal creation.
Established collaborative relationship across all relevant (Total of Nine) SAP Industry Business Units (IBU) and product & service Line of Business (LOB) Defined the strategy and business case for growing and developing SAP Services for the industry segments within Supply chain organization Managed 6 billion DB changes for 300 TB DB size across 8 regional boxes as part of HP split into 2 companies in 2015 Vendor selection/Steering committee and client management) Chief of SAP COE directing 500+ developers and Architects across the globe.
Rendered 100% of solution with zero defects and zero core mod all along.
How was it created/managed /challenges overcome/Benefits achieved) Responsible for IT application development cost @ 0.008% (USD 3.6 million cost out of 41 billion revenue) SAP 4/Hana Implementation leader for Enterprise Group portfolio Mention some experience in RFP response/Proposal development.
01/2001 to 01/2011
ManagerHewlett Packard – Houston, TX
Global IT - SAP COE and HP services Managed large global programs / engagements for HP services business.
Led the Development and Deployment of Time & Material solution in SAP R3 (ECC 6.0) & BW 7.0) in 56 countries in 12 months' time.
SAP modules involved were SD / MM / Logistics Execution / FICO / Variant Configuration Delivered aggressive FY 11 Plan of Record (POR) on time and on budget, developing the FY07 POR with ~60 projects per quarter to help simplify regulatory compliance operations and IT processes.
Hosted 12 business-facing IT projects and participated as core team member in an additional 30.
Led the development and implementation of External Tax Engine (TAXWARE) Solution across all SAP transactional instances.
SAP modules involved were SD / MM / FICO.
01/1999 to 01/2001
Senior SAP SD/MM/Supply Chain/FICO Functional Analyst and Solution ArchitectAditya Birla Group – New Delhi, India
Supporting multiple SAP implementations in cement business.
Master of Business Administration: IT and FinanceXavier Institute of Management - IT and Finance
PMP Certified: License Number - 206794:
Accounting, Acquisitions, application development, Benefits, budgets, budget, business case, business development, Business
Planning, Business Planning, Business Process, business processes, business strategy, Change Management, coaching, concept, Conflict resolution, Consulting, client management, continuous improvement, Contracts, Cost Accounting, CRM, Data Management, decision making, delivery, directing, driving, edge, Forecasting, full life cycle, HP, Hiring, Information Technology, Leadership, regulatory compliance, Logistics, Director, Mgmt, Managing, Mentoring, Mergers, mod, Enterprise, next, Oil, Optimization, DB, Order management, Organizational, PLM, processes, process improvement, Procurement, Project Management, Proposal development, proposal, quality, Reporting, Requirements Analysis, RFP, safety, Sales, SAP BW, SAP, SAP APO, SAP 4, SAP R3, SD, strategy, strategic, Strategy Development, Supply Chain, supply chain knowledge, System Integration, Tax, team management, teamwork, Transportation, Unique, upgrades
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Xavier Institute of Management
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