ERP - 15 Years of Experience - Near 79912


Project Manager


El Paso, TX

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Qualifications Summary Mr. Olazaba has substantial experience leading and coordinating IT advisory engagements across several industries, with a focus on the financial management and consumer market sectors. He has a strong background across the full life cycle of IT project delivery and considerable project and program management experience. His financial assurance background, coupled with his experience in Oracle, IT and Business consulting, provides him with expertise in evaluating and designing business processes and systems. He has over 25 years of financial management experience and over 20 years with Oracle Applications 11i, R12, Fusion and Cloud based. He has served as program and project manager with responsibility for planning, budgeting, execution, and delivery of system implementations IT project assessments and controls/risk assessments. He has also provided subject matter knowledge and guidance with the design and implementation of technology solutions for Oracle EBS. His experience includes various business disciplines, information technology platforms, and systems. He has served as liaison for all projects transition from Sales to Delivery. He is an active participant in all pre-sales activities allowing a cohesive solutions delivered to the client. Experience Summary New World Prime Soltuions Inc. Managing Director Dec 2015 to Present * Managed all facets of organization from conception to incredible success of this start-up technology firm. * Positive, results-driven, and innovative individual with proven success in balancing operational efficiencies and business growth with client satisfaction. * Take pride in ability to effectively combine corporate objectives and values with personal and professional goals and work ethics. * Employ proactive management and strong leadership techniques to generate accomplishment-driven workplace environment, resulting in employee loyalty and customer satisfaction at all levels. * Build and foster strategic business relationships with C-level executives, creating client loyalty and resulting increased revenues and bottom-line profitability. HELEN OF TROY Director of Global Administrative applications Aug 2016 to March 2017 * Director of information systems for IT Applications to include Oracle Finanacial Applications, Oracle Busines Intelligence, Workday Payroll, Hyperion Financial Management, Sharepoint and Microsoft Office. * Experience directing cross-functional teams of functional and technical experts to analyze systems and processes and implement infrastructure improvements. * Recognized for leadership in project planning, scheduling, priorizortizatoin, contingency and risk palnning, work assignment and definition of scope of enterprise information systesms projects. * Demonstrated ability to focus on high-payoff improvements to achieve immediate bottom-line benefits. * Proven track record of success in developing solutions that imporove the efficiency of IT and business operations. * Directed and oversaw the introduction of a formal Projectg Management Methodogy globally for all projects within the organization. * Introducted solutions to stream line interfaces between systems at various junction savings one week of man hours from the project teams resulting in a huge savings on each project. HCL Axon Oracle Finance Practice Manager / Solution Manager May 2011 to Dec 2015 * Instrumental in establishing and growing the North American Oracle Community within HCL Axon's Oracle Practice. * Organize and manage various aspects of the program management office, including developing approaches and plans for communications, issues and risk management, knowledge management, and testing. * Serve as Project Advisor for all implementations of Oracle R12 companies in the U.S., including coordinating a team of 150 plus resources in completing an extensive business requirements analysis, fit-gap analysis exercise, functional design, baseline software configuration (Oracle Financials, SCM, CRM and HR), coordinating system integration and UAT testing, and end user training, and deployment planning activities. Reduced on-going IT / software maintenance through decustomization and improving processes. * Assist clients with risk analyses of their application projects, including project management, awareness, inventory, assessment, remediation/replacement, testing, certification, third-party analysis, and contingency planning developed recommendations for improvement. * Manage pre - and post-implementation assessments in order to identify sources of risk and provide practical alternatives to mitigate and remediate risks. * Serve as the central point of contact and primary interface for all project related issues. * Developed effective rapport and strategic client relationships with many senior executives by providing advice and consultation in solo high-profile roles recognized by client senior management as valued advisor. * Develop performance goals and objectives for project and staff, and monitors the achievement of those goals. * Understand and translate client expectations into implementable engagement objectives. Participated in Quality Assurance on Work closely with sales partner to identify new initiatives in evolving markets . IT Convergence SENIOR MANAGING PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT march 2010 - May 2011 * Worked with various client sites to assist with Oracle R12 implementations. * Conducted training classes for OAUG R12 Functionality Training. * Performed health checks on client engagements. * Served as a key Finance resource for R12 functionality and setups * Lead process review sessions to identify client's current business processes and review key customizations * Provided input to the final roadmap, conceptual state architecture and business case. Independent consultant OWNER / PRESIDENT