David is a senior level business professional with significant global implementation and management expertise. David is currently responsible for all PeopleSoft and JD Edwards ERP delivery assets in North America for Oracle Corporation. David's background includes the planning and delivery of complex Global ERP implementation projects. He has played key project/program and portfolio mgmt. roles on numerous...
David is a senior level business professional with significant global implementation and management expertise. David is currently responsible for all PeopleSoft and JD Edwards ERP delivery assets in North America for Oracle Corporation. David's background includes the planning and delivery of complex Global ERP implementation projects. He has played key project/program and portfolio mgmt. roles on numerous enterprise-wide process and technology improvement initiatives. Mr Downey has significant practice, project, financial and resource management experience working with clients across the globe over the past few decades in a wide range of industries, including government, manufacturing, public transportation, healthcare, higher education, entertainment, and financial services David has extensive Business development experience and is an accomplished presenter and public speaker who has been invited to speak regarding a variety of Enterprise Resource Planning concerns at numerous public forums including IHRIM, Oracle OpenWorld, Quest’s Collaborate Conference, Quest NorthEast User Group conference, and the Council of Great City Schools.Practice Director - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP - North America @ North American Practice Lead - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP Responsible for the delivery assets on all PeopleSoft and JD Edwards Financials Management engagements in the commercial and Higher Education sectors in North America. Currently managing 26 direct reports as well as assisting with the Demand and Utilization of 6 Financials Global Service Delivery assets based in India. From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Consulting Project Director @ David is currently the Program Director for Lazard Freres in NYC Lazard is one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms. Lazard provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments, and individuals. David is currently managing the global implementation of PeopleSoft HCM, Payroll Interface, Benefits Administration, PeopleSoft work centers, Profile Management, Performance Management and Taleo Recruiting in 42 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. From January 2011 to January 2014 (3 years 1 month) rockefeller center, nyDirector of Enterprise Services NA @ Assigned as full-time Program Director to lead the development of J.D. Irving’s new PeopleSoft HCM solution across 17 divisions and 52 distinct business units across Canada and the U.S. JD Irving is headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada with a wide range of manufacturing and other concerns that include: forestry, paper products, agriculture, food processing, transportation, and shipbuilding. JD Irving, limited is one of the largest employers in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. - Managed the definition and creation of JDI’s Enterprise-wide organizational hierarchy from 52 disparate business units in order to facilitate the conversion and implementation of a standard PeopleSoft HCM solution - Managed a team of consulting resources that completed the initial Planning and analysis phase including Requirement’s, Fit/Gap, Gap Resolution, Scope and a multi-year Project Plan for the implementation of an Enterprise-wide HCM/Talent Management solution - Currently assisting JDI with Organizational Readiness efforts including PeopleSoft HCM expertise, Change Management strategy and planning, Business Process Optimization and adoption, Project Control and Governance, Statement of Work and Contract Negotiations. - The first phase of the HCM development effort includes TAM, CG, Position Mgmt, Succession Planning, Labor Relations, Profile Mgmt, Payroll Interface, HCM Portal, Business Process Redesign, Organizational Readiness and Change Mgmt. Phase 2 includes Performance mgmt, profile mgmt, employee and manager self service, Workforce Planning, ELM and a number of other enhancements From November 2009 to January 2011 (1 year 3 months) Director of Enterprise Business Development @ Responsible for approximately $10M in new business development annually across the US and Canada. Integral in closing numerous new business initiatives including an $18M Enterprise-wide ERP contract with the City of Raleigh, NC in 2008 and a 10% share of the $100M Enterprise-wide Shared Service engagement for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in 2009. Additional business development includes new business development with Smithsonian Institution, global inititiatives with JM Huber Corp. and strategic sales for Farm Credit Canada and JD Irving Limited, Inc. as part of a strategic Initiative to expand offerings in Canada. In addition to sales activities, David continues to manage projects and people as required, authors proposals for ERP and other services, creates white papers and fact sheets for tradeshows, and designs and develops custom PeopleSoft solutions to satisfy niche market requirements. From January 2008 to November 2009 (1 year 11 months) Program Director - Metropolitan Transportation Authority @ Served as full-time Program Director on a multi-year engagement for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Headquarters in New York City. Directly responsible for the management and successful completion of a $24M project designed to streamline and establish integrated processes and systems to support all internal MTA ERP operations. Assisted MTA with significant progress towards the goal of establishing itself as a leader in optimized processes, human resource management and timely, transparent financial reporting. Managed a team of five project managers, forty consultants and eighty client resources during a multi-year initiative that encompassed infrastructure design and installation, business process redesign and optimization, Financial and HRMS ERP systems implementation and integration, quality assurance and change management. Provided guidance and direction to MTA executive management regarding all issues associated with concurrently implementing PeopleSoft v8.8 Human Capital Management, Financials, Enterprise Performance Management and Enterprise Portal according to industry best practices while ensuring no interruption in the management of over $8+ billion operations expense budget and $18+ billion in investment management and debt obligations management. From February 2004 to December 2007 (3 years 11 months) Practice Director @ Successfully managed numerous projects and resources during the implementations, upgrades and business development activities of over 25 key accounts in private and public industries including: Mercedes Benz USA, Sikorsky Aircraft, Pitney Bowes, Revlon, J.M. Huber, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, BASF, Polygram Records/Motown Records, Con Edison Solutions, Malcolm Pirnie, GMAC Financing, Barclays Capital, Royal Bank of Scotland, ConEdison Solutions, Philadelphia Housing Authority, State of Delaware Office of Pensions, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Hampton Roads Transit, Delaware Department of Transportation, Delaware Transit Corporation, Laidlaw Transit, New York University, University of Delaware, Visiting Nurse Service of NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Saint Barnabas Medical Center 100% success rate for on-time and on-budget implementations often resulting in program extensions and additional engagements. Facilitated a number of key contract negotiations, assisted with nearly all sales and other presentations for assigned client base, and received several written commendations and letters of reference from both CherryRoad senior management and clients regarding outstanding performance and contributions. Among many accomplishments, invited to speak regarding a variety of Enterprise-wide concerns at numerous public forums including IHRIM, Oracle OpenWorld, Quest’s Collaborate Conferences, Quest NorthEast User Group conferences, and the Council of Great City Schools. From January 2000 to February 2004 (4 years 2 months) Practice Manager / Sr. Applications Consultant @ Significant experience implementing PeopleSoft HRMS application, including implementations and upgrades of PeopleSoft versions 4.0 through 8.0 A representative sample of experience includes: - Managed a team of twenty-five client and consulting staff during the business process redesign and implementation of PeopleSoft 8.0 Human Resources, Benefits Administration, and Payroll Interface for a major network of hospitals in Manhattan. - Assumed responsibility for the implementation of PeopleSoft 7.5 HRMS for a global commercial mortgage company and helped eliminate obstacles during the last few months of the conversion to a web-enabled PeopleSoft solution that included Time and Labor, ADP Payroll Interface, Benefits Administration, Custom FSA Administration, Cobra Administration, Benefits Billing and more. - Served as project manager and lead Payroll consultant during the implementation of the PeopleSoft 7.5 HRMS, Benefits, and Payroll Interface for a major international bank in Manhattan. - Provided technical and functional support for a global manufacturing company seeking expert assistance during an upgrade from version 4.0 to 6.01 HRMS, Payroll and Benefits Administration. - Provided technical and functional support for a major Manhattan advertising company during the implementation of a nationwide PeopleSoft 5 HRMS. From August 1996 to December 1999 (3 years 5 months) Sr. Key Account Manager @ Significant experience implementing the CSS/HRizon (PeopleSoft) HRMS application, including implementations and upgrades of CSS/HRizon versions 2.1 through 5.1 From March 1992 to August 1996 (4 years 6 months) Entrepreneur @ Jointly owned and operated a small cellular phone company. Responsible for operations, sales, payroll and accounting From January 1988 to February 1992 (4 years 2 months) Implementation Specialist @ While completing BS degree at MSU, assisted with on-sight client installations of HR and accounting systems for a small software and service vendor. From January 1984 to January 1988 (4 years 1 month) Bachelors of Science, Computer Science @ Montclair State University From 1985 to 1989 HS Diploma, College prep @ New York Military Academy From 1980 to 1984 David J. Downey is skilled in: Project Planning, PMP, PMO, Business Process Improvement, SDLC, Integration, Contract Negotiation, Analysis, Budgets, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence, Business Process, Business Process Re-engineering, CRM, Change Management
Practice Director - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP - North America
January 2014 to Present
Consulting Project Director
January 2011 to January 2014
rockefeller center, ny
Director of Enterprise Services NA
November 2009 to January 2011
Director of Enterprise Business Development
January 2008 to November 2009
Program Director - Metropolitan Transportation Authority
February 2004 to December 2007
CherryRoad Technologies, Inc.
January 2000 to February 2004
Practice Manager / Sr. Applications Consultant
August 1996 to December 1999
Sr. Key Account Manager
March 1992 to August 1996
American Cellular, San Diego, CA
January 1988 to February 1992
Professional Systems Corp., Montclair, NJ
January 1984 to January 1988
North American Practice Lead - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP Responsible for the delivery assets on all PeopleSoft and JD Edwards Financials Management engagements in the commercial and Higher Education sectors in North America. Currently managing 26 direct reports as well as assisting with the Demand and Utilization of 6 Financials Global Service Delivery assets based in India. North American Practice Lead - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP Responsible for the delivery assets on all PeopleSoft and JD Edwards Financials Management engagements in the commercial and Higher Education sectors in North America. Currently managing 26 direct reports as well as assisting with the Demand and Utilization of 6 Financials Global Service Delivery assets based in India.
What company does David J. Downey work for?
David J. Downey works for Oracle
What is David J. Downey's role at Oracle?
David J. Downey is Practice Director - PeopleSoft/JD Edwards ERP - North America
What industry does David J. Downey work in?
David J. Downey works in the Information Technology and Services industry.
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