Project Description

Aaron Simonsen

Senior Project Manager

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Project and Program Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Product Management


  • Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship, University of Auckland
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Victoria University
  • MSP (Program Management) Registered Practitioner
  • MoP (Portfolio Management) Registered Practitioner
  • Certified SAFe 5 Agilist
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

About Aaron Simonsen

Aaron is an experienced Project Manager who joined Seven Consulting’s Sydney team in 2021. He has a track-record of delivering complex large-scale projects across different technologies and customer segments, including as part of major transformation programs of work.

What Aaron brings:

  • Extensive experience in IT project management.
  • Excellent experience in different delivery methodologies including Agile & Waterfall.
  • Proven ability to establish successful relationships with key stakeholders including senior management and lead teams including during times of uncertainty to deliver successful customer and business outcomes.
  • Advanced technical, commercial, communication and change management skills.
  • A background in product management, billing, and payments.

Client feedback:

Program Manager, Multinational Information Technology Company – 2023

“Aaron is a strong project manager and delivers successfully in all projects. he is very reliable, and I know I can always trust his deliverables and sense of balance.”


Chief Information Officer, Multinational Beverage Corporation – 2023

Aaron has great communication skills both written and verbal and works well with others. He brings a sense of humour to all situations that makes people feel at ease.”


            Stuart Shambrook, Strategic Projects Manager – 2022

“High level of attention to detail. Excellent relationship building. Commitment to meeting deadlines. Asks plenty of questions until information is understood.”

Key Clients:

  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
  • Wannon Water
  • Vodafone
  • Skinny Mobile
  • Spark NZ
  • Sonic Healthcare
  • Mobbidiction
  • Vector Communications
  • Vocus

Key Achievements:

As Project Manager at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), Aaron led the rollout of a new national template of SAP Extended Warehouse Management (EWM).

As Project Manager at CCEP, Aaron launched a new iOS app which gave Sales a view of key sales metrics across different retail channels enabling field teams to drive channel revenue growth and meet their KPIs.

As Project Manager, Aaron led a project which ensured Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance following CCEP’s acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil which implemented new controls and streamlined reporting and SAP.

As Project Manager at CCEP, Aaron led a project to create new data sources enabling self-service Tableau reports to age and reconcile accruals and rebates more easily.

As Project Manager at Wannon Water, Aaron worked on the implementation of new contract lifecycle management and contractor management solutions.

As a Senior Project Manager at Vodafone, Aaron launched a new digital sales channel creating a new full-service budget prepay mobile brand (Budget $1.2M). He also updated legacy billing and payment capabilities to address historical issues with how products are priced and billed. Aaron also delivered new product and offer capability to support marketing activities for major national customer acquisition and retention campaigns (Budget $400K).

As Head of Business Delivery at Skinny Mobile, Aaron was responsible for an annual budget of $15M to deliver key projects including the re-platform of its websites while also leading a team of Project Managers, Business Analysts, Solution Architects, Testers, Engineers, and Developers; including during a major restructure to scaled agile.

As Program Manager at Skinny Mobile, Aaron delivered a pipeline of new capabilities, including new online payment capability. Aaron also led a team of Project Managers and Business Analysts.

AS Program Manager at Spark NZ, Aaron was responsible for the replacement of legacy post-paid mobile systems incl. how these services are ordered, provisioned, and billed (Budget $52M) as part of a multi-year re-engineering program of work with the goal of simplifying its legacy IT stacks.

As the Infrastructure Project Manager (Team Leader) at Sonic Healthcare, Aaron was responsible for general project management tasks for multiple projects, in addition to managing a team of Project Mangers, Technical Writers and Project Coordinators. He managed a project to deliver a new distributed data caching architecture. He implemented Network Application and Performance Monitoring (NAPM) of critical applications incl. electronic results delivery, collection of patient data and voice & data traffic using performance data to reduce the time it takes to resolved faults and identify breaches of SLAs.

As Digital Project Manager at Mobbidiction, Aaron was responsible for reporting, budgets, invoicing, sprint planning and overall project delivery leading the build of new enterprise and customer facing mapping apps.

As Product Delivery Manager at Vector Communications, Aaron was responsible for layer 3 business wholesale services including Managed WAN, EduNet, and Carrier Ethernet.

As Senior Product Manager at Vocus, Aaron managed a portfolio of Fixed Access, Calling, Broadband, and Mobile Responsible for our major nationwide campaigns and gap closing initiatives.

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