SAP Program Manager

  • Bangalore, Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 15-20 years
  • 30 Mar 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

The ideal candidate will possess excellent people skills in the delivery of SAP related projects.

- The Program Manager maintains overall responsibility for the successful delivery of multiple projects assigned to him/her.

- This individual is a key liaison to the client with regards to day-to-day management of the program plan and its progress for client implementations.

- This person will have a broad project management background and will be intimately familiar with PMI project methodologies and SDLC.

- The candidate must be extremely personable, easy to get along with, and possess a high degree of self initiative.

- This individual will have general PM duties, responsible to deliver on a variety of SAP related projects.

Responsibilities :

- Lead people and teams. Manage, guide, mentor, motivate, and lead company personnel toward accomplishment of project goals

- Develop detailed project plans, including work breakdown structures, schedule creation, effort and resource planning, and synthesizing of plans across multiple projects

- Scope and estimate various phases of project lifecycle work during both business development and project execution

- Oversight and management of an end to end project budget.

- Create and maintain project schedules using PM tools

- Keep meticulous time records against specific project management tasks

- Develop, document, and implement best practice processes across a variety of projects

- Be persistent and professional in pursuit of all project deliverables and documentation

- Represent and support PMO policies, procedures, and best practices to various projects and key business stakeholders

- Proactively communicate with all stake holders regarding project management status and deliverables and must be politically aware

- Ability to clearly and articulately convey project constraints, risks, and plans to all levels of audiences

- Team oriented with good interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with coworkers and product management team

- Comfortable challenging peers in a healthy, constructive way.

Primary (Mandatory Skills): Candidates must be able to understand and map client business requirements and establish customer satisfaction criteria for project success and should possess the following:

- 15 yrs in IT. 7+ years leading projects, including large enterprise programs

- Excellent Project Management Skills

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts

- Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

- Ability to manage difficult situations within tight project time frames

- Very strong relationship management skills.

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

- Ability to interact with individuals and groups across all levels of an organization

- Ability to be flexible and adaptable when dealing with change

- Ability to allocate time efficiently, handling multiple demands and competing priorities

- Strong problem solving skills and analytical ability

- Confident, self-driven, with proven track record of accelerated growth in previous organizations

- Experience with SAP Implementation methodologies and customizations

- Should have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills in both independent and collaborative work environments.

- Contagious people manager leading highly motivated teams in a high-pressure, dynamic and global environment.

- Managing Program & Project KPI's

- Building Client relationships resulting in add-on sales

- Good knowledge on different BI architectures, frameworks and methodologies

- Good experience with a variety of SAP products across functional modules, Business Intelligence, Solution Manager, SAP operating landscapes

- PMP certified.

Domain Expertise : SAP Technologies.

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Project Management Sap Pm Pmo Sdlc

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