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					                         NICHOLAS ANTHONY GOLFIN
                                 (SUMMARY RESUME)
A senior business professional with over 13 years consulting and project management experience
spanning ERP systems integrations, business analysis and strategy and financial services
marketing. Career highlights include:
 5 years SAP R/3 systems implementation/integration experience with six leading multinational
   companies throughout Europe and Australasia
 e-commerce software integration for leading North American client
 Senior telecommunications analyst focusing on customer churn and call centre strategies
 Negotiation of financial services industry Enterprise Agreement and workplace change program

NATIONALITY          Australian
                     Phone: 0402 096 075

                                CORE COMPETENCIES

MANAGEMENT           5+yrs: SAP system implementation skills including business analysis, design,
CONSULTING           configuration, testing, data integration/migration, user documentation, training
                     and support (SAP releases 3.0F, 3.1H, 4.7)
                     4+yrs: “Big 5” professional services background
                     3+ yrs: team leadership, multi-national SAP implementations
                     2+yrs: multi-country/site, European SAP implementations
                     1yr: enterprise business process re-engineering & change management
                     1yr: e-commerce applications/software integration business analyst
                     15 months: practice and business development
CORPORATE            2yrs: project management (workplace change, call centre/churn strategy)
                     2yrs: corporate/commercial strategy
                     3+yrs: business planning (business plans, financial planning)
                     4+yrs: marketing strategy (corporate, research, communication, advertising)
                     6+yrs: professional practice organizations
TECHNICAL            5+yrs: SAP systems design, configuration & integration, testing and training
                     in FI/CO R/3 modules (SAP releases 3.0F, 3.1H, 4.7)
                     14+yrs: Microsoft Office applications
                     5 yrs: Visio Process Flow software
PERSONAL             Leadership, motivation, communication and organisational, volunteering
                     Languages: Greek (fluent), German (intermediate), French (beginners)

                     SAP Australia              1995     R/3 Partner Academy, FI/CO (Melbourne,
                                                         Modules: GL, AP, AR, CCA, PCA, OPA
PROFESSIONAL         LOTS AB (Sweden)           1994     LOTS Management Process & Process
                                                         Leader training
                     Pacific College            1991     Advanced Certificate in Direct Marketing
                     (Sydney)                            and Response Advertising
                     University of NSW,         1987-    Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
                     Sydney, Australia          1989     with Merit
                     Sydney Boys High           1980-    Higher School Certificate 448 from 500
                     School, Australia          1986     School Certificate Grades A & A

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EBT Consulting                    Consultant (Aug95–Dec99, Jul03-Present, 6yrs),
Management Consulting,            Australasia/Europe
specialising in SAP               R/3 FI/CO Consultant involved in all aspects of major SAP
                                  implementations, predominantly multi-country clients in Europe
AAPT Limited                      Strategy Analyst (Oct01-Jul03, 20mths), Australia
Australian telco provider         Focused on EBITDA optimization by addressing the issues of
                                  customer churn and call centre processes and service levels
C-bridge Internet Solutions       Principal Consultant (Mar00–Oct01, 18mths), Australia
E-commerce solutions,             Senior business analyst responsible for the definition and delivery
strategy and integration          of web based business processes and applications
Lend Lease                        Marketing Executive (Sep90–Aug95, 5yrs), Australia
Property and financial services   Involved in all aspects of corporate marketing strategy, branding,
                                  communication and advertising of the Group's MLC brand of
                                  financial product/services.
Capita Financial Group            Marketing Research Officer (Feb90-Sep90, 8mths), Australia
Former financial services         Graduate role in the Group's Marketing Research division
group, absorbed by MLC Life
(Lend Lease Group)


Seagate Technologies              Lead Business Analyst (May-Jun00 and Oct-Dec00), USA
(Information Technology)          Responsible for the definition and design of the functional
                                  specification of two internal web based applications: a reporting
                                  dashboard for product engineers and an employee/partner portal
                                  and information repository


IBM GSA AUSTRALIA       Consultant (Jul03-Mar05, 20 mths), Australia
Management Consulting,   R/3 FI-CO Senior Consultant on leading Australian 4.7 Enterprise
specialising in SAP     implementation
Partners for Change     Consultant (Jul-Oct99, 3mths), UK
Management Consulting,  Provided Change Management support on company's biggest
specialising in Change  project, GlaxoWellcome
Process Re-engineering
KPMG (UK)               Consultant (Feb98-Mar99, 13 mths), Europe
Management Consulting,  R/3 FI European Lead Consultant on practice's biggest SAP
specialising in SAP     implementation, spanning 3 European countries
CIMAD (FRANCE)          Consultant (Jun97-Feb98, 8 mths), Europe
Technology Consulting,   R/3 FI Lead Consultant on key European SAP implementation
specialising in SAP
PricewaterHouseCoopers  Consultant (Nov95–May97, 1.5yrs), Australia/India
Management Consulting,  Helped in development of Sydney SAP Practice, R/3 FI/CO
specialising in SAP     Consultant on 2 major SAP implementations
Invisible Hand          Consultant (Sep-Oct95, 2 mths), Australia
Specialist marketing    Assisted in the initial groundwork prior to release of a business
consultancy             Marketing Software tool

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Woolworths Limited              Organisation Hierarchy Team Lead,
(Retail)                        Integration Test Execution Manager, Go Live Support
SAP R/3 4.7E, 1500+ sites,      (Jul03-Mar05, 20mths), Australia
1500+ users                     Responsible for:
                                 - definition and transition of all Woolworths FI-CO organisational
                                   units from SAP R/2 to R/3 (chart of accounts, cost/profit centre
                                 - managing the execution of over 300 Integration Test scripts in
                                   the project’s Realisation phase, over 5 months, with a team of
                                   15 resources (9 offshore)
                                 - developing and gaining business sign-off on UAT strategy and
                                 - providing post Go Live support and knowledge transfer of all
                                   FI-CO master data/hierarchy knowledge to the business
                                   owner(s) of all R/3 master data

GlaxoWellcome                SAP FI Implementation/Change Management Consultant
(Pharmaceutical)             (Jul-Oct99, 3mths), UK
SAP R/3 3.1H, 7 sites, 1000+ Responsible for pre Go Live change management activities at
users                        Glaxo's Financial HQ in all aspects of SAP FI functionality

Fort James                      SAP Lead European FI Consultant (Feb98–Mar99, 13mths),
(Manufacturing Consumer)        Holland/Finland/UK
SAP R/3 3.1H, 12 sites          Responsible for co-ordinated and successful implementation of all
1000+users                      FI processes across 12 Fort James European sites. Led local
                                KPMG and user teams in Holland, UK and Finland

AlliedSignal Inc        SAP FI Lead Consultant (Jun97–Feb98, 8mths), France/Ireland
(Manuf. Auto/Aerospace) Responsible for design and implementation of standardized FI
SAP R/3 3.1H, 5 sites,  processes at firm's 2 Irish plants. Co-ordination of processes
500+users               across all implementation sites, design, testing, documentation and
                        post Go-Live support

Ricegrowers                   SAP FI Consultant (May96–May97, 1yr), Australia
(Primary Industry)            BPR of key Finance processes, followed by implementation of R/3
BPR, Change Mgmt & SAP        FI module: prototype, design, testing and documentation. Also co-
R/3 3.1D, AUD25m, 300users, ordinator of Change Management task force
Telstra                       SAP FI Consultant (Jan–Apr96, 3mths), Australia/India
(Telecommunications)          System testing, configuration, documentation and then on-site
SAP R/3 3.0F, 1site, 50 users training and Go-Live support of FI implementation in Telstra joint
                              venture company

Vaughan Grant         SAP Project Director, Woolworths                        Mob +61-404 829 808
Richard Burger        SAP Australia (Sydney Office)                           Mob +61-402 156 025
Paul Chow             Managing Director, C-bridge (AsiaPac)                   Mob +61-419 400 474
Matthew Norsa         SAP Australia (Sydney Office)                           Mob +61-412 359 606
James Roberts         Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers                            +61-2- 8266 0000
Wayne Preston         General Manager IS, Ricegrowers                            +61-2- 6953 0411

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Mark Miller           Business Development Manager, Ricegrowers                +61-2- 6953 0411
Martin Barrett        Principal Consultant, KPMG UK                       Mob +44-171 311 4318
                 A more detailed and comprehensive CV is available upon request.

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