Eran Gazit

Over the past 30 years I have been helping start-ups and global corporations in Europe, North America and Israel to implement high-end technological products, specializing in the delivering of large-scale multi-system integration projects

Amdocs • Bank Hapoalim • Bezek • Clalit Health Services • ELAL • EZchip • GTE International • Gazit-Verifone POS • HyperRoll • IDB • Israel Broadcasting Authority • Israel Electric Company • Leumit Health Services • Merchav • National Insurance Institute of Israel • Nice • Optrotech • Scitex • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries • US Cellular • ALD • Bell Mobility • Bet Berl • CTI • Digifone • Digital Fuel • Finance Magnates • Finish • Glil-Yam Cement Industries • Histadrut Ahovdim HaLeumit • Jade Range • Movilnet • Personeta • PositiveId • The Israeli Association of Community Centers • The Labour Party • The Likud Party
Experience leading projects across a variety of application domains
Digital, Retail, Telecom, Finance, Billing, Elections, Healthcare, Aviation, ERP
Full project life cycle
Requirement Elicitation, High-level and Detailed Technical Design, Software Development, Testing Planning and Management, Training Planning and Management, Integration, Conversion, Go-Live Planning, Strategic IT Planning, Project Planning, Project Management and Supervision, Ensuring that legal agreements and objectives match the organization's IT goals and strategies, Chairing technical meetings, Negotiating new agreements and reviewing existing agreements, Technical Requirements and RFP Preparation, IT Budget Planning, IT Work Planning.
Knowledge & skills
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and the ability effectively to lead and motivate large project teams in a multicultural environment with tight deadlines. Good planning and organizing skills and knowledge of the implementation of software engineering processes, particularly the PMP and the ISO frameworks. Comprehensive knowledge of project management practices, human resources and financial management, and the ability to apply this knowledge. Good knowledge of development life cycles, different hardware and software platforms and the ability to identify the impact of architectural choices on development, integration and maintenance.

Career Portfolio

GROUP MANAGEMENT

Teva (Business & Decision) - Director of Project Management
Led Hyperion HFM and FDQM implementation for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE: TEVA). Teva is the largest generic drug manufacturer in the world and one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide with revenue over $20 billion.
Responsible for the P&L of the project.
Managed teams responsible for functional and technical design, implementation, testing, technical environments establishment, documentation, historical data migration, and global roll-out for 140 subsidiaries worldwide.
Responsible for pre-sale work on strategic prospects, developing sales/pre-sale materials, evaluating potential application design, product functionality, and technology issues.

Gazit-Verifone Point-of-Sale - Founder and VP R&D
Founded and managed R&D at GAZIT POS, front and back-end integrated system that manages sales and inventory for national commercial networks.
Managed development of a PC-based cash-register that can handle all in-store money and inventory transactions, communicate with credit card processing organizations and with head office system.

Amdocs - Infrastructure Group Manager
Managed Project Managers and technical teams including System Architects, Operational experts, Configuration Control and Version Management experts, Environment Support experts, Oracle Database administrators, Tuxedo experts, and Unix and NT System Administrators.
Focused on technical implementation strategy design, technical environment establishment and implementation, conversion, phase-in and ongoing support and QA.
Lead project managers and technical teams of 35 people responsible for designing, testing, implementing, and supporting customer care and billing systems for major telecom companies in North America and Europe including CTI - Puerto Rico, Digifone - Dublin, Bell Mobility - Toronto, GTE International - Dallas, Movilnet - Venezuela.

Clalit Health Services (Yael) - Senior Project Manager
Lead a team of over 40 people in 3 software development projects for Clalit Health Services. Clalit is the 2nd largest HMO in the world with 42K employees and over 4M insured members.
Worked closely with HP implementation organization and executives to ensure the successful delivery and deployment of technological solutions in 500 health-care centers.
Organized and controlled hundreds of change requests.
Managed a Help Desk that supported thousands of users.

HyperRoll - Engineering Manager
Managed several teams within the HyperRoll R&D organization focused on QA, Professional Services, Benchmarking, IT, and Documentation activities. Later acquired by Oracle, HyperRoll, is a leading provider of financial reporting acceleration solutions with interactive reporting capability serving customers such as Target, Kellogg's, MasterCard, Woolworths, Deutsche Bank, and Genworth.
Managed programs and initiatives related to technology partnership with Hyperion to ensure joint engineering efforts progress successfully. This includes managing quality and integration engineering activities as part of the overall integration project engineering process.

Bank Hapoalim - Divisional Technology Manager
Provided software development and project management services for the international division of the largest bank in Israel.
Managed technical teams engaged in planning, developing and supporting financial applications (e.g. Credit Lines for foreign Banks, Deposits, HR and Budget).

Finance Magnates - CTO
Responsible for the enhancement, evolution and management of Finance Magnates technology stack. Finance Magnates is the world’s only multi-asset trading knowledge hub.
Lead multi-location teams to develop, deliver, and support multi-lingual WordPress and PHP/MySQL websites and iPhone and Android mobile applications.
Lead website optimization in the AWS cloud platform, monitoring by NewRelic, and secured and CDNed by Incapsula.

PositiveID Corporation - R&D Site Manager
Delivered all key milestones of Easy Check, a working prototype of portable non-invasive breath-based glucometer, successfully from initiation to Proof-of-Concept.
Responsible for the P&L of the site.
Recruited and managed four cross-functional research and development teams including PhD scientists in Chemistry and Electro-optics, and Hardware and Mechanical engineers.
Prepared and managed project plans for medical device development activities.
Planed, designed and monitored a pre-clinical trial at the Schneider's Medical Center.

PROECT MANAGEMENT

EL AL
Focused on Flight-Time-Limitations multi-system integration project for the Operations division. ELAL is the biggest airline carrier in Israel with over 6000 employees and over 50 global destinations.

The Israel Broadcasting Authority
Strategic Consultant - Provided strategic IT and project management consulting services to IBA's management in areas of digitization, broadcast management, and IT budget and work plans.
Supervised over two IT departments and IT activities in IBA's headquarters divisions, 10 radio channels and 3 TV channels.
Drove and prepared technical requirements and RFPs for multi-million dollar projects (e.g. digitization), chaired technical meetings, and supervised technological programs.
Led discussions on contracts and agreements between IBA and partners (e.g. IBM, NESS, Dalet). Point person for managing negotiation of new agreements, reviewing existing agreements, and ensuring that legal agreements and objectives matched the IBA goals and strategies.
Developed strategic IT plans that allowed both internal and external constituents to clearly understand the goals, objectives, execution method, and metrics for key technological initiatives.

Bank Leumi (Methoda)
Consulted to Project Managers and Department Managers, monitored and assessed Multi-Million projects, prepared business continuity plans, prepared and monitored cost estimate, cost effective and risk analysis models, implemented software development methodologies, developed ISO 9000 certification plans.

Finish Office Furniture (now Teknion)
Implementation of MOVEX/ERP system

Jade Range
Implementation of ERP system for Jade Range, a leading industrial oven manufacturer in the US.

Scitex (Yael)
Managed the development of a BI Sales Analysis System for Scitex. Created specifications for Oracle Express (OLAP) Environment, Business Analysis, Multi-dimensional cubes, regular and Conjoint dimensions, loading operational data arriving from different subsidiaries around the world, data validation, consolidations and allocations, distributing to local analyst workstations.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Israel Electric Corporation
Developed the Meter Department's Information system.

Political Campaign Package
Developed a political campaign package and implemented in all branches of the Israeli Labor Party, at 76 offices of Ministers, Parliament members, Mayors, and other primaries candidates including: Defense Minister Benjamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer, Minister and general secretary of the Labor Party Dr. Raanan Cohen, late Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, PMs Eitan Kabel, Benjamin Begin, and Finance Minister Abraham Hirshzon (Likud).

Voting information system
Developed a custom voting information system for the Labor Party.

The Likud Party
Developed a custom information system for the Likud Party.
CTO at the Likud Maamatz Project.

Bet Berl
Developed a custom video and audio archive information system.

Reshef Technologies
Developed a prototype of a health care development tool (CLICKS).

Merchav
Developed an information system for managing international multi-million-dollar development projects such as Egypt's refineries (one Billion Dollar budget), Factories in China, CIS, Africa and South America.

IT & QA MANAGEMENT and CCONSULTING

Leumit Health Services - IT Department Manager
Managed information systems for Leumit at the head office and at over 100 health centers.

Optrotech (now Orbotech) - IT Manager

Amdocs
Managed System tests of CC&B systems for USCell, Chicago.

ALD
National Insurance Institute of Israel - Risk analysis and mitigation.
Bezek - Metrics system planing and setup.
EZchip - QMS planing and set up, developed qualification plans and represented organization in the Nokia QA certification process.
Nice - Developed work procedures.
Digital Fuel - QMS planing and set up.
Personeta - QMS planing and set up as part of the ISO-9000 certification process.

Contact

 

erangzt@gmail.com