SAP Global Project Manager

at Resolution Technologies, Inc.
Published September 2, 2023
Location Nashville, TN
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


SAP Global Project Manager

SAP Global Project Manager Job Description:
The SAP Global Project Manager is responsible for all activities related to SAP implementation projects.  Specifically, this role will be the global lead for developing and executing the strategy for testing, training, cutover to the Production environment, and post go-live support.  The SAP Global Project Manager ensures that all SAP project goals are accomplished according to specifications and business objectives.

SAP Global Project Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the liaison between business functional leads and the SAP implementation partner for any questions about functionality of the S/4HANA software.
  • Plays a lead role in collaborating with business process owners and key users to define global business processes that will be implemented in the S/4HANA system.
  • Resolves escalated issues arising from a specific department and requiring coordination with other departments.
  • Drives toward continuous improvement.
  • Understands how project decisions impact key business metrics and the enterprise strategy.
  • Builds consensus among team relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution.
  • Provides clear and reliable communications to internal teams, project stakeholders, external vendors, and customers.
  • Effectively conveys information and ideas.
  • Provides input to decisions through effective communication methods.
  • Responsible for status reports, issue tracking, and project communications.
  • Holds self-accountable for meeting expectations and requirements of customers.
  • Shows flexibility in changing approach when needed.
  • Formulates corrective actions when project deliverables deviate from the work plan with the assistance of team members.
  • Shows ability to learn new tools and processes.
  • Responsible for tracking key project activities at a detailed level including administrative items associated with a complex technical SAP deployment.
  • Monitors plan and highlights anticipated issues or slippage.
  • Develop and execute the training strategy and tactical plan for all regions of business.
  • Develop and execute the testing strategy and tactical plan for all regions of business.
  • Develop and execute the cutover strategy and tactical plan for all regions of business.
  • Provide post go-live support for all regions of business.
  • Manages integration points with other enterprise software.
  • Formulates recovery plans or assessing impact if not recoverable and escalates as appropriate.
  • Records and monitors project actual costs vs. project budget.
  • Responsible for proactively identifying variances to plan and developing appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Evaluates new or changed tools and processes to fit within the projects managed.
  • Creates integrated project plans associated with deploying new SAP systems.
  • Reviews project proposals.
  • Integrates timeframes and processes for completing project.
  • Escalates when appropriate.
  • Ensures the quality and integrity of project work products.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Leads change management.
  • Motivates team by explaining priorities and objectives.
  • Engages in effective brainstorming and brings creative ideas to the workplace.
  • Has good judgment regarding which creative ideas and suggestions can improve our business and implements identified solutions.
  • Adheres to and analyzes project/program policies processes, standards, governance, and metrics.
  • Makes recommendations for improving efficiency, product delivery and expense reduction in projects.
  • Defines and understands the objectives and the scope of the project.

SAP Global Project Manager Minimum Qualifications:

  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience, including 7 or more years managing projects.
  • General knowledge of SAP or ERP deployment activities.
  • Understands when to use MS Project to drive subprojects that are part of the overall project.
  • Prepares a complex schedule within MS Project and manages timelines within tool.
  • Can use Outlook to schedule meetings with internal and external resources in multiple locations.
  • When needed, utilizes the information in MS Excel as part of a tool kit that communicates project level information based on the needs of the project.
  • Able to create presentations in MS PowerPoint to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.
  • Able to create documents in MS Word to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.
  • Able to create diagrams in MS Visio to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team.