Collaborating with technical in-house team to develop overall IT strategy in the context of the business strategy.
Manage SAP project personnel, developing their skills and capabilities to meet the needs of the organization, as well as building on existing recruiting capabilities to address new needs and skills gaps.
Maintain complete autonomy for the management of the SAP projects to meet the needs of the business, as outlined in the ERP business case and articulated by the ERP steering committee.
Define and enhance SAP implementation methodologies and practices with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement.
Responsible for quality of project deliverables & ensure the SAP project can deliver the benefits outlined in the business case, and that it meets the reasonable expectations of Business.
Develop productive relationships with business leaders across the organization to influence how SAP can enable new sources of value.
Responsible for developing and maintaining a SAP road map, future enhancements, and SAP upgrades.
Responsible for SAP projects, including project planning, resource allocation, budget, steering committee leadership and team organizational structure management.
Manage integration of solution(s) into enterprise technical architecture and business environment
Analyzing and determining security threats.
Providing advice on technology best practices.
Consulting and analyzing a company's IT systems and infrastructure.
Monitoring the success of all IT solutions.
Diagnosing IT problems, inefficiencies and weaknesses.
Providing recommendations, such as suggesting appropriate hardware, software and systems.
Provide needed advice for the technological solutions to meet business needs.
More than 20 years
Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
MSc/MBA in business will be a plus
Experience in leading at least (2) end to end SAP implementation across various modules (IS a MUST) for this role
20+ years of experience in IT, including experience in a large multi-national manufacturing business
10+ years leadership responsibility managing midsize to large teams and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.
10+ years of experience in leading SAP implementation
10+ years of experience in project management for SAP projects and 5+ years of experience in agile development methodologies.
10+ years of experience in process improvement.
Experience with various operating systems and databases
Professional certifications such as ITIL, SAP, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, MCSE, or similar certification will be highly preferred.
Demonstrated leadership abilities, effective in matrix management and team building.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to speak to technical-level staff and summarize communications for business stakeholders and executives.
Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
Change driver – Significant experience in managing and driving change.
Highly effective in managing the risk and cost implications of IT contracts or contract negotiations.
Ability to act as in a consultative manner with both business and IT leaders to align strategy.
Ability to assimilate and understand goals, organization objectives / explanations and key success drivers relative to each business unit and apply systems technology to achieve business process improvements and goals.
Demonstrated ability to create and manage project and department budgets.