SAP Project Lead

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
13 days ago

Job Title: SAP Project Lead
Duration: 6 months
Location: WFH Due to Covid restrictions, Base Location Telford
Rate: Up to £525 per day based on relevant experience

You will be responsible for the delivery and management of multiple projects, responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.
You will have SAP knowledge: Core logic of ERP, strategy, Waterfall and Agile methodologies and tools.
You will have experience in the SAP TRM (Tax and Revenue Management) this is very desirable but not mandatory.
You will have successful SAP project management delivery experience from inception through the delivery lifecycle, to agreed cost, timescales and quality.
You will have been lead role in multiple SAP projects exceeding £2m (Professional Services) with different solutions/Clients

You will be responsible for:

Schedule management:
Develop and maintain schedules

Financial management:
Accountable for the project cost base, manage and present project costs and variances with required explanations at the monthly M review

Risk management:
Identify project and cross-project risks/dependencies. Manage dependencies and enact risk mitigations with escalations as necessary

Change management:
Manage change on the project ensuring that it is appropriately configuration managed. Identify the impactors for both customer and project initiated change and manage the production of accurate responses in a timely manner. Facilitate the production and distribution of any necessary tech notes and arrange impacting workshops as necessary

Customer management:
Identify and maintain professional relationships with key project stakeholders. Ensure regular formal checkpoints take place with the customer and that the client is kept appraised of progress on a regular basis. Take the role of a single point of contact for the customer and attend to any ad-hoc queries. Develop trusting and professional relationships at all levels of the client organisation. Seek new opportunities to improve the client business and generate revenue.

Resource management:
Work with resource managers to fully resource project and accurately forecast and record staffing demand and costs. Agree assignments and provide reviews in a timely manner. Ensure that HR policies are adhered to and that team members are released when no longer required by the project. Actively mentor and coach others within the project team

Proposal management:
Good level of commercial awareness, develop and present business cases, feasibility and design proposals. Proficient at managing the impacting and estimating process for proposals and change requests. Develop solid recommendations and solutions and assess requirements and the value delivered to the client

Communication management:
Produce the project governance plan and define the project RACI matrix and organisation structure. Chair regular project checkpoints and ad-hoc meetings. Report project progress to line management, client, stakeholders and the account leadership team. Where necessary, provide clear and concise escalations to specific parties

Implementation management:
Manage and direct the execution and implementation of the engagement. Ensure that the project completes the handover to Live process and engages service introduction. Raise the necessary RFC\'s and present the project/delivery at the Change Approval Board. Agree client acceptance criteria and trial plans and ensure that the project meets the required targets. Complete the project close-down and ensure that the project evaluation review meeting is held in a timely manner and that any actions arising are completed

You will have experience of project deliveries using various delivery frameworks

You will have an appreciation of agile concepts. Ideally would have previous experience of JIRA/Confluence

You will have a focus on assuring the quality of our project deliveries.

You will have knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, UPM

You will be a good communicator, have the ability to influence and coach others, have excellent team working skills and strong understanding of SAP e2e delivery process

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