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SAP Project Manager - Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ontario Salary: US$120000 - US$120001 per annum
Sector: Consultancy Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/059315_1553626111

Position Description:

The SAP Senior Project Manager will manage part of an Ariba/FieldGlass on-demand implementation project. This person will take ownership and responsibility of end-to-end Ariba project delivery, including project planning, controlling and monitoring, execution, as well as management of the project teams. He or she is also expected to provide technical guidance to the project team, and will be interacting with client project leadership team as a delivery manager and trusted adviser.

Our Ariba practice focuses on procurement transformation through strategy, process re-engineering and technology implementation. The primary objective is to help our clients optimise their procurement function through procurement technologies like Ariba. In this role, you will leverage a unique blend of procurement domain knowledge, process and technology expertise, and project management skills for large Ariba or SAP initiatives and implementations.

  • Lead the delivery of medium to large Ariba or other SAP programs, and development of strategy and road maps for different phases of the implementation.
  • Work closely with Client Delivery / Program Manager for success of overall engagement and delivery.
  • Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilise and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.
  • Lead and manage day-to-day interactions with client executives and sponsors.
  • Manage end-to-end project delivery, client and vendor relationships.
  • Responsible for managing overall budget, quality adherence and project / phase delivery on time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or foreign equivalent, required from an accredited institution.
  • Professional certification and post-graduate degree are desired.
  • Excellent Project and Engagement Management Skills > 10 years
  • Excellent understanding of SAP ERP / SAP Ariba/FieldGlass and implementation Experience > 10 years (Ariba experience preferred)
  • At least 3-4 end to end SAP and/or Ariba implementation in Project Manager capacity
  • At least 10 years of overall SAP and/or Ariba experience
  • PMP Certified (Nice-to-have)
  • Public Sector Experience > 5 years