Mr. Baird has been Managing and executing different types of IT project (with specialty in SAP) with over 20 years of IT, Data and Risk Services areas. James has multiple years of Direct Management Experience for both internal, external team members including contractors and 3rd party resources in multiple Industries.
James is very successful leading groups and very strong technical understanding of SAP environments. He knows how to understand industry requirements and transform these into implemented solutions. Mr. Baird uses his consulting experience and combines this with his understanding of managing resources. His experience spans North America and International assignments.
Mr. Baird's experience is in the implementation of SAP and SAP Security with Project Management includes with specialty.
Mr. Baird also has experience in managing resources directly and strongly encourage cross training of his team members with other team.
Mr. Baird has real-life experience in the management of projects from Blueprint to Delivery. His experience involved small to very large projects.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Information Security Manager (CISM)
Responsibilities: Managing the SAP Security Team and all related
activities(Projects, Production Support, Audit, IDM Group and other related activities).
Duties: The day to day management of business and personnel issues within the department. Directly managed 5-8 personnel including their reviews and issues. Have manage up to 20 direct reports (during projects) and indirectly managed 20+ staff primarily from other CCE departments and off shore partners. Manage and provide oversight of all SAP projects and daily support issues. Manage the support of SAP Security with input to the Governance Team. Define and implement new process and procedures assisting CCE maturity.
Major Accomplishments: Successfully manage the technically and resource readiness required to split Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) and Coca Cola Refreshments (CCR). , Lead the delivery of multiple Releases (Release has multiple projects -average 15-20- in one Release). Working with 3rd party vendors to have them act as part of team (mostly from India). Have Security/Control groups' services seen as a major part of project work and critical part of the business. This includes setup of: XI/PI Security, BI 7.0, ECC, SRM, CRM and other both Security and Functional
Responsibilities: Responsible for the engagement budgeting, work plans and internal staff required to implement SAP Security/Controls for over 20 project for SAP system and components listed below.
Duties: The primary duty was the Project Management of the technical team for SAP Security and Governance solutions. This also included working with both standard and customized solutions to meet client's business requirements. Review of controls against legislation and education of client resources about SAP and Security and how it could be used in their business. Leading both Deloitte and customer employees to get effective and successful installations.
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