SAP Project Manager

at Modis
Location Plano, TX
Date Posted January 12, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

•IT Project/Program Manager responsible for the management of complex multi-function IT initiatives between Business Teams, IT stakeholders, System Integrator and external vendors.
•Overall responsibility for the project/programs including scoping and requirements gathering, Project plans, Testing plans, cut over plans, and post-implementation support.
•Provides timely status reports and reliable financial forecasts to Management and Identifies opportunities through collaboration to reduce the cost of assigned portfolio.
•Coordinate the activities of multiple Systems Integrator and internal HPE teams to ensure projects are delivered within the agreed to timeline and quality.
•Routinely called upon to mediate difficult situations that have a significant business impact, drives consensus between multiple Systems Integrators and HPE on difficult topics.
•Ensure timely initiation of projects/programs with all relevant information to enable a successful outcome.
•Collaborate with System Integrators, other third-party service providers, monitor SLA'S and enforce adherence

Requirements
•10+ years in IT Systems Development/Enterprise Project Management, supporting business applications.
•Strong experience managing SAP implementation projects
•Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage the projects in a fast moving environment, relying on previous SAP implementation experience to make sound decisions
•Must have excellent understanding of SAP and a good understanding of the process flow from a functional perspective
•Solid experience in coordinating with SAP for updates/notes and ability to escalate to SAP and/or System Integrators to resolve critical project issues
•Direct experience managing complex projects/programs in an outsourced model, supported by vendors spread worldwide
•Very strong communication skills, persuasion skills and cross functional coordination skills
•PMP Preferred