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SAP Project Manager

  • Location
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH121532
  • Salary £700 - £750 per day
  • Specialisation ERP
  • Posted August 15, 2021

SAP Project Manager - 3 month contract

This role is pivotal in delivering an SAP Migration from on-prem to the SAP cloud platform and support projects to fix the basics in some of the Finance integrations

· Migration from on-prem to SAP Cloud

· Application upgrade to S42020

· Remediate some existing Finance pain points

This role will lead and ensure successful delivery through the definition, design, implementation, and go-live stages of the project. The role will work in partnership with our 3rd party vendors, Finance, Technology and wider Group functions across my clients business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

What are the main areas of responsibility and accountability of the role?

This role is accountable for the day-to-day management and delivery of the workstream of work, to agreed time, cost and quality measures.

Key responsibilities include:

· Representation of the project workstream at daily stand-up meeting and work with the programme PMO to input into the weekly programme board meetings.

· Accountable for all aspect of delivery of the project workstream, including dependency management, risk and issues, budget tracking and owning the close down

· Plan and design the project and proactively monitor its progress, reassess priorities, resolve resource conflicts, and agree additions, deletions or modifications to scope

· Ensure the project implements capabilities which measurably meet the requirements and strategic needs of our business

· Pro-actively manage communications with stakeholders

· Manage the project budget to ensure business benefits are achieved in a cost-efficient manner

· Provide strong leadership and manage the performance of the project delivery teams (in-house and 3rd party partners)

· Develop and implement an effective programme governance structure across the project

· Manage schedule and resource dependencies to mitigate potential conflict between programmes to keep timelines on track

Required Skills & Experience:

What knowledge, skills and ability are needed for this role?

· Experience

o Infrastructure experience (5 years+) working in Retail or FMCG

o Experience in delivering cloud transformation from a legacy estate

o Experience of having successfully managed on and offshore delivery teams using a matrix management model

o A technical background having delivered SAP upgrades, migrations, and change management (functional as well as technical)

· Required Skills

o Experience in delivering SAP migrations and upgrades is a must

o S4 / Hana experience

o Experience in SAP related Finance systems and integrations

o Strong communication skills and ability to translate technical information into 'Business' language

o Strong experience in analysis, testing and test scripts associated with SAP

o Ability to find and support innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems

o Personable & approachable, building strong relationships within the team and within the wider business whilst role modelling behaviours and leadership style

o Confident in style, and able to challenge and persuade stakeholders when needed