SAP Project Manager

SAP Project Manager

PwC | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

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& SummaryA career within SAP Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients maximise the value of their SAP investment with offerings that address sales, finance, supply chain, engineering, and human capital. We provide comprehensive consulting, system integration and implementation services across multiple SAP applications, products and technologies. Simply put, we focus on delivering business led, technology enabled change for our clients including industry specific enterprise resource planning and the latest in mobile, analytics and cloud solutions.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

We believe that challenges are better solved together. That's why you'll join a diverse, global community of solvers - an unexpected mix of people that come together to build trust in society and solve important problems. In a place where you are encouraged to lead with your heart and values. And where your unique skills are developed and put to work in unexpected and exciting ways, superpowered by technology.

The SAP Programme manager will manage the full deployment of clients SAP S/4HANA programme.

Minimum Requirements:

Relevant tertiary qualification
Project Management Certificate
Minimum 3 years working experience as a Programme Manager
Practical knowledge of SAP or an equivalent SI delivery methodology in Global Template context
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Commercial management
Ability to continuously improve the baseline methodology and the ways
MS Office and MS Project Expert
Awareness of S/4HANA technology
Awareness of S/4HANA delivery method differences in comparison to traditional SAP ECC
Evidence of managing 3rd party deliverables
Ability to set and maintain high compliance and standards


Setup the Programme of work: deliverables, team structure, governance, planning processes, reporting, risk and issue management processes, quality standards, sing-off processes, quality management plans, etc. per the programmes PMO established practices, own experience, project management best practice and Partner's best practice
Ensure the quality of the delivery to the agreed scope, timeline, quality, and budget
Manage escalations
Manage and develop a relationship with the programmes Strategic Partner (Tier-1 System Integrator)
Manage 3rd party delivery including Country-specific 3rd partners
Provide leadership updates at various levels e.g. Delivery Board, Steering Committee
Manage commercial arrangements with all 3rd parties (statement of work, change requests, etc)
Define terms and reference for the team and manage team performance
Coordinate and facilitate management meetings
Provide leadership and motivation to the team
Provide inputs to improve and excel the Project Management methodology for the next Country deployment
Liaise with other Programmes in the Group

Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date
January 29, 2023