SAP Project Delivery Architect – Project Execution

Recruiter
Location
Baden,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
2768652
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The SAP CoE Project Delivery Architect - Project Execution will lead and support key activities to drive the successful delivery of SAP ERP projects within GE Power. In this role /she will be responsible for conducting certain duties to lead projects in SAP CoE Project delivery team,

Essential Responsibilities

  • Partner with Power Max SAP CoE - Design and Delivery teams to develop a Global Design and deployment for the Global SAP Program in the areas of Project Execution,

  • Manage complex data conversion challenges in the field of SAP Project System and Sales and Distribution domain using various tools,

  • Serve as an architect for the Project Execution in a global SAP ERP solution,

  • Be responsible for schedule, scope, quality, and resource requirements,

  • Support, advise, assist, guide, and resolve problems for business partners and program team members,

  • Support design & deployment of a global solution, in line with Corporate Enterprise Standards (ES) as well as additional standards required by GE Power and other Shared Services teams,

  • Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards, and practices,

  • Act as a change agent for business processes,

  • Stay current with enabling SAP technologies and work as a partner to promote their use,

  • Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required,

  • Lead in the evaluation / implementation of third party software solutions,

  • Develop peer, cross-functional and cross-GE business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness to deliver and support quality initiatives,

  • Coordinate with legacy system team on data conversion strategy and execution.


Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) (or equivalent knowledge/experience),

  • Knowledgeable in SAP Project System and Sales and Distribution processes and their usage in SAP,

  • Strong hands on experience with SAP PS & SD. Candidates with SAP certification will be preferred,

  • Track record of SAP PS & SD data conversion on global SAP template using tools like LSMW, SAP SLO etc.,

  • Ability and willingness to travel 50% of the time, as required.


Desired Characteristics

  • In addition to English, German and/or French language skills will be preferred,

  • Quality and costing ; experience in six-sigma and lean,

  • Bias towards action, able to maintain focus on priorities in a complex environment Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management ability,

  • Ability to manage people conflict,

  • Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization.