Manager – SAP Center of Excellence - PDS: Pairing Exceptional Talent With Exceptional Companies

Job Code: #12240
Title: Manager – SAP Center of Excellence
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona

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Job Description:

SAP Applications Manager

Our client has an immediate opening for SAP Applications Manager position in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

SAP Applications Manager Job Description:

Oversees and manages the group responsible for the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of the SAP Applications stack, including but not limited to FICO, SD, MM, PM, FSCM, PI, Hana, BI, and various other non-SAP systems.  Responsible for managing a high performing team and providing thought leadership and other value added services to the business.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages and mentors SAP Application Analysts

Deliver the end-to-end service provision for the template services provided to the business in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements.

Experience in building and establishing an effective team function is required

Lead & project manage the SAP COE set-up through to completion in line with program governance & control standards.

Ensure SAP COE capabilities in place as necessary to support the SAP Program build & subsequent deployments in order to ensure optimal balance of internal & external resources are utilized

Provide SAP transitional management & support through potential divestitures or acquisitions

Manages projects for ensuring task deadlines for COE team are met, and maintaining high performance on SLAs for Support

Performs Failure Modes and Effects Analysis for proposed changes on key systems, to ensure high performance on SLAs for Uptime

Assists in investigation of new systems and planning of upgrades

Ensures team is maintaining documentation and change control

Meets regularly with Business Relationship Management team and PMO Manager to ensure alignment of projects and job jar activities

Budgetary responsibility for COE, including forecast and roadmap

Participates in architectural decisions and provide input to enterprise architecture team

 

Requirements

Education and Experience:

10+ years’ experience with SAP Applications required

5+ years direct management/supervisory experience required

Experience managing at least two full-cycle SAP implementations

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field required

MBA Preferred

Experience managing a team in an onshore / offshore model

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Excellent communication skills and customer service orientation

APICS certification, Six Sigma Black Belt, or PMP certification are a plus

Programming knowledge in any of the following are a plus: SQL, ABAP, .NET, JAVA

 

For immediate consideration please send your resume to: phxjobs@pdsinc.com              

 

If you’re interested in and a strong fit for the above opportunity please provide your answers to the following questions:

1) Are you local (AZ)?

2) Are you currently working?

3) What is your availability to interview? How soon could you start if you were offered this position?

4) Are you a US Citizen? What is your citizenship status?

5) Do you have any upcoming vacations?

6) What are your annual salary requirements? What are your hourly wage requirements?

7) Are you seeking a contract, contract to hire, direct hire or are you open to all?

8) Phone number to reach you quickly for interview scheduling?

9) Are you currently interviewing? Do you have any other offers?

 

US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time. You must pass a background check and drug screen.

 

We look forward to working with you!

Thank you!

Your PDS Team
Productive Data Solutions, Inc.
Web: http://www.pdsinc.com

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