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IT Project Manager with focus on M&A projects and SAP Integration

Firma: Tobias Rudolph - IT Consulting & Coaching
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Sprachkenntnisse: Deutsch (Muttersprache) | Englisch (verhandlungssicher) | Spanisch (Grundkenntnisse)

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Skills

Senior Project Manager and Consultant with more than 26 years of international professional experience. Executed assignments across various industries for multinational companies like Novartis, Arxada, Daimler, Hugo Boss and Infineon.

Key responsibilities included Integration Architecture (4 years), IT Project Management (6 years) and ERP Operations / Service Management (8 years) in pharmaceutical industry.

Strong background with Enterprise Application integration. Deep knowledge of Project Management and Operations Methodologies.

Skilled communicator, well organized, able to lead teams belonging to diverse nationalities and using global delivery models of onsite & offshore teams effectively.


Technical Skills (Excerpt)
  • SAP XI / PO, AS2, EDI, SAP NetWeaver
  • IBM MQSeries / WebSphere MQ, webMethods, openFT, Tibco Rendezvous
  • PERL, Java, C/C++, Cobol
  • Linux, Sinix

Projekthistorie

02/2024 - bis jetzt
Cross-functional Integration Manager
Sandoz AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, 1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)

Sandoz started the M&A project “Eire” to acquire and integrate an Irish company called Rowex. I was working in the role of Functional Integration Manager and supporting the Project Manager in the planning project for Day-1 Long Lead Time Items and Day-X
Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and leading the weekly project status meeting
  • Tracking and managing activities and dependencies across several functional domains
  • Tracking and consolidating across all functional domains
    • the Blueprint documents
    • the Master Data list
    • the User Requirement list
    • the Application Inventory
  • Preparation and maintenance of Project plan
  • Risk & Issue Management

01/2022 - 01/2024
Project Management Office
Novartis AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Novartis started the M&A program “Orbit” to do a strategic review and plan execution for carving out its Generics division Sandoz. I was working in the workstream for ERP separation (“Andromeda”), primarily supporting the Project Manager.
Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of strategic concept paper for separation and migration to AWS cloud data center
  • Project Charter preparation and submission
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk & Issue Management
  • Preparation and support of RFP process for selecting execution vendor
  • Preparation and tracking of Decision Papers

04/2023 - 12/2023
M&A IT Project Manager
TÜV Rheinland (Sonstiges, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

TÜV Rheinland is acquiring a lot of small/midsize companies (worldwide) to enhance their service portfolio. I was working as IT Project Manager to plan and coordinate the PMI (post merger integration).
Responsibilities:
  • Planning and Coordination of post-merger integration M&A projects
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Risk & Issue Management

11/2021 - 03/2023
IT Process Integration Lead
Arxada AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, 1000-5000 Mitarbeiter)

In the M&A carve-out project "PoP" to separate Arxada from Lonza I was responsible for the separation and migration of the SAP PO landscape from Lonza to Arxada.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and planning activities to build new SAP PO landscape in Azure / SAP RISE cloud data center
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Cutover planning
  • Governance of execution vendor
  • Quality gateway (review quality of deliverables, check compliance, ensure documentation)

06/2021 - 12/2021
Service Transition Manager / Service Manager
Daimler AG / Infosys Ltd. (Automobil und Fahrzeugbau, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Daimler decided to outsource IT services to Infosys. In the "TAF" program for transitioning the operations of Data Centers (incl. assets, contracts, services and FTE) from Daimler to Infosys I was working as Service Transition Manager and Service Manager for plant Rastatt, acting as the „one face to the customer“.

Responsibilities:

  • Service Transition of IT services from Daimler to Infosys for plant Rastatt
  • Service Management representing Infosys at plant Rastatt for all IT services
  • Service Portfolio Management
  • Escalation Management
  • Demand Management

03/2021 - 06/2021
Project Management Office
Novartis AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the M&A "Helix IT" program I was working in PMO, coordinating multiple separate projects within this program.

Responsibilities:

  • Risk & Issue Management
  • Escalation Management
  • Status Reporting

02/2020 - 06/2020
Tollgate Manager
Novartis AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the M&A “JEDI” program to carve-out Alcon from Novartis I was responsible for Tollgate Management for the separation of key Enterprise Asset ERP applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination, preparation and execution of project tollgates
  • Deliverables Management (in time, in quality)

09/2018 - 02/2020
Team Lead Data Extraction
Novartis AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the M&A "JEDI" program to carve-out Alcon from Novartis I was leading the data extraction team ("Books & Records").

Responsibilities:

  • Leading activities to select right amount of business data for extraction
  • Alignment with Legal and ISEC departments

09/2019 - 12/2019
IT Project Manager
Novartis AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the M&A "JEDI" program to carve-out Alcon from Novartis I took over a project as IT Project Manager to build a new SAP BODS platform for Novartis and migrate existing BODS jobs from the old environment to new environment.

Responsibilities:

  • IT Project Management

09/2017 - 08/2018
IT Project Manager
Novartis Business Services GmbH (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Evaluation and implementation of NextLab´s “Dynamic Authorization Management” for M&A use-cases.

Responsibilities:

  • IT Project Management

01/2015 - 08/2018
Domain Lead Service Management
Novartis Business Services GmbH (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the Novartis ERP organization I was managing the services of the "Technical Services & Architecture" team.

Responsibilities:

  • IT Service Management for Infrastructure, Basis and Integration (ITIL-based)
  • Service Portfolio Management
  • Offshore Vendor Management
  • Escalation Management
  • Definition and monitoring of KPIs and SLAs
  • Costs and Budget Management
  • People Management (2 direct reports based in USA and Malaysia)

03/2012 - 12/2014
Team Lead Technical Integration Management
Hexal AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, 5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the ERP Competence Center of Sandoz I was responsible for the technical integrity and stability of the global SAP landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Transport Management
  • Incident Management
  • Downtime planning
  • Upgrade planning
  • Disaster Recovery / Failover / Regression test planning
  • Application / Interface Monitoring
  • People Management (1 direct report based in Germany)

02/2011 - 02/2012
Lead Technical Services
Sandoz Inc. (Pharma und Medizintechnik, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

In the ERP Competence Center of Sandoz I was onsite responsible for building the support organization for Technical Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and ramp-up ERP support organization in USA
  • Operations of all SAP developments and interfaces for region America
  • People Management (2 direct reports based in USA)

06/2007 - 02/2012
SAP XI Architect
Hexal AG (Pharma und Medizintechnik, 5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Sandoz was running a global SAP rollout program “SHAPE” in 30+ countries. In the central Global Layer organization, I was supervising and consulting projects with focus on interfaces in SAP XI (GxP, SOX, CSV).

Responsibilities:

  • Defining global interface strategy for Sandoz
  • Defining SAP XI development guidelines
  • Consulting all projects in the area of interfaces
  • Quality gateway (review quality of deliverables, check compliance, ensure documentation)
  • Operations of productive interfaces in SAP XI

02/2010 - 01/2011
Development Team Lead
Sandoz Inc. (Pharma und Medizintechnik, 5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)

Sandoz was running a global SAP rollout program “SHAPE”. For country USA I was the onsite team lead for developments.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordination of all development activities in SAP ECC and SAP XI
  • Milestone tracking
  • Quality gateway (review quality of deliverables, check compliance, ensure documentation)
  • Managing team of 30 developers
  • Reporting to project management

07/2005 - 05/2007
Senior Consultant SAP NetWeaver
Hugo Boss (Konsumgüter und Handel, 5000-10.000 Mitarbeiter)

At Hugo Boss I was responsible for the area of Interfaces and Integration.

Responsibilities:

  • Operations of productive interfaces in SAP XI
  • Design and implementation of new interfaces
  • Problem Management
  • Escalation Management
  • Coordination with SAP Support
  • Planning of SAP XI upgrade rollouts

07/2001 - 06/2005
IT Consultant
Infineon AG (Internet und Informationstechnologie, >10.000 Mitarbeiter)

At Infineon I was responsible for the area of Interfaces and Integration.

Responsibilities:

  • Operations of EAI platforms IBM WebSphere MQ, webMethods, openFT and Tibco Rendezvous
  • Management and coordination of 24x7 global operations team and processes
  • Establishing connectivity to external business partners
  • Implementation of new interfaces
  • Design and development of support tools in Perl
  • Plan and conduct training for global team members

Zertifikate

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner
PeopleCert
2023
AWS Cloud Practitioner
2023
Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)
scrum.org
2020
ITIL V3 Foundation
Maxpert GmbH
2015

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