SAP Project Manager

Job Overview
Our client in the Jersey City area of NJ has an excellent opportunity for an SAP Project Manager!  
 

Responsibilities:

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Direct and manage complete life-cycle of the SAP Project including the planning, design, programming, testing, and implementation of business solutions designed to meet requirements of various departments in the company.
  • Develop full-scale project plan and associated communication documents.
  • Work with Business to develop and document process flows.
  • Determine project needs and acquires resources required for the success of the project.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Ensures delivery of project objectives within prescribed timeframe and budget.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Draft and finalize BPP (Business Project Proposal) and CER (Capital Expenditure Request).
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, requirement and other PMO methodology documentation.
  • Prepare updates/status of all projects on a monthly basis to Senior Management.
  • Facilitate status meetings with project stakeholders.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Manage resource capacity to align with on-going project initiatives and overall budgetary goals.
  • Ensures training materials are completed for the rollout of new business processes.
  • Ensures project document are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for overall coordination of user acceptance testing and training.

 

Requirements:

  • College degree in the field of computer science, information science, management information systems, and/or business administration.
  • Minimum of five years related work experience preferably in the Distribution and/or Retail Merchandising Industry.
  • Experience in SAP program and project management.
  • SAP S/4 HANA experience is a plus.
  • At least one complete life cycle implementation,
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Proven experience in delivering IT process and change management.
  • Experience managing multiple, geographically dispersed vendors through all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Strong documentation skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alteration promptly and efficiently.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Experience in a distribution, retail or consumer goods industries.
  • Excellent listening, written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong service orientation, highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Dependable, takes initiative and responsibility for own actions.
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team should it arise.
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