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IBM SAP Complex Project Leader in Brussels, Belgium


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is a global Systems Integrator and longlasting SAP partner, providing innovative and differentiated service offerings to both existing and new SAP clients leveraging a balanced portfolio of SAP Implementation Projects and Programmes.

We are looking for SAP Complex Project Leader who excel at leading complex transformational programmes enabled by best-of-breed SAP focused solutions to clients in the BeNelux and abroad. Skills for this position require applicants who can both demonstrate a proven track record of SAP, complex transformation programme delivery and who are equally adept at large-scale people and business management.

Key Responsibilities:

On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for leading and delivering client's SAP-enabled transformation programmes to meet business benefit KPIs, on time, to quality and budget using defined methods, processes and tools. You will use established techniques for estimating and planning, financial management and quality management. You will also work with, inspire and develop your teams to identify and close business growth opportunities.

You will oversee the design, implementation and delivery of complex transformation projects centered on SAP. These will be demanding and large-scale, multinational, needing high performance and availability. You will have a strong Industry focus with knowledge of best practice processes to meet the client's industry requirements.

Our programmes also involve complex integration to tie processes together across SAP and non-SAP systems and they will involve the latest technologies.

In addition to the detailed requirements you will have proven experience of managing SAP-enabled transformation programmes or services in a client facing role and possess:

  • Strong leadership skills including management responsibility

  • Experience of building and maintaining relationships with senior C-level stakeholders.

  • A strong industry focus. - A well-developed approach to problem solving and decision making.

  • The ability to implement a team culture and communicate effectively with people at all levels. - The ability to develop enduring relationships of mutual trust with people.

  • The ability to manage programme risks and issues.

  • Demonstrable experience of using structured methods and tools.

  • Eligibility to travel and work across BeNeLux and wider Europe at short notice.

This role is suitable for all working patterns, whether this be part-time or full-time. IBM does not have a single policy on part-time and flexible working, however where possible, we will work with you to agree on a working schedule to suit you and IBM. In your application, please outline your desired working pattern including working days/working time/working locations and any other important information. This will then be discussed with you throughout the application process.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Extensive SAP experience - minimum of 3 full end-to end project lifecycles including a high degree of business change.

  • Successful track record in project delivery and/or services involving multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Experience of Global Integrated Delivery, managing on & off shore teams.

  • Project plan management & control ensuring successful delivery of a programme of SAP projects to schedule, quality & budget.

  • Experience of using & tailoring best of breed project management processes & tools.

  • Create & maintain complex project plans & execute delivery to schedule.

  • Accountability for Management of teams across multiple locations.

  • Experience of delivering using a remote delivery model.

  • Strong leadership skills with sound SAP technical knowledge & ability to communicate key recommendations to clients.

  • Track record of creating enduring client relationships based on trust, successful business development & credible project execution.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience of managing infrastructure and application support teams.

  • Experience of delivering in an agile delivery model.

  • Managed delivery of SAP cloud-based solutions.

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