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Andreas Reichel

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Last update: 10.04.2023

Senior IT Manager (Service, Programmes/Projects, Change, Transformation)

Company: Andreas Reichel
Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional)


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Highly experienced senior business process, transformation, IS/IT, and information integration manager with extensive experience in defining and implementing IT strategy for all aspects of organizational, governance, and service design, ERP, Business Intelligence and Information Management. 
Passionate strategist in the areas of Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Intelligence, closing the frequent gap between the transactional (ERP) and information (BI) oriented IT concepts through convergence into one Information Strategy.
Expert in the area of planning and rolling out Global Service Management Programmes (ITaaS), implementing Transformation Programmes and leading global alignment and integration initiatives.
Pragmatic senior manager driving IT/IS into cost-efficient, service-oriented, state-of-the-art partners for the business.
Successful supporter of all levels of Global Organizations (Chairman, Board, CxO, VP, and Director Levels).
Result and delivery oriented leader with proven success in setting up organizations and processes to implement change in mission critical situations, prepared to and experienced in taking on demanding business targets and objectives.
Strong believer in architecture oriented business, information, and system design to proactively support all business areas understanding the many and complex opportunities and challenges.
Currently operating from Dusseldorf (Germany), working in global environments with travel.
  • Permanent roles (senior management positions) in business & IT with strategic focus (Transformation, ERP, BI)
  • Interim management positions (from 3 to 24 months)
  • Leading and directing programme and project positions in mission critical situations, integrating business and IT stakeholders and organisations
  • Leadership and support functions within strategic change agendas in dynamic medium-large sized organizations with aggressive growth aspirations in regional or global environments
  • Supported by two junior ressources (employed, student and post-graduate) to make delivery fast and efficient and directly support operational work.
IS /IT Strategy & Enterprise Architecture:
  • Global IT/IS and EA governance and organisations in all, business, information, application and technology dimensions (Design to Operations)
  • Software Development and Innovation (Design to Implementation)
IT Service Management
  • Definition, Design, and Implementation of IT Service Organizations and IT as a Service in Global, Regional, and Corporate Environments
  • Governance Design for IT and Business Service Organizations
  • Organization, Process, System and Service Design in transformational and sustainable stages
  • Set up and implementation of global Service & Competency Centres
  • Software Development and Innovation to support Communication and Operations of Service Organisations (Design to Implementation) 
Programme Management
  • Transformation, Technology and Business Change Programmes
  • Value oriented Programme and Project Portfolio Management
  • ERP and Business Intelligence Programmes (at all sizes and scales)
  • Data and Information Governance and Management Programs
  • Work based on standards such as PRINCE2, COBIT, TOGAF
Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): 20 years of experience from a Consulting, Software Supplier side as well as in global operational responsibility
  • Business Intelligence: Pioneer and Throught Leader; built one of the first global BICC integrated with the ERP and legacy world of systems
Key Business Areas
  • Process Change Management, IT Management, IT Organisation, IT Services, Business Services, Data and Information Management
  • Finance and Controlling (Financial Services, Cost Optimization, Performance Management, Benchmarking)
  • Sales and Key Account Management, Customer Relationship Management
  • Logistics and Production Planning
  • Consulting and Service Delivery
  • FMCG, CPG, Manufacturing, Automotive
  • Finance, Insurance, Public Sector
  • Management Consulting Firms
  • Software Development Industry
Key Matrices
  • 20+ years experience with IT partners (vendor, consulting, and customer side)
  • Held 15+ years Senior Management positions
  • 20+ years experience of Master and Meta Data Management
  • Led global projects and programmes with up to 15 Mio € budget and more than 200 internal and 300 external people
  • Used to manage line (up to 50 people) and matrix (up to 500 people) organizations
Executive Summary
  • Held long term senior management positions in IT, IS, BI, and Business Service departments (global headquarters) with significant budget (>15 Mio. €) and people (300+) responsibility (reporting to C-level; running Board level programmes) in line and matrix organisations
  • Currently working as an independent Exec & Senior Management Consultant, running his own company, with engagements as freelancer and interim manager supporting executive leadership teams and board members of global companies
  • Focussing on business driven initiatives to transform and restructure IT organisations, drive ERP and BI programmes and organisations, and build Enterprise Architecture, Information Management and Process Transformation capabilities.
  • Building on rich programme and project experience with nearly all business functions and at all geographic and organizational levels mainly with focus on efficiency, standardization, and cost reduction targets
  • Defining Enterprise Architectures (strategy, processes, people, business systems, data, and infrastructure) to achieve business integration, deliver world-class information and implement sustainable technology capabilities; often with focus on Information (also Master Data) Management

Project history

C-Level references and references of Senior Managers of Global Enterprises or International Companies available upon request

Local Availability

Available worldwide
Travel up to 4 days on average (covering additional peaks where necessary)
Availability depending on prodject assignments - Europe and Americas
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