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.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
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:
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
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
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
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)
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
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.