SAP Project Principal Consultant Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 128280

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


Within the Products & Innovation board area, the mission of the Managed Cloud Delivery (MCD) organization is to run the HANA Enterprise Cloud and drive SAP HANA adoption and scale; provide Enterprise-class cloud offering for mission critical operations; and run real-time cloud platform, infrastructure, and managed services, focusing on fast time-to-value at reduced cost and risk.

The onboarding area of MCD onboarding and operations organization has the following priorities:

  • Build and operate a world-class, efficient and reliable organization to support our customers' journey toward their next-generation business

  • Help SAP customers realize the innovation power of SAP HANA and the SAP Cloud on a continuous basis

  • Accelerate innovations on the SAP HANA platform (SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, industries, and high value apps)

  • Provision system landscapes, install applications, and perform upgrades & migrations

  • Provide technology consulting for HEC Projects

  • Perform project management for all HEC Delivery Projects

  • Act as the main interface to the customer project team to ensure effective communication

These priorities are transferred into the MCD onboarding and operations organization in order to support the accelerated SAP HANA growth and adoption goals, and to ensure that SAP customers have an effective & secure way to move into the HANA Enterprise Cloud.

In order to increase our bandwidth, the MCD onboarding and operations organization requires talented, hands-on project managers for all application and technology areas. Specifically, we are looking for the candidates with the expertise and skills for the following:


  • You are involved in engagements from the first hand-shake with the customer to a lasting innovation partnership in the SAP Cloud, beyond the first go-live.

  • You are the main contact for the creation of the complete SAP Cloud powered by SAP HANA system landscape and you understand the customer`s needs.

  • Your passion is the implementation and migration of different solutions and technologies including the design, configuration and operation of the perfect solution landscape with the newest technologies, products and innovations.

  • Ensure alignment with all relevant units (e.g. HEC infrastructure, HEC blueprinting, Active Global Support etc.)

  • Manage overall project/program delivery according to planned scope, budget and milestones

  • Enable improvement of SAP’s Cloud project management capabilities

  • Manage transition projects from on-premise or other datacenters to Cloud Production

  • if required provide onsite presence for SAP as required to ensure effective project delivery


Required skills

  • Demonstrate IT Project Management Competencies

  • Strong business acumen plus technology/solution background

  • technology knowledge ( Linux, Netweaver technology, database technology, virtualization )

  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focused, self-starter

  • Solid understanding of SAP HANA and SAP Cloud technology topics

  • Strong intercultural business and team skills, with proven ability to effectively manage a virtual, multi-cultural/ cross-functional team

  • Strong experience in upgrade / migration, provider transition or global roll-out projects

  • Fluent in English and fluent in German (spoken and written)

Preferred skills

  • Good understanding of SAP Next Generation solutions and services (Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, HANA, Sybase)

  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, run, and support workshops/meetings with internal and external clients

  • Be able to lead Quality Assurance reviews and Lessons Learned sessions (internally/externally)


Seven or more years of experience in customer facing engagements

The position can be also filled as part time position


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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