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Erhard Handel


Letztes Update: 19.04.2021

Independent IoT/RFID/IT Consultant & Project Manager

Firma: Senior IT-Project Manager / Product Owner / Scrum-Master / Programmleiter
Abschluss: B.Sc. in Communications- and Information Technology
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Sprachkenntnisse: deutsch (Muttersprache) | englisch (verhandlungssicher) | französisch (Grundkenntnisse) | spanisch (gut)


- Professional SCRUM Master – PSM 1
- Professional SCRUM Product Owner – PSPO 1
- IPMA Level D - Projektmanagement-Fachmann (GPM)
- PRINCE2 Foundation
- PRINCE2 Practitioner
- ITIL 2011 Foundation
- ITIL 2011 Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Design Einführung in die Gewaltfreie Kommunikation (M.B. Rosenberg)

IoT / RFID / IT Know-how und Consulting, Projektmanagement, Referententätigkeit, Prozessanalyse, Supply Chain Management / Visibility, RFID Workshops / Seminare, EAN, GS1 Standards, EPCIS, Retail Know-how, Produktmanagement, Auto-ID, Barcode, Traceability, Track & Trace, Roll Out Project Management, Stakeholdermanagement, Solution Design, RFID in Fashion Retail, RTLS, RFID & IT Security, Pre-Sales Consulting, Independent RFID Consulting, RFID Project Management, Evaluierung von RFID Systemen und Lösungen, IoT, NFC, RFID Hardware Tests


09/2022 - bis jetzt
Freelancer: Digital portfolio management MAN Truck & BUS SE, Munich
MAN Truck & BUS SE
  • Digital portfolio management & business development

  • Project controlling and preparation of steering committee


10/2020 - 08/2022
Freelancer: Global Data Platform Rollout Manager / Technical Product Owner for Allianz Technology SE, Munich
Allianz Technology SE
  • Leading Allianz projects to rollout the MS Azure Cloud based

    Global Data Platform (GDP) to Allianz internal customers by onboarding several country organizations (OE) with automatic data transfer / ingestion to the GDP (Power BI / MicroStrategy)

  • Responsible for steering the technical GDP team (Data Analyst, Solution Engineer, Data Modeler, etc.), providing effort estimates and budgeting the projects

  • Creation of project plans, management of timelines and deliverables, managing and prioritizing the backlog (agile in SAFe and waterfall / Jira & Confluence)

  • Gathering, validating and prioritizing client needs

  • Steering the customization of the platform and identification of

    dependencies towards GDP internal feature developments

  • Single point of contact from the Global Data Platform team

    towards business

  • Being the “gatekeeper” for requests coming from the project,

    and “pushing back” unnecessary requests

  • Acting as “voice of the project” internally in the GDP

    organization towards the development teams and the business owners

07/2019 - 10/2019
Freelancer: Digital - Consulting, Agile-Coaching, Management- Consulting for Hellenic American University, Athens - via Thirdskin, Düsseldorf
Hellenic American University
  • IT- & digital conception

  • Strategy consulting for digital services

  • Contract management for Greece and USA

  • Management & implementation consulting

  • Innovation consulting and management

  • Plattform & Cloud conception

  • Renewal of the existing IT infrastructure for a modern

    international educational programme (E-Study / E-Learning)

  • Tendering for professional services, software- and hardware-


05/2017 - 05/2018
IT/IoT Project Manager and Business Consultant for Kaufland Informationssysteme – via Questax, FFM
Kaufland Informationssysteme
  • Project management and consulting for the Kaufland

    Informationssysteme (KIS) IoT project:
    o Selection and implementation of a cross-functional IoT

    platform (cloud) for all 1270 Kaufland branches in Europe

  • Team and content management lead of the KIS IoT team

  • Requirements analysis for an IoT platform within the various

    Kaufland departments

  • Capture and develop IoT use cases for Kaufland

  • Concept and architecture development for the realization of

    IoT use cases and implementation in existing KIS enterprise

    IT systems

  • Creation and lead of the IoT platform vendor selection process

    (RFI / PoC)

  • Conception, lead and evaluation of the IoT PoC with the three

    favoured IoT platform vendors

  • Managing external service providers & vendors

  • Acting as liaison to the various Kaufland departments

    regarding IoT topics

  • Preparation and lead of steering committee meetings and

    bring about board decisions

08/2016 - 12/2016
Freelancer: Independent Project Manager and Business Consultant for IFAO AG, München
  • IT/IoT Project Management

  • Consulting

    o Auto-ID Technologies (RFID, Barcode, etc.) o IoT / I4.0
    o Smart Supply Chain

  • Pre-Sales support through technical concept development, presentations and feasibility studies

  • Analysis and definition of business processes

03/2016 - 07/2016
Senior Program Manager – IoT/RFID CE, Tyco Retail Solutions, Ratingen
Tyco Retail Solutions

Project management for the implementation of a RFID based

inventory management system (RFID middleware / IoT platform) at leading fashion retailers
o Definition of project content / scope
o Development of project plans, schedule planning and

progress monitoring, risk management
o Coordination with the client in order to implement the RFID

system and connect it to existing enterprise IT systems o Acting as liaison between IT, product management,

product marketing, business regarding RFID topics

  • Pre-Sales support through technical concepts, presentations

    and feasibility studies

  • RFI, RFP creation / response

07/2015 - 02/2016
Freelancer: IT/IoT/RFID Project Manager and Business Consultant for Detego, Graz/Austria
  • Project management and consulting for the implementation of

    IoT/RFID technology in the Adidas distribution centre in Russia

  • Consulting for RFID hardware vendor selection

  • Project management from pre-sales phase to roll out

  • Lead of technical implementation and development teams

  • Pre-sales support: technical concepts, presentations, cost

    estimates and feasibility studies

  • Concept and architecture development for the implementation

    of the RFID system into existing Adidas enterprise IT systems

  • Acting as single point of contact between IT and business

  • Analysis and definition of business processes

  • Supporting customers with evaluation and selection of

    RFID/IoT system components (including hands on field tests)

  • Price negotiations and budget planning

07/2014 - 06/2015
Freelancer: IT/IoT/RFID Project Manager and Business Consultant for Adidas Global IT, Herzogenaurach
Adidas Global IT
  • Project management & consulting for selection/development &

    implementation of IoT/RFID-technology in retail: Focus on 900

    Adidas stores and one distribution centre in Chekhov/Russia

  • Transfer Adidas NEO RFID pilot project into production

    o Fulfilment of Adidas IT security policies (soft- & hardware)

    o Development and implementation of IT/RFID support

  • Concept and architecture development for the implementation

    of the RFID system into existing Adidas enterprise IT systems

    (e.g. SAP, POS, WMS)

  • Process analysis and optimization

  • Acting as liaison between IT and business

  • Selection & evaluation of project partners/vendors, software-

    solutions and RFID system components (RFI, RFP, SLA, SoW)

  • Price negotiations and budget planning

  • RFID knowledge transfer and technical support

04/2010 - 07/2012
IoT/RFID Project Manager, European EPC Competence Centre (EECC), Neuss
European EPC Competence Centre (EECC)
  • RFID consulting, project management and realization

  • Customer requirements analysis and creation of customized

    technical solutions

  • Speaker and manager of the EECC RFID Academy

  • Selection & evaluation of best project partners, software

    solutions and RFID system components

  • Creation of technical tenders (RFI, RFP)

  • Process analysis, pre-sales, client acquisition

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