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SAP Program Manager - Midwest MU

Company: SAP SE
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now! The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of projects throughout their lifecycle. They provide -leadership to cross-functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs to time, budget and project quality criteria. The Program Manager may be asked to assist during the Opportunity Management Phase of the customer engagement by providing input into the proposal or completing specific proposal deliverables - especially in the area of delivery model, project structure, organization, scoping, estimation and risk assessment. The Program Manager has ability to manage projects that require coordination of work between various parties like third party sub-contractors, SAP Custom Development, SAP Global Consulting Delivery, Cloud Delivery, and other SAP Support organization. Delivery

  • Conduct project planning activities and manage the execution of projects according to plan -
  • Manage relationship with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients
  • Manage and communicate a clear vision of the project's objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them
  • Ensure proper use of SAP Activate methodology, tools and procedures
  • Ensures proper governance is in place to best meet project objectives and that this governance is operating effectively.
  • Balance the trade-off of the triple- constraint (time, cost and scope) to realize the expected business value.
  • Experience in delivering SAP Fixed Price Projects (FPP) or Time and Material (T&M) engagements.
  • Manage the financial aspects of the project: budgeting and estimate to actual variance. Ensure quality forecasting is conducted to understand accurate financial position.
  • Plan and execute formal Quality Gate process following the Q-Gate approach in SAP Activate methodology.
  • Ensure P&L targets and KPI's are achieved. Closely collaborate with Sales and other stakeholders in project delivery related topics Industry and Solution Experience
    • Experience in the industry the customer belongs to (core processes and trends of the industry) is a plus
    • Proficient understanding of SAP solutions and of the consulting business processes and functions.
    • A clear vision of what determines a successful project for the customer and for the enterprise.
    • Knowledge of and competency in project management processes -
    • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
    • Ability to negotiate consensus amongst diverse groups and impact the activities of others not in own reporting structure. Experience (Role Requirements): Functional Experience
      • 7-10 years of project management experience in project implementations using formal project management methodology, techniques and tools.
      • Demonstrated experience in teambuilding and leading teams.
      • Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule.
      • Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.
      • Some international implementation experience is a plus -Education
        • Undergraduate university degree - -Professional Training & Certification
          • PMP certification and /or other industry and project management certifications an asset
          • Project Management Tools (MS project, Office tools, ALM/Jira/other equivalent tools ) We build breakthroughs togetherSAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.We win with inclusionSAP's culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone - regardless of background - feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
            SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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: Careers@sap.com.
            For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.COVID-19 Considerations---
            We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone.---
            SAP prioritizes employees returning to work in the office, if that makes sense for their team. All U.S. employees must be vaccinated to enter SAP offices or attend SAP events at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be fully vaccinated or to be approved by SAP for a legally permitted exemption prior to commencing work at SAP.Requisition ID: 334473 - Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services - Expected Travel: 0 - 50% - Career Status: Professional - Employment Type: Regular Full Time - Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid
            Nearest Major Market: Chicago
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