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Date: Jan 11, 2019

City: Beijing, 11, CN

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 184887
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.


Opportunity Management

  • Coordinate activities in preparation of proposal with the virtual account team
  • Assist in developing Project Scope, Project Plan, Project Budget, design delivery model and coordinate staffing requirements
  • Understand the SAP delivery models for projects, programs, portfolios and engagements
  • Support positioning of SAP delivery methodology – SAP Activate in the engagement
  • Review project plans with the team to ensure that all team members understand the assigned tasks and associated deliverable dates.
  • Coordinate with Delivery Management, Bid Managers and other stakeholders involved in bid activities


Assist the Project or Program PMO as needed by the SAP Project Manager or customer.

  • Manage a sub-Project group to supervise and represent a team within a large Project or program.
  • Ensure project success (budgets, schedule, quality and business value)
  • Ensure proper use of methodology, tools and procedures
  • Assist with project coordination, planning and management as well as early escalations
  • Capture Project metrics and ensure they are clearly communicated to the project management team
  • Facilitate the prioritization of project requirements with business stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing Project Plan and coordinate staffing efforts for field positions.
  • Assist in understanding the financial position, understand actual performance, accurately update forecasts to complete.
  • Engage with SSP or SSL if applicable to ensure P&L targets and KPI's are achieved. Closely collaborate with SSP or SSL in project delivery related topics.
  • Coordinate the planning and control of project activities and resources.
  • Assist in Resource Management process, creating and tracking resource requests
  • Procurement management – track vendors and subcontractors
  • Assess, impact and identify the need for change requests. Track and monitor project change requests
  • Ensures deliverable sign-off is obtained and archive all key project deliverables
  • Review project plans with the team to ensure that all team members understand the assigned tasks and associated deliverable dates.
  • Implement and manage the execution of the tasks, especially those residing on the critical path.
  • Monitor/control project execution through administrative interactions with on-site resources to ensure project finished on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Shadow various senior Project Managers to understand the relationship of the contractor prime relationship, to facilitate delivery activities.
  • Participate in project kickoff meetings, weekly and monthly project meeting, and monthly project report out reviews as well as project closeout lessons learned.
  • Participate in active projects to reinforce PM learning components and how each component of the master Project Plan applies to the project.
  • Support planning and execution of formal Quality Gate process following the Q-Gate approach in SAP Methodology (SAP Activate methodology and ASAP where still used).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word and Excel), experience with Microsoft Project is a plus.
  • Effectively share knowledge, deliverables, and lessons learned with other project coordinators and Project Managers, and the PMO.
  • Build relationships with key project stakeholders including but not limited to sponsor, project team, information technology personnel and relevant project managers.
  • Report weekly the project components status and issues to Delivery Management and other project stakeholders.
  • Capture and record actual hours for all assigned project-level tasks within the project plan.
  • Resolve conflicts within the project and across dependent projects between resources, schedules, budgets, and priorities.

Change management skills with the ability to work within a matrix organization



  • 0-3 years of experience as team-lead or project manager of small to medium size project
  • Project coordination or administrative project management specialist functions


Functional Experience

  • Experience from package software implementation is a plus


Managerial Experience

  • 0-3 years of experience as team-lead or project manager of small to medium size project
  • English: Conversational



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree



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