Maxim from Russia applies for Blue Card Germany

Information and communications technology service managers

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Name of profession: Information and communications technology service managers Name of latest business sector: Pharmaceuticals Latest occupation/title: IT Lead Russia, Ukraine&CIS Latest main activities:


Completed education: bachelor Title or Qualification: Specialisation: Additional trainings:

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | Bayern/Munich 2. Preferred country | region / city: | 3. Preferred country | region / city: |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => well 2. Language skills: 3. Language skills: Russian => excellent

Personal note /detailed application:

Seeking a challenging senior position in IT

• 15+ years of IT experience with 8+ years in a management role
• Leadership competencies and capabilities: strategic agility, priority setting, business acumen, strong cross-functional collaboration skills, experienced in conflict management, solid problem-solver and decision-maker, high learning agility, experienced in developing talents and building effective teams, personal maturity and integrity, proven track of effectively and efficiently managing portfolio of IT projects and delivering them on time and within budget

1993-1998 Moscow State University of Mathematics and Electronics
Bachelor’s degree of management.
2007 Academy of Networking
ITIL Foundation Course
2009 Quellette&Associates professional Development Workshops
Consulting Skills for the IT Professionals; Achieving IT Service Excellence; Internal Negotiating Skills for the IT Professionals; Partnering For Success – Leadership & Communication Skills; Leading Change Across IT & The Enterprise
Management Excellence Program
2010 ESI: Managing Projects; How to Gather and Document User Requirements; Budget & Financial Management
SIX SIGMA: Executive Belt training

December 2011 – present MSD Pharmaceuticals LLC Russia
Position: IT Lead (Russia, Ukraine&CIS)
Drives IT strategy and aligns it with business and functional leads
Develops IT roadmap that is tightly linked with business plans and global IT strategy
Provides input to business strategy by identifying business needs and drivers and providing appropriate IT solutions for the business
Identifies and assesses opportunities in new IT technologies to drive for better business results
Plans and manages country IT budget aligned with business goals and targets
Serves as a single point of accountability for business and consults business on all IT related aspects
Drives technology solutions that meet strategic and operational goals of the company
Builds and continuously strengthens partnership with key business stakeholders and GS functions
Works closely with all in-country IT functions as well as the regional delivery hub to ensure a stable and reliable application landscape as well as the deployment of new capabilities to the region
Manages IT project portfolio with clear prioritization and alignment with the business goals
Ensures all IT projects are delivered on time and within budget
Drives for executional excellence of IT projects delivery and for optimization of IT processes
Provides full oversight on all HH IT Solutions Delivery and Service management activities for the region
Ensures compliance with Global IT, network security and supports Global IT projects
Coaches, mentors and develops IT staff
Builds an effective, capable and highly engaged team, ensures healthy work environment
Role-models proactive approach of IT to the business

Key highlights in achievements:
iPad Deployment, iSales and eDetailing implementation
BI solutions implementation (Cognos, Spotfire) implementation (medical information and educational portal)
eLearning system implementation
Implementation of number of business applications based on SharePoint Platform
Customization of SAP
Managed print program implementation
Win7, Office2010 deployment
Successful and smooth office and IT infrastructure move into the new office
Integration and consolidation of 2 companies IT infrastructure (ScheringPlough and MSD)
Launch of 2 Field Force effectiveness (MSDConnect) CRM system
Legal entity integration completed
Sales Force integration (300+ users)
Office users integration (200+ users)
Created efficient local IT structure aligned with ITOM

January 2010 – present MSD Pharmaceuticals LLC Russia
Position: Solutions Delivery Lead (Russia, Ukraine&CIS)

April 2005 – December 2009 Schering-Plough LLC Russia
Position: IT Manager (3 subordinates)
Ensuring business-aligned IT strategy and IT portfolio
Primary Contact for all IT-related issues for main and regional offices
Identifying business needs and proposing appropriate IT solutions
Ensuring business needs-based approach to Procurement and IT budgeting
Collaboration with other IT-functions to ensure appropriate support of business
Securing efficient and smooth work of company infrastructure with minimum IT headcounts- 500+ PCs
Ensuring compliance with Global IT, network security and supporting Global IT projects
Management of CRM System (Cegedim TEAMS)
Key highlights in achievements:
Successful Organon office and IT infrastructure move into the Schering Plough office
Local Intranet implemented (creating procedure, trainings, etc) based on MS SharePoint technology
Field Force effectiveness(Cegedim TEAMS) CRM system implemented
Developed IT infrastructure of the new office
Successful SP company office move
Active Directory implemented in terms of Global AD Implementation
Regional offices connection to the WAN
Strove employees to use corporate mail
Video Conference systems installed
Backup VPN channel installed
Implemented Avaya VoIP Telephone station

September 2001 – December 2004 Chicago Bridge&Iron John Brown Limited
(Former John Brown Hydrocarbons Limited, Kvaerner E&C UK Limited)
Position: IT Manager
Project management (CB&I projects in Russia: Sakhalin II LNG Project and other)
Introducing software and hardware solutions to meet specific projects needs
Procurement and IT budgeting for specific projects
Creating IT standards, defining and managing IT processes and procedures
System administration, network security
Building and maintaining vendor relationships
Implementing new applications/systems and upgrades ensuring continuity of business activities
Managing day-to-day IT operations (all data processing, telephone and peripheral information systems)
Reporting directly to the Head of Rep Office in Moscow with dotted-line reporting to IT regional manager

November 1998-September 2001 Fluor Daniel Eurasia, Inc. Caspian Pipeline Consortium Project (CPC)

Position: User support supervisor of the project (15 subordinates)
Managing user support team (15 people) for the Project (10+ remote locations);
Supervising on-going IT operations
User Support of project office (200 workstations);
Developing and testing disaster recovery, ensuring system security;
Developing and testing software/hardware standards;
Maintaining & simple programming Nortel PBX Systems (MERIDIAN PBX);
Installation, setup, and configuration Compaq network of servers, DLT Tape Backup Systems;
System administration of Windows NT 4.0, MS Exchange 5.5;
Working with an cross-functional team to develop customized financial and administration applications;
Procurement function

Good command of English (both written and oral)


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