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SAP Project Manager

Energize Recruitment

Posted on Nov 4, 2021 by Energize Recruitment

Not Specified, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

I am currently looking for an SAP Project Manager, for one of my customers in Brussels.

The SAP Data Platform team (SDP) is looking for an IT Project Manager Role to take over the operational management and coordination of the BW/4 migration and alignment with the strategic project implementation of S/4 in the EU Region in collaboration with the regional Operating Companies' project teams and the S/4 migration program within the defined roadmap and adhering to the highest IT standards and practices and responding to the regional and local IT and Business objectives. Role includes the detailed planning and scheduling, communication, resources planning and quality assurance both with IT and Business. The position involves translating the roadmap of the S/4 program team, which plans its activities using waterfall methods, towards the backlog and priorities of the SDP team which operates using agile processes (SAFe).


*Oversee and monitor project activities from initiation to implementation, together with the Local Business and IT project leads. The BW/4 migration will have to be aligned with the scope and deliverables of the S/4 program.
*Define scope of the project, deliverables and detailed planning and schedule in agreement with the S/4 program strategy and business needs. The different methodologies used by the two projects will have to be respected.
*Identify and define dependencies with other systems (inbound/outbound integrations) while coordinating the delivery.
*Coordinates the IT activities (development, interfaces, system design, testing, data load, ) that will be delivered by/together with the regional Centre-of-Excellence (IT Supply).
*Create and maintain the BW/4 backlog items in Jira and planning the delivery through sprints along with the team leads.
*As the BW/4 team will operate within a SAFe/Agile environment while the S/4 program not, the PM will have to comply between the two methodologies while interfacing with the S/4 program.
*Ensure alignment between the release plan and the project implementation and play an active role in it.
*Ensure delivery of the projects within timing, budget and with resources defined and manage handover to run and maintain teams/support organization.
*Ensure alignment in the planning and delivery between Agile based teams and non-Agile programs


*At least 7 years in IT Project Management.
*At least 5 years' experience as a Product Owner is required. JIRA knowledge.
*Experience in BW/4 migration projects, knowledge of the SAP BI area.
*Experience within an international, fast-moving environment is a must.
*Prior experience with change management is a strong asset
*Experience of minimum 3 years in SAP BW
*Experience in projects of migrating from BW to BW/4 or BWonHANA
*Very good working knowledge of Finance business processes
*SAP Support environment (Release Management & Transports and authorization concept)

MUST live in Belgium.

Reference: 1390240068

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