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SAP Project Manager
Reference: PR/007370_1510046537
Location: Cambridgeshire 
Job Type: Permanent 
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits

Edward Carter Solutions is currently seeking an experienced SAP Project Manager for an exciting permanent opportunity based in Cambridgeshire.

Within the role you will be responsible for planning, controllin and delivering assigned technology projects according to specified scope, quality, timeframe and budget.

Key duties include:

* Development of project management documents and artefacts including business cases, project initiation documents, communication plans and benefit realisation plans.
* Creation of work breakdown structures and project schedules in MS Project.
* Identify and manage risks, assumptions, dependencies and the critical path of any assigned project.
* Draft & submit project budget proposals and track project finances as required.
* Proactively drive the delivery of any assigned project to ensure the fulfilment of the project goals.
* Develop and deliver project progress reports, proposals, presentations, etc. as required.
* Represent the project in steering committee meetings as required.
* Creation and maintenance of RAID logs and change logs.
* Proactively identify and resolve issues and conflicts within any assigned project.
* Matrix-management of project team members, delegating tasks and responsibilities as appropriate.
* Effective management of third party suppliers.
* Conduct project closure activities and analysis, with the aim of making improvement recommendations for future initiatives.
* Work closely with project/programme sponsors, project/programmme directors and other key stakeholders for the assigned project, developing strong relationships and levels of engagement.
* Take part in Technology Approval meetings where stage-gate submissions for assigned projects are proposed.
* Work effectively with colleagues within the Technology Group and with colleagues from other shared service areas, such as Procurement, Legal and Finance.
* Work closely with the other functional areas within the Projects Office and PMO.
* Contribute to the effective operation of the Projects Office - contributing to team meetings, portfolio review meetings, approval meetings, training and development sessions, etc.

For this exciting opportunity, you will need:

* Strong background in SAP implementations, throughout the lifecycle, from discovery and design through to go-live
* Demonstrable experience managing and delivering projects on time and budget and to required quality criteria throughout the entire project lifecycle - 5 years minimum
* Solid experience in business change initiatives and IT-enabled business change
* Experience managing large project budgets and complex schedules
* Accustomed to working closely with business stakeholders in a global organisation
* Experience working with geographically dispersed teams
* Experience of negotiating contracts with and managing third parties
* Experience using MS Project
* Ideally hold PRINCE2 or APMP certification

For further information and a full job spec please apply via this advert or simply contact Edward Carter Solutions - 01268 444444.

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