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Andre Chapman

Project Manager, Business Analyst

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  • Graduation: Project Management, Business Analysis, Industrial Eng.
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 60 €/day
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 25.05.2017
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  • over 20 years’ business systems implementation experience
  • 10 years Business Analyst / 5 years Software Project Management exp.
  • across industries (incl. manufacturing, logistics, finance, NGO, public)
  • on several platforms (incl. Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, custom systems)
  • hard-working, with attention to detail and a passion for solving problems
  • managed at least 10-15 projects ranging from < R1m to > R50m budget
  • project teams managed vary from small to 15+ team members in size
  • been involved at every level (Developer / Analyst / Change Manager)

Project Manager /
Snr Bus Analyst              City of Cape Town           (contractor)                                         2015 – end 2016

  • Analyzed Water Pollution Control (WPC) project requirements (as a  Project Charter and Blueprint) in SAP PSRM for 30 users
  • Managed WPC project with plans, budgets, risks, Steercom etc.
  • Analyzed Waste Water branch project requirements to implement MIS system in SAP PM for 50 users (as a Position Paper)
  • Analyzed EPWP project SAP Payroll requirements (as a Blueprint)
  • Analyzed Electricity dept. requirements for ABB Outage Management System (OMS) integration with SAP PM / SAP CRM
  • Managed OMS project with plans, budgets, risks, Steercom etc.
  • Analyzed 5x Water dept. project requirements in Discovery phase
  • Ref: Cynthia Potgieter (SAP Logistics Team Lead) - 082 379 6156
  • Ref: Lucia van der Merwe (EPWP Project Mng) – 082 709 1416
Project Manager /
Snr Bus Analyst              Transnet Port Terminals (contractor in Durban)                                                                  2012 – end 2014
  • Implemented GCOS3 Oracle web system across all SA ports
  • Managed Oracle APEX development team (about 10-15 staff)
  • Managed project risks, timelines, user groups, with Steercom etc.
  • Analyzed requirements for all Bulk / Break Bulk / Car ports in SA
  • Migrated users (300+ in total) across to this system
  • Governance: followed prescribed SDLC methods for Transnet
Owner / Manager               AZ Consulting                   (owner)                                            2009 - now
  • Implemented custom MS .NET solutions for clients
  • Implemented Open Source BI tools for NGO’s
  • Implemented Monitor & Evaluation systems for NGO’s
  • Implemented SharePoint for several companies
  • Implemented Rockwell VantagePoint for Unilever
  • System Selection process (RFI/RFP) for insurance co.

5. PAST WORK EXPERIENCE                                           ANDRE CHAPMAN

Senior Consultant         Datasmith Cape Town (permanent)                          2005 –08

  • Implemented MS Dynamics GP for 4 companies
  • Implemented MS SharePoint for 8 companies
  • Clients in various industries (Logistics, Manufacturing, Finance)
  • Managed certain projects (e.g. NSW)
  • Analyst on most projects (analysis, design, testing solution)
  • Trained users in MS Dynamics GP / SharePoint
Business Analyst            Public Works Dept, W/ Cape Govt (contractor)                       2003 – 05
  • Implemented Fixed Asset Management system (Java on Oracle)
  • Analyzed business requirements and transferred to tech team
  • Designed and tested solution plus rollout to users
  • Incl. EDI integrations to various systems
Business Analyst            Transport Dept, W/ Cape Govt                                          (contractor)                                         2001 - 03
  • Implemented Fleet Management system (on Oracle Forms)
  • Analyzed business requirements and transferred to tech team
  • Designed and tested solution plus rollout to users
  • Developed in Oracle Forms / Reports and later on Analysis only
  • Implemented Business Intelligence tool (Oracle Discoverer)
Oracle Specialist             Tiger Brands Foods                                          (permanent)                                         1999 - 01
  • Implement Inventory, Prod. Planning modules for Oracle ERP
  • Across several companies (Langeberg, Epic Oils, Tiger Milling, etc)
Oracle Specialist             Ndizani Technology, Cape Town                                          (permanent)                                         1998 - 99
  • Analyzed and design custom Oracle Forms system for PortNet
  • Trained classes in IBM Software Development course (Java/C++)
Systems Analyst             Puma Textiles, Cape Town                                          (permanent)                                         1997 – 98
  • Implementation of Warehouse Management System
  • Managed Adidas Warehouse (about 20 staff)
  • Business Process Re-Engineering (textile / clothing manufacture)

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