SAP PMO Project Manager

  Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Thursday, May 09, 2019

SAP PMO Project Manager
Location: Irving, Texas

We have an exciting new job opening for an SAP PMO Project Manager. This individual will join our client's team at their global HQs in Irving, Texas. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic company that is number one in its industry. The SAP Project Manager will report to the SAP Program Director and be a strong member of the Program Management Office (PMO). This role will work together with IT, the SAP Project Team, Business Process Owners and North American Businesses to plan, schedule and report on project activities. Responsible for gathering and tracking data for metrics related to the practices surrounding the project management and implementation of the SAP project. Lastly, this position will be responsible for project management activities within our client's SAP Deployment program including managing projects across 7 work steams.

o Plans, tracks, and reports on SAP project activities, including an assessment of critical path activities and status.
o Identifies and manages project dependencies.
o Coordinates the development of SAP customizations (RICEFW's) and status of EcoSystem applications that are integrated to SAP.
o Obtains project plan status updates for activities (functional and development).
o Creates / updates weekly status reports.
o Drafts slides as input to Steering Committee deck.
o Facilitates meetings per agenda items.
o Captures and publishes meeting minutes and action items.
o Assists in identifying and managing project risks and issues.
o Works with teams to assess resource requirements and conduct resource planning.
o Sets quality control standards and tracks implementation.
o Sets and tracks change control procedures.
o Coordinates project teams and their interdependencies. Manages and utilizes resources across project teams.

o Experience working as an SAP Project Manager within an enterprise PMO.
o 5+ years of experience managing large multi-year projects preferably implementing business transformation automation projects.
o 5+ years of SAP implementation experience.
o PMP highly preferred.
o Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related curriculum preferred.
o Strong practical experience in project management gained through managing large and complex projects.
o Strong facilitation skills and high level attention to detail.
o Strong professional interpersonal and communication skills.
o Industrial manufacturing industry experience highly preferred.
o Strong planning and organizing skills, ability to see the big picture.
o Ability to work positively with a wide range of project team members and managers.
o Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
o Ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
o Must function well in a team environment.
o Must be able to function productively within an ambiguous work environment.

*Must be a U.S. Citizen, Green Card Holder, or hold other status that allows you to be employed in the United States on a W2 basis without having to be sponsored by your employer.

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