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Andreas Schröder

Senior Managing Business and ICT Consultant - Project/Program Manager

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  • Graduation: MSc Computer Sciences / Diplom-Informatiker (TU)
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  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary)
  • Last update: 05.05.2021
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25 years of experience as Senior Managing ICT Consultant with competence in Project and Programme Management, Vendor and Contract Management, Change Management, Business Development, Staffing and Team Building.

Strong track record within IT (IP, LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi) and Telco (Fixed/Optical, Mobile/GSM/UMTS/LTE, NGN/All-IP) network planning/management, OSS/BSS, telco and IT services (ITSM).
9/2018 – today
Multi Project Manager – Rollout of “Hessen Voice” UCC-Platforms @ Damovo Deutschland GmbH, Land Hessen
Senior Project Management – rollout of Mitel MX-One based UCC solutions across all public authorities (>300 locations) in the federal land of Hessen, Germany.

7/2018 – 9/2018
Sales Support – Global Network Modernization Program Telekom Deutschland GmbH, Voestalpine Group IT
Senior sales support for an international network modernization program of Telekom Deutschland GmbH's strategic client VOESTALPINE.

09/2017 -
Senior Program Manager "Network Modernization" @ Djibouti Telecom, Djibouti
Senior program and vendor management of an overall network modernization program run by Djibouti Telecom;
cross-department alignment management within Djibouti Telecom.

04/2017 - 06/2017
Senior Business Analyst - "Key BigData Use Cases for the Telco Core Business" @ Detecon International GmbH
Analysis of how „data driven“ approaches combined with automation will create new opportunities and benefits for the Telco core business.

08/2015 - 12/2016
All-IP Service Migration @ Deutsche Telekom AG
Managing Consultant supporting project planning, quality management, controlling and project reporting in the context of an IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) based service migration project.

04/2014 - 07/2015
Senior Infrastructure Consolidation Manager @ Deutsche Telekom AG
Cross-functional project and vendor management of large scale infrastructure consolidation projects in the area of mobile IMS test and production environments.
Major goals/benefits include:
•    significant Capex and Opex reductions  (>6m Euro in 2015-16),
•    alignment of strategic service deployments (e.g. WiFi calling, IN Evolution, Converged Messaging) as part of the “mobile goes IP” program,
•    quality assurance of commercial services VoLTE and Joyn (RCSe),
•    future-proof utilization of multi-service IMS platforms.

Member of the SVP steering committee (LA) VoLTE.

09/2012 - 12/2013
Senior Deployment Project Management @ Oracle (CGBU Acme Packet)
Lead managing contact (SPOC) for major customers Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone.
Managing the deployment of Acme Packets session border controllers (SBC) being an integral part of the key strategic projects
- R4 IP InterConnect (@ DTAG)
interconnecting all-IP fixed and mobile network domains for HD voice services
- Voice over LTE (VoLTE, @ VODAFONE):
including first time utilization of virtualized network functionalities (Telco Cloud)

06/2011 - 05/2012
International Vendor – Management @ Deutsche Telekom AG, Group Technology
• Vendor Management across European subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom AG in the context of OSS solutions for radio networks capacity and performance management.
• re-engineering of vendor management processes,
• organization and chairing of the international DTAG/MYCOM user forum,
• RFI / RFP / RFQ preparation, proposal evaluation, vendor assessments.

2007 – 06/2011
Project and Subcontractor Management @ Nokia Siemens Networks, Berlin and Ulm
• Project planning, subcontractor- and delivery management in the context of UMTS eNodeB development projects (e.g. O&M, channel card, LTE platform, build management)

2004 - 2007
Evaluation of Mobile Payment Services with Siemens AG, Munich
• Functional and technical design of a basic mobile network service in the area of mobile payment. Feasibility studies and market research. Evaluation in collaboration with the “Innovation Board” of Siemens AG with support of area and central boards of directors in the area of telecommunications

Marketing and Sales Strategy @ Byteline Computer GmbH, Berlin
• Re-engineering of an internet security solution, development of marketing and sales strategies

2002 - 2006
Project and Subcontractor Management @ Siemens AG, Siemens Networks GmbH, Berlin and Ulm
• Project planning, subcontractor- and delivery management in the context of UMTS NodeB development projects (e.g. OAM, channel card, build management)

2000 - 2001
Business Process Improvement and Organizational Development @ Vodafone D2 GmbH, Duesseldorf
• Further development of the (service management) process organization. Embedding of the new organizational unit “service management center“ into the company-wide organizational and process structure.
• Analysis of the established processes and development of a comprehensive incident management process within the scope of the production phase of D2 services (Credit, CallYa, WAP a. o.).
• Preparation of a requirements catalogue for a company-wide uniform systems support for the service management (workflow-) processes.

Business Process Analysis and Development @ Mannesmann Mobilfunk GmbH, Duesseldorf
• Investigation, analysis and documentation of established D2 network monitoring processes.
• Process optimization maintaining the given organizational structure.

Business Process Analysis @ Deutsche Post AG, Bonn
• Documentation and analysis of the established business processes and corresponding ICT infrastructure of the business unit „PostCom“.
• Conceptual design of an integrated workflow, systems and network management

1997 - 1999
Project Management @ IBM Informationssysteme GmbH, Cologne
• Project management support, i.e. planning and controlling of sub-projects as part of a large-scale, international project. The goal of the project was to develop an integrated network management / operations support system for heterogeneous network infrastructures of global telecommunications networks operators.
• Supplier/subcontractor management: planning and monitoring the progress of the project. Preparation and realization of acceptance tests and -procedures for supplies and obtained external services.

1996 - 1997
Project Planning, Bid/Proposal Management, Offer Assessment @ RWE Telliance, Essen /, Duesseldorf
• Conceptual design of an integrated network management / operations support system for the entire telecommunications infrastructure of a (start-up) telecommunications networks operator.
• Analysis of planned telecommunications services with focus on required network management services.
• Bid proposal management and offer assessment under technical and business points of view.

1995 - 1996
Preparation of Operational Concepts for Intelligent Networks (IN), Quality Assurance Planning @ Siemens AG, Berlin
• Preparation of an over the long term sustainable operational concept for Intelligent Networks (IN) based on IN products of Siemens AG.
• Quality Assurance Planning to ensure the operational availability requirements esp. for the “Intelligent Network Service Control Point (IN xSCP)” of Siemens AG

Project and Quality Assurance Planning, Process Development @ Deutsche Telekom AG, Darmstadt
• Project management support, i.e. project and quality assurance planning,
• IT process analysis and development, preparation of functional design specifications for a prototype of the operations support system (OSS) “Ironman”

Requirements Engineering @ DeTeBerkom GmbH, Berlin / Deutsche Telekom AG, Headquarters, Bonn
• Investigation and analysis of network and service management requirements of business customers (Daimler, Siemens, Citibank, Bertelsmann a.o.) of Deutsche Telekom (“customer network management”)

1992 - 1994
Project Management, Systems Engineering @ Siemens AG, Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme AG, Munich
Project management support, i.e. planning and controlling of sub-projects as part of a large-scale, international project. The goal of the project was to develop an operations support system “SMN-OS” for the optical network (SDH) infrastructure of global telecommunications network operators (Australian Telecom, British Telecom a.o.).
• project planning
• tender/proposal assessment
• bid preparation in cooperation with marketing and sales departments
• coordination of the on several locations in Europe distributed development
• preparation of functional and technical design specifications
• selection of suitable development processes and tools

Software Development, Quality Assurance Planning @ Siemens Nixdorf Informationssysteme AG, Munich
• development of UNIX systems software based on multi-processor - hardware in the field of local area networks
• quality assurance planning

1980 - 1990
Systems Engineering, Software Development for various (communications) equipment and software vendors
• development of UNIX operating system (kernel) modules in the field of systems and network interconnection
• development of hardware emulators
• development of optical pattern recognition software
• design and development of graphical user interfaces
worldwide, preferred locations: Germany, DACH, UK (London), EMEA, APAC region