Consulting and Professional Services

SAP Ariba Project Manager - MENA (Egypt)

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About Us

Do you want to work for the leader in Cloud Procurement solutions?

Join SAP Ariba, the Cloud Procurement solutions suite of SAP, and contribute to our journey to change the way companies do business together. We are changing the nature of business by transforming business connections into smart cloud-based collaboration. We do this by delivering an unsurpassed experience to our customers, buyer and sellers, and we are looking for a team member to help take customer experience on the Ariba solutions to the next level.

We can offer a very dynamic work environment that is on a growing path and where we are able to offer career opportunities that leverage the individual talents of our people. Our philosophy is that our organization is successful when our people are happy and feel empowered.

 

Job Overview

As a member of the SAP Ariba Consulting organization, you are involved in transforming businesses through the implementation and use of the leading cloud procurement solutions of SAP Ariba.

You will be based out of Egypt but travel (approx. 75% of the time) and deliver projects across MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region giving you international work exposure.

 

Project Management

This could include leading one or multiple project streams, establishing project framework and manage project Governance - Overall accountable for project delivery.

Co-ordinated and manage project resources – ensured resources were available and properly assigned.

 

As Project Manager, you are responsible for achieving sound, high quality deliverables on time and within budget. You can manage the client relationship and influence opinions and decisions.

You will prepare material and Attend and Steering Committee meetings. Coordinate and ensure sign-off on all SAP Ariba deliverables.

 

You strive to meet quality standards to achieve high customer satisfaction. Internally you provide timely project communication and facilitate regular status meetings. You deliver project cost and revenue forecasts.

 

Who are you?

You enjoy working in a challenging environment where you are encouraged to take initiative. You demonstrate high energy and motivation. You have an internal drive to deliver high quality outcomes.

You are comfortable working in an international environment where you have to collaborate with people remotely.

You have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.

You have a in depth knowledge of SAP system.

You have strong interpersonal skills; you have experience in consulting and invoke trust when advising others. 

You have an affinity with IT and ideally experience deploying IT solutions or acting as a super user for IT solutions. You understand the work of IT consultants and you understand the challenges and complexities that come with digitalizing business processes.

You are passionate but you maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations. You express yourself clearly, using language with precision. You show an openness to people and a willingness to hear what others have to say.

You have the ability to perceive and understand the feelings and attitudes of others, the ability to place oneself “in the shoes” of another and to view a situation from their perspective.

You understand that initially you will have to absorb a great deal of new information, gain initial experience. However, once you will have overcome that hurdle you will enjoy feeling empowered to leverage your own experience and make a difference.

Most importantly, you are not perfect and maybe you do not master all these expectations but you believe in their value and want to work hard to master them.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • In depth knowledge of SAP
  • Work experience using project management methods (e.g. PMI)
  • Experience in IT, Procurement and Consulting
  • Knowledge of procurement operations and/or e-procurement tools
  • 6+ years of SAP project management experience on enterprise-level implementations
  • 2+ years of SAP Ariba based project management
  • Functional knowledge of source to contract and procure to pay procurement processes
  • Strong understanding of the cloud software development lifecycle including waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies
  • Experience using project management tools example MS Project for maintaining scope, schedule and budget
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams to ensure consultants deliver the required design, configuration, deliverables and methodology standards
  • Bachelor’s degree in business / computer sciences or equivalent experience
  • Ability to travel approx. 75% (Local and International)
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Arabic speaking skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS THAT ARE A PLUS

  • Master’s degree in business
  • Project management certification such as PMP
  • Experience with SAP solutions (e.g. SAP SRM, ECC/MM, MDG-S, other)
  • Proven people management experience
  • Experience delivering projects in the Middle East region

 

 

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 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 200 million users and more than 100,000 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, we build breakthroughs, together.

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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.
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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: 339511  | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.
 

Requisition ID:  339511
Posted Date:  Jun 3, 2022
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%
Location: 

EG, 11865

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