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Project Manager, SAP Finance

Requisition Number:  12514
Contract Type:  Permanent
Location(s): 

Betzdorf, LU

ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Project Manager, SAP Finance is responsible for managing and coordinating business application projects, while being a subject matter expert (SME) on SAP Finance topics. He / She will control project financials, manage projects’ delivery and coordinate project team members (both internally and externally) to ensure the support and the maintenance of SES Treasury Department technical tools.

The Project Manager, SAP Finance will also provide guidance and structure in the areas of the SAP FI configuration, integration, master data management as well as custom developments to serve the business needs.

 

Extended Job Description:

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Drive and manage full project implementations from Business Applications behalf, including the management of project financials, key definitions, scope management, issue / risk management, schedule management, team management, which means:
    • Prepare project plans for projects that fall under responsibility
    • Prepare and follow up project-related budget and financials during the full project’s lifecycle
    • Maintain and follow-up risks and issues log, and engage with key stakeholders to ensure their resolution / mitigation
    • Ensure proper scope management of projects by having a strict scope follow-up with key project stakeholders
    • Assume project administration (collaboration tools, purchase orders, presentations to the internal community, etc)
  • Support the SAP Treasury / Finance community on regular operations when needed and regarding new requests
  • Support the SAP Team with SAP expertise and provide accurate guidance
  • Engage with Business Process Owners to define / evaluate requested enhancements
  • Customize, troubleshoot and solve requirements / questions from SES Treasury Department
  • Ensure proper integration with other domains and external parties
  • Ensure compliance with procedures, methodologies and audit rules
  • Stay current with relevant SAP technology developments
  • Performs other tasks falling within the scope of the incumbent area of expertise and / or influence, deemed appropriate by the company

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Strong knowledge of key business and financial concepts, workflows and the related systems applications and packages
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Proven managerial skills and a customer-focused business led approach to application and system implementation
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to integrate into and lead cross-functional and/or virtual project teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills: ability to effectively interact with all organizational stakeholders and at all managerial levels
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: ability to frame complex problems or business issues and can elaborate and articulate alternative solutions
  • Self-motivated and able to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to set priorities autonomously and to proactively deliver results, even under tight deadlines
  • Ability to overcome resistance to change

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or equivalent
  • Strong, hands-on knowledge of and a minimum of eight years of working experience with SAP FI
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working with Treasury tools
  • Minimum of two years of applicable professional experience in Project Management
  • Strong SAP Finance technical knowledge
  • Strong SAP Treasury technical knowledge
  • Sound Project Management skills with understanding of project management tools usage
  • Fluency in English, any other language is considered as an asset
  • Willingness to travel internationally

 

OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS / COMMENTS

Key Performance Indicators 

  • Effective and efficient response to changing business requirements
  • Timely and accurate implementation of systems (on-time delivery / on-budget delivery)
  • End users’ satisfaction
  • Collaboration / Integration with the Business Applications team
  • Quality of designs and solutions proposed and implemented

Effort split (expected)

  •  Project Management: 50%
  • Treasury Support: 25%
  • SME-related Work: 25%

 

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