American Water SAP Delivery Lead in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit www.amwater.com.
SAP Delivery Lead
This role will own and lead overall SAP technical governance in partnership with MTC functional and technical teams. The MTC Delivery Lead will understand industry trends and best practices especially with respect to the utility industry and demonstrate forward thinking to identify key trends, understand the business' strategies, develop/deliver solutions and content that meet business needs and latest trends. This role provides direction on business priorities and input for the creation and maintenance of the overall product strategy and portfolio, as well as value management. They will ensure the consistency and maintainability of new and existing applications by creating, maintaining, and implementing technical standards, guidance, and reference architectures. This role will also lead efforts to ensure the workplace environment supports a highly motivated and effective workforce focused on continuous improvement and best practices.
Responsible for developing, implementing and managing company’s SAP strategy
Coordinate cross-functional and cross-application work teams toward task completion
Translate demand requirements from the project portfolio into supply requirements for both manpower and capacity
Facilitate customer focused interaction to ensure objectives are realized and expectations are properly managed
Develop and implement continuous process improvements for the resource management and estimation processes
Knowledge / Skills
Deep knowledge of one or more SAP solution component and its interoperability with other solution components
Experience in managing relationships with internal business customers
In depth knowledge of SAP and Agile delivery methods and tools
Good knowledge of Fiori Apps
Experience in managing customer relationships and performing OCM
Demonstrated leader with ability to influence strategy
Good verbal and written communication skills
Self-starter with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
Good Collaboration , prioritization and team working skills
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment with virtual teams
Ability to oversee and work with corporate training to manage training needs
Functional / Technical Skills
Learning on the Fly
Experience / Education
Minimum 8 years of experience in one or more business process areas such as CRM, ISU and EAM
BS /MS in Computer Science , Computer Applications , Information Technology , relevant field of Engineering or MBA or with strong academic background
Certifications & Licenses
Relevant SAP Certification is required
Indoor office environment
As necessary, up to 15%.
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