SAP Project Program Delivery Manager - Permanent - London

Recruiter
Lorien Resourcing
Location
London (South)
Salary
Bonus
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
SAP Project Program Delivery Manager - Permanent - London My client a top consultancy is currently looking to recruit a SAP Project Program Delivery Manager to join its team in London on a permanent basis. The SAP Project Program Delivery Manager will be responsible for the following: The SAP Project Program Delivery Manager is responsible for delivering IT programs and projects in the SAP technology area to schedule, budget and manage quality. The role requires mastery of the technical knowledge of program and project management inter-related process stages i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management. Excellent knowledge in related processes such as portfolio management, methods and tools and quality assurance is also required. The SAP Project Program Delivery Manager must have mastery in stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage the program/project teams and program/project stakeholders, and have expertise recognized and requested by customers. Successfully execute the program/project to agreed schedule, budget and scope Perform the relevant program/project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management Plan the program/project based on a defined need - results in detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline Monitor and control the work to ensure that the program/project remains on track and in control Plan for and manage change Interface and communicate with program/project team, management and stakeholders Manage program/project work and resources to enable successful and timely completion of the program/project Performs gate reviews and quality assurance reviews with all aspects of IT organization and business sponsors Delivery of programs/projects aligned to overall business and technology strategies and architectures Work within defined governance processes Manage external contracts and suppliers where required Support development of business cases with the customer team including leading on the solutions estimate Manage to the objectives and plan by thorough risk, issue and change management across both business and IT parts of the program/project Demonstrate business analytics to manage and meet sponsor and customer needs Key experience for the SAP Project Program Delivery Manager: Previous experience in a corporate IT environment is highly desirable Experienced in program/project management Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure) Work experience in a professional services industry, preferred Proven track record in delivering SAP deployment projects Full project lifecycles on SAP engagements Client facing experience working for a large SAP consultancy or other experience delivering SAP solutions for multiple clients is highly desirable Experience managing (and specifically selling the benefits of) large scale change programs and projects is highly desirable Experience with leading edge SAP technologies including Fiori and Cloud would be a definite bonus. Project management certification is preferred eg. PMI/CAPM or PMP, PRINCE2 Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous Experience performing delivery management roles within large scale global SAP projects and programs Experience of managing IT programs/projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex programs/projects typically more than £5m in value and 18 months in duration is preferred. Extensive experience of delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources Knowledge and use of industry-standard program/project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for program/project management Experience of Managing Global Deployments This is a permanent position for a SAP Project Program Delivery Manager working for a top company. To apply to the SAP Project Program Delivery Manager please send a CV or call to discuss options. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66861843