Project Manager / Applications Project Manager - SAP Projects

Nottingham, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Manager - SAP Projects

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

They design, deliver and continuously evolve a range of IT services on the Public Cloud and on premise. They've facilitated these outcomes through designing, provisioning, supporting and optimising their customer's solutions through performance and process analysis, interface development and data management strategies. A significant proportion of their customers are migrating application workloads to the Cloud where they are thought leaders.

About the Role:

Reporting to the Head of IT Service Operations, they are searching for an experienced Project Manager who will provide both vision and leadership to their highly experienced Operations teams, Consultants and Service Delivery Managers in managing multiple SAP project implementations. These implementations are typically over an 8 to 12 week profile involving the implementation of their Infrastructure as Code services to On-Premise or Cloud based platforms.

They also provide further project management support to customers in the migration and transition of SAP ECC systems to SAP S/4 HANA with their partners. This role will have overall responsibility for the project delivery, management and reporting of their services to support all of their customers' needs. This role is part of the IT Service Delivery team and will collaborate closely with their Professional Services teams, external service providers, partners and engineering teams to ensure secure, consistent and high performance service is delivered to their customers.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible and accountable for the delivery of project management services and ensure their effective delivery, management and reporting to meet customer needs
  • Ensure all Statements of Work are agreed and signed off and any business changes are managed against the agreed Statement of Works
  • Be responsible for setting up the project management framework and establish the PMO structure per project based on their standards and governance procedures
  • Maintain ownership of project scope, timelines, deliverables, tasks, quality, budget and costs
  • Develop and lead the integration of the agreed project plan with the associated project reporting and tracking as well as management of business change, project RACI and plans
  • Lead the integration, testing and management of transition activities including management of partners, customer resources and 3rd parties
  • Maintain positive relationships with key sponsors, project leaders, resources and partners
  • Be responsible for the commercial management of project tasks, resources and deliverables to achieve the forecast margins
  • Be an active stakeholder in the support handover where applicable to their managed services or project implementations
  • Provide strong team leadership and governance for them and for the customer in the project to prioritise and document tasks and projects
  • Provide project technical leadership and coordination of resources on SAP implementation through the entire project lifecycle (Preparation, Contract, Definition, Design, Build, Implementation, Transition, Cut-Over, Go-Live, Managed Services)

The successful Candidate will have/ be:
  • At least 5 years experience as an implementation Project Manager in a medium to large organisation leading a team of at least 5 project resources
  • Significant experience of Agile as well as Waterfall and Prince 2 project approaches, practices, supporting project implementations and processes
  • Experience of driving customer specific change programmes and migration of SAP to S/4 HANA strategies based on cloud and subscription models using Agile and Waterfall processes
  • Experience of leading expert support resources, consultants and specialists and structuring, organising and prioritising workloads on a daily basis
  • Experience of working within an agile development environment (ideally Kanban/Scrum) with strong collaboration skills
  • Excellent communication and customer management skills both reactive and proactive
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong customer management skills both remotely and face to face
  • Ability to effectively engage at all levels of the client and resolve project challenges and relationship management issues
  • Ability to work closely with customer and the process owners and other key stakeholders to report and manage project progress
  • Willingness to take on new challenges and a commitment to complete the very highest quality project delivery to the agreed Statement of Works
  • Ambition and desire to develop within a rapidly expanding organisation where the role of the Project Manager is a crucial area underpinning their overall success

  • Highly competitive salary and excellent benefits package
  • Hugely supportive working environment with a dynamic culture and company
  • Personal development, training and knowledge sharing from the CEO downwards
  • Flexible and diverse working environment

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