Project Manager (SAP)

Full Time Tyne & Wear IT Job Pro UK

At Infotel UK Consulting, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with extensive SAP systems experience to join our development team on a permanent basis in Newcastle upon Tyne.

As The Project Manager you will need to:

* follow a standard process, as defined by the client who have their own methodology

* hold or have held a professional project management qualification, such as PRINCE2, APM (Association for Project Management) or the PMI (Project Management Institute)

* initiate the project – check feasibility and work out budgets, teams and resources

* be experienced at eliciting and documenting and getting acceptance of client requirements in an environment where stakeholders often see knowledge as power and like to hold onto it

* be experienced at facilitating client workshops

* carry out planning – this will include setting goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and timelines for tasks – in accordance with the needs of the client. Some tools, such as Gantt charts, spreadsheets, and MS Project must be used to create a visual project plan

* select, lead and motivate a matrix organisation project team from both internal and external stakeholder organisations

* manage the project – which includes coordinating the project team to keep them on track and keeping the project on budget

* carry out monitoring and control activities in order to track the progress of the project

* ensure the quality of the deliverable/service being provided

* identify and manage risks using RAID to ensure delivery is on time

* implement any necessary changes throughout the process

* report regularly to management and the client via weekly/monthly PSR’s (Project Status Reports)

* close the project formally – including evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learnings for the next project

* have experience working with ERP applications and understand Financial functionality and requirements of same

* be resilient and determined and have a flexible mentality as things change

* problem solve/troubleshoot as and when required

Skills you will need to have:

* excellent organisation skills, to plan the use of people and resources to meet deadlines

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Highly competent in the utilisation of IT tools to achieve specific goals including SAP systems, planning software and company bespoke software

* strong interpersonal skills, to motivate and lead the project team

* the ability to monitor and control budgets

* good communication, articulation, and negotiation skills, to manage client and management expectations, and to resolve any conflicts

* the ability to use your initiative and make decisions under pressure

* technical knowledge related to the project may also be required

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