Michael Prager

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Michael Prager

Procter & Gamble - Details

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Global Business Services, Market Operations Solutions & Services

Role: Global Supply Chain Platform Transformation (SCPT) Resource & Testing Manager
Time Period: Jul 2021 - Dec 2023
Location: Schwalbach, Germany

Global Resource Manager for the SCPT program, which entails the transition from SAP R/3 ECC to S4/HANA globally. Securing that we have the right resources in place at the right time for both internal as well as external resources (Suppliers, System Integrators etc). Also fully accountable for the related Budget Management and Forecasting.

Horizontal Testing Workstream Leader, including coordination and governance of Testing Tools (Panaya, ServiceNow, PowerBI,...), leading a team of (internal and external) resources for Test- and Defect Management through a total of 7 major Project Phases. Special focus on SAP SLO / NZDT / LTVF tools for Data migration and validation.


Europe Market Operations, DACH

Role: Director Master Data Transformation, DACH MO
Time Period: Jan 2020 - Jun 2021
Location: Schwalbach, Germany

Work Process and Solution Transformation for management of Product Master Data from Initiative Inception to external publication to data pools (atrify/GS1). Strong focus on launch of Data Quality Excellence Service with other industry and trade partners and Initiative Readiness Gates tracking and issue remediation.


Global Business Services, IT Solutions

Role: Global Warehousing Solution Release Manager
Time Period: Jan 2013 - Dec 2019
Location: Kronberg / Schwalbach, Germany

Global Release Manager for the evolution of the selected JDA/BlueYonder next generation Warehousing solution, including influencing the vendorís strategic product direction, managing required custom developments and work with integration vendors to validate solution and deliver it to implementation teams for deployment


Global Business Services, IT Development & Operations

Role: Global SAP Landscape Transformation Program Manager
Time Period: Feb 2012 - Jun 2014
Location: Schwalbach, Germany

Global Program Manager for the Transformation of our entire global SAP landscape, including Infrastructure, Storage and Computing Projects, Application Management and Operations Procedures and Innovation in the areas of Cloud, Mobility and Big Data (HANA)


Global Business Services, Supply Network Solutions

Role: Global Material Planning Initiative Leader
Time Period: Dec 2008 - Jan 2012
Location: Kronberg, Germany

Global Initiative Leader for a discovery effort in the area of End-to-End Material Planning, including Material Volume Forecasting, Site Integrated Planning, Material Supply Management, Supplier Collaboration & Connectivity, Material Price & Cost Forecasting.

Role: Global Demand Planning Service Manager
Time Period: Dec 2000 - Nov 2008
Location: Schwalbach a.Ts., Eschborn and Kronberg, Germany
Details: Global Solution Owner across all of P&G business for Demand Planning Solutions (originally SAP R/3 4.5b Flexible Planning, then APO DP 5.0 and SAP BW 7.0), including managing a team of regional IT representatives, a network of Global and Regional Business Experts, outside vendors (HP, Infosys, Patni, L&T) for Development, 2nd and 3rd Level Support work, as well as Vendor Consulting and joint developments. Also owner for SLAs with all the relevant suppliers as well as the internal Clients who use the solutions. Completed full global integration of Gillette Demand Planning Operation.

Fabric & Home Care Category Planning IT

Role: F&HC Category Planning Systems Manager
Time Period: Sep 1999 - Dec 2000
Location: Worms & Eschborn, Germany
Details: Responsibility for the IT support of the Global Planning Systems for New Business Development within the scope of roll-outs in Western Europe (e.g. Swiffer, Dryel). Overall System Support for the Category Demand & Supply Planning function, including preparation of the SAP R/3 roll-out as of mid 2000.

Recruiting & HR Marketing

Role: Germany IT Recruiting Manager
Time Period: Jul 1999 - Dec 2001
Location: Worms & Eschborn, Germany
Details: Design and start-up of the national University Recruiting Team for the IT function. Participation in Fairs (e.g. CeBIT, Systems) and co-ordination of various sub-teams.

Fabric & Home Care Product Supply IT

Role: Worms Plant IT Manager
Time Period: Sep 1997 - Dec 2000
Location: Worms, Germany
Details: Leader of the IT department in a producing Fabric Care Plant (Lenor). Responsibilities included LAN/WAN infrastructure, Hardware/Software-Buying, IT-HelpDesk, Application Support for Mainframe (SAP R/2) and Midrange (SAP R/3) Systems, Roll-out of SAP R/3 MM for Storeroom, Purchasing, Year-2000 and Euro-Conversion.

Customer Service Systems

Role: Team Leader Customer Service Systems Support Germany
Time Period: Jan 1996 - Aug 1997
Location: Schwalbach a.Ts., Germany
Details: Leading a group of up to 8 people supporting Customer Service Systems. Several projects in co-operation with other countries in Western Europe.

Customer Service Systems - Rollout

Role: Team Member Customer Service Systems Implementation
Time Period: Jan 1995 - Dec 1995
Location: Schwalbach a.Ts., Germany
Details: Introduction of the P&G-developed European System for Ordering, Shipping and Billing processes for all German business categories.

Workplace Technology

Role: Team Member Workplace Services
Time Period: Mar 1993 - Dec 1994
Location: Schwalbach a.Ts., Germany
Details: Design & implementation of an IT HelpDesk Organisation for a Campus of about 2000 Users. Projects in the field of PC Workplace Standardisation and Network Integration.