Senior SAP Project Leader

at Innovar LLC
Published June 29, 2023
Location Atlanta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Sr. SAP Project Leader - Consultant

The Sr. SAP Project Leader is responsible for leading and drivinghigh impact, cross-functional SAP implementation projects through all phases of theproject life cycle. Thisindividual will be responsible for all of the project planning and controllingactivities such as scope, schedule, and budget management. In addition to being able to manage theproject, this individual needs exceptional leadership skills in order toproperly motivate the team and handle the people dynamics of the project. The Sr. SAP Project Leader needs experiencein leading cross-functional teams across various organizations through requirementsdefinition, functional specifications, detailed design, coding, testing,operations training, and implementation activities relating to the deploymentof SAP. This position is not suitable for administrative project managers. This individual must be hands-on and able toget into the details of the project while maintaining the broader business goalsand objectives. The Sr. SAP ProjectLeader must be able to balance business goals and objectives and the implementation of SAP within an organization.

Therole of Sr. SAP Project Leader is a contract position, offers competitivecompensation and may require weekly travel. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by the company. Applicantsbased in Atlanta or the Southeast would be preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 10+ years business project management experience
  • Current PMP Certification or equivalent
  • Information Technology perspective - need to understand the full SDLC
  • Business Operations perspective - need to understand the operational impacts of process improvements and SAP implementations


  • Lead and motivate cross-functional team
  • Build a team environment that encourages collaboration and communication
  • Accountable for project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Assist in the identification and assignment of project resources
  • Accountable for resolution of project issues and risks across all business and technical areas
  • Coordination of requirements management and analysis activities
  • Coordination of the development activities
  • Develop project plans and use project management skills appropriately to ensure timely delivery of customer solutions
  • Define of the desired outcomes of the SAP implementation project
  • Assess whether the current activities are aligned to reach the desired outcomes
  • Identify key risks to the project's success, and recommend actions to mitigate these risks
  • Provide deep gap analysis between the current state and the desired state
  • Determine the probability of the project delivering the desired value, and propose actions to increase this probability
  • Recommend changes in direction, including the use of the additional SAP verticals, as applicable
  • Review current implementation strategy and confirm business drivers
  • Identify & Prioritize Recommendations / Opportunities for Improvement
  • Develop the roadmap to attain improvements