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Latif Farhan

LEAD CONSULTANT, SR. SAP CONSULTANT, SAP HR MODULE, LEAD CONSULTANT

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  • Graduation: MBA, SAP HCM Certification
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  • Last update: 31.01.2020
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Below is the detail of my work experience:

EY Ford rhodes                                                                                       April 2018 – TILL DATE
SAP HCM Lead (Manager)
As the most globally integrated organization EY seeks to develop a global mindset in all its people.
EY has seen that a work culture committed to diversity and inclusiveness drives its ability to think globally. Its leaders are accountable for building that culture – for setting goals, developing actions and monitoring results, and engaging clients and thought leaders.
Roles and responsibilities: SAP Consultancy, Module Lead
Engro (1-SAP PROJECT) S4 Hana                                                                                                     April 2018 – Till Date
Role: Lead Consultant
Industry: Production/Services
EXPERIENCE: Complete Lifecycle
Currently, Engro's portfolio consists of varied businesses, which include fertilizers, foods, chemical storage & handling, trading, energy and petrochemicals. Fueled by the vision of becoming the premier Pakistani enterprise with a global reach, passionately pursuing value creation for all stakeholders Engro's investments in agriculture, foods, energy and chemicals are all designed to deploy inclusive business models to pursue an integrated and inclusive growth for all who interact with our businesses. We create positive impact not just in the lives of our stakeholders, but across the entire economy. Integrated in the agricultural sector and reaching out to over 1.5 million farmers, we provide PKR 77 billion of farm inputs and procure PKR 19 billion of farm produce, converting it to consumer food products which provide convenience, hygiene and nutrition to over 12 million consumers each day, every day. Producing low cost electricity from flared gas for millions of Pakistanis, developing indigenous power production from Thar Coal and LNG facilities, we are well placed to help Pakistan overcome the energy crisis. We strongly believe that our pursuit of an inclusive growth model continues to yield meaningful success for all our stakeholders.
1SAP project is the reimplementation of 20 entities in two phases.
Key responsibilities included:
  • Payroll Implementation
  • Personnel Administration
  • Organization Management
  • Time Management
  • Time Machine Integration with Third Party Solutions
IBL Unisys                                                                                                   MAR 2017 – April 2018
Sr. SAP Consultant, SAP HR Module
IBL Unisys is a part of IBL Group of Companies, the leading group in Pakistan in distribution, marketing & manufacturing of a range of global brands for 100 years.
Roles and responsibilities: SAP Consultancy, Module Lead
Exide                                                                                                                                           August 2017 – Till Date
Role: Lead Consultant
Industry: Production
EXPERIENCE: Complete Lifecycle
Exide Pakistan is a leading Battery producer of Pakistan since 1955.
Key responsibilities included:
  • Payroll Implementation
  • Personnel Administration
  • Organization Management
  • Time Management
  • Time Machine Integration with Third Party Solutions
  • Personnel development
  • Legal reporting
IBL                                                                                                                                               Mar 2017 – July 2018
Role: Lead Consultant
Industry: FMCG / Pharma
EXPERIENCE: Project Closure – Support – Process Enhancement
IBL Implementation was the first implementation experience for IBL Unisys where they have implemented SAP HR in all their subsidiaries.
SAP HR was implemented in the following companies:
  • Searl
  • Tarz
  • Habitt
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • IBL Operations
Key responsibilities included:
  • Payroll Implementation
  • Personnel Administration
  • Recruitment
  • Time Evaluation
  • Personnel development
  • Legal reporting
NoMAC Co. LTD                                                                             May 2014 – FEB 2017
ERP Officer/Project management – Functional HCM
NOMAC is the leading independent operations and maintenance services provider for energy and water desalinization industry in the Saudi Arabian Peninsula. NOMAC is dedicated to the safe and efficient operation of power and desalinization plants to deliver exceptional performance and outstanding results to our clients.
Key responsibilities included:
  • Providing support in day to day activities.
  • Implementation of new modules.
  • Liaise with the implementation partners.
  • Streamline the current processes.
  • Internal roll out of South Africa, Morocco and Oman (Complete HCM Module, along with the localization)
Siemens Pakistan LTD                                                              Feb 2013 – May 2014
SAP Consultant, SAP HR Module
Siemens Pakistan is the market leader for SAP implementation in Pakistan and has successfully completed SAP implementations in various multinationals and local organizations from diversified industries like Telecommunication, Education, Oil & Gas, Beverage, Automotive, Packaging, Public Sector, and Pharmaceuticals etc.
Roles and responsibilities: SAP Consultancy, Project Management
Continental Biscuit Limited                                                                                              Nov 2013 – MAR 2014
Role: Project Manager / Lead Consultant
Industry: FMCG
EXPERIENCE: Complete Lifecycle
CBL is the leading biscuit manufacturer of Pakistan.   
Key responsibilities included:
  • Payroll Implementation
  • Personnel Administration
  • Training and Event Management
  • Recruitment
  • Positive Time Evaluation Implementation
  • Personnel development
  • Legal reporting
Metro Pakistan                                                                                                                       FEB 2013 – Sept 2013
Role: Lead Consultant
Industry: FMCG
EXPERIENCE: Global Rollout
Metro is a chain of mega stores, which are situated in 30 countries worldwide.   
Key responsibilities included:
  • Payroll Implementation (Pakistan Specific)
  • Positive Time Evaluation Implementation
  • Legal reporting
Accenture (Australia)                                                           Jan 2010 – Nov 2012
Consultant
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 249,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries
Designation: Consultant (Experienced Hire)
Singapore Energy (Jemena)                                                                                                    JAN 2012 – JULY 2012
              
ROLE: Solution Specialist
INDUSTRY: Utilities
EXPERIENCE: Creation of the Test Scripts, and their Execution.
Jemena is a unique Australian infrastructure company that builds, owns and maintains a combination of major electricity, gas and water assets.
Key responsibilities included:
  • Performed unit and integration tests at different environments with key users to validate end results as per business requirements
  • Initiated the End-to- End system testing for various Benefit Plans and Benefits-Payroll integration
  • Utilized multiple tools for data conversion optimizations such as LSMW, Data Comparison Manager (DCM).
  • Efficiently prepared the client for data conversion of PA, OM and Payroll
  • Defined testing and implementation activities for architectures, capabilities and processes.
  • Maintained reports on a weekly basis in accordance with the requirements of the project
  • Conversion Optimization of Master Data.
  • Testing of E-Recruitment front-end scenarios.
BHP Billiton                                                                                                                            FEB 2011 – DEC 2011
Role: Consultant
Industry: Mining
EXPERIENCE: Data Migration & Facilitation
BHP is amongst the world’s largest producers of major commodities, including aluminum, copper, energy coal, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, and uranium along with substantial interests in oil and gas. It’s a global organization and with over 100 locations throughout the world.  
Key responsibilities included:
  • Data Migration
  • Data Validation
  • Process/Scenario Testing
  • ESS/MSS End to end Testing
IBM                                                                                                       April 2010 – Dec 2010
Senior Managing Consultant
IBM is one of the biggest SAP partners in Pakistan. IBM has successfully implemented SAP in several multinationals including companies like: Engro Foods, Engro chemicals, Engro Energy and Saudi Airline to name a few.
Roles and Responsibilities: SAP HCM Consultancy, SAP HCM Lead, Project Sales and marketing activities, End user Trainings, Oversees project support.
Hill Metals (Saudi Arabia)                                                                                                      AUG 2010 – DEC 2010
Role: HCM Lead consultant
Industry: Steel Manufacturing
Experience: Full Life cycle Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM.
Key responsibilities included:
  • Personnel Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Time Management
  • Training and Event Management
  • Recruitment
  • Saudi Localization
Siemens Pakistan LTD                                                                    April 2007 – Aug 2010
SAP Consultant, SAP HR Module
Siemens Pakistan is the market leader for SAP implementation in Pakistan and has successfully completed SAP implementations in various multinationals and local organizations from diversified industries like Telecommunication, Education, Oil & Gas, Beverage, Automotive, Packaging, Public Sector, and Pharmaceutical etc.
Roles and responsibilities: SAP Consultancy, Project Sales and Marketing activities, User end trainings, Academy Trainer of SAP HCM Module, Project Management Exposure
Achievement: 3 bonuses awarded as recognition of my exceptional work performance at SIMENS
I have contributed towards the following projects:
Hilton Pharmaceutical                                                                                                                DEC 2009 – AUG 2010
Role: HCM consultant (PA, OM, PY, Recruitment, PD, TM,
Compensation Management, T&E, PD)
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Experience: Full Life cycle Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM
Key responsibilities included:
  • Personnel Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Time Management
  • Training and Event Management
  • Recruitment
  • Compensation Management
  • Personnel Development (MBO)
  • Travel Management
SMC (Salalah Methanol Company, Oman) Phase. II                                                    OCT 2009 – OCT 2009
Role: HCM Lead Consultant (TM)
INDUSTRY: MENTANOL MANUFACTURING
Experience: Time Evaluation along with Real time population of data SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM
Key responsibilities included:
  • Time Management (Positive Time Management)
  • Real Time Interfacing with Bio-metrics
Other then the implementation of Positive Time management, the biggest challenge was to connect SAP with the Bio Metrics.


NBP (National Bank of Pakistan)                                                                                                       FEB 2009 – SEP 2009
Role: HCM Lead consultant (PA, OM, PY, Recruitment, PD, TM,
INDUSTRY: BANKING
Experience: Compensation Management, T&E, PD)
Experience: Full Life cycle Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM
Was extensively involved in the following sub modules, which were within the scope of the project:
  • Personnel Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Time Management
  • Training and Event Management
  • Recruitment
  • Compensation Management
  • Personnel Development
  • Pensions Solution
SMC (Salalah Methanol Company, Oman)                                                                            JULY 2008 – DEC 2008
Role: HCM Lead Consultant (PA, OM, PY, Recruitment, PD, TM)
INDUSTRY: MENTANOL MANUFACTURING
Experience: Full Life cycle Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM
Key responsibilities included:
  • Personnel Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Time Management
  • Recruitment
  • Personnel Development
  • Training and Event Management
Other then the implementation I was in constant involvement with End user trainings and Process Documentation including Business Blueprint, End user trainings and User Acceptance Trainings. During the implementation phase I was constantly facilitating ABAP (Technical) Consultants in designing the required Final Settlement and Leave Encashment applications.

BOSICOR Private Limited (Karachi, Pakistan)                                                         JAN 2008 – JUNE 2008
ROLE: HCM Lead Consultant (TM, Training & Event Management)
INDUSTRY: OIL REFINERY
Experience: Up gradation of HCM Module
Bosicor is a fast-growing Oil Refinery. BOSICOR wanted to implement Real time updation from their biometric machines. As a Lead Consultant I was asked to upgrade and implement the following modules:
  • Positive Time Evaluation
  • Training and Event Management
Negative time evaluation was upgraded to Positive Time Evaluation along with real time data retrieval from the Terminals. I was also involved with the Training and Event Management Module’s implementation. Other then the implementation I gave training of SAP Query and End User Processes to Power Users and Managers.


AGP (Ali Gohar Pharmaceuticals)                                                                                APRIL 2007 – DEC 2007
Role: HCM Consultant (Successor to Lead Consultant)
INDUSRTY: Pharmaceutical
Experience: Full Life cycle Implementation of SAP ECC 6.0, Module HCM
As a successor to the Lead Consultant, it was my first complete life cycle project of SAP implementation where we implemented mySAP ECC 6.0. Scope of the HR Module implemented is as following; pharmaceutical
  • Personnel Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Payroll
  • Positive Time Management
  • Personnel Development
  • Compensation Management
  • Recruitment
After the release of the Lead I provided support to Payroll, conducted End User Trainings for all the above-mentioned modules along with the Reporting Tools (SAP query and Adhoc Query)
PROJECT HISTORY
  • 03/2017 - 07/2018

    • IBL
  • LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: FMCG / PHARMA
    EXPERIENCE: PROJECT CLOSURE - SUPPORT - PROCESS ENHANCEMENT

    IBL Implementation was the first implementation experience for IBL Unisys where they have
    implemented SAP HR in all their subsidiaries.

    SAP HR was implemented in the following companies:
    * Searl
    * Tarz
    * Habitt
    * Dunkin Donuts
    * IBL Operations

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Payroll Implementation
    * Personnel Administration
    * Recruitment
    * Time Evaluation
    * Personnel development
    * Legal reporting

  • 03/2017 - 04/2018

    • IBL UNISYS
  • SR. SAP CONSULTANT, SAP HR MODULE
  • IBL Unisys is a part of IBL Group of Companies, the leading group in Pakistan in distribution,
    marketing & manufacturing of a range of global brands for 100 years.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: SAP Consultancy, Module Lead

  • 05/2014 - 02/2017

    • NOMAC CO. LTD
  • ERP OFFICER/PROJECT MANAGEMENT - FUNCTIONAL HCM
  • NOMAC is the leading independent operations and maintenance services provider for energy and water
    desalinization industry in the Saudi Arabian Peninsula. NOMAC is dedicated to the safe and efficient
    operation of power and desalinization plants to deliver exceptional performance and outstanding
    results to our clients.

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Providing support in day to day activities.
    * Implementation of new modules.
    * Liaise with the implementation partners.
    * Streamline the current processes.
    * Internal roll out of South Africa, Morocco and Oman (Complete HCM Module, along with the
    localization)

  • 02/2013 - 05/2014

    • SIEMENS PAKISTAN LTD
  • SAP CONSULTANT, SAP HR MODULE
  • Siemens Pakistan is the market leader for SAP implementation in Pakistan and has successfully
    completed SAP implementations in various multinationals and local organizations from diversified
    industries like Telecommunication, Education, Oil & Gas, Beverage, Automotive, Packaging, Public
    Sector, and Pharmaceuticals etc.
    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: SAP Consultancy, Project Management

  • 11/2013 - 03/2014

    • CONTINENTAL BISCUIT LIMITED
  • PROJECT MANAGER / LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: FMCG
    EXPERIENCE: COMPLETE LIFECYCLE

    CBL is the leading biscuit manufacturer of Pakistan.

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Payroll Implementation
    * Personnel Administration
    * Training and Event Management
    * Recruitment
    * Positive Time Evaluation Implementation
    * Personnel development
    * Legal reporting

  • 02/2013 - 09/2013

    • METRO PAKISTAN
  • LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: FMCG
    EXPERIENCE: GLOBAL ROLLOUT

    Metro is a chain of mega stores, which are situated in 30 countries worldwide.

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Payroll Implementation (Pakistan Specific)
    * Positive Time Evaluation Implementation
    * Legal reporting

  • 01/2010 - 11/2012

    • ACCENTURE
  • CONSULTANT
  • Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more
    than 249,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries


    DESIGNATION: Consultant (Experienced Hire)

  • 01/2012 - 07/2012

    • Singapore Energy (Jemena)
  • SOLUTION SPECIALIST
  • INDUSTRY: UTILITIES
    EXPERIENCE: CREATION OF THE TEST SCRIPTS, AND THEIR EXECUTION.

    Jemena is a unique Australian infrastructure company that builds, owns and maintains a combination
    of major electricity, gas and water assets.


    Key responsibilities included:

    * Performed unit and integration tests at different environments with key users to validate end
    results as per business requirements
    * Initiated the End-to- End system testing for various Benefit Plans and Benefits-Payroll
    integration
    * Utilized multiple tools for data conversion optimizations such as LSMW, Data Comparison
    Manager (DCM).
    * Efficiently prepared the client for data conversion of PA, OM and Payroll
    * Defined testing and implementation activities for architectures, capabilities and processes.
    * Maintained reports on a weekly basis in accordance with the requirements of the project
    * Conversion Optimization of Master Data.
    * Testing of E-Recruitment front-end scenarios.

  • 02/2011 - 12/2011

    • BHP BILLITON
  • CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: MINING
    EXPERIENCE: DATA MIGRATION & FACILITATION

    BHP is amongst the world's largest producers of major commodities, including aluminum, copper,
    energy coal, iron ore, manganese, metallurgical coal, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, and
    uranium along with substantial interests in oil and gas. It's a global organization and with over
    100 locations throughout the world.

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Data Migration
    * Data Validation
    * Process/Scenario Testing
    * ESS/MSS End to end Testing

  • 08/2010 - 12/2010

    • HILL METALS
  • HCM LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: STEEL MANUFACTURING
    EXPERIENCE: FULL LIFE CYCLE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM.

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Personnel Management
    * Organizational Management
    * Payroll Management
    * Time Management
    * Training and Event Management
    * Recruitment
    * Saudi Localization

  • 04/2010 - 12/2010

    • IBM
  • SENIOR MANAGING CONSULTANT
  • IBM is one of the biggest SAP partners in Pakistan. IBM has successfully implemented SAP in several
    multinationals including companies like: Engro Foods, Engro chemicals, Engro Energy and Saudi
    Airline to name a few.

    Roles and Responsibilities: SAP HCM Consultancy, SAP HCM Lead, Project Sales and marketing
    activities, End user Trainings, Oversees project support.

  • 12/2009 - 08/2010

    • HILTON PHARMACEUTICAL
  • HCM CONSULTANT
  • COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT, T&E, PD)
    INDUSTRY: PHARMACEUTICAL
    EXPERIENCE: FULL LIFE CYCLE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Personnel Management
    * Organizational Management
    * Payroll Management
    * Time Management
    * Training and Event Management
    * Recruitment
    * Compensation Management
    * Personnel Development (MBO)
    * Travel Management

  • 04/2007 - 08/2010

    • SIEMENS PAKISTAN LTD
  • SAP CONSULTANT, SAP HR MODULE
  • Siemens Pakistan is the market leader for SAP implementation in Pakistan and has successfully
    completed SAP implementations in various multinationals and local organizations from diversified
    industries like Telecommunication, Education, Oil & Gas, Beverage, Automotive, Packaging, Public
    Sector, and Pharmaceutical etc.
    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: SAP Consultancy, Project Sales and Marketing activities, User end
    trainings, Academy Trainer of SAP HCM Module, Project Management Exposure
    ACHIEVEMENT: 3 bonuses awarded as recognition of my exceptional work performance at SIMENS
    I have contributed towards the following projects:

  • 10/2009 - 10/2009

    • SMC (SALALAH METHANOL COMPANY, OMAN) PHASE. II
  • HCM LEAD CONSULTANT (TM)
  • INDUSTRY: MENTANOL MANUFACTURING
    EXPERIENCE: TIME EVALUATION ALONG WITH REAL TIME POPULATION OF DATA SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Time Management (Positive Time Management)
    * Real Time Interfacing with Bio-metrics

    Other then the implementation of Positive Time management, the biggest challenge was to connect SAP
    with the Bio Metrics.

  • 02/2009 - 09/2009

    • NBP (NATIONAL BANK OF PAKISTAN)
  • HCM LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: BANKING
    EXPERIENCE: COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT, T&E, PD)
    EXPERIENCE: FULL LIFE CYCLE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM


    Was extensively involved in the following sub modules, which were within the scope of the project:

    * Personnel Management
    * Organizational Management
    * Payroll Management
    * Time Management
    * Training and Event Management
    * Recruitment
    * Compensation Management
    * Personnel Development
    * Pensions Solution

  • 07/2008 - 12/2008

    • SMC (SALALAH METHANOL COMPANY
  • HCM LEAD CONSULTANT
  • INDUSTRY: MENTANOL MANUFACTURING
    EXPERIENCE: FULL LIFE CYCLE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM

    Key responsibilities included:

    * Personnel Management
    * Organizational Management
    * Payroll Management
    * Time Management
    * Recruitment
    * Personnel Development
    * Training and Event Management

    Other then the implementation I was in constant involvement with End user trainings and Process
    Documentation including Business Blueprint, End user trainings and User Acceptance Trainings. During
    the implementation phase I was constantly facilitating ABAP (Technical) Consultants in designing the
    required Final Settlement and Leave Encashment applications.

  • 01/2008 - 06/2008

    • BOSICOR PRIVATE LIMITED
  • HCM LEAD CONSULTANT (TM, TRAINING & EVENT MANAGEMENT)
  • INDUSTRY: OIL REFINERY
    EXPERIENCE: UP GRADATION OF HCM MODULE

    Bosicor is a fast-growing Oil Refinery. BOSICOR wanted to implement Real time updation from their
    biometric machines. As a Lead Consultant I was asked to upgrade and implement the following modules:
    * Positive Time Evaluation
    * Training and Event Management
    Negative time evaluation was upgraded to Positive Time Evaluation along with real time data
    retrieval from the Terminals. I was also involved with the Training and Event Management Module's
    implementation. Other then the implementation I gave training of SAP Query and End User Processes to
    Power Users and Managers.

  • 04/2007 - 12/2007

    • AGP (ALI GOHAR PHARMACEUTICALS)
  • HCM CONSULTANT (SUCCESSOR TO LEAD CONSULTANT)
  • INDUSRTY: PHARMACEUTICAL
    EXPERIENCE: FULL LIFE CYCLE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAP ECC 6.0, MODULE HCM

    As a successor to the Lead Consultant, it was my first complete life cycle project of SAP
    implementation where we implemented mySAP ECC 6.0. Scope of the HR Module implemented is as
    following; pharmaceutical
    * Personnel Management
    * Organizational Management
    * Payroll
    * Positive Time Management
    * Personnel Development
    * Compensation Management
    * Recruitment

    After the release of the Lead I provided support to Payroll, conducted End User Trainings for all
    the above-mentioned modules along with the Reporting Tools (SAP query and Adhoc Query)

TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
I am availaible to Travel as long as the dates are agreeable.
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