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Ronnie Forsgren

Senior SAP Project Manager

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  • 29660 Nueva Andalucia Freelancer in
  • Graduation: M.Sc (Finance)
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  • Languages: German (Limited professional) | Finnish (Full Professional) | English (Full Professional) | Swedish (Full Professional)
  • Last update: 18.07.2019
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Business driven Project and Program Manager with more than 15 years of experience with SAP solutions. Expertise and demonstrated skills in planning and driving implementations and rollouts of SAP solutions. Proven ability to manage global SAP projects including transfer to business as usual. Extensive experience of establishing and managing communication plans. Strong meeting planning and facilitation skills, able to communicate effectively with all organizational levels, build relationships of trust and enlist the participation of team members.
  • SAP Project & Program Management
  • SAP Rollout expertise
  • Stakeholder & People Management
  • Finance Process Expertise including reporting and BI
  • Supply Chain and Warehouse Process Expertise including reporting and BI
SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERIENCE - Responsible for implementation of several warehouse projects with both SAP EWM and third party WMS. Last project in Germany included a fully automated warehouse requiring a complex interface setup as well as process re-engineering. At both Kao and Cargotec Norway, the local warehouses moved to one central warehouse, requiring new business processes and a local SAP IM solution. I have also been responsible for setting up logistics shared service center in Poland including governance model for following up KPIs.
FINANCE EXPERIENCE - In addition to having a master degree in Finance I have worked for 2 years as an auditor for Grant Thornton. I also had the position as fund controller at PIMCO (Allianz Global Investors) in Munich for another 2 years. Throughout my projects, I have implemented order to cash, purchase to pay as well as record to report processes. I have managed projects implementing finance software’s like accrual engine, tax engine, and vendor management tools.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE - Scrum Master for Front- and backend teams, increasing stability and performance for the reporting tools, analysis for office, DesignStudio, Lumira and WEBI. Setting up BO monitoring tool, performance cockpit and dashboard. Implemented SAFe as way of working, ensuring the methodology is followed and understood by both IT and business professionals. Facilitated lessons learned and continuous improvement sessions, among scrum masters and product owners. Leading work to setup new governance structure for BI area.
MANAGEMENT - Managed off and near shore teams, managed teams of external partners like Accenture, Cap Gemini, HCL, IBM, TCS. Managed team of both IT and business professionals. Managed rollout to more than 20 countries, in AMERICAS, EMEA and APAC.
PM tools used APSE, JIRA, SNOW, MS Project, SAP Solman. PM methodologies used, PRINCE2, PPS, SCRUM, KANBAN.
Manager of support teams, rollout teams, implementation team. Worked in matrix organization and management of teams in multiple location.
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