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SAP Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-54505
Location: Houston, TX, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/31/2018
SAP Project Manager
Location – Houston, TX – Local candidates highly preferred
Duration – 6 – 12 months
Looking for a SAP Project Manager with experience in Procurement, Plant maintenance and accounting modules
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•            Manage projects using Waterfall and Agile methodologies;
•            Evaluate and document Business Cases, Use Cases, and User Stories;
•            Formalize Project Briefs/Charters;
•            Analyze and document business processes, and collect detailed business requirements from customers, end-users, and IT support teams;
•            Orchestrate and lead the reiterative designs of the to-be solution, including new business processes, system architecture, infrastructure, application features and capabilities;
•            Drive the development and construction of the solution, lead the team in solving business and technical problems along the way;
•            Coordinate with internal and external resource owners on resource allocation, task assignments, and delivery schedules;
•            Control costs, schedule, and risk mitigation plans;
•            Lead project teams to perform unit, integration, regression, and user testing in preparation for new implementations and releases
•            Fulfill the change and release management role for projects;
•            Keep stakeholders, superiors, team leads and peers informed of project status, and actively manage cross-team and cross-functional issues and dependencies, and any significant technical challenges ahead of their occurrence;
•            Personally manage and deliver the final results through go-live events, and provide post-production support, lessons learned, and project close-out activities.
•            College education;
•            Minimum 10 years of IT Project Management experiences, PMP certification preferred;
·         Experience with SAP Procurement, PM (Plant maintenance) and accounting modules
•            Having managed project budgets of up to US$1 million, and team sizes of up to 10 people.
Language Ability:
•            Expert ability to communicate in English in a professional manner;
•            Knowledge of French is helpful but not required.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
•            Professional IT governance and project management principles, benchmark practices, trends, and lessons learned;
•            Project management, ITIL, and Procurement knowledge, experiences, and skills;
•            Strong analytical and interpersonal skills;
•            Ability to organize and prioritize work load and meet deadlines;
•            Must be able to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively;
•            Ability to host user interviews and user training sessions;
•            Expert at producing technical documentation including process flowcharts.
Computer Skills:
•            Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Project.
•            Extensive experience with web-based productivity tools, document sharing, and task tracking, such as SharePoint and Jira.
•            SAP Project Manager with experience in Procurement, Plant maintenance and accounting modules