Consulting and Professional Services

Project Principal Consultant

 We help the world run better

At SAP, we enable you to bring out your best. Our company culture is focused on collaboration and a shared passion to help the world run better. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from.


The role requires the candidate to have Proven experience as a Program / Project Manager:


  • ​​​​​​​Managing large scale and complex SAP Projects in – and – around Middle East (in last 3 years) from inception to timely completions
  • Large Team Structures – 20+ member for over 6 months in a project – in at least 3 engagements
  • Financial Management of projects worth 2 Mil. USD or more in at least 3 engagements  
  • QA Gate Reviews – per implementation methodologies
  • Leading project management processes including planning tasks, resource allocation, risk management, time management, financial management, HR management, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping
  • Project Governance processes – leading steering committees and advising key actions to handle smooth project execution
  • Capability to oversee partner-led implementations in the capacity of Trusted Advisor to the partner, client project management team, and project sponsor
  • Proficiency in developing and implementing effective and efficient risk/issues management methods across all projects and related topics
  • Ensuring the project meets internal and external customer requirements
  • Alignment with product management frequently on roadmap items
  • Management reporting internal and external
  • SAP Certification in Project Management Framework/Methodologies like SAP Activate
  • Cloud solution implementations like SuccessFactors, ARIBA, Cx, etc.
  • SAP Certification in at least 1 major module
  • PMP® certification or equivalent


The following are good to have skills


  • Knowledge of large-scale lift and shift projects (Rise migrations, etc.)
  • knowledge of Managing Cloud Implementations is preferred (SuccessFactors, Ariba, CX, FieldGlass, and Concur)
  • Migration of solutions from on-Prem to cloud
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies related to SAP implementations
  • Certifications / specialization in niche areas of SAP implementation
  • Intense knowledge of various SAP solutions
  • Work experience with global SAP partners


Must have soft skills


  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Ability to laisse with C-Level Executives
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Outstanding presentation, documentation, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with project management tools used by the enterprises
  • Understanding of project contracts, documentation, and reviews
  • Fluency in English & Arabic national language

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical 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 send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team:
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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, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 396496  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  396496
Posted Date:  Jul 9, 2024
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Cairo, EG, 11865

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