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SAP Project Manager

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: New York
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Jeffrey levin
  • Sector: Manufacturing, DSJ Global, Project Management
  • Date posted: 19/01/2018
Urgent Hiring: SAP Project Manager (Contract)
I’m representing a client for an available SAP Project Manager position at a tier-one investment bank in New York City. The team I’m working with is looking for an SAP specialist with 10+ years of experience in project management, preferably in the financial services industry. The ideal candidate will have recent experience managing the several full-lifecycle implementations of SAP in a Project/Program Manager capacity.


Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining project plans including project milestones, work breakdown structures, critical path analyses, risk assessment and management plans, and cost/benefit analyses
  • Setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing the progress of projects
  • Ensuring project milestones are met on time and within team/project budgets
  • Manage project scope/budget, project board, resources, schedule, and organizational change management activities
  • Drive decisions to ensure the success of projects taking into account timing, risk, functional requirements, and business benefits
Required skills/certifications :
  • 10+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing complex projects ranging from mid-size to large corporate IT initiatives
  • Proficiency in project management methodology, project planning tools and techniques (Agile preferred)
  • Multiple full-lifecycle implementations of SAP or an ERP package as Project Manager within banking, hedge funds, or private equity
  • Basic knowledge of finance tools and general business operating principles
  • Proficiency in project planning- ability to work with a project team to create a detailed project plan and resource plan from rough order of magnitude documentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Nice to have:
  • PMP certification
  • Experience in Plainview and other enterprise portfolio management software
  • Experience with vendor management and managing external teams
 
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Jeffrey at 646-253-0205 or apply.a33ho1glj2c@phaidoninternational.aptrack.co.uk

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