SAP Programme Manager - Professional Services Job

Recruiter
SAP
Location
Feltham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
1153121849
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: 198173
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 90%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full TimeCOMPANY DESCRIPTION
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That's why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it's the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people's lives.Role Description:The SAP Programme Manager is responsible for the overall management of a broad range of either individual projects or a portfolio of projects throughout their respective lifecycles. You will bring detailed delivery capability and business acumen to manage large scale, high risk, strategic projects that span organizational boundaries including multiple business units and service partners/vendors. With responsibility and leadership of cross-functional teams you will ensure defined project outputs are delivered to time, budget and project quality criteria whilst ensuring adherence to SAP project management methodology practices. As well as overall delivery responsibility, it is expected that the SAP Programme Manager will provide Project Manager and Team Lead mentoring, perform Project Management Reviews and contribute to SAP's knowledge management initiative through the communication of Lessons Learned and SAP Best Practice development.An SAP Programme Manager must have the capability to contribute from the Bid Phase of a programme (scoping, planning, resourcing, estimation, risk assessment and production of proposal/contractual documentation) to delivering the programme to SAP's commercial satisfaction whilst ensuring that the required level of quality and customer satisfaction are met, before closing down the programme in alignment with SAP Best Practice. You will have the ability to manage complex projects or multiple smaller projects that require coordination of work between various parties like third party sub-contractors, SAP Custom Development, SAP Global Delivery, SAP Active Global Support.Expectations and tasks:Utilising the appropriate delivery model for customer projects/programmes based on SAP Activate, using a combination of Model Company, pre-defined services, on-site delivery, Global Delivery and Custom Development as needed to deliver ongoing customer successResponsible for scoping, planning and managing the delivery through each phase of the project/programmeEstablish and maintain project/programme governanceResponsible for the project/programme P&LDetermine, onboard and manage the required resources for the project/programmeEnsure successful delivery to time, budget and qualityManage and maintain positive relationships with all external stakeholders from Team Lead, Project Management to C-Level as requiredEngage with SAP internal stakeholders as requiredManage third parties as neededManage SAP implementations (on-premise and cloud), upgrades, system landscape optimisations, large scale developments to successful conclusion

Experience:Minimum of 8 years of project and programme management experience in large/very large-scale SAP ERP, high risk, or strategic projects.Recent experience of working with a Solution Integrator as an SAP Programme ManagerExperience of leading Cloud based implementations (including SuccessFactors, Ariba, Concur)Experience in managing large and very large size teamsProven commercial acumen, including management of Fixed Price and Time & Materials projectsExperience of managing on-premise, cloud and hybrid delivery models.Using and managing the Global Delivery model together with distributed teamsManagement of remote resources (Global Delivery or distributed organization)P&L of LoB in large organization is desirableInternational implementation experience desired#TWEng120619 WHAT YOU GET FROM US Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you're searching for a company that's dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now.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. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.Additional Locations:

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