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SAP Senior Project Manager

Company: Clarkston Consulting
Location: Garland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want the opportunity to leverage your skills to make a direct impact on the world's leading life sciences, consumer products, and retail companies? Join Clarkston Consulting as an SAP Senior Project Manager to help deliver creative business solutions to our market-leading clients as a part of our team of experienced professionals.
We are looking for motivated, self-driven leaders who are energized by team results and interested in joining a firm that values its culture and people as its biggest strengths. Together, we can help find the answers to our clients most challenging business problems.
What You'll DoClarkston's SAP Sr. Project Managers lead teams in configuring and implementing their respective SAP systems and serve as senior business systems managers on client engagements. As expert advisors, they lead their team in the review of the client's current business processes and computer systems, oversee the implementation of the SAP system to support the new business processes, and ensure successful and timely delivery of the project.
As an SAP Senior Project Manager at Clarkston you will:

  • Apply strong knowledge of the business processes and development lifecycle for SAP implementations
  • Be accountable for the successful delivery of all project phases, releases, and project components for SAP projects
  • Be responsible for overall quality, engagement, and adherence to the schedule and budget for the project
  • Coordinate a project timeline with teams to ensure checkpoints and goals are met to the client's satisfaction
  • Manage overall resource allocation and capacity planning for the project
  • Report project level status, metrics, issues and risks and manage overall completion and sign-off on project deliverables
  • Lead and manage small teams implementing business process improvements and implementing SAP systems for our clients
  • Conduct solution architecting workshops with business managers
  • Work with client staff and end-users to determine the functional requirements for the system within SAP
  • Create detailed systems documentation, test scripts, and presentations
  • Leverage business and technical expertise to address technology architecture, blueprinting, data analysis, business modeling, technical design, application development, integration, and enablement
  • Configure the SAP system to meet the business requirements
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other analysts and client personnel assigned to the projects
  • Assist with scoping prospective engagements and developing proposals
  • Conduct knowledge sharing and serve as a go-to subject matter expert for other company functional staff in support of client project deliverables
  • Be available to answer questions that may arise from past or current clients
  • Define and develop best practices, solution demonstrations, and functional configurations within the Clarkston Labs environment to support current clients and sales pursuits
  • Develop new Clarkston Consulting service capabilities and enhance existing company service capabilities; activities may include developing methodologies or tools to support current and prospective clients
  • May also develop training materials, conduct knowledge sharing sessions, and contribute to Clarkston's marketing and/or thought leadership activities
    How You'll GrowAt Clarkston, we feel that we provide the greatest value to our clients through a combination of our industry expertise, business process knowledge, and consulting excellence.Beyond your day-to-day responsibilities, throughout your career at Clarkston you will:
    • Have the support and mentorship of your Clarkston colleagues and leaders
    • Own your career - you'll be able to take charge of your career journey with diverse opportunities to lead and expand your skillset both at the client site and within the firm
    • Have the opportunity to make a real and positive impact not only the clients you work with, but on the firm as well
      RequirementsWhat We're Looking For:An ideal SAP Senior Project Manager candidate would have the following qualifications and experience:
      • At least two (2) full life cycle implementations as an SAP Project Manager with multi-module implementations (Finance, Sales, Production, Purchasing, Warehouse)
      • A minimum of eight (8) years prior SAP consulting or equivalent industry experience
      • At least three (3) years of experience in proposal and business case development
      • Global SAP implementation experience working with multi-national companies in multi-cultural environments is a plus
      • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives
      • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
      • Strong client services orientation and accustomed to taking an active role in executing engagements and project plans/tasks
      • Excellent team building, mentoring, and leadership abilities
      • Strong analytical skills and the ability to present and write at publication quality level to communicate findings and recommendations
      • Achievement oriented and entrepreneurial
      • Have a deep understanding of SAP, including multiple modules, SAP best practices, and the ability to advise clients on these practices
      • Ability to manage the project from planning through delivery while staying on schedule and within budget
      • Possess capacity to understand clients' business processes and create solutions addressing the current and future needs of the organization
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent discipline required
        BenefitsOur benefits include:
        • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more)
        • 401k with company contributions
        • Paid vacation, personal days, holidays, and sick leave
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Life and Disability Insurance
        • Company Equity or Stock Options
        • Training and Professional Development investments
          Visit Careers at Clarkston to learn more about our culture, benefits, and opportunities. We hope you'll join us!
          Travel StatementTravel is an integral part of this role and is estimated to average 50-75% and may vary based upon client and project needs. While travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19 restrictions, all non-essential travel has been limited and any on-site requests are subject to review.
          COVID-19 Vaccination StatementWhile Clarkston Consulting has not mandated vaccination at this time, COVID-19 vaccinations are required in order to access Clarkston Consulting facilities and those of many of our clients. With this in mind, all prospective hires will be required to provide their vaccination status.

Keywords: Clarkston Consulting, Garland , SAP Senior Project Manager, Professions , Garland, Texas

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