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SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
Key Areas of Responsibility and Tasks
Opportunity Management Define appropriate delivery model for customer project as a composition of pre-defined services, on-site
and / or remote delivery Scope and estimate the engagement Determine required resources for the project Understand and be able to deliver according to the SAP delivery models e.
g. ability to engage local, near-
shore and off-shore teams for most efficient delivery of project, ability to coordinate project delivery across
organizational boundaries including participation of SAP ecosystem partners. Assess, document and communicate risk for the engagement Position SAP delivery methodology SAP Activate in the engagement
Delivery Conduct project planning activities and manage the execution of projects according to plan (Opportunity
Management, Initiating to closing ) Manage relationship with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients, keeping stakeholders
informed of progress, risks and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and
Manage and communicate a clear vision of the project’s objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve
them; create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members. Ensure proper use of methodology, tools and procedures Ensures proper governance is in place to best meet project objectives Balance the trade-
off of the triple- constraint (time, cost and scope) to realize the expected business value. Experience in delivering SAP primed Fixed Price Projects (FPP) or Time and Material (T&M) engagements.
Proactively identify changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken with internal
and external stakeholders to reassess and amend the scope of work requirements, budget and timeline. Manage the financial aspects of the project : budgeting and estimate to actual variance.
Analyze risk, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibilities for initiating mitigating
action. Escalate issues early about the project to account management or delivery management. Determine what constitutes successful closure for all parties.
Gain acceptance and sign-off by all parties when
closure is attained. Plan and execute formal Quality Gate process following the Q-Gate approach in SAP Activate methodology.
Proactively manage project stakeholder satisfaction to position and secure customer reference and success
Coaching & Mentoring Position project management reviews with customers and effectively manages their deployment. Mentor project teams to ensure implementation of enterprise project management methodology, standards
and processes. Coach to clarify assignments and deliverables to project team; review quality of work and manage integration
of team members’ work; provide performance input to project team members’ functional management. Takes responsibility from time to time as team lead and supports respective line manager(s) in people
Knowledge Management Maintain project documentation and updates to relevant knowledge management bases; analyze lessons
learned and share with the organization’s project management community. Participate in the development of project management best practices.
Industry and Solution Experience Experience in the industry the customer belongs to (core processes and trends of the industry) is a plus Proficient understanding of SAP solutions and of the consulting business processes and functions.
Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of the project management business unit. Proficiency with project management tools used in SAP.
A clear vision of what determines a successful project for the customer and for the enterprise. Knowledge of and competency in project management processes including planning tasks, resource
allocation, risk management, time management, financial management, HR management, quality
management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping. Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
Ability to negotiate consensus amongst diverse groups and impact the activities of others not in own reporting
structure. Conceptual analytical thinking and decision making skills. Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees
of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior management,
clients, peers and team members.
Experience & Language Requirements
3 5 years of project management experience in project implementations using formal project management
methodology, techniques and tools.
Demonstrated experience in teambuilding and leading teams.
Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project
management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule.
Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion
within the cost and time requirements.
Some international implementation experience is a plus
Management and Leadership Experience
Management experience in managing small to medium size teams or organizations
Management experience of medium size multilayered team is desirable
Management of remote resources (global delivery or distributed organization) is a plus
P&L of LoB in small to medium size organization is desirable
Cultural awareness and experience working across different cultures and nationalities
Strong leadership and people management skills are desirable
Experience leading in matrix organization without formal authority is a plus
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and / or mental disabilities.