Senior Project Manager SAP S4HANA Contract, 12-15 months)
This Senior Project Manager will have the opportunity to manage migration from SAP ECC to S4HANA, responsible for leading a cross functional and matrix team within the IT and business domains to deliver the project on time and within budget.
As such the Senior Project Manager must exhibit a broad range of qualities in order to gain / maintain credibility and successfully lead the project.
The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate stand-out leadership skills.
Stakeholder Management & Communications
The role requires extensive engagement with senior management and hence strong negotiation and influencing skills are a must.
The candidate will be required to exhibit evidence of directly influencing and managing the program business outcome’ rather than purely managing the program process’.
The incumbent will have demonstrated proven people management experience and skill to lead, motivate and develop teams of industry professionals to solve culturally diverse technical and business issues.
This roles requires high level of thought clarity and communications skills. The role will entail communication with senior project stakeholders (sponsor, owners, and Product Managers) within .
Project & Delivery Management
This role also involves managing offshore teams & vendors.
The role is tasked with meeting both key program / project delivery milestones along with financial and customer-centric KPIs.
Strong financial and commercial management skills are required to ensure financial budgets are managed effectively and program delivers to sponsor’s expectations.
The size of financial budget will vary from project to project.
Contract & Vendor Management
A significant component of this role requires working with internal employees, contractors and third party vendors to deliver quality outcomes for the business.
The PM will need to manage the entire procurement process leading to successful vendor selection through standard tender processes.
Timely contract negotiations and managing contracts is a vital skill to succeed in this role. The incumbent must ensure that all procurement governance guidelines are strictly adhered to.