Peter Harle-Cowan

Peter Harle-Cowan

Functional Lead, Intertek Group

Currently employed at IQVIA, Lumar Ltd

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    With the mix of my MBA, Functional and Project Management skills, I am particularly adept at delivering difficult projects on time and on budget. I have excellent communications skills both internally, across all levels of the organisation and externally with vendors, implementation partners and 3rd party consultants. I also have comprehensive experience in leading both multinational and multilocation teams.


P2P SME Consultant


From April 2018 to Present
I am providing consultancy services on this global programme including 1) Leading integration on global implementation of Coupa Procurement including: 2) Integrating the disparate systems SAP, PeopleSoft, Workday, MuleSoft and Thompson Reuters Tax software. 3) SME for implementation of Oracle Cloud...
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At Lumar Ltd

From 2004 to Present
I am working as a management, business and technology consultant in the areas of Corporate Finance and Financial Management of International Business. With the mix of my MBA, Functional and Project Management skills, I am particularly adept at delivering difficult projects on time and on budget. I...
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Lead Consultant

At Time Inc

From April 2016 to March 2018
I was providing consultancy services on this global programme including: 1) Leading Technical and Functional Teams on the Treasury (AP, AR, CM, TR, FG) implementation. This includes New Banking Partner (Barclays), Outbound ISO20022 (Pain.001.001.03), SEPA, Wire, PAYMUL, SEPA DD (Pain 008.001.02)....
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Functional Lead

At Intertek Group

From February 2015 to March 2016
I was providing Consultancy Software Services across this global programme consisting of 3 parts. 1) Upgrade to core PeopleSoft 9.2 .GL, AM, PO, AP, BI, AR, CC, PC, CM, TR, 2) Implementation of pilot Fusion 9 Procurement. 3) Initiate Reimplementation of HCM from PeopleSoft to Fusion 9. This...
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At Turner Broadcasting System

From 2014 to 2015
I was working across all levels of the business to review the existing ERP implementation and to propose improvements to the business process and configuration, both for more immediate adoption as well as any areas for longer-term consideration. This includes writing business cases for change, to...
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Consultant / Systems Architect

At Oracle

From 2013 to 2014
I worked as a System Architect for Oracle to ensure that the core properties of the system were delivered to maximise the efficiency and meet the long term goals of the client organisation. End user client have included UNHCR as well as the Belgian Ministry of Justice. A key issue for both these...
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Incident and Quality Review Manager

At Tier 1 Systems Integrator

From 2012 to 2013
Reporting to the head of compliance, my role is to lead a small specialist team providing internal Audit, Project Quality Review and Project Incident review services Project review and Audit ensuring compliance across, best practice, internal methodology and client contract End-to end analysis of...
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Accenture Service Delivery Manager

At Aon France

From 2010 to September 2012
I am responsible for the management of a global Accenture team providing a premium support and development service to AON across multiple PeopleSoft applications using multiple instances and versions. Projects include OTC time and billing, Transition to a single global instance as well as major...
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At FedEx Europe

I was responsible for the support, maintenance and development activities for the EMEA (inc India) SSO (Shared Services Organisation) and operating businesses, mainly for the modules Accounts Payable (AP), Purchasing (PO), Asset Management (AM) and General Ledger (GL) including VAT. This project...
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Client Side Project Manager

At Jones Lang LaSalle

From 2007 to 2008
I was responsible for the set up of the EMEA Finance Centre (Shared Services Centre / Organisation / SSC) in Warsaw, Poland and directly responsible for a budget of $9m as part of this $21m Programme. The objective of this new centralised operation was to provide a number of benefits to the...
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International Programme Manager

At Harris Corporation

From 2006 to 2007
I was working as the International Programme Manager (Global outside USA), managing multiple International Projects with an overall labour budget of $9m and total team of 75 People using a mixture of internal and outsourced resources. The overall objective of the programme was to move to the minimum...
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Group Financial Process Improvement (FPI) Manager

At The Economist Group

From 2005 to 2006
The role of Group FPI manager included project managing key finance process improvement projects on a global basis, provision of support to the shared service centre finance as well as business teams worldwide and maintenance of other finance systems and procedures. I had additional specific...
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Cass Business School, London

MBA (Information Technology & Management), Full-Time MBA

From 1995 to 1997


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