SAP Program Manager - PMP

Montvale, NJ 07645

Posted: 09/09/2016 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 138

Job Description

Currently looking for an energetic SAP Program Manager to join our Project Management Office to lead the second phase of a new SAP manufacturing implementation and subsequent SAP projects and implementations.  Reporting to the Director, IT Governance & PMO, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing across the business stakeholders, internal SAP team, and the systems integration vendor.  A strong SAP and manufacturing background is required.

  • Monitoring execution of all deliverables across multiple workstreams
  • Managing internal and external resources and making sure the project team is capable and sized correctly to complete the project(s) at hand
  • Establishing critical path including milestones for each project and ensuring that all project phases adhere to the agreed-upon timeline
  • Assisting project team in troubleshooting and finding solutions to unforeseen issues
  • Partnering with Project Leadership to develop and monitor project budget
  • Communicating with stakeholders, team members and others on project status, including progress, risk and any issues that may have an impact on project delivery
  • Managing customer expectations and proactively closing expectation gaps
  • Taking ownership of, managing and obtaining approvals for all change requests, particularly regarding scope and budget
  • Planning major project phases and establishing project success factors with input from key stakeholders
  • Prioritizing risks and their impacts for mitigation / monitoring
  • Leverage standard tools to manage the project – i.e. charter, project plan, risk log, status report, etc.
  • Communicate and distribute project status reports on a weekly basis

  • 7-10 years SAP project management experience in managing new implementations and enhancement projects
  • Working knowledge of SAP and ASAP methodology
  • Ability to lead large cross-functional teams on medium to large size projects through all phases of the project life cycle
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner to all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency using MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies
  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP certification a plus


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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