IBM SAP Project Manager in TORONTO, Ontario

Job Description

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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As SAP Project Delivery Manager, you will deliver innovative business consulting, management of systems integration, and will work in close collaboration with the Technical Program Manager to deliver a complex multi-year program.

As the premier supplier of SAP integrated software solutions to a rapidly growing list of major North American corporations, we are proud of our talented team. Our commitment to client success, technical expertise and best practices know-how earned us the SAP Canada Award of Excellence for customer satisfaction in every year it's been awarded.

The Project Delivery Manager is responsible for configuration management of a complex technical solution on a large scale program to insure the successful delivery of various phases of the implementation plan. This position requires strong SAP product knowledge/experience as well as strong managerial and communication skills. The successful candidate will have delivery experience in the service industry, most preferably in the public sector. The position requires a high level of proficiency in the French language (both written and oral communication skills).

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for providing technical direction and control of technical project personnel and for providing a framework for project planning associated with the management of technical releases and ensures the integrity for the configuration management of the overall solution.

  • Estimating project technical skill requirements, working with deployment to identify appropriate resources an managing their integration into the team

  • Defining and agreeing on deliverables and milestones

  • Communicating status and vision to client management and stakeholders

  • Participating to management committees responsible for the approval of critical project gates and delivery milestones

  • Candidates must be able and willing to be mobile and open to Quebec City.

  • Candidates must be fluent in French (verbal, written)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Min of 5-8 years of technical managing experience on large scale SAP implementation projects. Experience managing team of 20+ staff preferred and delivery of 4 different complete implementation project lifecycles

  • Technical project management experience in complex multi-year program management

  • Project technical leadership experience on SAP implementation with Financials, Plant Maintenance and/or Materials Management, CRM and emerging technologies through the entire project lifecycle (Preparation, Design/Blueprint, Build/Realization, Final Prep/Testing/Cutover, Go-live and Support, Sustainment) ideally within the petroleum industry.

  • Technical management experience in complex SAP landscapes operating with parallelism

  • Deep knowledge of the SAP Solution Manager toll in essential

  • Must have a high level of proficiency in the French language (Both written and oral communication

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Deep understanding of SAP software and project implementation methodology – Experience with SAP Activate is an asset