Ben is an internationally experienced Agile Coach, Project Manager & PMO. Experienced in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Banking and Retail.
Aktualisiert am 22.11.2023
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Verfügbar ab: 22.11.2023
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davon vor Ort: 100%
Agile Entwicklung
project recovery
Project Management
Global Projects
GtN Pricing
Stakeholder management
Test Management
IT Security


Dortmund (+50km)
Deutschland, Schweiz, Österreich


5 Monate
2023-07 - 2023-11

Agile Coaching & Consulting

Scrum Master ? Organizational Level
Scrum Master ? Organizational Level

Reporting to the IT Director and working with the Global Leadership Team.  Bringing governance, leadership and best practice

  • Reviewing and Unifying Demand Management Process for Germany, France, Italy & Spain
  • Good Governance ? Implemented standards to improve Jira, Confluence, Meeting Structure, Minute Taking
  • Vendor Management ? Performance Management, Action Plans
  • Project Rescue ? HPV Vaccination Dashboards Data Provisioning ? Oversight and direction for 8 workstreams with 20+ data sources.  Qlik Dashboards produced for EU Sales Team
  • Project Setup ? MSD Connect ? Revamping SSO for 3 web portals, connecting Veeva, Iqvia and DocCheck data. Global rollout.

Merck MSD ? EMEA Region
11 Monate
2023-01 - 2023-11

Pre-Sales & Delivery Consulting

Consultant / Scrum Master
Consultant / Scrum Master

  • Managing bids and assisting with pre-sales activities at C Level. 
  • Program & Organizational Level delivery of new engagements, creation of governance templates for global consumption

Halian ? EMEA Region
11 Monate
2023-01 - 2023-11

Global Consulting ? Agile Practice

Scrum Master
Scrum Master
  • Managing IT development projects and pilots for the Adidas brand across DACH.  Includes app development for iOS, Android, Web portals
Adidas ? DACH Region
2 Jahre 6 Monate
2021-01 - 2023-06

Global Pricing & Strategy Program ? Pricing & Contracting Center of Excellence

Scrum Master & SAFe SPC Consultant
Scrum Master & SAFe SPC Consultant

  • Scrum Master for core pricing application ? $20.6Billon Annual Revenue in scope
  • Built Net Price Transparency Dashboards & Strategic Planning Module ? Optimized Pricing
  • Digitized core pricing processes in collaboration with country and corporate level stakeholders
  • Integrated multiple internal and external data sources & adding new modules
  • Implemented Agile Ways of Working at project and program level ? Jira, Confluence, Veeva
  • Assisted OneTeam companywide Agile Transformation

Boehringer Ingelheim
Ingelheim, Germany
9 Monate
2020-09 - 2021-05

Connections 2.0 ? Website, Procurement, Design & Delivery

Scrum Master & SAFe Agile Consultant
Scrum Master & SAFe Agile Consultant

  • RfP & Vendor Selection for 10,000 user networking and investment platform
  • Feature research with leading Healthtech marketing consultancy
  • Led focus groups with EU wide business leaders & EIT stakeholders
  • Managed internal relationships with C-Suite & Legal team
  • Storyboarding, design, and feature development
  • Scrum Master for website delivery
  • SAFe Consultant for company wide Ways of Working

EIT Health
Munich, Germany
5 Monate
2019-10 - 2020-02

Scoping Exercise for new Integrated Health System ?One Brooklyn Heath System?

IT Consultant
IT Consultant

  • Strategic planning ? Proposal for integrated technology package $1Billion investment
  • Scope was 7000 clinical & nonclinical users ? 36 sites
  • Focus groups with thought key opinion leaders (Academia, Clinicians, Administrators) within New York State & beyond
  • Liaison with New York State for compliance with Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) to ensure continuity of funding
  • Led Vendor demonstrations & interviews for main procurement contracts
  • RfP?s for SD WAN, Telephony (Hardware, Features & Equipment selection), Internet Connectivity, EPIC Integration, 

Brooklyn, New York
3 Monate
2019-06 - 2019-08

Funding Bid - Child Protective Services ? Not for Profit

Consultant (Volunteer) - Funding Bid - Child Protective Services
Consultant (Volunteer) - Funding Bid - Child Protective Services

  • Introduced prototype of Data Driven Decision making as part of a therapeutic approach
  • Managed focus groups, meeting with NYC Thought Leadership
  • Produce business cases based on health economics.  
  • Introduced a solution based on data analytics to monitor trends & predict future needs

CIANA - Center for Integration of New Americans -
New York, USA
7 Monate
2018-12 - 2019-06

Managed configuration, data identification

Senior Security Project Manager
Senior Security Project Manager

  • Managing SPLUNK SIEM Design, planning and installation
  • Managed configuration, data identification, building scenarios, testing and go live

University of Exeter
4 Monate
2018-09 - 2018-12

Infor ERP M3 Project Recovery

Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager

  • 2 EU implementation of Infor Cloudsuite ? $2Billion turnover group in scope
  • Replanning 4 workstreams (HR, I2M, M20 & Compliance) to align with strategic objectives
  • Implementation of Jira & Confluence for Agile Scrum Development
  • Identification of risks and creation of RACI & RAID Matrixes

Intersnack Group
5 Monate
2018-01 - 2018-05

POC of Google Team Drives

Scrum Master / Agile Coach
Scrum Master / Agile Coach

  • Managed feasibility study & POC for 10000 user organization
  • Reviewed cloud storage as a potential replacement for on premise storage
  • Analysis of GDPR & Legal Constraints
  • Assessment of DLP capabilities for G-Suite
  • Made recommendations around GDPR and implementation

4 Monate
2017-10 - 2018-01

Extensive vendor and stakeholder management.

Project Manager
Project Manager

  • Infrastructure Project manager for several core projects including Telephony migration, EPM tooling, Wi-Fi upgrade, JAVA Development, Windows 10 readiness, Cyber Security & overall strategy. 

The MDU - Medical Negligence Insurance
8 Monate
2017-02 - 2017-09

Monitoring Implementation & Security Assessment

Scrum Master / IT Consultant
Scrum Master / IT Consultant

  • Assessment of complex architectural landscape (700 virtual machines, 3 platforms, 3 PetaBytes total data)
  • Led team to create monitoring and security assessment
  • RfP ? Monitoring provider, led POC?s for candidate tools
  • Defined asset classes, metrics and alerting criteria
  • Implemented solution across priority assets & built alerting

Genomics England - Pharmaceutical & Big Data
London, Oxford, Cambridge, Corsham
4 Monate
2016-10 - 2017-01

Public Sector Networking (PSN) Compliance

IT Consultant
IT Consultant

  • Compliance assessment ? Produced report with recommendations for urgent security improvements

Harrow Council - Local Government London
6 Monate
2016-05 - 2016-10


Scrum Master / IT Consultant
Scrum Master / IT Consultant

  • Feasibility study for the conversion of retail stores to gaming locations
  • Assessment of hardware, WAN, LAN, and internet connectivity requirements
  • Security assessment
  • Delivery of POC for 5 retail locations

Game Digital - Major Technology Retailer
8 Monate
2015-10 - 2016-05

Project Replanning, Recovery & Delivery

Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager

  • Interim hire to progress and close multiple projects across the UK
  • 22 Projects from 20k-700k
  • Telephony transformation in Major UK Hedge Fund in 4 listed buildings
  • Migration of multiple Data Centers & Contact Centers 

Intrinsic Technology

Aus- und Weiterbildung

2000 - 2003

Politics BA (Hons)

University of the West of England


  • Elected Course Representative for all 3 years
  • Elected Political Society Chair years 2 and 3



Professional Scrum Master PSM I


  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Organizational Level Change
  • Agile Project Leader
  • Senior Project Manager
  • PMO



Agile Entwicklung project recovery Project Management Global Projects GtN Pricing Stakeholder management PMO Test Management SAFe DXP LMS SD-WAN Telephony-Integration EPIC IT Security

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen / Methoden


  • He is an internationally experienced & Certified Scrum Master (Product, Development and Organizational Levels), Agile Coach, Project Manager & PMO.
  • Over the last 4 years I have delivered Global Agile Scrum software development projects in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare space, focusing on Data & Analytics, Sales & Marketing, Strategic Global Pricing, Net Price Transparency, Product Launch, IPR and Patient Access. 

  • I specialize in empowering your team with tools like Atlassian Jira, Confluence and Trello. I bring industry proven Ways of Working which I will adapt for your organization to optimize your Agile Transformation.

Solutions & Tools: 

Professional Scrum Master PSM1


  • Salesforce
  • Pega
  • Tableau
  • Acquia
  • Drupal
  • Splunk
  • Epic
  • Oracle (DB & ERP)
  • SAP 4/Hana
  • ServiceNow
  • Veeva CRM,
  • Jira & Confluence (Training, Setup, Maintenance, Migration)
  • datadog
  • Docker
  • GIT
  • Jenkins
  • Dart
  • Flutter
  • NodeJS
  • Django
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Mongo
  • CSS


  • Informatica Cloud Services (IICS),
  • SAP PO
  • REST


  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google
  • Private/On Premise



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