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Date: Jul 8, 2019

City: Düsseldorf/Ratingen, NW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 203293
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Location: Düsseldorf/Ratingen, Dresden, Munich, other locations prior consultation

Travel: 0 - 90%
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.


SAP’s Service & Support Strategy is driving innovative services to customers from an end-to-end perspective. Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) provides a major cornerstone in this value-chain. The mission of GCD is to achieve customer satisfaction and retention by efficient and flawless implementation of all SAP solutions across all geographic’s.

GCD is the Trusted Partner for all customers globally. It delivers excellence by helping customers on their journey to innovation and simplification across all solutions providing an unparalleled service experience On Premise, in the Cloud as well as hybrid delivering efficient results based on major practices with a focus on Industry, LoB and Platform.


The Senior Technology Project Manager has the qualifications and business acumen to manage large scale, high risk, strategic projects utilizing SAP Next Generation solutions & technology that span organizational boundaries including multiple business units and service partners/vendors.

In this fast growing environment this role has to fulfill the following tasks:

  • provide leadership to cross-functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outputs to time, budget and project quality criteria
  • manage SAP primed projects utilizing the SAP Field Services Project Management Methodology
  • coordination of work between various parties like third party sub-contractors, SAP Custom Development and SAP Global Delivery
  • Provide onsite presence for SAP as required to ensure effective project delivery


  • Above-average bachelor or master degree in computer science, natural science or a related technical discipline
  • Excellent IT Project Management Competencies preferable broad of experience in SAP project management
  • Successful performance as technical solution architect which includes a solid understanding of SAP HANA as well as SAP Cloud technology topics
  • Strong intercultural business and team skills, with proven ability to effectively manage a virtual, multi-cultural/ cross-functional team
  • Experiences in upgrade / migration, provider transition or global roll-out projects
  • Ability to plan, run, and support workshops / meetings with internal and external clients
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders, across tenure, seniority and organizations.
  • Fluent verbal and written communication, including presentation skills, in German and English
  • Willingness to travel internationally

Preferred skills

Any of the following is a plus:

  • Good understanding of SAP Next Generation solutions and services with focus to S/4HANA, HANA & Cloud
  • understanding of SCRUM and agile methodologies is a plus
  • a project management certification like PMP or others is desirable
  • Technology Certification(s) is considered an asset


  • min. 3 years of experience in a technical domain, preferred SAP infrastructure
  • min 3 years professional experience in leading cross-functional projects / technical sub-projects at the intersection of technology and business, and delivering results
  • Experience in working with stakeholders in a highly matrixed organization

Extensive project experience with intercultural teams, both in a classical and a remote deliver model as well as distributed across multiple timezones



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