Bill Rana

Certified SAP Solutions Consultant - Master of ICT – Enterprise Systems and Business Intelligence - ISMS Lead Implementer (ISO 27001/2)

  • North Sydney, NSW

Profile

  • Vast experience in implementing SAP HCM solution as per SAP methodology with three complete project life cycles
  • Achieved Wide-ranging command over core modules of Personal Administration, International Payroll, Organizational Management, Recruitment &Time Management as well as designed integration points with various new-age components as Employee Self Service (ESS), Manager Self Service (MSS),E-Recruitment& Learning Solution online (LSO) and SuccessFactors
  • Strong expertise in marketing presentations, training & documentation
  • Experienced in business impact assessment; stakeholder identification & analysis; development of communication plans; and development of training materials
  • Resilient analytical and communication skills
  • Advanced ability to plan strategically for current and future business environments, including future technology and business design changes to create flexible solutions
  • Complete command over Enterprise and Personnel structure mapping using various SAP OM tools
  • Results-oriented with strong analytical, planning, collaboration experience in liaising between cross-functional teams
  • Lead functional / technical assistance in identifying and developing systems / procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements
  • Skilled at leading teams, mentoring team members, developing architecture, design, and requirements, and establishing lightweight software configuration management and release processes to enable organizations to build stable products quickly
  • Facilitate the design, development and distribution of documents that support changed business and systems processes
  • Ensure compliance with client specifications and quality assurance standards

Certifications

  • SAP ERP 6.0 - Human Capital Management
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials
  • Exin Cloud Fundamentals
  • ISMS Lead Implementer (ISO 27001/2)

Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Management (AIM)
  • Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM)
  • Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)
  • Professionals Australia

Key responsibilities

  • Supervising business diagnosis and planning activities
  • Analyzing and assuring quality of the data collected
  • Supervising business architecture and process design activities
  • Assisting in the development of capabilities and performance measurements/KPIs
  • Supervising business architecture implementation activities
  • Defining testing and implementation activities for architectures, capabilities and processes
  • Developing and testing business processes, capabilities, and architectures
  • Preparing the client for deployment (communications, training)

HR Master Data / Personnel Management

  • Enterprise, personal and organizational structure
  • Pay scale and wage type structure

Time Management

  • Time Management and its integration with other application
  • Configuring the work schedule and setting up planned working time
  • Creating attendance and absence types and their payments
  • Managing time quotas and quota deduction Time Managers Workplace (TMW)

Reporting in Human Resource Management

  • Ad Hoc Query
  • SAP Query
  • Authorizations

Organization and Configuration of Payroll

  • Identifying and operating control mechanism available in the payroll system
  • Personal Calculation Rules and Schemas
  • Encoding characteristics of wage types
  • Retroactive accounting

Training and Event Management

  • Billing and activity allocation for business events
  • Creating a business event catalog

HCM Modules

Skills

SuccessFactors

TIme Attendance

LMS

ESS / MSS

Personal Administration

Training and Development

Recruitment

Payroll (International)

Organisational Management

Clients

Work History

IT Infrastructure Analyst

Jul 2015 - Dec 2015

Graftek Marketing

  • Design, implementation, support, monitoring and maintenance of infrastructure software platforms, including but not limited to server / client;
  • operating systems, messaging and database services, reporting platforms
  • Evaluating infrastructure services equipment and software for purchase
  • Recommending new configurations
  • Provide training or arranges for vendor training for system users. Developing cost estimates and making recommendations for systems development and upgrades to existing systems

(Project 9)(Application Support)

May 2015 - Jul 2015

Bank of Thailand - Thailand

Description

  • The Bank of Thailand (BOT) was first set up as the Thai National Banking Bureau. The Bank of Thailand Act was promulgated on 28 April 1942 vesting upon the Bank of Thailand the responsibility for all central banking functions.

Components

  • SAP HCM ECC6.0 (Enhancement Package 7)

Configuration

  • Involved in configuration of the above mentioned components based on functional specification.

Details

  • Support of the existing SAP HCM environment for Organizational Management, Personnel Administration, Time Management and Evaluation, including clockings/time stamps

(Project 8)(Application Support)

Nov 2014 - Feb 2015

DemirBank - Azerbaijan

Description 

  • Demirbank is a subsidiary of HSBC Bank A.Ş. operating in Azerbaijan. It is a combined business with a balance sheet of £1.4 billion and capital of £170 million. It has a network of 168 branches and offices in thirty eight cities providing a comprehensive range of personal, corporate, treasury, capital markets, stockbroking, fund management and investment banking services across Azerbaijan.

Components

  • SAP HCM ECC6.0 (Enhancement Package 7)

Configuration

  • Involved in configuration of the above mentioned components based on functional specification.

Details

  • Assisted in the development of customized reports based on organizational requirements; reports included: Headcount Changes, Leave request statuses, Retirement Intimation status, Disciplinary Actions, among others.

(Project 7)(Application Support)

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014

Al-Futtaim - Abu Dhabi

Description

  • The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt

Components

  •  SuccessFactors Employee Central + SAP HCM ECC6.0

Configuration

  • Involved in configuration of the above mentioned components based on functional specification.

Details

  • Assisted in the setting up of connectors from the on premise SAP HCM data set with SuccessFactors using Dell Boomi AtomSphere. Activities include; setting up of database profiles and Mapping.

(Project 6)(Business Analyst)

Feb 2014 - Jun 2014

Australian Energy Regulator 

Description

  • The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) regulates energy markets and networks under national energy market legislation and rules. Its functions, which mostly relate to energy markets in eastern and southern Australia.

Components

  • MS Access and Oracle database

Configuration

  • Business analysis - determine requirements for the AER including: Assumptions and constraints, Data requirements and criteria, Functional requirements, Research, analysis and modelling, Reporting recommendations to the AER, Involvement in dependent project assisting and provided support

Details

  • This project, in collaboration with the University of South Australia (UniSA) School of ITMS, aimed to provide the AER with a method of collecting and monitoring information on the performance of PV and climate conditions so it can better understand the effect it has on demand in Australia.

(Project 5)(Configuration + Realization + Go-live + Support)

Jan 2012 - Jul 2013

Hemaya Security Services Company - QATAR

Description 

  • Hemaya is a “one-stop” total solution security company that provides its clients with cost effective security solutions in all reigns of security covering Physical Security, Maritime Security and Aviation Security.

Components

  • Personnel Administration, Payroll, Organization Management, E-Recruitment, Personnel Development, Training and Event, ESS/MSS, Time Management Using ECC6.0 and SAP Portal version 7.0 with additional country specific Patch

Configuration

  • Currently and actively involved in configuration of the above mentioned components as well as requirement gathering and creation of functional specifications for customized programs and reports.

Details

  • Assisted in the integration of technical and application components to meet requirements, configured coding and component testing program modules that meet design specifications, Assisted in the creation of test scripts

(Project 3)(Full Lifecycle)

Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

Pak Qatar Takaful Group 

Description

  • Incorporated in 2006, and beginning operations in 2007, the company is registered and supervised by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP). The company’s vision of providing financial protection through Takaful to everyone is supported by some of the strongest financial institutions in the state of Qatar such as Qatar Islamic Insurance Company (QIIC), Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB), Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar National Bank (QNB), the Amwal Group, Masraf Al-Rayan and Munich-based FWU AG.

Components

  • Personnel Administration, Payroll, Organization Management, Recruitment, Personnel Development, Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service, Using ECC6.0 and SAP Portal version 7.0

Configuration

  • Involved in configuration and documentation of the above mentioned components        

Details

  • Analysis, design, development and implementation activities to produce project and system deliverables  for business benefit, Produce detailed and consistent Blueprint documentation and Functional specs, Configuration of the SAP system, Conducting Unit Testing and System Integration Testing, Conducting Blue print workshops, pre-UAT Training and facilitating UAT.

(Project 4)(Full lifecycle)

Aug 2009 - Dec 2011

MCB Bank 

Description

  • MCB is one of the leading banks of Pakistan with a deposit base of about PKR. 280 billion and total assets of around PKR.300 billion. Incorporated in 1947, the Bank has an employee base of approx. 10,000 active employees and 5,000 pensioners and a nationwide distribution network of over 1,300 branches.

Components

  • Personnel Administration, Payroll, Organization Management, Recruitment, Personnel Development, Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service, Learning Solution, Personnel Development, Compensation Management. Using ECC6.0and SAP Portal version 7.0

Configuration

  • Currently and actively involved in configuration of the above mentioned components as well as requirement gathering and creation of functional specifications for customized programs and reports.

Details

  • Analyzed company business processes and their requirements for system support, Organized, prepared and ran interviews, brain storming, review sessions structured the requirements, Communicated, explained and coordinated sign offs of the final design description with the stake holders, Assisted in the integration of technical and application components to meet requirements, configured coding and component testing program modules that meet design specifications, Assisted in the creation of test scripts

(Project 1)(Testing + Support)

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008

UFONE

Description

  • Customer focus and best offering has allowed Ufone to build a subscriber base of over 20 million in less than a decade. Ufone has network coverage in 10,000 locations and across all major highways of Pakistan. Ufone currently caters for International Roaming to more than 288 live operators in more than 160 countries.

Components

  • Personnel Administration, Payroll, Organization Management, Manager Self Service, Using ECC6.0 and SAP Portal version 7.0

Configuration

  • Involved in support configuration and documentation of the above mentioned components

Details

  • Design, development, deployment and maintenance of in-house software assets for HCM, Manage resources in order to design, plan, accurately estimate, document and deliver software assets to time, budget and quality targets, Work with Project Managers to plan development, report progress, manage development risks and issues and facilitate technical oversight of the project, Shape and continuously improve the team’s technical knowledge and delivery skills.

(Project 2)(Testing + Support)

Aug 2007 - Dec 2008

PTCL  

Description

  • PTCL is the largest telecommunications provider in Pakistan. PTCL also continues to be the largest CDMA operator in the country with 0.8 million V-fone customers. The company maintains a leading position in Pakistan as an infrastructure provider to other telecom operators and corporate customers of the country. It has the potential to be an instrumental agent in Pakistan’s economic growth.

Components

  • Personnel Administration, Payroll, Organization Management, Recruitment, Manager Self Service, Using ECC6.0 and SAP Portal version 7.0

Configuration

  • Involved in support configuration and documentation of the above mentioned components

Details

  • Carried out analysis, design and trouble shooting of existing SAP system for PTCL, Data Migration Forms and Go Live Forms. Provide post implementation support, planned carried out enhancement and updates designed, tested and implemented HR Personnel Administration, Conduct BBP Workshops, Meetings, Integration Session and Dry Run Sessions, Technical Compliance verification & managing outstanding issues list of all modules, Managed train the trainer concept and act as Master Trainer, provide project progress report on weekly and monthly basis to Steering Committee on approved project plan.

Education and training

Education

University of South Australia 

Jul 2012 - Jun 2014

Double Masters 

Principal subjects /occupational                      

  • Master of Information and Communication Technology in Enterprise Systems
  • Master of Information Technology in Business Intelligence

Skills covered

  • Enterprise Systems and Business Intelligence

Kinverg Information consultancy 

2011

ISMS Lead Implementer Certificate

Principal subjects /occupational

  • ISMS Lead Implementer Course

Skills covered

  • ISO 27001/2

University of Central Punjab

Jul 2008 - Aug 2009

Master of Business Administration

Major

  • Marketing and Finance

Siemens Education Services

Mar 2009 - Apr 2009

SAP Human Capital Management Global Certificate

Principal subjects /occupational

  • SAP THR10 /THR12 Management/Administration

Skills covered

  • (Human Resources) ECC6

University of Central Punjab

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008

Bachelor of Business Administration

Major

  • Marketing and Finance

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