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Robert-Michel Lejeune


Last update: 06.09.2022

Freelance Interim Manager, Senior Project / Programme Manager and PMO

Company: BITSI Consulting SRL
Graduation: Master in economics (Business School)
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Native or Bilingual) | Dutch (Limited professional)


Business & IT consultant with extensive experience spearheading the global delivery, management, design, development, implementation and support of cost-effective, enterprise-wide information and business system solutions. Applies high-impact technical solutions to major business objectives, with capabilities that transcend IT operation boundaries. Accustomed to scoping and managing projects in alignment with Agile / Waterfall / Scrum and PRINCE2 methodologies (certified). Committed to helping organisations achieve maximum benefit from their IT investment, through meticulous research, development and implementation of technologies, with extensive track record spanning the implementation and operation of Project Management Office (PMO) structure. Strong cultural awareness gained through a unique mix of European experience and whose freelance achievements are underpinned by +19 years’ success in the heavily-regulated financial services arena (gaining exposure to financial governance and regulatory reporting).

Project history

11/2019 - 05/2020
Senior Business Analyst
BNP Paribas Asset Management (Banks and financial services, 1000-5000 employees)

Senior BA in the project to provide a consistent and homogeneous portfolio referential across the organization.
Responsible of the Data Accessibility and Reporting stream, delivering corporate wide self-BI solutions with Power Query & Tableau on a Scaled Risk / Hadoop platform (initially Denodo / Sybase IQ). Trained, coordinated and coached more than 100 users across the organization.

10/2018 - 10/2019
Change Project Manager
BNP Paribas Asset Management (Banks and financial services, 1000-5000 employees)

Project Manager leading all the data accessibility change in the context of the transformation program aiming at reviewing the F2B operational model through the implementation of a new investment management platform, BlackRock Aladdin.

On-boarded, trained and accompanied more than 300 people within 22 business lines spread across 21 locations to a new self-BI solution (Power Query and PowerBI on Denodo / IQ) deployed in the whole organization.

Managed and coordinated the full project life cycle (from assessment to post-implementation support and closure), including the solution readiness of the self-BI platform. Delivered it with its associated Data Service Offering pack (data sources description, disclosure policy, data access tools, data catalog & dictionary, training & user guides), Data Governance and Organization.

03/2015 - 03/2018
Project Manager - CSD Regulation
Euroclear (Banks and financial services, 1000-5000 employees)

Euroclear Bank CSDR Project Manager: oversaw the planning, implementation and tracking of the requirements of the EU CSD Regulation within Euroclear Bank. The project entailed several IT (+/- 40.000 m/d), (banking) operations and risk management / compliance / governance / financial work streams, some of which were delivered at Group level.

Euroclear Group CSDR Record Keeping Project Manager: Facilitated consistency across European Euroclear entities in the approach, design and implementation of specific components related to the requirement to keep 10 years of data including transactions, positions, ancillary services and business records. Planned and managed any activities to share ideas and solutions across entities and achieve consistency.

01/2014 - 01/2015
Demand Manager and Head of Policies, Methodologies and Practices Programme
Partena Promeris (Insurance, 1000-5000 employees)

Managed the Demand & Analysis Team comprising Business and Functional Analysts.
Identifying and implementing opportunities to enhance operations, align processes, lead the change management and drive the maturity of the newly-merged IT organisation between Euromut and Partena, including the introduction of PRINCE2 and ITIL best practices.

04/2013 - 12/2013
IT, PMO and Capacity Manager
Euromut (Insurance, 500-1000 employees)

Managed the day-to-day operations of the IT, Development, Helpdesk and System Engineering teams (15+ FTE). Facilitated their development via the creation and introduction of best practices, standards and methodologies in demand, capacity, project and portfolio management.

04/2012 - 03/2013
Business Solution Delivery Manager
UCM (Other, 500-1000 employees)

Created and managed the Business Solution Delivery group (25+ FTE) comprising Process Managers / Product Owners, Project Managers, Business Analysts and SMEs. Championed continuous improvements to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Solutions Delivery function; recording learnings from client projects, mapping robust solution delivery processes, recording best practices and creating templates to maximise efficiency and scalability.

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