SAP Manager

Penang Permanent

Added 15/02/2021

  • *Global Leading MNC
  • *Attractive compensation and employee benefits depending on experiences

About Our Client

My client is a US based Multi-National Company in the IT industry. With their recent expansion in APAC and additionally new set up in Malaysia, they are looking for a SAP Manager to join their pioneer team.

Successful candidate would build and lead a team of 10-15 team members at the start and gradually expand the team. The SAP Manager is responsible for managing the team that supports, enhances, and delivers projects related to SAP and non-SAP systems.

Job Description

  • Leads the team of business system analysts, including annual performance reviews, development plans, and other human capital management responsibilities.
  • Manages support and maintenance of current systems within SLA's.
  • Collaborates with IT business partners to understand enhancement and project demand, and to create staffing plans accordingly.
  • Collaborates with IT PMO to ensure on time and successful delivery of IT projects.
  • Oversees SAP configuration and maintenance duties associated within various modules of SAP.
  • Understands and ensure department compliance with corporate IT governance practices.
  • Directs, instructs and coaches the team in order to achieve project goals by developing project plans and budgets, allocating and balancing work assignments, and reviewing and evaluating staff technical performance.
  • Assists staff and others with technical issues and other problems.
  • Provides visibility via regular status reporting to incident SLA metrics, staffing plans, and work status.
  • Independently manage/resolve complex scheduling and resources conflicts
  • Provide leadership organization and coordination to support PMO's key activities encompassing program planning governance and project management.
  • Ensure all projects administered by the PMO adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for program management.
  • Manage change and promote the continuous improvement of project management related processes.
  • Guide project stakeholders in defining project scope charter and other project deliverables.
  • Maintain processes to ensure project management documentation reports and plans are relevant accurate and complete.
  • Track and report on project portfolio performance providing a real-time comprehensive and prioritized view of all projects.
  • Maintain and update the project management framework and disciplines necessary to support PMO.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional teams to drive adherence and adoption for global delivery methods for consistent delivery to meet or exceed project targets and quality targets.
  • Define oversee prioritize and report staff activities and relevant metrics.
  • Develop status reports for management and team members and create technical documentation as needed

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant fields.
  • 3-10 years' of experience in project management on small - medium sized projects with an emphasis on business applications in a complex environment
  • 8-10 years of strong experience in SAP technical or functional.
  • Experience in SAP S/4 HANA preferred.
  • Solid leadership experience.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principals concepts and practices.
  • Thorough understanding with the software development lifecycle (SDLC) - especially Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to interface with a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and a team player

What's on Offer

  • Global Leading MNC
  • Attractive compensation and employee benefits depending on experiences
  • Strong international exposure & progression opportunity
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