- EMEA Localizations Program Director
2005 - maintenant
Implementation and management of the new localizations model/project across EMEA, in order to move from a model where localizations were developed and maintained by locally, to a centralized organization in order to bring various benefits to the stakeholders :
. Single face to the customer
. Single support process for the customer
. Faster time to market
. Avoid localizations in the first place
. Increase visibility of existing solution
The Main Responsibilities:
. Get buy in & involvement of all stakeholders; Countries, Development, Strategy, Remote team, Translation Group, Support, Other regions
. Put the infrastructure in place; Development environment, tools & standards, translation, releasing and support infrastructure.
. Define Scope with countries and development/strategy through detailed review of requirements and mapping to standard product features and existing localizations.
. Manage the projects, scope and budget, once launched with countries and remote team. Team made of 4 directs reports based in Europe and US, Projects managers, and 100+ dedicated development resources in India.
- EMEA Business Development Manager Financials Applications
2004 - 2005
The main responsibilities:
. Adapt the positioning of the existing product suite, and help define new markets and targets and new solutions.
. Work with country solution leaders to help them allocate their resources and identify revenue areas
. Make sure countries maximize sales of financials (e.g. determining best upsell opportunities)
. Position new products to pre-sales and sales community and keep feeding them with required knowledge, focusing on the changes of the IFRS framework and their ERP impact
. Support the field organization when Development involvement is required
. Acquire in depth knowledge of new products in order to have more realistic positioning
. Deliver sales training organized by sales readiness team
- Project Director – ERP Implementation
1998 - 2007
Global responsibility of projects management (time & material or fixed price projects) with main objectives being timing, costs and quality.
. Definition and management of teams, functional and technical consultants, architects.
. Analysis of existing systems and procedures, proposal of improvement of procedures, prototype and setup of applications
. Biggest managed project: 2 years, 22 consultants + subcontractors + customer team. Implementation of the full Oracle eBusiness suite. Finance, purchasing, inventory, advanced supply chain planning, distribution.
Implementation: JC Decaux, Accor, Essilor, Caisse d’Epargne,, France Telecom Terminaux, France Telecom
. Resources management: staffing, recruiting, training
. Analysis and response to RFQ’s
- Finance Director
1994 - 1998
Finance, Admin & HR director of the french subsidiary.
. Statutory and US Gaap accounting, monthly and yearly closing. Reporting for Group consolidation
. Controlling : management reporting, budget, forecasts
. Analysis of project's profitability, negotiation of contracts
. Credit Management, financing and banks relations
. Human Resources management, payroll, company representative to employees representatives meetings
. Member of the board
. Restructuring of the company
- Financial Controller - EMEA
St André de la Marche
1990 - 1994
Financial Controller for the EMEA region.
. Preparation of sub's budget in cooperation with local Management
. Permanent review of budgets and definition of new targets according to actuals and other parameters
. Forecasting of the total European activity
. Permanent control and performance review of European Subs
. Provide European Management team with Key financial information and analysis on subs
. Support field offices in accounting issues
. Develop policies and procedures in order to improve processes, and coordinate implementation with corporate
- Financial Controller - France
St André de la Marche
1987 - 1990
Responsible for the financial control of the French subsidiary