SAP Project Manager

Key Function: Manage the successful delivery of projects for clients

Key Performance Areas:

  • Project Planning, Scoping and Design
  • Financial and Contractual Management
  • Risk/Issue Management
  • Quality and Change Management
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Project Closure
  • Sound SAP knowledge and experience
  • Major contributor to progress the SAP solution, making key design and delivery decisions and seen as leader of the team
  • Ability to perform hands-on management to supplement work stream leads.

Key Objectives

  • Delivery of project design and solution
  • Delivery of projects within timescales and budgets
  • Identification, analysis and mitigation or escalation of potential risks and issues
  • Ensuring quality of project deliverables and management of quality issues
  • Successful management of change within Client organizations
  • Maintaining all necessary communication lines within project teams and Client organizations
  • Ensuring adherence to internal administration processes
  • Achieving successful client sign off and handover to post implementation support function
  • Development of consultants
  • Definition of project deliverables and scope
  • Set up and maintenance of risk and issue management policies and procedures
  • Resource scheduling and allocation
  • Setting up and running of review/status meetings with project team, client sponsors and steering committees
  • Manage SAP solution integration
  • Contributing to SAP design and solution ' making design and approach decisions, lead the solution implementation at a detailed level

Competencies:

  • Able to solve complex, inter-related problems at a strategic level
  • Develops new tools and approaches
  • Can build peer based relationships at Director level
  • Can write compelling Executive Summaries that support approach

Content Excellence:

  • Clear content leader in a particular broad functional or technical area
  • Able to develop propositions, write articles, lead conferences and conduct research in that area
  • Able to lead proposals and bids in area of expertise, or contribute to large bid
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Builds immediate credibility with key clients

Delivery Excellence:

  • Can lead own multi-million project in a defined area
  • Recognised as someone who develops all consultants working on the project through their project roles and project-based development process
  • Able to find innovative ways of improving project margin whilst ensuring client satisfaction
  • Can manage the contractual review process within a project

Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Multiple full life cycle Project Management experience working for a Consultancy
  • Recent hands-on SAP consultancy experience
  • Experience of Project and/or Programme Management
  • SAP Integration experience
Vacancy for: SAP Project Manager
Location: UK + travel
Aspire Contact: Tony Williams
Email: tony@aspire-it.com
Phone: +44 (0) 1883 714770