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Project Manager / Applications Project Manager - SAP Projects

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 18th September 2019
Location: Nottingham
Salary/Rate: £45000 - £60000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Project Manager - SAP Agile ProjectsLocation: NottinghamSalary: £45,000 - £60,000 per annumJob Type: Full Time, PermanentThe Company aims to unify people, processes and technology to deliver SAP rapidly, reliably, smarter and at scale. Having been in the infrastructure industry for over 20 years, they aim to build more agile ways of working for customers. They are passionate SAP HANA cloud experts.They are trusted experts in cloud infrastructure and SAP HANA platforms. Their mission is to make customers more successful by simplifying and optimising platforms, accelerating, and de-risking deployments. They achieve this through their cloud and infrastructure expertise, rich insight and managed service offerings.About the Role:Reporting to the COO, they are searching for an experienced AGILE Project or Programme Manager who will provide both vision and project leadership to their highly experienced Operations and Professional Services teams, delivering successful SAP project implementations.These implementations are typically over an 8 to 16 week profile involving the implementation of their Infrastructure as Code services to On-Premise or Hyperscaler Cloud based platforms.Main Responsibilities:Be responsible and accountable for the delivery of project management services and ensure their effective delivery, management and reporting to meet customer needsEnsure all Statements of Work are agreed and signed off and any business changes are managed against the agreed Statement of WorksImplement and use an Agile project methodology and processes to deliver all projects and outcomes and work with customers to achieve collective successBe responsible for setting up the project management framework and establish the PMO structure per project based on their standards and governance proceduresMaintain ownership of project scope, timelines, deliverables, tasks, quality, budget and costsDevelop and lead the integration of the agreed project plan with the associated project reporting and tracking as well as management of business change, project RACI and plansLead the integration, testing and management of transition activities including management of partners, customer resources and 3rd partiesMaintain positive relationships with key sponsors, project leaders, resources and partnersBe responsible for the commercial management of project tasks, resources and deliverables to achieve the forecast marginsBe an active stakeholder in the support handover where applicable to their managed services or project implementationsProvide strong team leadership and governance for them and for the customer in the project to prioritise and document tasks and projectsProvide project technical leadership and coordination of resources on SAP implementation through the entire project lifecycle (Preparation, Contract, Definition, Design, Build, Implementation, Transition, Cut-Over, Go-Live, Managed Services)The successful Candidate will have/ be:EssentialAt least 5 years experience as an implementation Project Manager in a medium to large organisation leading a team of at least 5 project resourcesSignificant experience of Agile as well as Waterfall or Prince 2 project approaches, practices, supporting project implementations and processesExperience of driving customer specific change programmes and migration of SAP to S/4HANA strategies based on cloud and subscription models using Agile and Waterfall processesExperience of leading expert support resources, consultants and specialists and structuring, organising and prioritising workloads on a daily basisExperience of working within an agile development environment (ideally Kanban/Scrum) with strong collaboration skillsExcellent communication and customer management skills both reactive and proactiveStrong presentation skillsStrong customer management skills both remotely and face to faceAbility to effectively engage at all levels of the client and resolve project challenges and relationship management issuesAbility to work closely with customers and the process owners and other key stakeholders to report and manage project progressWillingness to take on new challenges and a commitment to complete the very highest quality project delivery to the agreed Statement of WorksAmbition and desire to develop within a rapidly expanding organisation where the role of the Project Manager is a crucial area underpinning their overall successDesirableITIL V3 knowledgeAgile/DevOps knowledgeOperational Key Results (OKR's)Benefits:Highly competitive salary and excellent benefits packageHugely supportive working environment with a dynamic culture and companyFlexible and diverse working environmentSounds interesting? Click APPLY now.Candidates with experience of: Digital Transformation Manager, Digital Transformation Lead, Digital Project Lead, Project Manager, Digital Lead, Technology Lead, Digital Transformation Project Manager, Digital Transformation Manager, Project Manager, Account Manager, IT Project Manager, Project Lead, Digital Projects Manager, App Project Manager, Tech Project Manager, Web Project Manager, Software Project Manager, Product Owner, UX Manager, PHP Project Manager, Specification Writer, Project Plan Writer, Project Planner, IT Project Planner, JavaScript Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager may also be considered for this role.