Sr. SAP Project Manager (S/4HANA) in Atlanta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsibilities
* Provide overall program leadership, guidance, and manage all aspects of a given program, including planning, requirements definition, business case and implementation
* Communicate program goals and scope to all program team members and ensure clear expectations of each project and/or workstream
* Ensure coordination across multiple projects and/or workstreams and ensure the scope of the projects within the program align with program goals and business priorities
* Effectively manage all program resources including internal program/project team members and multiple 3rd party vendors ensuring on time and on budget delivery
* Lead team of 10-20+ internal resources and work with Resource Managers to appropriately staff program team as needed
* Proactively set performance expectations and help project managers and subordinates manage expectations of delivery and requirements
* Manage program budget including estimating all program costs (labor/non-labor/vendor) and accurately forecast and report program cost variances
* Review and manage program change requests obtaining applicable approvals
* Prepare and manage a consolidated program management plan using MS Project or similar PM tool
* Ensure all required project information is maintained within PPM tool on a timely basis and adherence to PMO standards and reporting, as defined by PMO and senior management
* Effectively track and manage program-level risks, issues and interdependencies driving towards resolution and escalating as needed
* Set and manage stakeholder expectations, collaborating with various levels of stakeholders across multiple departments with differing needs
* Provide relevant domain and technical expertise for effective program execution
* Create and manage Program deliverables including Business Case, Program Charter, Program Plan, Communication Plan, Risk and Issue Logs and Status Reports
* Manage all Program communications including recurring status updates to Executive Management team
* Provide steady leadership in the face of uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines common to a large-scale program

Attributes
* Exceptionally strong leader with excellent communication skills
* Effective consultative and influencing approach
* Ability to provide direction and work well under limited supervision
* Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills
* Analytical, problem-solver with decisive and timely decision making capabilities
* Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments
* Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
* Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to execute the long term vision

Education and Experience

Qualifications


* Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, engineering or a related discipline with an information technology focus; Master's degree desirable
* Active PMP or pursuing certification; PgMP or other Project/Program Management certifications desirable
* 15+ years of IT Project/Program Management experience including management of large-scale complex programs and projects
* Demonstrated experience with full lifecycle SAP S/4HANA cloud implementation
* Demonstrated understanding of project management concepts and experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and PM Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile etc….)
* Experience with Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools (MS Project Server or similar tools)
* Advanced knowledge and use of MS Office Suite including Project and SharePoint
* Extensive experience preparing and presenting effective presentations to Executive Leadership