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Senior Program Manager- Development Job

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Date: May 20, 2019

City: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 218710
Work Area: Solution and Product Management
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3






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.

Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves and helping to drive organizational change in a product and technology organization?  Does the idea of enabling people and teams to adopt new processes and improve outcomes speak to you?   Do you enjoy solving problems that start with ambiguity and end with action?  Then this may be the role for you.  We currently are working a diverse portfolio including improving our Application Delivery Lifecycle, increasing adoption of architectural standards, and driving increased standardization to enable speed and increase security.

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for driving programs that require complex and highly cross-functional coordination with Product Management, Product Marketing, Global Services, Cloud Services, Security and Technology organizations specifically to address organizational change and enablement of new processes to broad groups of teams. This position requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate is an expert in influencing, driving alignment, and balancing consensus with action. Success is defined by achieving the organization goals of the projects and programs under management.

The Role:

  • As part of the Technology Business Operations PMO you will be part of a larger team with the mission to improve the way we do business.
  • Define and manage all program and project activities, including: scope and priority setting, help shape and/or drive technology and/or product requirements and scope from business requirements, project plans, identifying interdependencies, risk mitigation, issue tracking, quality management, resourcing, training and communication planning.
  • Communicate program status and priorities to executives and team members.
  • Focus on process and improvement opportunities in change management process
  • Design and lead training and adoption planning activities.
  • Build and lead change management and communication strategies. 


  • 10+ years of program management experience with increasing amount of responsibility.
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience in program and project management leadership and successful execution in one or more of the following areas: SaaS development and/or R&D, SaaS product delivery and/or management, process development, and/or organizational change management
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Deep understanding and/or certification in project/program management, and agile methodologies.
  • Experience using standard PMO tools and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring team members.
  • You are a team player, a go getter, and in a change environment, you are known as the one who brings consensus across teams. With an analytical mindset and ability to drive productivity, you thrive when problems arise. If your can do attitude is ready to be the force leading teams through change, apply today and see what journey awaits at SAP Concur!


Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills:

  • Exhibit and lead with strong change management skills. Comfortable partnering with senior leaders to drive strategy, planning, and process improvements.
  • Proven success in building and driving projects within a large, complex program, including managing international, multi-cultural, and virtual cross-functional teams.
  • Critical thinking, ability to challenge others and drive productivity, while maintaining strong business relationships. Solid process and analytical skills tied with creative thinking and sharp decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent, accurate, and effective oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Positive, customer-focused interpersonal skills and attitude.
  • Must be team oriented, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Significant personal initiative, high energy with a “can do” attitude and professional drive.
  • Experience with key tools: Microsoft Suite of applications (including Office, SharePoint and Project), Smartsheet, Atlassian products and Slack.

Location: This position will work primarily out of the Bellevue, WA office


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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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations :

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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