Scope : Re-insurance business ? import of internal or external insured portfolios, running risks scenario and exposures risks (business needs, requirements, IT development, UAT)
Mission: Implementing a scaled framework (Safe, spotify) and agile best practices in the whole CTA organisation (business needs identification and ranking, requirements management, scrum team, run team, architecture, UAT) based in Germany ? India ? Bosnia ? Hungary and serving OE worldwide.
Scope: Creation of a for European Business Units, comprising multiple web portals, a core system, and new interfaces integrated with a consolidated finance-accounting system, APIs, and local partner solutions. Additionally, addressing local requirements and undertaking the development of new business activities
In my role as an and Scrum Master, I led the for 25 IT teams spread across various remote locations, including Austria, Spain, India, Germany, Poland, and France. This involved working with diverse technologies and providing . Additionally, I initiated the establishment of for Jira ? confluence and for Scrum Masters and implemented a .
Furthermore, I facilitated and streamlined collaboration with the and (test automation, batch deployment, code quality, security, architecture group).
The (workflows and usage rules), coupled with the development of integration tests and automated testing, resulted in a tangible increase in productivity and quality.
also facilitated the entire organization's transition from micro-management to a more open,include supporting a substantial growth in resources and sub-projects within the platform, promoting day-to-day collaboration among diverse stakeholders, and reducing the time to market for new features.
Upon assuming the role of project lead, I undertook a comprehensive organizational restructuring to enhance the speed and quality of development deliveries while maintaining control over costs and deadlines, particularly during the pilot and go-live phases. Key responsibilities included:
In line with planned business initiatives, I crafted the comprehensive IT architecture for the company's core activities, covering infrastructure, hosting, security, API, and software landscape. Additionally, I outlined the requirements, including user stories and processes, for smartphones, middleware, and back-end apps. I assumed responsibility for defining the testing strategy and conceptualizing databases and service layers.
Furthermore, I provided guidance to the board of directors on business models, business plans, and process design. I played a pivotal role in advising on the recruitment of developer teams, contributing to strategic decision-making.
Orchestrating a comprehensive overhaul of end-to-end vehicle wholesale activities and streamlining existing mainframe platforms was the focal point of my responsibilities as the project leader. I took the lead in implementing all front and middleware applications, overseeing various key tasks:
Scope: management of Volvo Germany car warranty products (insurance, warranty, tires, and taxes) through the implementation of a web-based platform developed mostly by an external IT team.
Scope: running a gap analysis in internal controlling and risk management areas:
I spearheaded the comprehensive definition, implementation, and documentation of end-to-end processes and procedures?from front to back, including accounting, internal control, as well as financial and legal reporting. This initiative aligned with BaFin-MaRisk requirements for the Used Car Warranty product across multiple countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, and the Czech Republic.Concurrently, I conducted an in-depth analysis of 15 processes and 45 procedures, identifying areas for improvement and potential risks in alignment with risk and reliability criteria. Collaborating closely with stakeholders, I successfully orchestrated seven action plans, addressing weaknesses and seizing quick wins with the IT Team. The outcomes were meticulously documented, with further insights captured in a comprehensive white paper.
Replacement of dealership?s middle as well as the Digital Asset Management () application and all interfaces with internal (SAP, BI) and external software.
My main responsibilities were:
In close cooperation with Stakeholders and Board, I analysed all workflows and summarized them into 15processes maps and 52 procedures as a By challenging thisdescription of the continuity of operations (IT, call centres, accounting, CRM, claims management) I could generate for each process a risks and mitigation matrix.At once we defined and ran action plans to improve current back-office activities and IT department.
Scope: building an insurance branch under - regulation, for Volkswagen Financial Services in relation with Volkswagen Bank France, VWFSAG Germany and French authorities like ACP, Chamber of Commerce, Taxes? & Fiscal?s authorities.Acting as single point of contact between all involved companies, I lead the , the definition of a and the selection of a partner for managing the operations and the subsidiary. After the contract closing phase, I coordinated the E2E processes definition and implementation and all IT software enhancements (Portfolio Management, KYC, Claims, risks and reporting).
Scope: review of the existing Chrysler Used-car Program (products, reporting, branding, POS communication, stock management, sales? and purchase tools and processes). My main responsibilities were to
My main responsibility was to implement the 6-Sigma methodology within all leasing companies in Central & East Europe (17 countries) with focus on productivity & efficiency and establishing a customer-oriented culture.
After the on-boarding phase with local board members and training for key-employees I could
By developing local cooperations with financial institutions or banks I provided the importers Renault ? Dacia ? Nissan - Samsung (Slovenia, Croatia and Algeria) credit, leasing and insurance solution for their final customers.
I evaluated and/or created new subsidiaries of RCI Banque in Morocco and Slovenia.
I oversaw existing businesses and facilitated relations between the Romanian and Brazilian subsidiaries and HQ in Paris (refinancing, controlling, risk policies, budget and plan, supervisory board).
Implementing of a creative stock-financing solution for Renault Dealerships in cooperation with Fortis Bank:
Setting up and managing department in charge of soft and hard collection for leasing and fleet financing.
Setting up and managing IT department and its coordination with holding IT.Pre-Analyse for Bank Licence acquisition as well as evaluation of purchasing local bank.
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02/2013 ? 03/2013
05/2005 ? 09/2005
10/2004 ? 03/2005
09/2001 ? 11/2001
02/1999 ? 04/1999
09/1985 ? 06/1990
09/1982 ? 06/1985
Emphasizing a proactive and collaborative work approach, I swiftly adapt to new challenges. As a dedicated principal consultant, I utilize my robust analytical and organizational skills to attain predefined objectives. Critical success factors for me involve nurturing team development and actively engaging across the organization to pinpoint optimal compromises and instil a culture of efficient change.
Throughout the mission, my ability for abstraction and synthesis enables me to refine and elevate the vision tied to the objectives by consistently integrating feedback and ideas from both teams and top management (C-Level - Board). I ensure frequent sharing of this vision. As an advocate of transparency, I place particular emphasis on fostering a way of working based on trust and cross-functional collaboration, relying on a shared set of rules to facilitate prompt responsiveness to evolving changes.
With over 30 years of experience in , leasing, and firms, I specialize in and project , also serving as an or . My track record showcases outstanding achievements in and settings:
creation of or branches, and projects? organisation, processes management (BaFin MaRisk ? Sox 404), as well as , data mapping, migration, and tests? ? UAT management.
My previous experiences empower me with a comprehensive grasp of the project and transformation life cycle. This includes aligning objectives with managers, identifying needs and necessary changes, collaborating with development teams, overseeing testing, acceptance, and releases, as well as facilitating the seamless handover to production and ongoing assistance to end-users.
In the realm of guidance and steering, my preference is to consistently improve the tools and structures already in place by incorporating best practices from various methodologies (waterfall, agile, lean).
Excellent IT Background (Dipl. Ing. IT INSA
Lyon, France), enriched by 30 years of experiences in and
environment, and new technologies affinity (Java ? PHP - C++ - Angular -
Spring, Oracle ? DB2 ? MariaDB, API ? continuous integration, Jira ? Confluence
? Jenkins ? Bamboo - Miro) as well as the full scope of testing.
Languages: French (native), German (fluent), English (fluent), Polish (advanced), Spanish (basic).
ich besitze die notwendigen Fähigkeiten und die Mentalität, die man für die Leitung von Workshops (Brainstorming, Bedarfsanalyse, Mitigation, Priorisierung, Team-Building, Change Management, Troubleshooting) mit Stakeholdern und Experten in allen Bereichen benötigt.
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