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Samkelwe January

Certified SAP MM Consultant

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  • Graduation: BComm Honours (Information Systems)
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  • Last update: 17.04.2020
CV - Samkelwe January

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Samkelwe January is SAP SCM Consultant with project implementation and support experience in multiple industries. The experiences acquired over 15 years IT and ERP experience on large IT Programmes with senior roles in Testing, Data Migration, and Cutover Strategy while working for a global consultancy and independently. 
10+ years extensive Functional Consultant, Data Migration and Testing experience on global transformation, template rollout, consolidation and upgrade programmes
Full project life cycle experience in large scale, multiple-site IT Projects using various methodologies, including SAP Activate, ASAP, Agile and client specific methods and tools
Large scale Test planning, execution and defect management in ECC, including interfaces to 3rd party systems across all stages of testing 
Good current functional and technical skills in ECC, Migration and Testing Tools
Experience in Multi-vendor / multi-platform environments with On-shore and Off-shore delivery

I have been referred to as a pair of "safe-hands" who can balance time-critical and challenging projects while sustaining good relationships with key stakeholders at all levels. I am reliable, dependable and consistently deliver.
  • 08/2018 - 03/2020

    • BMW South Africa
    • >10.000 employees
    • Automotive and vehicle construction
  • SAP MM Consultant
  • The objective of the project is to optimised the procurement interfaces between all the BMW system and this includes SAP ECC, SRM, and other 3rd Party applications. I was positioned to assist with data migration, define test cases and execution thereof across 8 countries. The operations of these countries are being migrated to a common solution template while satisfying local requirements and local applications. I also ensured that the solution was validated and tested against new requirements merged and transformed data, existing business processes was one of my remits amongst generally ensuring a steady path to go live. 

  • 05/2018 - 08/2018

    • Vivo Energy
    • 5000-10.000 employees
    • Energy, water and environment
  • SAP Logistics Consultant
  • In a project to integrate new acquisitions. I was tasked with:

    • Stabilise the SAP system.
    • Manage and track issues in the Logistics area.
    • Provide advice to the client on how to change the align acquisitions process to Vivo process.
      • Change stock valuation from standard with material ledger to moving average.
    Transfer SAP system knowledge to the off-shore team

  • 02/2016 - 04/2018

    • AdaptIT
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Energy, water and environment
  • SAP MM and IS-OIL Consultant
  • Manage and lead one of the key areas within the growing SAP Energy Division. Responsibilities included team lead and supporting the SAP IS-Oil, Materials Management, Plant maintenance and supply chain integration areas within SAP, covering full project life cycles, including pre-sales, support, preparation, design, build, configuration, testing, training, preparation, go live and support phase.


          Key Achievement

    • Define a SAP IS OIL template which can be used for the SADC region.
      • Procure to Pay processes
      • Plant Maintenance
      • IS Oil Excise Duty Posting
      • Re-defined the management of Exchange
    • Played a primary role in defining the integration points between MM, SD, and FICO.
    • I was also involved in defining the rules to update CO-PA Profitability report

    The project won a SAP Bronze medal

  • 05/2013 - 02/2016

    • Engen Petroleum
    • 1000-5000 employees
    • Energy, water and environment
  • He was joined Engen Information System team reporting to the IT Supply Chain Manager. Responsibilities include implementation of SAP MM to the IBD affiliates. As part of the implementation, migration of the following objects vendor, materials, stock on hand and open purchase order and assisting with the transport cost management process in SAP, and working closely with CO-PA, CO, and TD consultants