Jens Wiswede

Management & IT Advisor (Crisis MGMT & Transform.)

Moves to Berlin, Berlin, Hamburg, München, Mannheim, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig

  • 52.517
  • 13.3888
  • Indicative rate €1.500 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 24h
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Location and geographical scope

Location
Berlin, Deutschland
Can work in your office at
  • Berlin and 50km around
  • Berlin and 100km around
  • Hamburg and 100km around
  • München and 100km around
  • Mannheim and 100km around
  • Düsseldorf and 100km around
  • Frankfurt am Main and 100km around
  • Leipzig and 100km around

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Telecommunications
  • Digital Agency and IT company
  • Small Retail
  • Restaurants
  • High Tech
+2 autres
Company size
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

Verifications

  • Verified email

Languages

  • Englisch

    Full professional proficiency

  • Deutsch

    Native or bilingual

  • Französisch

    Basic

  • Russisch

    Basic

Skills (27)

Jens in a few words

Summary
A resourceful, cost-conscious quality and results-driven, multi-disciplined lateral thinker, with extensive business & IT management skills. Capable of and comfortable performing at all levels in the strategic planning, tactical, operational & support domains on a national & international level.

Management- & Interim-Consulting with focus on Crisis-Management & strategic changes:
► Business & IT strategy incl. Governance (COBIT, ITIL, eTOM) + operationalizing
► Restructuring or transformations (CRO, interim head or external advisor)
► Crisis & turnarounds (CxO level or strategic programs/projects)
► Program-/project management even with deep politically motivated influences or internal resistance
► Agile transformations, Kanban, Scrum or SAFe (scaled, enterprise context)
► Outsourcing / SSC / Carve Out / contract negotiations
► Team size 100++ FTE’s, high volume projects

Technology-related:
►Telco-Operations, VoIP/PBX, Fixed Mobile Convergence, NGN, OTT
►CRM (esp. operative CRM) and Comm.-Infrastructure
►Enterprise Resource Planning, ERP (e.g. SAP, proAlpha)

Project Management:
► Agile/lean: Kanban or Scrum and in a bigger enterprise context: SAFe
► Waterfall: according to customer needs, better: simple & customized

Location preferences:
► Worldwide, can be Asia, Europe or Middle-East

Portfolio

Experience

Project History:

Telecommunications

(please feel free to request more detailed informationen, I am happy to provide)

January 1990 - Today

► SSI IT-Sol ► Board Member/Crisis Management (cross-company Org-Changes & Improvement initiatives)
► DXC (formerly HPE) ► Troubled major Telco project at Vodafone; rescue operation
► Microsoft Germany ► Challenging PoC, cutting edge technologies: Bot & AI
► 爱协林热处理 系统 (Asia, Beijing) ► Integration of ERP system at different locations incl. org. & process changes
► SAP ► Int. program MGMT in one of the most complex uCMDB tool deployment across different BU’s
► Deutsche Telekom ► Program MGMT in a change project, aiming at implementing more streamlined service processes
► Rolls Royce ► Project MGMT Training (Level D, GPM/PMI, english
► شرکت مخابرات ایران TCI/MCI (Middle East, Teheran) ► IT-strategy (SSC) defin. for a privatized incumbent Telco
► Vodafone D2 (Eschborn) ► Outsourcing contract preperations and negotiations
► HP (US) ► Crisis & turnaround MGMT, program & transition MGMT, different strategic projects, deal size: up to 45 Mio USD
► HP Italy (Milano, Italy) ► Turnaround project at SNAM Retegas in the field of business software (Oracle)
► HP UK (Manchester, UK) ► tattered project in the field of Itanium super computer for the largest public service in UK (Department of Work & Pension)
► Deutsche Telekom - subsidiary ► responsibility for whole outsourced Non-- SAP, Transition & Service MGMT (ITIL), Vendor-MGMT, projects
► o2/Telefonica ► fixed net, IT-audits, ITIL, process improvem., major escalation handling (tier one), program MGMT, management coaching

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Letter of reference
I would like to thank you very much for supporting Aichelin China in the rather difficult task of turning the ongoing multi-site ERP implementation project into a success story.
Although you had to cope with the challenge of matching the expectations of our European holding to the given circumstances here in China, I must admit that your flexible project methodology, fair-minded openness as well as your ability of establishing excellent working conditions with our Chinese staff was the right approach.
Many thanks for balancing various interests and directing the project with great personal and intercultural skills. It was a pleasure working with you. Wishing you all the very best for your future projects.
Mr. Du Shengyong, CEO Aichelin China
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Letter of reference
Jens proofed to be the right selection to bring new spin to our global Infrastructure program. His mission was to regain trust into the program as management focus was high, streamline communication and improve planning and supplier relation. Main focus was to manage the supplier and improve project governance as this was a critical pain point; the relationship eased truly and reporting now gave predictable answers. He showed great skills in bringing forward our difficult endeavor.
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Letter of reference
I want to send you my appreciation to you for showing great collaboration, team work, and proactive communication through these few months we got to work together. You have great work ethic, are very professional, pragmatic and able to see the big picture and drive towards common goals. I speak for my team as well when I say that it has been a pleasure to work with you!
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Letter of reference
As a short preface I want to mention the importance of "in time completion" of this highly business-critical Vodafone Enterprise project (one of the biggest and first in time projects at VF-EP).
As a PM Jens steered the "Converged Customer" project even in critical situations in a well-organized way. He possesses the ultimate "can do" attitude while taking on all tasks with positive energy. The flexibility, leadership quality and ability to convince people are worth particularly to mention. He did an excellent job.
It would be great to work with Jens again, I wish him all the best for the future.
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Letter of reference
Jens was helping out in the process of defining a quite big Vodafone outsourcing contract (HP/IBM).
He was able to integrate fast and prepare and guide us through the different meetings.
His personal style can be described as professional (related to contract, law, SLA, …) and good negotiator. Would definitively recommend him again.
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Letter of reference
I've been impressed by Jens capabilities . - keeping calm under stress in challenging international project - communicating effectively to top management - skills in designing organizing controlling a big project in a structured way , both from technical and economics point of view - ability in summarizing and present - reliability and solid cooperation . No doubts to recommend him . (SNAM Retegas, Italy)
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Letter of reference
Jens has been working with me in a migration project, his function was project manager. In this function, Jens had the difficult task to align a wide spread team of engineers with the customers demanding R&D department. In addition he had to take controll on time-lines and budgetary topics. He did that with great focus and skill. I would be happy to work with Jens again in this kind of project. (Nokia Siemens Network, Munich/Berlin/Finland)
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