SAP Experienced Consulting Project Manager Job in Espoo, Finland

Requisition ID: 184835

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Role Description

As a crucial part of SAP's total solution delivery strategy, SAP Digital Business Services (DBS) focuses on the overall success of customers' SAP solutions. One essential element in SAP's continued success is the services portfolio offered by SAP DBS and its certified partners, whereby consulting, implementation, and optimization services are delivered throughout the entire solution life cycle.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Project Management professional to join our team. Reporting to Head of Delivery, Project Manager acts as trusted leader and focuses on securing success of SAP projects at many times more than one project in parallel. This requires a combination of strong expertise in project and program management, sound understanding of SAP solutions and mastering consulting business processes and functions.

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall management of project throughout its lifecycle. The Project Manager has the qualifications and business acumen to manage large scale, high risk, strategic projects that span organizational boundaries including multiple business units and service partners/vendors. Project Manager provides leadership to cross-functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs to time, budget and project quality criteria. Project Manager also ensures adherence to project management methodology practices, provides project manager mentoring, performs Project Management Reviews and reinforces the enterprise knowledge management through the communication of lessons learned and best practices development. Project Manager possesses strong leadership, communication, and negotiation and conflict resolution skills combined with very strong customer orientation. Successful person in this role works with high level of drive, sound judgment and integrity, and has adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.

The Project Manager is expected to be able to participate in bid work during the Bid Phase of the customer engagement in two ways, either separately or at the same time: 1. by managing and driving bids with a focus on stakeholder management, ensuring high quality deliverables, bid team coordination, reviews and approvals, and 2. by providing input into the proposal especially in delivery model (e.g. SAP Activate), project structure, organization, scoping, estimation, scheduling and risk assessment

Requirements

  • 5 years of project management experience in large scale, international, high risk, and/or strategic projects

  • SAP implementation experience is required

  • 3 years of supervisory or coaching experience in teambuilding and leading teams

  • Management of remote resources (global delivery or distributed organization)

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule

  • Demonstrated experience leading cross functional teams within a formalized methodology

  • Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.

  • Strong communication (both written and verbal), decision making, and meeting facilitation skills; ability to utilize a combination of formal authority and persuasion skill sets.

  • Finnish language skills and experience in the local market is a requirement

  • Fluent in English

  • Required undergraduate university degree, preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or equivalent training and job experience

Desirables

  • P&L of LoB in medium to large organization is desirable

  • Strong leadership and people management skills are desirable

  • Leading in matrix organization and without formal authority a plus

Unique opportunity in one of the world’s leading companies

If you demand the best from your professional career and if you are inspired by excellence, the position as Principal Project Manager is a unique opportunity. At SAP, you will have the power to make a real impact. You are offered a central position in a global company that is leading within the industry. You will be working with global and high profile customers together with highly skilled colleagues in a first mover-environment defined by change and the newest technologies

SAP invests in the development of its employees and aspires to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company. SAP embraces ambitious individuals who show dedication and initiative. The position as Principal Project Manager at SAP therefore holds significant potential for professional as well as personal development.

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