HYBRID – 50% ON-SITE IN KZN
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
To deliver one or more Group SAP projects or streams, as a member of the SAP Program team and PMO. To meet identified business needs, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality.
The ideal Project Manager must have solid Retail, SAP S/4 HANA, SAP Activate, and Agile project management experience.
The SAP Project Manager has the primary responsibility to manage the profitable and effective deployment of one or more Group SAP projects, as a member of the Global SAP Program team and the PMO. Implementing multi-site and multi-project SAP solutions to our group through the application of SAP technology, services, and methodologies.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
The ideal Project Manager must have relevant experience within the specified area.
Project management plan including:
Project quality plan
Risk management plan
Monitoring and controlling of project execution:
Project progress minutes including issue log, decision log and risk log
Project status reports
Project steering committee presentation
Project close – close out presentation, reports and handover
Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Business, with at least 5+ years' experience in information systems
Expert in the use of SAP Activate methodology and a formal Project Management certification such as PMP or Prince2
Significant experience managing SAP S/4 HANA projects. At least two full-cycle SAP implementations.
Experience managing SAP Business Intelligence projects including SAP BW, Business Objects, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), S/4 HANA embedded BI is advantageous
Proven record of excellent performance and successful project delivery
Proficiency with project management tools used by the enterprise
Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers and team members
Knowledge of and competency in project management processes including planning tasks, resource allocation, risk management, time management, financial management, HR management, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping
Experience in the Retail industry
Familiar with international environments, managing diverse remote teams
Experienced working in a matrix organization
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to meet deadlines/milestones
Strong negotiation skills
Ability to manage business expectations.
Ability to coach and mentor teammates.