Infodrive Solutions
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Feb 21
Infodrive Solutions
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Feb 21
Senior Project Manager SAP S4HANA Contract, 12-15 months)

This Senior Project Manager will have the opportunity to manage migration from SAP ECC to S4HANA, responsible for leading a cross functional and matrix team within the IT and business domains to deliver the project on time and within budget. As such the Senior Project Manager must exhibit a broad range of qualities in order to gain / maintain credibility and successfully lead the project. The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate stand-out leadership skills.

Stakeholder Management & Communications
The role requires extensive engagement with senior management and hence strong negotiation and influencing skills are a must. The candidate will be required to exhibit evidence of directly influencing and managing the program business 'outcome' rather than purely managing the program 'process'. The incumbent will have demonstrated proven people management experience and skill to lead, motivate and develop teams of industry professionals to solve culturally diverse technical and business issues. This roles requires high level of thought clarity and communications skills. The role will entail communication with senior project stakeholders (sponsor, owners, and Product Managers) within .

Project & Delivery Management
  • Manage programs and projects within the IT domains and own the complete end to end project management accountability
  • Develop, manage and improve stakeholder relations - both internal and external
  • Use of project management artefacts to ensure effective outcomes such as:
    • Accuracy of forecasting
    • Delivery timelines and schedules are met
    • Adherence to quality standards
  • Lead in the identification of business impacts resulting from project implementation and proactively manage them
  • Support the Delivery team with appropriate resource, reporting and financial management inputs
  • Deliver financial submissions and updates to sponsors and senior stakeholders in accordance with management processes
  • Prepare monthly financial forecasts and reconciliations against budget to ensure forecasting variance maintained within 10%
  • Resolving program/project escalated issues and disputes while maintaining constructive working relationships and achieving schedule commitments
  • Prepare resource plans and manage ongoing resource forecasts
  • Lead & motivate a core team of cross functional members from across (including Commercial, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, IT, Engineering, Testing teams) to deliver the best possible project outcome. This role also involves managing offshore teams & vendors.
  • Ensure a high standard and continuous development of market knowledge, business unit operations, consultative and presentation skills, education and experience relevant to the role

Financial Management
The role is tasked with meeting both key program/project delivery milestones along with financial and customer-centric KPIs. Strong financial and commercial management skills are required to ensure financial budgets are managed effectively and program delivers to sponsor's expectations. The size of financial budget will vary from project to project.

Contract & Vendor Management
A significant component of this role requires working with internal employees, contractors and third party vendors to deliver quality outcomes for the business. The PM will need to manage the entire procurement process leading to successful vendor selection through standard tender processes. Timely contract negotiations and managing contracts is a vital skill to succeed in this role. The incumbent must ensure that all procurement governance guidelines are strictly adhered to.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in delivery of complex IT applications projects within a matrix environment
  • Experience managing vendor engagements
  • Experience in procurement process - managing tenders and negotiating contracts
  • Experience in managing Capex of over S$8M
  • Must have led the implementation of at least 1 full lifecycle of S4HANA upgrade as project or program manager for duration of >9 months
  • In depth knowledge of full software delivery life cycle & challenges involved
  • Well versed with various project management methodologies and frameworks
  • Contract negotiation and management skills
  • Very strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Proven ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Experienced in managing change (change management)
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management

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