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Manager, SAP Project

Makati City, Philippines Job ID 1697
Job Number1697


The role is a member of the global SAP organization reporting to the Director, Program Management. You will be part of a diverse, highly talented, multi-disciplinary team responsible for delivering SAP and non-SAP projects across business units and regions.

The SAP Project Manager will drive project team direction and coordination, driving consistency and quality of project outcomes while ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget. S/he will work directly with business and IT leadership to define project outcomes, develop business cases and KPIs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide project governance ensuring that pre-implementation site readiness assessments are carried out to secure approval/confirmation of project site kick-offs
  • Actively partner with business stakeholders, IT leaders and project sponsors to manage project scope, risks and issues to gain consensus on go forward approach/plans
  • Ensure projects are implemented in accordance to established project methodologies, ensuring that communication channels and appropriate milestone reviews are in place
  • Manage resource, cost and timeline planning for projects
  • Continuously measure performance to ensure the project is progressing per original plan and budget
  • Coordinate resources to ensure project and business needs are addressed through proactive priority management with business leaders
  • Communicate project progress by producing targeted project reports to provide timely and accurate status and decision support information to project teams, project stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Drive coordination within IT functional towers such as Global PMO, Global Information Management (Reporting), security, data migration and our AMS team for post Go-Live support transitions
  • Drive conflict management and issue resolution
  • Manage implementation partner vendor relationships

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer science or related discipline required (graduate level degree preferred)
  • Preferred relevant certifications such as Six Sigma black belt / master black belt or PMP preferred, but not required
  • More than 5 years in project management experience with at least three full life-cycle SAP projects, SDLC and IT governance
  • Demonstrated success as a project manager, delivering successful IT project and/or operational excellence (Six Sigma) initiatives
  • Ability to manage multiple small projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, problem solving and implement/modify program/project control processes and/or metrics as needed to ensure target outcomes are achieved
  • Prior experience as a project member in delivering high complexity global template implementations
  • Good understanding of manufacturing business processes and applications/tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication and ability to effectively present to senior management
  • Good command in English (multilingual capability strongly preferred)

Job Requirements:

  • Full-Time, Mondays-Fridays – Mid Shift Schedule, overtime and late-night calls are expected
  • 50% Travel expected

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