Senior/Lead SAP Project Manager – Coventry / Flexible

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Senior/Lead SAP Project Manager – Coventry / Flexible

Senior SAP Project Manager required for a leading manufacturing company based in Coventry to be responsible for overseeing very large or complex IT initiatives. The main duties include articulating the business case, project planning, resource allocation, and project or program delivery aligned with best practices as well as company policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate for this position would have extensive experience within a Project Management role and worked on SAP projects in the manufacturing space previously.

The salary my client is offering is between £70,000 and £75,000 per annum plus benefits.

This role offers flexible working.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with the major stakeholder groups (a project sponsor or executive, often a senior representative of the user community, and IT leaders and sub-functions within IT) and the Project Board
  • Perform budgeting, planning, scheduling, and financial management (must understand financial analysis methods and must be conversant with financial topics).
  • Manage the resources required for a project and follow-through with actuals such as spending (capital or expense) and labour (time tracking).
  • Orchestrate the work of the entire project team. Prepare presentations, plans, and project artifacts to communicate IT project information. Act as
    facilitator for constructive meetings related to a project.
  • Guide communications and organizational change. Since virtually all projects create change, the project manager must be a skilful leader and communicator for effective change.

Key Skills

  • Experience within SAP based projects (ideally within Manufacturing modules)
  • Proficient in Project Management tools (i.e., MS Project) or similar project tool (s)
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and finance practices, procedures, and methods for the management of costs and benefits, return on investment, and net present value; understands policies on capital expense (CapEx) and operating expense (OpEx) related to the development of software products (especially for internal use)
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) processes
  • Significant knowledge of multiple sub-functions of IT
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and methodologies
  • Demonstrates a high level of stakeholder management and communication skills, with an aptitude for dealing with IT and business colleagues and suppliers at all levels; communicates with empathy

How to apply

Send your up-to-date CV to Claire Ingram at Crimson for review.


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