Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:41 PM
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 : 100
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device : SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
With industry expertise that touches more than 70 of the world's business processes, SAP is uniquely positioned to lead our customers in their digital transformation journey. Digital business is built on new computing infrastructure: S/4 HANA as the core, plus the pillars of mobile, cloud, Big Data and analytics : accelerated by SAP Leonardo, the Internet of Things (IoT), advances in Machine Learning, and innovations like Blockchain. DBS Delivery leaders must know Fast Growth and Next Gen technology, be able to articulate E2E benefits to our SAP customers, have full command of SAP's new Delivery methodologies and business approach, and continually lead with a diversity and inclusion mindset as SAP attracts and develops digital talent for the future.
The Program Manager is responsible for supporting our customer's transformation strategy through the management of cloud, on:premise or hybrid implementation initiatives. Most projects will utilize Agile and rapid prototyping methodologies. The Program 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. They provide leadership to cross:functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs to time, budget and project quality criteria. Program Manager also ensures adherence to program management methodology practices, provides project manager mentoring, performs Program Management Reviews and reinforces the enterprise knowledge management through the communication of lessons learned and best practices development.
The Program Manager assists during the Bid Phase of the customer engagement by providing input into the proposal especially in the area of delivery model (e.g. SAP Activate and Agile Delivery methodology and best business practices), project structure, organization, scoping, estimation and risk assessment.
The Program Manager has ability to manage complex projects or programs that require coordination of work between various parties such as: third party sub:contractors, SAP Custom Development, SAP Global Delivery, SAP Active Global Support.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS
:Ensure that the delivery model proposed by the solutioning center will correctly support the defined project objectives and requirements
:Ensure that the scope and estimate of the engagement is correctly captured in the SOW
:Determine required resources for the project
:Assess, document and communicate risk for the engagement
:Position SAP delivery methodology : Activate, Agile, Best Business Practices and Model Company correctly with the customer and project team
:Conduct the project planning activities and manage the execution of large scale, high risk, or strategic projects according to plan (Opportunity Management, Initiating to Closing)
:Evaluate complex situations accurately and identify viable solutions that create successful outcome for the customer.
:Manage relationship with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients, keeping stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables.
• Location: Chicago
• Post ID: 91760297 chicago