Senior Project Manager - SAP Innovative Business Solutions Job

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 08.DEC.2018


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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 bestrun businesses that make the world run better and improve people s lives.



The Role



We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a working knowledge of Agile/Scrum to help worldclass enterprises to solve their most complex business challenges, blaze disruptive new trails and bring their company s vision to life.



At SAP Innovative Business Solutions, our mission is to empower visionary enterprises to achieve their greatest goals through software innovation.



Our experts develop unique, leadingedge software solutions in collaboration with our clients from discovery to delivery to create tailored, highvalue software that is backed by the power of SAP. We make innovation real by using the latest technologies around the Internet of Things, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, and Big Data and Analytics. We deliver our solutions quickly by employing an agile development approach.



Join us in helping clients to reimagine their business and create new possibilities that allow them to dream bigger, work smarter and change their worlds.



In this role, you will manage projects in adherence to the SAP Innovative Business Solutions Methodology for large scale and highly complex software development projects. Your exceptional customerfacing and negotiation skills will ensure you build strong relationships at every level of the organization as well as build credibility and trust with customers and project teams during project execution.



Day to day tasks include:
  • Setup, maintain, and execute the Governance Model for your projects and programs.
  • Prepare realistic cost and schedule budgets for development projects, including detailed, clientready project plans, identifying milestones, resources and timelines. Comply with Controlling guidelines for cost plan updates.
  • Proactively manage program stakeholder satisfaction to position and secure a customer reference and success story.
  • Utilize all SAP Innovative Business Solutionsrelevant toolsets for managing and communicating timely project status, aligned with compliance guidelines.
  • Monitor project performance and risk status; identify variances to plan; define and execute corrective action as required.
  • Ensure visibility and transparency of project results, financial status and risk compliance.
  • Overachieve SAP Innovative Business Solutions organization s business metrics (inclusive of Margin, Revenue, Profit, Utilization, Innovation, and Client Satisfaction).
  • Continuously manage communications and expectations with customers.
  • Communicate expectations to team members and followup to ensure expectations are met.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage diverse internal and external issues in highly political environments.
  • Ensure all client signoffs and acceptances are completed successfully.



You will work in a distributed development environment, managing work packages across global locations and actively mentor others within the team. You will also continually enhance your own skills and seek areas for personal development.



Domestic and international travel is a requirement of this role (overall travel averages 50% but can up be to 100% based on project phase.)



Role Requirements:



To apply for this role you must have US citizenship.
  • Bachelor s degree required. Master s degree highly desirable, preferably in a related discipline.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, or a willingness to complete within one year of hire
  • Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
  • Requires 7+ years of professional PM experience
  • Project management of SAP projects is essential and experience in software development desired.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to influence without authority.









Department: Solution and Product Management - provided by Dice Agile, Artificial Intelligence, Development, Manager, Management, Metrics, PMP, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, SAP, Scrum

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