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Samer Nefawa

Samer Nefawa

General Manager/ Information Security Officer


General Manager OpenERP/ Information Security Officer



General Manager/ Information Security Officer

An international active company with a multinational team consultants and developers. Its core business is delivering IT services and OpenERP system as a gold partner, developing mobile apps (integrated with ERP) and ERP software development as specific functionality.

OpenERP is a new internationally fast growing software. My role included the following activities:

**General Manager/ Information security officer**

- Responsible for the whole organization, daily operations, projects and sales for both Dutch and Belgian offices,
- Stratrgic client consultant and sparring partner
- Daily human resources and budget management
- Information security officer (ISO 27002) in terms of implementation, maintenance & overisght
- IT audit coordination
- Business consultancy and IT alignment within ERP area
- ERP implementations and project management
- Member of the Management board and SRC

Major success: brought the organization to Golden partner status

**Business Consultant (prior the current position within the same period)**

- Business Consultancy and ERP Implementation
- Project management
- Information security ISO 27002 in terms of implementation, maintenance & overisght
- IT audit and Compliance
- Prepare this software for ISAE3402
- Involved in acquisition, RFP's, client functionality and OpenERP requirements
- Set up of the Management Control System for the whole org.

Career medium 01
Career medium 06

Baker Tilly Accountants

Jr. Manager IT Audit

Baker Tilly Berk is an independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers. We're an (inter) national firm with over 900 employees in 18 offices across the Netherlands generating a fee income of € 90 million which positions us as one of the leading mid-tier accountancy firms. Amongst our clients is a significant number of family-owned businesses.

As jr. Manager IT audit responsible for assignments in relation to the annual financial statements & advisory by means of assessing the reliability & effectiveness of the financial & operational systems and controls of companies through:

- ERP implementation & advisory, contract/SLA performance, IT health, outsourcing, ISO 27001, COSO, COBIT, prince II, ITIL etc
- General IT controls & application controls within ERP systems, IT process audit & aspects such as change management, security, procedures & Project assurance
- IT Project management
- Main IT audit objects are ERP systems, Windows, Linux, IT Projects
- Developed a tool to quickly assess the IT general controls


Prosensa Therapeutics B.V

Manager Internal Control and IT

**Operational and IT auditor**

- Responsible for the operational and IT audit and some financial key control
- Risk assessment, audit plan, execution and advice/ monitoring
- Responsible for process description and control such as Finance, procurement, logistics, manufacturing, IT and HR processes
- Responsible for the powers of attorney, segregation of duties
- As system owner, responsible for IT trainings and workshops, e.g. ERP use (Exact Globe and Synergy)

**IT project management e.g ERP system implementation and system changes**

- Initiating and or managing major IT projects that meet the growth of the organization such as ERP system and work flow implementation for procurement incl. invoices authorization, hours entry, network access, etc.
- Leading the transition stage from a non-existing IT department into one that supports a rapidly growing organization using the Compatibility and Maturity Model
- Writing down the Administrative/ organization processes around the new application

**IT Manager**

- General IT and information technology management & managing of contracts, SLA, application & licenses
- Establishing procedures & instructions around the IT, when required translate processes into IT solution e.g. manual procurement system into an automated system
- Budget responsibility & coordination with external IT-Resources
- Business-IT alignment and Management advice by means of continuously translating of the business needs into IT and leading the required projects to realize these needs

Career medium 02
Career medium 03


Finance Consultant

As a consultant I fulfilled the folloing positions:

- Auditor - Ministry of Defense - Military Health Care 07 / 2008-08 / 2008
- Member of Quality Team 04 / 2008 - 07 / 2008
- Process specialist - Financing Bank for dev. Countries 11 / 2007 - 03 / 2008
- Process Advisor - Ministry of LNV 04 / 2007 - 10 / 2007
- Internal Auditor - Dutch Forensic Institution 10 / 2006 - 03 / 2007
- Operational/IT Auditor - Ministry of LNV 04 / 2006 - 09 / 2006
- Financial employee - Ministry of Transport 09 / 2005 - 03 / 2006
- Process and Control Specialist - Eneco Energy 01 / 2005 - 08 / 2005
- Eneco P&C Employee 3 / 2003 - 2004 (partially via job agency)


Edinburgh Business School

MBA with Specialism in Finance, Currently studying


Course: Operational Management in practice


course OpenERP fuctionality and accounting

Baker Tilly Accountants

Course: IDEA, Accountants control and Beat (audit)

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

Excutive Master of IT Auditing, IT Audit (diploma)


Cousre: Prince II, Sox, Corporate govern. AO/IC, Mavim

Hogeschool Rotterdam

B.B.A., Business Administration (diploma)

Baghdad University

B.Sc., Accountancy (diploma)