Project Manager - IT & Business Transformation

Project Manager - IT & Business Transformation

The SAP Cloud Project Manager responsibilities will include: " Managing the SAP Cloud project workstreams (Ariba, Concur and SuccessFactors) across their lifecycle from initiation to closure in accordance with the direction of the SAP Project Manager, including transition of elements into BAU. " Ensuring the SAP Cloud project workstreams meet their agreed objectives

Job Description

SAP Cloud Project Manager
Reading
6 months initially
£negotiable

We are becoming the world's leading pure-play provider of Information Security and Risk Management solutions. Within our organisation, Strategy and Alliances defines and realises global business strategy. The Global PMO is the division within Strategy and Alliances with responsibility for the successful execution of the portfolio of programmes and projects defined to realise the strategy. It achieves this by delivering a world class, repeatable service performed by professional project and programme managers.

The implementation of SAP across our organisation is a business critical project being managed by the Global PMO.

To deliver future growth objectives and drive consistent performance, our organisation will implement new global processes and technology based on SAP's best in class platform and capabilities. The objective of the SAP project is to replace multiple local processes and systems and support the new operating model with a suite of global processes and SAP systems. SAP will integrate with other strategic systems in our organisation to provide a single, integrated set of tools and common data to enhance our management reporting and decision making.

The SAP project includes the implementation of a number of SAP solutions, including Core (S/4 Hana), and Cloud systems (Ariba, Concur and SuccessFactors). The overall SAP project is being managed by the Global PMO's SAP Project Manager, who is supported by a SAP Cloud Project Manager and a SAP Core Project Manager.

The SAP Cloud Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring the SAP project meets its agreed objectives by applying our organisations project management methodology to the delivery of the SAP Cloud solutions. A project workstream is being established for each of the SAP Cloud solutions (Ariba, Concur and SuccessFactors). The SAP Cloud Project Manager will be responsible for the project management of these SAP Cloud project workstreams.

Key Responsibilities >
The SAP Cloud Project Manager responsibilities will include:
" Managing the SAP Cloud project workstreams (Ariba, Concur and SuccessFactors) across their lifecycle from initiation to closure in accordance with the direction of the SAP Project Manager, including transition of elements into BAU.
" Ensuring the SAP Cloud project workstreams meet their agreed objectives
" Applying our organisations project management methodology
" Working with Workstream Leaders to ensure key project activities and decisions are planned and delivered
" Working with SAP Project Managers and Consultants to ensure all resourcing and project activities are established and planned and the Cloud project workstreams operates fully in accordance with SAP implementation approach
" Working with SAP Core Project Manager to ensure dependencies across workstreams are identified and managed
" Producing project management deliverables to the required standard
" Delivering high quality project reports to key internal and external stakeholders as required.
" Managing and reporting on their projects status (including financials) as required by the Global PMO Director
" Preparing entry and exit conditions for each workstream specific Stage Gates and managing the workstreams to ensure these are achieved and documented throughout the project lifecycle
" Rigorously managing risk and issues, invoking the escalation process as required.
" Working with the Organisational Change Manager to support the planning of workstream change initiatives

Experience Skills and Qualifications >
As a Project Manager your skills and qualifications will include:

Proven track record delivering business-wide technology and process change projects in a complex global environment
Excellent understanding of Cloud project implementation, including at least one SAP Cloud Solution
Expert user of MS Office including Project
Proven ability in the application of PRINCE2 to real world projects
Proven ability to manage a varied stakeholder community
Management of Third Parties consultancy team equivalent to or including SAP
PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent project management qualification
Technical or Business degree, or equivalent experience
Excellent English oral and written communications skills
Ability to plan and mange project meetings to secure required outcomes

And your personal traits will include:

Outgoing and self-motivated
Completer/finisher
Pays attention to detail
Proven ability to multi-task
Level headedness
Drive to succeed against tight timelines
Pragmatism
Engendering trust
Acting with integrity
Motivating others to deliver their best
Credibility at Executive level
Development of strong, trusting cross-functional relationships

About us >

One of the world's largest ICT companies, which provides us with scale and funding whilst allowing us to remain agile with the flexibility to adapt quickly to changing market requirements. We have a growing, global customer base which includes many of the world's largest companies across all industry sectors. We have 24 offices across 12 countries, enabling us to apply local understanding to global challenges. As a global organisation, there are many great opportunities for our people to travel and work in other regions.
We expect the very best from our employees so we offer them a world class benefits package that you would expect from a leading employer.

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Key Consultant

Callum Bostock

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Assertive, approachable and pragmatic, I focus on contract IT jobs, sourcing contract candidates for prestigious clients across a range of domains. I recruit for various roles within design, management, development, architecture, implementation, testing; from Service Desk through to Portfolio Manager.

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