May Safwat

Member Title: Senior Business Consultant

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May is a Senior Business Consultant and Product Owner with nearly 20 years of business experience spanning functional business software consulting experience, Oracle ERP projects with primary concentration on Oracle HRMS modules and Incentive Compensation. May has worked heavily on full life cycle implementations of package software as well as extensions and modifications, including the requirements analysis, gap fit analysis, process reengineering, solution design, configuration, testing, training, documentation and production support. She is a self-starter team player and leader with a high level of customer focus and, through working in different industries, she has gained an in- depth knowledge on best business practices and the inter-action/integration of Oracle Modules.



May has experience in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies.



May’s experience includes hands-on work on the applications as well as management through leading several teams of functional and technical resources on projects.



May’s commitment to Agility shows in her success record with clients and teams she has worked with.



Work History


2016-11 -Current Business Consultant / Product Owner

TCF Financial Services

·       Played a lead role during the company’s implementation of Oracle HCM Cloud modules in R11 and subsequent upgrades to R12 and R13. Currently leading the digital transformation of the Capital Solutions banking platform form a Product perspective


1998-08 – 2016-11 Sr Consultant Business Applications Implementation

Independent Consultant – US Nationwide, US Nationwide

·       Lead Consultant helping customers implement business application software, predominantly Oracle with integrations to third party providers like ADP

·       Implement Oracle Fusion at customers for their Incentive Compensation and Operations/Financials and manage upgrades at others

·       Implement Oracle HCM Cloud at customers to manage their HCM and Benefits processes and manage upgrades at others

·       Business Requirements: Work with client Product Owner to map the existing business processes and identify business requirements for implementation

·       Gap Fit Analysis: Analyze requirements and identify gaps and propose workarounds

·       Design: Solution design for implementing market business application software

·       Documentation: Complete Functional Design/Configuration documentation and Requirement Documentation

·       Presentation: present solution design to client executives and lead sessions for discussion

·       Integration: Design integrations with other systems to ensure seamless data flow

·       Training/Handover: Handover design and lead knowledge transfer sessions for client

·       Cross-Team: Partnered with cross-functional teams to conduct thorough discovery and due diligence on existing processes

·       Process Engineering: Identified and resolved process issues to encourage smoother procedures, more efficient workflow and overall business growth

·       Requirements: Collected requirements from end-customers and business partners for product upgrades, added features and new product development

·       Leadership: Led product teams in delivery of various projects requiring close cooperation among members to share information and develop solutions to meet a broad array of deliverables

·       Planning: Coordinated with various teams in developing overall project plans for prioritized initiatives




BSC: Electrical Engineering – Telecommunications

University of Khartoum




  • Lead over 30 clients in implementations/upgrades or assessments of Business Application Software to streamline their processes and reduce costs




Enterprise Business Agility Strategist


Agility Health Facilitator


Certified Scrum Product Owner CSPO


Oracle HR/Payroll/Benefits


Oracle Incentive Compensation








Requirements Analysis

Gap Fit Analysis




Configure and test system design

Provide end user training

Provide post-production support



Functional Specifications

Integrations Design