Rob Ratcliffe, Managing Director of StrategicProjectSolutions has successfully worked with a number of organizations across multiple industries. Key highlights include:
Investment Management Systems: Wealth Management
Provided senior PM support in areas such as analysis, architecture, development, QA and PMO. Enterprise solutions included integrating two new investment management systems, and design of an Electronic Account Opening solution for the sales force.
Business Transformation: Government
Provided executive leadership to territorial government to refine strategy, and lead implementation of PeopleSoft Financials. Results included building implementation team, defining new roles and responsibilities for staff, sustainability model, streamlining processes, improving management information and lowering costs through staffing reorganization. Achieved significant savings through vendor negotiations.
Human Capital Management (HCM)
Working with high-end retailer to determine HCM strategy, approach and prioritization. Completed detailed requirements, vendor evaluations, and SaaS-based vendor selection. Program entailed core HR functionality, payroll, talent management, talent acquisition, talent development & training, and succession management. Achieved significant savings through vendor negotiations.
Business Transformation: Insurance
Provided leadership to national insurance organization in implementing comprehensive overhaul and financial solutions (Oracle Financials, Cognos Planning, financial data mart). Results included building implementation team, defining new roles and responsibilities for staff, sustainability model, streamlining processes, improving management information and lowering costs through staffing reorganization. Achieved significant savings through vendor negotiations.
Project Management Office (PMO)
Established formal project management office, and defined all project management and system change management methodologies. Results included lower project management costs, increased management control, repeatable processes and standardization within a global insurance organization.
IT Strategy & Implementation
Refined corporate IT strategy for 345 bed hospital, prioritized projects and programs, and successfully implemented on key initiatives including: Cisco core and closet switch upgrades, VMWare server virtualization, VoIP telecom implementation, enterprise SAN architecture and implementation, CAT 6 cable, comprehensive Privacy Impact Assessment and Threat Risks Analysis. Significantly improved IT morale and customer service levels and implemented ITIL based process solutions.