SAP - Project Manager

As Project Manager within SAP Ariba Consulting organization you are involved in transforming businesses through the implementation and use of the leading cloud procurement solutions of SAP Ariba.

You are responsible for achieving sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. You can manage the client relationship and influence opinions and decisions. You will prepare material and attend Steering Committee meetings as well as coordinate and ensure sign-off on all SAP Ariba deliverables. You strive to meet quality standards to achieve high customer satisfaction. Internally, you provide timely project communication and facilitate regular status meetings. You deliver project cost and revenue forecasts.

During deployment, you provide progress information and escalate project issues to help ensure deliverables are on time and within budget. You will be expected to co-ordinate and manage project resources to ensure that they are properly assigned. In this role you may find yourself leading on one or multiple project streams, establishing project framework and manage project Governance and have overall accountability for project delivery.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You enjoy working in a challenging environment where you are encouraged to take initiative. You demonstrate high energy and motivation. You have an internal drive to deliver high quality outcomes.

  • You are comfortable working in an international environment where you must collaborate with people remotely. You have strong interpersonal skills; you have experience in consulting and invoke trust when advising others.

  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • You ideally have an in-depth knowledge of SAP Ariba systems.

  • You have an affinity with IT and ideally experience deploying IT solutions or acting as a super user for IT solutions. You understand the work of IT consultants and you understand the challenges and complexities that come with digitalizing business processes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years Project Management experience across IT, Procurement & Consulting

  • Solid project management methodology (e.g. PMI, PMP, AMP, PRINCE2)

  • Work experience with SAP Ariba solution(s)

  • Deep knowledge of procurement operations and/or e-procurement tools

  • Fluent English language skills are essential

  • Ability to travel in Europe up to 80% of your time

QUALIFICATIONS THAT ARE A PLUS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business / computer sciences or equivalent degree

  • Experience with SAP solutions (e.g. SAP SRM, ECC/MM, MDG-S, other)

  • Previously Consulting experience