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Last update: 10.03.2020

Freelance International HRIS Project Manager / Program Manager / Consultant

Graduation: Master of International Business
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
May vary depending on project scope, responsibilities, duration of project, location, onsite required or not
Languages: German (Limited professional) | English (Native or Bilingual) | French (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Elementary)

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Blakoe, Vincent, Chef de projet SIRH Freelance International, CV Français.pdf

Skills

  • Project Management: Expert
  • Project Methodology:
    • Agile and Waterfall methodologies: Expert
    • Assistance in choosing an Information System solution: Expert
    • Information Systems (Cloud or Behind the Firewall) Implementation/International Deployment: Expert
    • Change Management: Expert
    • Business Process Re-engineering: Good knowledge
    • Interface Management / Global IT Architecture: Good knowledge
  • Human Resource Management
    • Performance Management: Expert
    • Career/Talent Management: Expert
    • Learning Management: Expert
    • Personnel Administrative Management: Good knowledge
    • Recruitment/Mobility Management: Good knowledge
    • Compensation Management : Basic knowledge
  • Human Resource Information Systems
    • Cloud/Software as a Service (SaaS) implementations : Saba, Cornerstone, Successfactors, Talentsoft: Expert
    • ERP implementation : My SAP HRM: Good knowledge
  • Team management  
  • Cross-Functional management : Leader of multiple cross-functional improvement workstreams at SABA
  • International Experience:
    • High level of  language competence
      • French: Mother Tongue
      • English: Bilingual
      • German: Fluent
      • Spanish: Basic knowledge
    • Professional international experience: International implementation/deployment of HRIS systems for AstraZeneca, Siemens, Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, Renault, Lanxess, Telekom Austria, Credit Suisse, ATOS, Brystol Myers Squibb, Standard Chartered Bank, Nissan, World Economic Forum, Media Saturn, Ansaldo, NSG Group
    • International educational experience: Master of International Business, many international study groups, one year as a student in Germany
    • International background: British father; born in Germany/lived in Germany till age 6; many leisure, study and professionnal trips in the United States, UK, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, Canada, China, Tunisia, Serbia, Georgia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Belgium, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Oman

Project history

03/2013 - 11/2019
Manager of Shared Services - EMEA
SABA Softare (500-1000 employees)
Other
  • Positions
    • 07/2017 – 11/2019: Manager of Shared Services EMEA – Management of the EMEA Professional Services Project Manager and Technical consulting teams
    • 10/2016 – 07/2017: Senior Engagement Manager + Account Manager
    • 04/2014 – 10/2016: Senior Engagement Manager  
    • 03/2013 – 03/2014: Engagement Manager  
  • Main Projects for SABA Software clients
    • Credit Suisse – Banking – Move to the cloud of Learning
    • AstraZeneca - Pharmaceutical industry – Move to the cloud of Learning
    • Standard Chartered Bank – Banking – Move to the cloud of Learning
    • Ansaldo (Hitachi STS) – Move to the cloud of Learning and Performance
    • Renault – Automotive Industry – Move to the cloud of Learning
    • GFK – Retail - Move to the cloud of Learning
    • Siemens Healthcare – Pharmaceutical industry – Implementation and international deployment of Learning
    • Nissan – Automotive industry - Implementation and International deployment of Learning
    • Telekom Austria Group - Implementation and International deployment of Learning
    • Lanxess Group – Chemical industry – Implementation and International deployment of Learning
    • NSG  Group – Manufacturing – Implementation and International deployment of Performance and Succession
    • SNV – Not for Profit – Implementation and International deployment of Performance
    • Bank Dhofar – Banking – Implementation of Learning
    • Barona – Interim – Implementation of Learning
    • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève – Public Sector – Implementation of Performance and Succession and move to the Cloud of Learning and Performance
    • World Economic Forum – Implementation and International deployment of Learning
    • Bristol Myers Squibb – Pharmaceutical industry – International deployment of Learning
    • Media Saturn – Retail - implementation and international deployment of Performance/upgrade of SABA Learning
    • ATOS – Consulting – Upgrade of Learning
    • IBM/AXA and IBM/Renault – Upgrade of Learning
  • SABA transversal responsibilities
    • Team Management : Management of the EMEA Project Manager and Technical Professional Services/Consulting teams
    • Project Oversight for all Professional Services projects in EMEA region
    • Sales
      • Professional Services Sales – responsible for the closure of a number of consulting deals/project extensions up to 500K€. Directly responsible for closing over 5M€ of consulting deals in EMEA between 2013-2019.
      • Licencing Sales – assistance to the Sales and Pre-Sales teams/clients presentations on all consulting aspects
    • Cross Functionality Internal improvements : replacement of internal IT tools for professional services ; implementation methodology ; process replacement ; cross-functional redefinition and optimisation

07/2007 - 03/2013
Senior Consultant / Project Manager
Logica Business Consulting (>10.000 employees)
Other
  • Positions
    • 08/2010 – 02/2013:  Senior Consultant / Project Manager / Project Director
    • 08/2008 - 07/2010:  Confirmed Consultant
    • 07/2007 – 07/2008: Junior Consultant
  • Main Projects for Logica Clients
    • 04/2012 – 02/2013: SNCF Voyages (French Railroad Company) - Project Director
      • Implementation/deployment of a Performance Management / Career Management tool based on the Talentsoft (SaaS) system
    • 04/2011 – 02/2013: BNP Paribas - Project Director - 4 man team
      • Implementation/International Deployment of a Career Management tool based on the Cornerstone (SaaS) system
      • 250 000 users
    • 02/2011 – 08/2012: Réseau Ferré de France - Project Director - 3 man team
      • Implementation of a Performance Management / Career Management / Learning Management / Recruitement-Mobility Management tool based on the Talentsoft (SaaS) system
    • 01/2011- 02/2011: Réseau Ferré de France - Expert
      • Assistance in the choice of a SaaS solution for Performance Management / Career Management / Learning Management / Recruitment Management
    •  01/2010-01/2011: Société Générale - Project Manager - 4 man-team
      • International deployment (30 countries) of a Performance Management tool based on the Successfactors (SaaS) system
      • Over 160 000 users
    • 04/2008-12/2009: Electricité de France - Project Manager - 6-man team
      • Re-engineering of all HR processes
      • Implementation of these new processes in an Intranet-based HR Information System
      • Over 100 000 users
    • 07/2007 – 04/2008: French Army – Functional Consultant
      • Implementation of MySAP Human Resource Management
      • Over 130 000 users
  • Logica transversal responsibilities
    • 2012 - 2013:  Delivery Manager for the HR Business Team
    • 2012 – 2013: SaaS Project Methodology Manager for the HR Business Team
    • 2010 – 2013: Sales – responsible for the closure of a number of deals up to 500K€
2007 - 2011: Responsible for relations between Logica and Paris-Dauphine University

Time and spatial flexibility

Geography : will accept projects and clients worldwide 
Remote/Onsite : will only accept projects with mostly remote work / onsite is feasible for key project milestones.

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Hi - I'm Vincent Blakoe and during my 13 years in HRIS consulting at Logica Business Consulting and Saba Software I have had the opportunity to lead some of the largest and most interesting international HRIS Cloud projects in Europe for clients such as AstraZeneca, Siemens, Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank, Renault, Nissan, Electricité de France and ATOS.

I am currently starting a new adventure as a freelance HRIS Project Manager/Program Manager/Consultant.

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