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Senior SAP Project Manager

07 November 2019



Completed Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Finance / Accounting

SAP Certification (Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Finances)

Project Management Qualification (Registered with Project Management body will be an advantage)

  • 10 years SAP Functional Consulting Experience
  • 2 years of Agile project management experience
  • 5 years of functional/technical SAP project management experience in SAP SD/BI/HANA
  • 10 years of overall SAP experience in a functional/technical/PM/user role
  • SAP Data Migration experience
  • SAP Data Migration solutions implementation experience for various data domains and objects
  • Technical skills for understanding the development, configuration, implementation and support of business solution
  • Must have experience in integrating SAP with non-SAP systems using middleware/EDI/API
  • Must have good understanding of managing project financials
  • Must have solid understanding of technical application and data architecture
  • Must demonstrate change leadership skills: ability to effectively manage communication, negotiate successful outcomes, identify risks, engage correct stakeholders, etc.
  • Familiar with Microsoft TEAMS, would be an advantage
  • Understand and speak French (desirable but not mandatory)
  • Willing to travel regularly


  • The primary role of the SAP Delivery/ Sr. Project Manager is to lead, manage and execute end to end SAP Data Migration strategy for implementation, integration and migration.
  • Responsible for the full life cycle of the project: initiation, resourcing, execution, monitoring, control and completion.
  • Ensure performance targets are met & aligned with the organization's strategic objectives; and that projects adhere to best practices.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact available to ensure that roles and responsibilities are successfully met in accordance with the project requirements/deliverables
  • Plan for resources, deliverables, schedules and communicate tasks and status updates
  • Responsible for all Data Migration, Master Data & SAP MDG related issues, queries and assist with scheduling Data Migration, Master Data and MDG related interviews and workshops
  • Liaise with on-site and off-site teams, manage project issues & resolution for business users and stakeholders
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance
  • Manage all aspects of Project Life Cycle to facilitate successful delivery to executive team
  • Oversee SAP project to provide metrics for reporting to executive team on business case ROI
  • Provide Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) on selected business processes to assemble input into business case
  • Develop and oversee detailed project plans
  • Identify, analyze and recommend to management business systems solutions having broad business impact
  • Establish detailed project plans and metrics, work plans, schedules, resource plans and status reports
  • Identify project risks and develop risk mitigation plans
  • Provide project leadership, work direction and feedback
  • Motivate work of others outside of direct authority to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met
  • Convey and report status to executives, global business partners and all other key stakeholders
  • Present formal presentations and executive summaries to senior management to provide recommendations and status updates

Key Attributes:

  • Ability to facilitate customer meetings to gather requirements and provide thought-provoking solution recommendations and review periodic progress reports with stakeholders
  • Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team project environment
  • Ability to analyze problems and provide clear recommendations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to collaborate with clients (including executive level) in a respectful mannger
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a team player and can manage own workload


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