Services

Project Management

We focus on what is necessary to plan and implement nationwide technology rollouts. we achieve this through proven methodology to ensue that your projects are delivered on time and within budget.

We work with our clients to plan out and manage projects from start to finish, delivering them in a most cost effective manner while not sacrificing quality.

Interim Management

We offer temporary management services for technology businesses when permanent management are unavailable, such as special cover during times of sabbaticals, change management, transitionary period, crisis management, etc.

As part of our interim roles, we help clients search for the best-suited candidate, and we won’t rest until a qualified permanent replacement has been retained and a transition plan completed.

Operational Review

The main objective of an operational review is to help organizations like yours to learn how to deal with and address issues, instead of simply reacting to the challenges brought about by growth and change.

Simply put, the goals of an operational review are to increase revenue, improve market share, and reduce cost.

Business Process Review

In order to enhance your business’ efficiencies, you need to understand where you currently stand.

With 30+ years management experience in the Information Technology businesses, Maurício has built an in-depth expertise in the areas of information technology and how systems & process can influence business outcomes.

About Us

Maurício Vás - Experienced Technology Management Consultant

with a comprehensive, cross functional operational management experience of 30+ years in technology engineering, customer services, managing 60+ teams & major projects across multiple countries, business unit/division management, for international companies.

Specialities include operational & business process reviews, software and hardware rollout planning and implementations of banking/cash handling systems and industrial automation. I have had extensive travel experience to various European, Asian & South American countries, which have given me extensive exposure to a variety of different business practices, and a unique opportunity to experience & work with cross cultural teams.  Seeking project based contract assignments across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe.

Recent Projects

Project Manager for New Zealand Series 7 - $20, $50 & $100 new bank notes upgrade/rollout

February to April  |   2016

Client: Glory Global Solutions NZ Limited. Project Manager for New Zealand Series 7 - $20, $50 & $100 new bank notes upgrade/rollout (Polymer Notes) on 5000+ cash handling machines nationwide.

Nationwide planning and rollout now in progress...

Project Manager for New Zealand Series 7 - $5 & $10 new bank notes upgrade/rollout

July to October  |   2015

Client: Advanced Transaction Systems Limited. Project Manager for New Zealand Series 7 - $5 & $10 new bank notes upgrade/rollout (Polymer Notes) on 5000+ cash handling machines nationwide.

Planned, developed and implemented the nationwide rollout, on time and within budget.

Project Manager for New Zealand wide cash handling machines rollout

2013   |   2014   |   2015

Client: Advanced Transaction Systems Limited. Project Manager for major banking customer rollouts of cash processing machines nationwide, on time and within budget.

2013 = 280+   |   2014 = 500+   |   2015 = 800+

Operations Manager for New Zealand's leading supplier of cash handling equipment

September 2010   |   March 2016

Client: Advanced Transaction Systems Limited. As Operations Manager, completed the strategic/business process review and improved operational efficiencies by restructuring various departments and staff re-training for both in-house, telephone help desk and on site teams.



Company Director & General Manager for New Zealand

August 2006   |   September 2007

Client: Total Contact Solutions Limited. As an international Company Director & General Manager for New Zealand, successfully established an operational systems development business in New Zealand with appropriate technical and administrative staff.

Successfully established a new product development project for bio-metric fingerprint time capture device with roster, time & attendance via a web based application, on time and within budget.

Company Director & Management Consultant

January 2000   |   Current

Ulysses Solutions Limited. Primary Consultant responsible for Consulting Solutions, Business Development, Project Management and Delivery.

Successfully established an on-going technology consultancy.

Other Earlier Key Projects

1998   |   2004

Client: Cardlink Systems Limited (1998). International projects manager for development & implementation of Loyalty Systems in South America (Buenos Aires & Sao Paulo), on time and within budget.

Client: Geac Computers (NZ) Limited (1999). Setup global software support and software quality assurance departments for a Canadian ERP corporate in New Zealand.

Client: Advantage Retail Solutions Limited (2002). Software projects & development manager for a New Zealand based petrol station automation solutions company operating internationally.

Client: Task Transactions Limited (2003-2004). Project managed multiple large hardware automation & banking ATM systems rollouts, nationwide in New Zealand, on time and within budget.

Contact

64 SUNRISE AVENUE, MAIRANGI BAY, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

mauricio@ulysses.co.nz

+64 21 743 780