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Senior Project Manager- SAP

Senior Project Manager- SAP

Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 50 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations. 

 

The PMO Department is looking to add a Senior Project Manager-SAP to their current team.  The position is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating activities of projects to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the specified time frame and funding parameters.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directs large -scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents.
  • Builds collaborative relationships with project stakeholders and project team members
  • Directly manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and works with department leadership in a matrix environment.
  • Ensures project results are clearly articulated within scope and delivered business benefits are of the highest caliber.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved and time, cost and quality parameters are met. 
  • Performs resource capacity analysis and resource plan management in partnership with department leadership.
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in briefing stakeholders in aspects of project progress related to work completion, scope, cost and quality.
  • Prepares and manages all project related management plans in support of obtaining business benefits.
  • Ensures flexibility in their use of project management methodology based on the project requirements (Agile, Waterfall, or a hybrid).
  • Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
  • Makes good decisions in ambiguous situations and provides stakeholders with recommendations and contingency plans.
  • Represents the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
  • Publishes scheduled project status reports
  • Facilitates the procurement and sourcing process by defining deliverables, managing procurement team tasks, and ensuring negotiation activities are tracked and documented.
  • Is a mentor and coach to team members and/or other project managers.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

  • This position requires at least eight years of project management experience to include package implementation and support of complex business and technology projects.
  • Looking for candidates with Retail/Business background and a proven ability to inspire teamwork, earn trust, facilitate collaboration and remove barriers to ensure project delivery.
  • Candidate must have SAP Retail implementation experience.  The ideal candidate has project managed the implementation of some of the following solutions SAP ECC, BW, HANA, Hybris, One View or similar products.
  • Project Management experience to include managing non-technology projects, as well as, technology implementations.
  • Solid expertise in Software Development Life Cycle and Infrastructure Project Implementations is needed. 
  • Project Management best practices including communication, budget, cost, schedule, risk, change and quality management.
  • Contract review and vendor negotiation is also needed. 

Educational Requirements:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field.  PMP Certification, Prince2 or equivalent Project Management certification required.

 

Preference will be given to local candidates. No staffing agencies. Salary range is depending on experience. Please submit resume and specific salary requirements to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Thank you.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Retail, Strategy - Planning
Education Not Specified
Experience 8 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Sr PMO-SAP 0814
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Senior Project Manager- SAP


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