Project Manager – SAP

Project Manager - SAP

PMO Id: 17898 - Contract
Role Profile:

General Description
• The IT Project Manager Level 3 is accountable for the successful completion of high risk and highly complex IT projects or the IT component of business projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time by leading cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams and applying project management principles.
Experience and Role Accountabilities
• A minimum twelve (12) years of project management experience in complex infrastructure technologies or equivalent.
• Lead the project team to successful project completion by mobilizing project resources, tailoring standard delivery methodology, preparing project gate reviews, and ensuring project readiness using creativity, flexibility, and an ability to manage time and priorities to support the achievement of business objectives throughout the company.
• Plan, direct, and report on IT projects or the IT aspect of business projects by consistently monitoring project benefits, resources, and status and creating documents such as project charter, project management plans and schedules, risks and issues logs, financial reports, and completion reports so that the projects are implemented as planned.
• Complete project management activities including scoping, planning, managing, monitoring, and reporting on project tasks by using analytical thinking, coaching skills, negotiation skills, as well as presentation, facilitation, stakeholder management, and relationship building skills to fulfill BC Hydro’s business needs.
• Proactively progress project schedules, manage change, and escalate issues as needed by focusing on desired outcomes, modifying project plans when required, and seeking advice from the appropriate stakeholders to enable successful completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget, and on time.
• Manage all aspects of project delivery including managing vendor teams to enable optimal technology awareness and use across the organization.
• Maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders through regular reporting and communication using excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills enabling timely progression of projects.
• Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of project management practices and procedures and hands on experience in applying them to optimize project resources.

Education and Skills
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technology, Business, Economics, related discipline, or equivalent
• Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation or equivalent, an asset
• Experience in public sector or utilities, an asset
• Excellent working experience with systems and software development lifecycle and IT project management methodologies
• Primavera P6 skills, an asset
• Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent communication skills for professional environment, written and spoken

Work Assignment Requirements:
• 10+ years of SAP implementation experience
• 5+ full project lifecycle (blueprint to go-live) implementations as a Project Manager
• 5+ years of client management experience
• Hands on functional experience in one or more SAP modules desired
• Demonstrated ability to bring functional teams together for integrated efforts.
• Excellent team building skills.
• Familiar with SAP ASAP methodology.
• Familiarity with SAP Activate desirable.
- SAP Plant Maintenance (PM) project experience desirable
- Utility industry experience desirable