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Ira Björninen

Senior Managing Consultant

“Ira has IT work experience of 15+ years. She has wide experience from business-critical systems and related projects in various business sectors. She has a strong ability to understand business needs and to translate them into IT language. Her good communication and coordination skills combined with technical background and practical IT service management knowledge are useful assets for any project.”

Special skills

•Data migrations and interfaces

•IT service management processes (especially incident, service, problem, change and release management)

•Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)

•Databases (Oracle, SQL)

•Power BI•Financial processes

•Certifications

-Lean Yellow Belt, 2021

-ITIL Foundation, 2016

-ISTQB – ISEB Certified Tester, 2013

-Scrum Master, 2008

Strengths

  • Capability to effectively match business processes with IT systems

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Ability to see the big picture while keeping the details and quality in mind

  • Quick to learn and digest new information, processes and systems

  • Strong sense of responsibility and perseverance to get things done

  • Willingness to question status quo and to find out ways of thinking out of the box

Relevant experience

  • Project manager for various system implementation / enhancement projects with scopes including technical (software) and business process changes with diverse project teams and stakeholders from different levels of organisation

  • Experienced in CRM, supply chain, energy trading, invoicing and financial reporting systems

  • Experience from telecom, finance and energy business sectors

  • Senior IT analyst and process/system manager positions for complex and business critical systems

Education

  • Polytechnic degree in business and administration, Laurea, information technology / software engineering, 2003

  • Matriculation examination, Lycée franco-finlandais d’Helsinki, 2000