Erik Beekhuizen is for new IT Projects and Programs

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Curriculum Vitae

2018 – 2022Executive MBA Business & IT – Nyenrode Business University – In progress
2013 – 2016Master’s in business administration – Supply Chain Management – Erasmus University – Graduated
2005 – 2009Bachelor’s in informatics & Information Science – Haagse Hogeschool – Gratuated
2011Krauthammer Executive Management Training
2009Prince2 Foundation (P2R/NLPB085899) & Practitioner (P2R/NLPB095982)

Interim Manager IT Fleet Support

5/2020 – 6/2020


As Fleet Support Manager I manage the fleet support team of 8 FTE (Rotterdam, Singapore and Houston-based). We Support the operational IT systems onboard the Stolt-Nielsen deep-sea vessels (>150). In addition, I am responsible to check and assess the service delivery of our suppliers (SLA Management) and I am responsible for all IT projects (Budgets, Scope & Planning) related to the IT Fleet Support domain.

§  Life Cycle Replacement IT-Infrastructure on board of >150 vessels.

Senior Business Project Manager

3/2019 – 4/2020


As a business project manager, I was responsible for:

§  Project: Process Digitalization & Optimization – Inventorying, Digitalizing & Optimizing (Lean/6 Sigma) 104 operational processes onboard of the fleet (>150 vessels) with OutSystems. Introduction of mobile tablets for data capturing onsite.

§  Project: Forms Digitalization – Inventory and digitalizing all paper forms and checklists (50) on board of the vessels (>150) with OutSystems.

Product Owner SD-WAN (Part-time)

8/2017 – 3/2018

NN Group

As Product Owner, I was responsible for an Agile team of 9 FTE to deploy/maintain SD-WAN solution to all office locations world-wide of the NN Group. In addition, I was also responsible for vendor management of the SD-WAN solution.

Senior Program- & Project Manager

8/2016 – 4/2020


I was responsible as Project- and Program Manager for the following project and programs:

§  Program Indie: Merger of 2 international organizations, including Application Rationalization, data migrations, contract management, building closures (Houston, Bergen, Singapore and Manilla) and HR.

§  Project SD-WAN: Roll out Cloud-based SD-WAN network (VeloCloud from VMWare) on 48 locations word-wide (America’s, EMEA & APAC). Did an international presentation in Portugal with this project as a use case.

§  Project Zscaler: Roll out cloud security layer for all office users (>2500) world-wide and all vessels (>150).

§  Project Ideation: Roll out a new ideation platform for 2 divisions, including new processes for capturing ideas, triaging ideas and reward management.

§  Program Introduction Service based Support: reshaping the support portfolio with our Indian partner from a resource-based support to a service-based Support model. 

Manager IT

8/2016 – 5/2018


As Manager IT, I managed the support team of 7 FTE (Bergen-Norway) of the JO Tankers (acquisition of Stolt-Nielsen). My responsibilities were:

§  IT Infrastructure

§  IT Helpdesk

§  Office Automation

§  IT Fleet Support

§  Vendor management

§  Contract Management & Negotiations

Senior Project Manager Information Security

5/2016 – 7/2016

Liberty Global

As a Project manager, I was responsible to revive 4 projects that had been stalled due to poor management.

§  Project: Introduction of SIEM (McAfee)

§  Project: Vulnerability Scanner (Rapid7)

§  Project: Risk Management (RSA Archer)

§  Project: Firewall replacement (Palo Alto) in 12 locations in Europe

Result: All project made their first deliveries within 6-10 weeks.

Senior Program Manager

1/2015 – 2/2016

Royal Vopak

As a program manager, I was responsible for the life cycle management Program. The Scope of the program was: Firmware upgrades IT & OT network hubs, Database farm (250 DB’s) upgrade, introduction Network monitoring tools (Nagios), Enterprise Service Bus (WebMethods) upgrade & Upgrade CAD-documentation platform.

Senior Project Manager / Program Manager

1/2008 – 12/2014

Ziggo Vodafone

§  Program Mediation Upgrade – Responsible as Program manager for the delivery of a new Mediation platform, migration of 8 communication streams (Telephony, television, Fraud Detection, etc.) which improved customer experience for over 2.8 million customers.

§  Program Application Rationalization – As a Program manager, I was responsible for this program. Due to the merger of @Home, Casema and Multikabel to Ziggo, all 3 application landscapes needed to be merged to one IT-landscape. Application rationalization, data migrations and IT-infrastructure migrations were part of the scope and my responsibilities.

§  Program Network Rationalization – As a Program manager, I was responsible for this program. Due to the merger of @Home, Casema and Multikabel to Ziggo, all 3 Network landscapes needed to be merged to one network-landscape. network rationalization and application rationalization were part of the scope and my responsibilities.

§  Manager Development – As a Manager, I was responsible for a team of (180 FTE) Designers, Architects, Developers and System testers. My responsibilities were:

o   People management

o   Budget management

o   Vendor management

o   Project resource management

§  Several projects within the IT and network (OSS/BSS) domain as Senior Project manager. 

Functional Administrator / Project Manager

3/2005 – 12/2007


Responsible Administrator for functionalities of Financial Pension Application. As project manager responsible for small IT projects.

Functional & Technical Administrator

9/1999 – 2/2005


Responsible for functional and technical Support on all systems (Billing, Mediation, BI and ERP).

IT Consultancy

5/1997 – 8/1999


Various technical IT and Telecom assignments as a Designer, Developer and Administrator.


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