About Roger Smith

Roger Smith


Delivery focused ERP project and cutover manager including implementation of multiple SAP projects and a recent MS Dynamics CRM project. 

Extensive experience gained over the past 20 years in a range of leading private sector (Heineken, EE, P&G, Barclays Capital, Nissan) and public sector organisations (BBC, Newcastle University, DAFRD). Some of that experience included roles as SAP Finance (FI/CO) consultant/team lead.

Prior to that previous experience as a Financial Accountant with responsibility for production of monthly management accounts and leading small Finance & Payroll functions. 

Used to working away from home during the week over many years, both in the UK and Europe, and now seeking another challenging opportunity. 


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  • Implemented multiple full lifecycle IT and business change projects from business case preparation, discovery and blueprinting through to cutover and handover to business as usual support functions. 
  • Extremely delivery focused having led multiple projects through the key “cutover/go-live/deployment” phases. This has included transitioning support to outsourced third party suppliers, e.g. IBM
  • Strong Finance background including specific Finance PM roles
  • First class team building (internal, external, third party, remote parties) and management capabilities
  • Excellent key stakeholder management 
  • Analytical problem solver and decisive decision maker
  • Extensive business change management/partnering
  • Worked in both “business” and “IT” facing roles


  • Rollout of a standardized SAP European finance template at Nissan
  • Consolidation of separate SAP systems at EE (Orange/T-Mobile)
  • Upgrades of SAP supply chain and data warehouse systems at Heineken UK
  • Migration of Ledbury cider plant from legacy systems to SAP production, supply chain and finance systems at Heineken UK
  • Upgrades of SAP finance and data warehouse systems at Barclays Capital
  • Implementation of SAP warehouse management and track/trace system for International distribution site at Heineken UK
  • Greenfield implementation of global MS Dynamics CRM system into Heineken UK with significant SAP integration