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Marco Ciardi

Project Manager at Omron Europe B.V.

Summary

I'm a PMP® certified project manager with 9+ years' experience in IT implementations related to both back and front office applications. In the last years my involvement shifted to global implementations, working at project and program level with a direct line of reporting to our Headquarter in Japan.

Work History

April 2018Present

Project Manager

Omron Europe B.V.
  • Working at both project and program level to implement solutions in the EMEA region reporting to both the European management and the Omron headquarter in Japan.
  • Support the establishment of a portfolio management office in the EMEA region and contribute to build PM capabilities within the organization.
August 2010March 2018

Business Analyst

Omron Europe B.V.
  • Support existing business process improvements acting as the intermediate between operations and systems in the EMEA region (Finance & Accounting area).
  • Lead IT projects on both front and back end in the B2B market understanding and addressing the organizational impact each IT solution comes along with.
March 2007August 2010

JDE Business Analyst

Accenture S.P.A.
  • Work closely with business managers and users to understand their processes and procedures (Finance & Accounting area).
  • Prepare documentation to support process, functional, and technical specifications.
  • Work closely with PMs on project planning, communication and reporting.
April 2006March 2007

SAP Business Analyst

Softec S.P.A.
  • Provide primary/secondary support for SAP FI/CO applications.

Main Projects

Global Accounting Governance
April 2021 - Present

Definition of global policies and procedures related to the accounting area to prepare the implementation of a global ERP solution in EMEA.

Global Source to Pay
Jan 2020 - April 2021

Definition of the global policies and procedures related to Source to Pay processes and implementation of the SAP Ariba solution in one of the US Omron branches.

Global B2B Integration
Aug  2019 - January 2020

B2B Integration to interchange data between preexisting regional systems and 2 new global applications (Expense Management and HR). The project is also aimed to established new policies and procedures to grant a 24/7/365 support.

Global Enterprise Architecture
Nov  2018 - Present

EMEA representative to support the definition of the Global IT portfolio aimed to redesign the company Enterprise Architecture. The role required to act as a liason between the headquarter/other regions and the EMEA organization for the definition of a feasible roadmap.

Global coding
April  2017 - March 2019

Program/project manager in charge of the implementation in the EMEA region of a Global master data management solution (items, suppliers). The project concerned to both the re-engineering of business processes and the implementation of the corresponding IT solutions for 3 different business division.

Item Cross Reference
May 2016 - February 2017

IT solution for our technical engineer department, sales division  and distribution partners to identify alternatives to 3rd party items.

Product Part List Optimization
January  2016 - December 2016

Implementation IT components to increase the customer experience of direct customers (Panel builders) and digitally promote the sales of Omron product.

Electronic Invoicing
September 2012 - January 2014

Implementation of an E-Invoicing solution to electronically handle the invoicing to customers along with the relevant archiving in accordance to EU directives and country specific legal requirements. Solution implemented in 12 countries within EMEA.

Main Courses

  • Visionary Leadership Training (VLT)  (DDI  / Sep  2019 - Jun 2020 / 90h)
  • Certified Scrum Master Training (CSM) (42 Agile / Dec  2019 / 16h)
  • Aligning the Organization Through Portfolio Management (PMI / May 2019 / 16h)
  • Accelerated PMP Prep (Threon Consulting / March  2017 / 35h
  • Project Management Training (Arenea Consulting / September  2015 / 40h)

Education

19992006

Master's Degree in Business Administration

Università degli Studi di Firenze

Graduated with Honors in Business Administration