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IBM SAP S/4HANA Senior Project Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Introduction

At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team’s overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing and providing expert level project management guidance for complex SAP (and potentially SAP Peripheral Programs). You will also be responsible for working across teams to manage resources and interdependencies as required. You will be tasked with challenging situations every day and coordinating high profile projects across multiple teams. You will have the opportunity to interface with a wide variety of other teams across IBM as well as high visibility customers. Candidates should be willing to roll up their sleeves and complete the definition and set-up work required and have a high level of ownership and accountability throughout the entire project life cycle. As a Senior Project Manager, you're expected to provide overall, day-to-day management of a specific task order or group of task orders including management of business process team members, managing scope of work, work assignments and resources across the multiple projects supporting the client. This position requires strong leadership, organization and communication skills and significant experience managing design, development, testing, implementation, integration, and operations projects.

Responsibilities will include Program Management and Accountability, Program Governance including financials, Resource Staffing Plans (Client and internal), Schedule management and inter dependencies, Communication / Change Management planning, Coordination with other teams (IBM & Client), Deliverable review and submission, Dynamic ability to manage customer/partner requirements and challenges - critical path identification, Risk and Issue Management and Mitigation planning.

We bring our global industrial-strength Application Management capabilities, modernized for a cloud world, together with our world-class cloud and mobile-powered Enterprise Application and Systems Integration skills. The integration of DevOps Innovation Services and Agile practices, along with IBM Design Thinking and a world of talent, enables us to deliver continuous innovation with speed, quality, and at the cost point required to keep clients at the top of their game.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

  • http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits/

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years SAP Functional or Technical experience

  • Multiple SAP S/4HANA full lifecycle implementations experience

  • 10+ years of senior project management experience with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions

  • 10+ years of People/Team Management

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Focus on customer service and responsiveness, with sound customer handling skills

  • Active Project Management Professional (PMP, PMI) and/or Agile Certified Professional (ACI-PMP) designations

  • Up to 75% or 4 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

N/A

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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