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Michiel Hendriks


Last update: 20.10.2017

SAP HANA Architect

Graduation: not provided
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Full Professional) | Dutch (Native or Bilingual)


Michiel is a lead consultant in SAP Business Intelligence, an expert in data analytics with very strong skills in designing reporting solutions and planning applications. He has 15+ years of experience in the design, implementation and support of SAP data analytics solutions in small and large multinational organizations. He has industry experience in aviation, banking, chemicals, dairy, energy, fast moving consumer goods, healthcare, manufacturing, media, mining, public sector, utilities and wholesale.
During multiple full cycle BI implementations, roll-outs and system upgrades he has been active in roles as project manager, architect, subject matter expert, lead design consultant, team lead and coordinator. He has experience working in an Agile project environment.
The combination of process knowledge and strong technical skills allows him to translate and conceptualize business requirements into sustainable solutions. His strong communication skills, both verbal and written, allow him to effectively work with people on different levels - from programmers to senior management, in IT organization and the business – and in multicultural environments. He has the ability to translate technology into business language and vice-versa. He is used to work in large complex project environments that require engagement and management of multiple stakeholders.
He is a team player with an open attitude. Striving to build a strong team, inspire others, share knowledge and encourage others to do the same. He is dedicated to reach the ultimate goals set as a team-effort.

Project history

FrieslandCampina | 11/2015 – 08-2017 | Amersfoort, The Netherlands
FrieslandCampina is one of the top 5 dairy companies in the world. A global standardized SAP solution is implemented across operations in 28 countries.
Responsibilities as BI project manager and HANA architect:
  • Initiate and manage HANA based innovative management information solutions:
    • Implement real-time BW Finance reporting using a HANA sidecar to shorten the financial  period end closure by 1 day.
    • Define a hybrid SAP BW on HANA system architecture to create a data warehouse that provides a single-source-of-truth for self-service tools (Tableau, Spotfire and Micro Strategy).
    • Implement BW on HANA 7.5 system optimisations.
  • Improve the BI deployment and project methodology.
  • Design and implement HANA based solutions for LEAN process optimizations.
  • Coordinate cross process team reporting topics.
  • Building a global reporting user network.
  • Design and implement BW reports, HANA views and Tableau dashboards (FI, CO, SCM)
  • Key user training.

BHP Billiton | 08/2005 – 06/2015 |Rio de Janeiro | Singapore | The Hague
Michiel was involved in two major BHP Billiton programs: MSAP and 1SAP.
BHP Billiton - 1SAP | 2011 – 2015 | Multiple releases.
The 1SAP Project initiated a global business transformation within BHPB Billiton to establish one platform to execute, transact and report on standardized end-to-end business processes. The 1SAP Project is a large (USD2B+) SAP implementation impacting 30+ Assets, 125.000 employees and contractors in 125+ locations in 25+ countries worldwide. By introducing standardized processes on a global scale, efficiency is achieved based on best practice and performance can be measured and compared on a common basis across Assets and business units.
Michiel engaged in multiple roll-outs and project phases from design, built, testing to deployment. The main area of his involvement was in Reporting & Analytics with a focus on Marketing, Finance, Management Reporting and Budgeting & Forecasting.

Budgeting & Forecasting
  • BI Lead consultant on design and delivery of the improved global Budgeting & Forecasting process.
  • Design of an orchestration tool to manage and control the planning process. The tool requires deep integration with related BI data load processes and BI-IP planning functions.
Strategy & Design
  • Alignment and improvement of the Management Performance reports.
    • Performance Management Reporting specialist Marketing / Finance, lead consultant during the business requirement gathering
    • Covering several business streams; Finance, Marketing, Production Integration, Work Management and Human Resources.
  • Study on Budgeting & Forecasting process improvements
1SAP Release 4 | Iron Ore, Energy Coal, Petroleum Shale and Manganese.
  • On-shore Reporting and Analytics lead for Management Reporting, Marketing / Production Integration, Work Management and Governance Risk & Compliance.
  • Manage the delivery and testing of the global management performance reports.
1SAP Release 3 | Base Metals, Metallurgical Coal and Petroleum
  • Design of a standardised Revenue Forecast process for 16 traded commodities
  • On-shore Reporting and Analytics lead for Marketing / Production Integration.

BHP Billiton - MSAP | 2005 – 2011 | Multiple implementations
Within the Marketing organisation there was a strong drive to standardise and simplify the business processes. Michiel was involved in multiple simplification initiatives related to the budgeting and forecasting process.

BPS Roll-out | Design lead consultant and system architect
Blueprint, design and implementation of a standardized BPS based revenue forecast system. The scope of the roll-out covers 16 commodities that are spread over three Marketing hubs in The Hague, Singapore and Houston.

Gross Margin | Senior BI Architect
Design and delivery of an automated BPS based revenue forecast and financial P&L and Balance Sheet planning application. The implementation covers 5 commodities spread over the Marketing offices in The Hague and Singapore.

BW Brazil | Senior BI Consultant
Blueprint, Design and Implementation of BI reports for a BPS based financial forecasting application for the Brazilian based Alumina & Aluminium assets.
SAP Netherlands | 09/2006 | Trainer
Teaching SAP training DBW70E BI Delta EDW
Nuon ICT | Amsterdam, The Netherlands| 2/2004 – 08/2007 | Senior BI Consultant
  • Design & implementation of BI reports and BI-IP applications in IS-U:
    • Energy Procurement Forecast Nuon Retail
    • Point of delivery analysis
    • Network losses analysis
  • Study on BW performance (IS-U Billing and Invoicing)
  • Advise/Plan the system upgrade to BW 3.5

Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment | The Hague, The Netherlands | 04/2004 – 12/2004 | Senior BI Consultant / Architect
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment is responsible for a large number of funding schemes. A project was initiated to implement SAP Funds Management. As part of the project a BI-BPS tool was designed to calculate and process the advance payments of the funding schemes. The advance payments are calculated and retracted back into R/3 for further execution.
Responsibilities during the blue print phase of this project:
  • Creating the blueprint for the advance payment process and a payment sanction process.
  • Design a concept to calculate payments using BI-BPS and deliver a prototype.
  • Design a retraction concept to interface the calculated payments from the BW system to the R/3 system using the PS Records Management module.

KLM Engineering & Maintenance |Amsterdam, The Netherlands |
09/2002 – 04/2004 | BI Extraction & Data Modeling

A full implementation of SAP plant maintenance, logistics and finance in the Engine workshop. Michiel’s responsibilities:
BW Data extraction | ETL | BW Meta data modelling | BW Queries | BW user exits | Performance tuning

Time and spatial flexibility

- Preffered working area: North Western Europe
- Worldwide travel for International Roll-outs

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