SAP Ariba Project Manager MENA
A market leader in enterprise application software.
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.
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.
3+ years of SAP Ariba based project management
6+ years of systems integration project management experience on enterprise-level implementations
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
Experience in IT, Procurement and Consulting
Knowledge of procurement operations and/or e-procurement tools
Ability to travel (Local and International)
Excellent communication (written and oral), presentation and interpersonal 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
Arabic speaking skills