Humberto Saenz

  • Houston US-TX

Previous Professional Experience

Centrilift, a division of Baker Hughes Inc.                                                      Jan 1997 - Nov 1997

HR Coordinator, Latin American Operations                                                                               

University of TulsaJan 1994 - Dec 1996

Employment Coordinator, Office of Personnel Services

National Hispanic Institute                                                                 May 1992 - Dec 1993

Associate Director for Finance and Development

Summary

  • An Independent SAP Sr. Human Capital Management (HCM) Consultant and professional in human resources with over 16 years experience.
  • 14 + years hands-on consulting experience in the global analysis, design, configuration and implementation of the SAP R/3 and ECC Human Resource application for Fortune 500 companies.
  • Industry experience includes: Telecommunications (CenturyLink), Chemicals (LyondellBasell Industries, Millennium Chemicals), Media/Entertainment (The Walt Disney Company, Dolby Laboratories), Manufacturing (PACCAR - Peterbilt/Kenworth), Food/Food Services (Hersheys, Compass Group), Public Sector (Polk County School Board, University of Tulsa, National Hispanic Institute) and Oil/Energy (Baker Hughes Inc.)
  • Experience with large-scale, global implementations involving multiple countries. Specific responsibility for country configuration for the Netherlands, UK, France, Hong Kong and the United States. Familiarity with many other countries.
  • SAP-HCM expertise includes Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Personnel Development, HR security administration and Training & Events Management.  Specific emphasis in reporting, including ad hoc and regulatory reporting and the use of Business Warehouse.
  • 9 Full Life Cycle Implementations, including 2 Upgrades
  • Extensive experience in the design and implementation of custom interfaces, custom reporting, and user exits. 
  • Multiple projects involving conversions from PeopleSoft to SAP and large mergers and acquisitions.
  • SAP experience with versions R/3 3.0F - 4.6C and ECC 5.0 - 6.0
  • Fluent in Spanish.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Present

SAP HR Team Lead/Functional Consultant

Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Project Scope: Global ECC 6.0 Implementation

  • Responsible for overall team management including project planning and execution.
  • Blueprint, Design, Configuration, Testing and Implementation for all aspects of Personnel Administration and Organizational Management.
  • Design and Execution of all Organizational Management and Personnel Administration data conversions, including 5 years of employee master historical data
  • Completed functional requirements analysis and specifications for benefits and employee interfaces to and from various 3rd Party vendors
Nov 2002 - Present

Senior SAP HR Consultant

International Flavors and Fragrances
  • Led workshop on design of Organizational Management for global operations
  • Conducted design review of business process for handling of international transferees (expatriates, third-country nationals, and regional transfers)
Jan 2011 - Apr 2012

Lead SAP HCM Consultant

CenturyLink

Project Scope: Integration of 27,000+ employee acquisition of Qwest Communications into ECC 6.0 system

  • Managed all aspects of employee conversion/cutover, including strategy development, design, testing and execution
  • Completed functional requirements analysis and specifications for benefits and employee interfaces to/from various 3rd Party benefits providers
  • Responsible for all configuration design and solutions in the areas of Personnel Administration and Organizational Management
  • Designed and implemented changes to HR Enterprise Structure to accomodate diverse, multi-union population
  • Supported HCM Lead with management of various activities including project planning and status reporting
  • Provided on-site post go-live support for HR and Payroll end users
Apr 2009 - Oct 2009

SAP HR Team Lead/Functional Consultant

CenturyLink (formerly CenturyTel and Embarq Communications)

Project Scope: Integration of 20,000+ employee acquisition into ECC 5.0 system

  • Responsible for overall team management including project planning and execution.
  • Completed functional requirements analysis and specifications for benefits and employee interfaces to various 3rd Party vendors
  • Designed and executed employee data conversion strategy.
  • Responsible for testing phase planning and execution, including test script development.
Apr 2005 - Apr 2009

Senior SAP Functional Developer

LyondellBasell Industries

Project Scope:  Multiple projects including upgrade from R/3 4.5 to ECC 5.0, multi-national payroll implementation and various international and US acquisitions                       

  • Lead functional developer for all Personnel Administration and Organizational Management design, configuration and reporting. Additional responsibility for custom ESS and Workflow solutions.
  • Designed and implemented solution for ALE of Organizational Management from one instance to multi-instance platform.
  • Responsible for creation of functional and technical documentation for custom programs, workflow and BW.
  • Provided day-to-day support of end-user process issues related to SAP transaction processing and master data correction in the areas of PA, OM and CATS.
  • Implemented system-related configuration changes due to enhancements/incidents including design and testing
  • Designed and implemented complete redesign for personnel actions and enterprise structure to support global SAP Time and Payroll project, including configuration, data mapping, report redesign, and data conversion of 500,000 data records.
  • Designed and implemented new Personnel Administration functionality for the UK, Netherlands, France and the U.S. to support SAP time and payroll processing.
  • Configured and implemented reporting for EEO-1 and VETS-100.
  • Executed testing and configuration changes related to upgrade from R/3 4.5 to ECC 5.0.
Feb 2003 - Feb 2005

Senior SAP Functional Consultant

The Walt Disney Company

Project Scope: Global R/3 4.6C Implementation                       

  • Responsible for design, configuration and testing of Personnel Administration module for several business units
  • Designed and implemented enterprise HR reporting project utilizing Business Warehouse, including the development of an executive dashboard
  • Managed principle benefits interface from SAP to internal middleware system, including design changes and issue resolution.
  • Implemented structural authorizations and managed all structural authorization issue resolution.
  • Responsible for functional design of new report requests and review of report/form specifications for Employee Life Events (ELE) team
  • Provided technical expertise on issues related to data level security of all ELE job roles
  • Executed various ad hoc employee-related report requests on behalf of end-users
  • Conducted knowledge transfer sessions to various end-user populations on execution of reporting within SAP
  • Implemented system-related configuration changes due to enhancements/incidents including design and testing
  • Designed, configured and implemented Workers Compensation reporting for TWDC, and involved in design of other regulatory compliance reporting including EEO-1 and Vets 100 within SAP
  • Served as liaison to multiple teams including Security, Organizational Management, and Reporting Teams.
  • Provided day-to-day support of end-user process issues related to SAP transaction processing and master data correction.
Dec 2002 - Feb 2003

SAP HR Project Manager/Lead Consultant

Hershey Foods Corporation

Project Scope: US R/3 4.6C Implementation

  • Responsible for process design/blueprint workshops in the areas of Organizational Management and Training & Events Management
Feb 2001 - Oct 2002

SAP HR Project Manager/Lead Consultant

Paccar Inc.

Project Scope: US R/3 4.6C Implementation

  • Responsible for design, configuration, documentation and testing of the following modules: Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Personnel Development, Training & Events Management.
  • Analyzed OSS Notes and HR Support Packages, and developed and executed testing plans for regression testing.
  • Designed and implementation of HR authorizations and security profiles utilizing profile generator (PFCG).
  • Delivered workshop on HR Authorization Management for Basis Administrators
  • Designed custom solution for salary step progression for union employee population, and merit progression of non-union population
  • Led conversion efforts of legacy data from HR and Payroll systems to R/3 utilizing SAP's AcceleratedHR conversion programs
  • Responsible for configuration of various compliance reports including EEO-1, VETS-100 and workers' compensation
  • Developed plans for testing and implementation of HR Support Packages and OSS Notes.
  • Responsible for planning and execution of integration and parallel testing phases.
May 2000 - Feb 2001

Senior SAP HR Consultant

Compass Group NA

Project Scope: Upgrade from R/3 3.0F to 4.6C and implementation of Organizational Management

  • Responsible for configuration, documentation and testing of Personnel Administration (PA) Organizational Management (OM), Benefit Savings Plans (401k) and HR Master Data Reporting.
  • Conducted Blueprint workshops to determine current business processes and R/3 configuration.
  • Created Blueprint documentation for Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, and Master Data Reporting.
  • Responsible for creation of PA/PT/OM configuration and functional documentation, as well as related technical specifications for custom-developed programs (e.g., user exits)
  • Designed and delivered training for client project team and end-users on 4.6C delta and HR Ad Hoc Query.
  • Designed and delivered formal knowledge transfer sessions for client end-users for the Personnel Administration and Organizational Management modules.
  • Created, reviewed and approved training materials for PA and OM.
Oct 1999 - Apr 2000

SAP HR Team Lead/Functional Consultant

Polk County School Board

Project Scope: R/3 4.5B Implementation

  • Managed consultant and client team responsible for the configuration, testing and implementation of the HR module.
  • Responsible for managing consultant resources, including project staffing plan, evaluations, and budget.
  • Developed and ensured execution of team project plan in line with ASAP methodology.
  • Responsible for configuration, documentation and testing of Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, and Time Management (including CATS).
  • Conducted Blueprint workshops and created Blueprint documentation for Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, and Recruitment.
Nov 1997 - Sep 1999

SAP Team Member

Baker Hughes, Inc.

Project Scope: R/3 4.0B Implementation

  • Responsible for execution of automated and manual data loads for HR Master Data and Organizational Management to test and production clients.
  • Delivered train-the-trainer and end-user training on Personnel Actions and Organizational Management.
  • Provided on-site post go-live support and troubleshooting.
  • Led three-person team in the configuration of master data and organizational structure, including development of salary structures, organizational hierarchy, business units, and job and position definition.
  • Led the configuration of international employee payroll, including creation of payroll rules and wage types.
  • Defined reporting requirements and developed reporting solutions, utilizing standard SAP and custom reports.
  • Developed security profiles for multiple HR roles.
  • Worked with ABAP programmers in development of conversion programs for HR master data, Organizational Management and payroll year-to-date loads.

Education

Education
1988 - 1993

Bachelor of Arts

Southwestern University