Project Manager - SAP Custom Development
SAP AG - Newtown Square, PA

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Manage both internal and external projects as assigned and ensure adherence to the SAP Custom Development Methodology for large scale and high complexity development projects and possibly managing multiple projects concurrently. Prepare realistic cost budgets and timing estimates for development projects, including detailed, client ready project plans, identifying milestones, resources and timelines. Utilize all CD-relevant toolsets for managing project status. Monitor project performance and risk status; identify variances to plan; escalate to management as appropriate; take or suggest corrective action as required. Manage communications and expectations with customers at all times. Communicate expectations to team members and follow-up to ensure expectations are met.
Report on project progress to customer and SAP Custom Development management team.
Ensure all client sign-offs and acceptances are completed successfully. Act in a distributed development environment managing work packages across multiple locations. Work closely with internal SAP, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful project completion. Handle legal aspects and ensure customer satisfaction. Be a multiplier of your skills by actively mentoring other resources within the team. Continually enhance existing skills and seek new areas for personal development. Contribute actively to Project Management excellence and Best Practices at SAP Custom Development
Broad experience of managing SAP software development projects, implementation projects or equivalent experience. A high level understanding of an industry process and function in at least one of SAPs distinct industry focuses. Knowledge of the current concepts and strategy of SAP. Profound Software Development background with exceptional Customer Focus Fundamental understanding of Quality and Risk Management aspects.
Strong communication and presentation skills. Knowledge in Agile Project Management an asset
Project Management certification (PMP) preferred, required within one year of hire. Requires 4+ years of professional experience, 3+ years SAP technology experience. Bachelor or Master degree preferred.

Travel Requirements: Ability and willingness to travel domestically (overall travel typically not more than 40%). Involving light international travel when required.

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SAP AG together with its subsidiaries (SAP) is engaged in developing and licensing business software solutions. SAP also sells support,...