Achim Ernst

Executive Program Director Transformation. Leader. Speaker. Open for projects.

Angestellt, Head of Service Germany, Fujitsu Services GmbH

München, Germany

About me

Executive Manager uniquely experienced in managing and recovery of large, complex and international IT Outsourcing and Transformation projects and programs. M&A advice. Mentoring and Coaching, especially supporting project recovery and PMOs.

Skills

Executive Management
Transition and Transformation
Interim Management
Executive Program Director
Turn-Around Management
Delivery Executive
Crisis Management
IT Outsourcing
Programm Recovery
Program Recovery
Project Recovery
Programm Restructuring
Change Management
Change Communications
Trading
Transportation
Warehousing
Supply Chain Management
High-Tech
PMP
PRINCE2
MSP
Restructuring
Global acting
CIO Advisory
CIO Strategy
Management
Programm Management
Projektmanagement
Project management
Project Management
Agiles Projektmanagement
AgilPM
Contract Management
PreSales
Informationstechnologie
Outsourcing
Englische Sprache
Deutsch
Merger & Acquisitions
M&A
Business Transformation
Digitale Transformation
Changemanagement
Change Communication
Change-Management
Veränderungsmanagement
Veränderungskommunikation
Krisenmanagement
Krisenkommunikation
Krisenmanagement in Projekten
IT-Krisenmanagement
Crisis Communication
Recovery-Management
IT-Projektmanagement
Projektleiter
IT Project Management
Executive management
Turnaround
Turnaround-Management
Turnaround Management
Projekt Recovery
Agile Project Management
Beratung
Projektplanung
IT-Management
Project Management Office
Performance Management
Cloud Computing
Serviceprovider
Logistics
Auslandserfahrung
Führung
Engagement
Führungserfahrung
Reisebereitschaft
Flexibilität
Zuverlässigkeit
Interkulturelle Kompetenz
Technisches Verständnis
Unternehmerisches Denken
Zielstrebigkeit
Analytisches Denken
innovativ

Timeline

Professional experience for Achim Ernst

  • Current 6 months, since Nov 2023

    Head of Service Germany

    Fujitsu Services GmbH

    Delivering all datacenter-, private and public cloud,- workplace-, SAP- and other application services in Germany.

  • Current 24 years, since May 2000

    General Manager / Executive Program Director (PMP)

    iManagement GmbH (not active)

    Interim Management embracing complex and critical roles, especially within sensitive company situations like organizational changes, M&A, carve-out, (IT)Outsourcing or managing challenges resulting from volatile markets. Programm Management of large, complex and global IT Outsourcing programms

  • 5 years and 4 months, Jul 2018 - Oct 2023

    Senior Program Director Transition & Transformation (PMP/PRINC2/AgilPM)

    Fujitsu Services GmbH

    Win and deliver large and complex Outsourcing and Transformation contracts and deliver to customers in time, quality and budget alongside realizing the business benefits. Recover projects in crisis if needed and manage organizational transformation. Mentor and coach the PM community.

  • 2 years, Jul 2016 - Jun 2018

    Lead Large Pursuit T&T Program Directors EMEIA IT Outsourcing (PMP)

    Fujitsu Technologie Solutions GmbH

    Leaading Fujitsu's Large Pursuit T&T Program Management Team to win Fujitsu's large and complex IT Oursourcing contracts and to deliver to our customers in time, quality and budget and realize the business benefits.

  • 7 months, Feb 2015 - Aug 2015

    Transition & Transformation Executive (PMP)

    IBM Global Business Services

    Delivering large and complex international Outsourcing deals.

  • 5 years, Feb 2010 - Jan 2015

    Executive Project Manager, Program Director (PMP)

    T-Systems International GmbH

    Managing international complex and large Technology Outsourcing Transition & Transformation Projects / Programs (PC ~100 mEUR, TCV ~ 1 bEUR)

  • 2 years and 11 months, Mar 2007 - Jan 2010

    Program Director Transformation

    Deutsche Post DHL IT Services

    Managing complex, critical and sensitive organizational change and transformation programs including European organizational changes, contractor sourcing, knowledge management and site consolidation. Participated in a proposed major outsourcing deal

  • 5 months, Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

    Head of Vendor Management (acting)

    Deutsche Post DHL IT Services

    Managed a portfolio of several 100 external suppliers and an contracting volume of just below 100 m EUR. Aligned and re-positioned the department until hand-over into the final organizational structure.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Jul 2005 - Feb 2007

    Professional Services, Head of Domain F&A

    Deutsche Post DHL IT Services

    Managing a multi-million EUR profit-center for IT professional services (RUN und BUILD projects)

  • 8 months, Nov 2004 - Jun 2005

    European Program Management - Head of Domain Forwarding

    Deutsche Post DHL IT Services

    Established Program Management for the Forwarding Domain. Migrated team from Basel and London to Prague. Multi-project management.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Aug 2000 - Mar 2004

    CIO

    Paperspace GmbH

    Development and operations of a B2B marketplace for paper and pulp trading.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Aug 2000 - Mar 2004

    EDV Leiter

    HIT International Trading AG

    Developing and managing company IT

  • 2 years and 3 months, Feb 1998 - Apr 2000

    European IT Director

    FedEx Supply Chain Services (formerly Caliber Logistics)

    IT Development and operations of supply chain service

  • 2 years and 7 months, Jul 1995 - Jan 1998

    Leiter EDV Betrieb

    Messe Düsseldorf

    Accountable for all IT operations including exhibition support

  • 4 years and 3 months, Apr 1991 - Jun 1995

    Manager Systemsmanagement

    Toshiba Euope GmbH

    Accountable for all IH operations

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jan 1989 - Mar 1991

    Manager IT

    Hitachi Europe GmbH

    Accountable formal IT operations and application development

  • 5 years and 6 months, Jul 1983 - Dec 1988

    IT Koordinator

    Ingersoll Engineers (today Management Engineers)

    IT operations internally and IT consulting for customers

Educational background for Achim Ernst

  • 7 years and 5 months, Aug 1978 - Dec 1985

    Physics (Mathematics, Chemistry, Material Science)

    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

    Auger Electron Spectroscopy (Solid state physics)

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

  • Italian

    Basic

  • Dutch

    Intermediate

  • French

    Basic

  • Czech

    Basic

Interests

Executive Management
Interim Management
Program Management large complex and global programs
Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Transition & Transformation Program Management IT Outsourcing
Mergers & Acquisitions Management
Corporate Advisory
M&A Advisory
Management Consulting
IT-Consulting
PMO
Digitale Transformation

Browse over 21 million XING members