Excellent opportunity for a consulting-level SAP PMO Consultant to join one of the leading SAP authorities delivering solutions to more than 6,000 customers worldwide. A good understanding of SAP would be preferred.
SAP PMO Consultant
London with travel, remote during COVID
Up to £50,000
We are one of the leading international IT full-service providers in the SAP environment, with employees in 25 countries. Our market-leading SAP competence was built through many years of developing highly innovative solutions and services, and enhanced through our strong international presence.
Since 2008 we have belonged to the NTT DATA corporate group, one of the largest telecommunications firms and IT service providers in the world. This cooperation allows our customers to take advantage of the best available support with their expansion plans, and provides our employees with a world leading network of specialists.
+ Established in 1989.
+ More than 9,500 employees.
+ Specialist for innovative SAP technologies, like S/4HANA, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Business Analytics, User Experience (UX) as well as the Internet of Things.
+ Globally SAP Certified in Hosting, AMS, HANA Operations and Cloud Services.
+ More than 6,000 customers worldwide.
+ Located in 25 countries.
Sitting within the Project Management Team, the PMO is responsible for overseeing all implementation projects and ensuring they adhere to best practices and standard approaches for project management.
The PMO will be responsible for monitoring cost, quality, plan and time for all SAP implementation projects.
The PMO develops and implements best practices to enable successful delivery of the SAP Projects to itelligence customers. Integral to delivering these projects will be financial management, maintaining risks, issues, assumptions, actions logs; resource forecasting; change control; dependency management and implementation programme reporting.
Operationally the PMO provides and enables project prioritisation, management information, financial reporting, resource planning and decision making.
+ Ensure the successful implementation of the PMO’s strategy, responsibilities, services and deliverables
+ Monitor Programme reporting and provide regular updates to the Senior Management Team
+ Establish best practice standards for the Programme and Project Management
+ Manage and compile Programme related financial and KPI information
+ Oversee project costs and ensure finances are well managed
+ Provide and maintain a capacity planning and resource tracking service across the implementation projects
+ Update and maintain the Risk Log, Action Log, Decisions Log and Issue Register
+ Ensure the Sign Off Authority Document is completed for all projects
+ Maintain Operational Plan
+ Conduct weekly update calls with implementation consultants and track project status
+ Provide a quality assurance role in line with defined Programme Management Office Process
+ Oversee the maintenance of Teamwork
+ Act as point of escalation for all SAP Implementation Projects
+ Coordinate project closure to distil good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged
+ Build cohesion within the PMO team and motivate them to produce quality work
+ Deputise for the Operations Director when required
+ Define and embed project control and governance
+ Provide Project planning, Milestone management, Scope management, Resource forecasting, financial management, change management across the project portfolio
+ Prepare regular status reporting to all levels of the business
+ Ensure efficient change control methods and process are utilised
Skills and Knowledge:
+ Proven track record for planning, executing, controlling and closing projects and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
+ Experience of managing a PMO Office
+ Experience of managing the complete lifecycle of a project
+ Experience of project management using AGILE or PRINCE2 methodology (or equivalent)
+ Strong skills in creating and maintaining project and programme plans, including risks, actions, issues and dependencies
+ Highly efficient in resource planning and tasks assignment
+ Knowledge of benefits and dependency mapping, risk management and resource planning
+ Highly proficient IT skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
+ Mentoring experience
+ Excellent written/oral communication skills for reports and presentations
+ Diplomatic ability to influence others at all levels of the business
+ Strong and demonstrated ability to build lasting relationships with key stakeholders
+ Ability to competently mediate disagreements and negotiate agreeable resolutions
+ Experience of Programme and project level financial management
+ Training and coaching of Project Managers and Implementation Consultants
+ Knowledgeable and experienced in efficient Change Management methods
+ Personable, pro-active, professional and able to demonstrate full commitment to exceptional customer care and service in all activities
+ Work as a key member of the Project Management Team
+ Ability to communicate and interact at all levels of the organisation
+ Maintain effective relationships with third party suppliers
+ Focus on customer relationships and impact our customer service
+ Respected leader and role model
+ Handles difficult situations directly, using appropriate discretion and respect for individual
+ Exemplary communication skills
+ Pursue excellence in all aspects of business
+ Possess the expert knowledge to identify opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for change
+ At least two years relevant project management or PMO management experience
+ PRINCE2 Foundation or Practitioner, or equivalently qualified in similar project management methodologies
+ Experience of working on projects relating to any of the following: SAP, ECC6, HANA
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