Infosys Public Services is the leader in consulting, technology, and next-generation services. We partner with US and Canadian public sector organizations to help them stay ahead of the innovation curve.
Our technology solutions, combined with proven best-practices and execution excellence enable our clients to renew themselves and build new capabilities to improve mission outcomes.
We are pushing the limit of what is currently possible towards completely new areas. And then executing these ideas to perfection.
We are currently seeking a SAP Senior Project Manager, with strong experience, for Ottawa, ON Canada. Please note, relocation and / or travel may be required.
Position Description :
The SAP Senior Project Manager will manage part of an Ariba / FieldGlass on-demand implementation project. This person will take ownership and responsibility of end-to-end Ariba project delivery, including project planning, controlling and monitoring, execution, as well as management of the project teams.
He or she is also expected to provide technical guidance to the project team, and will be interacting with client project leadership team as a delivery manager and trusted adviser.
Our Ariba practice focuses on procurement transformation through strategy, process re-engineering and technology implementation.
The primary objective is to help our clients optimize their procurement function through procurement technologies like Ariba.
In this role, you will leverage a unique blend of procurement domain knowledge, process and technology expertise, and project management skills for large Ariba or SAP initiatives and implementations.
Lead the delivery of medium to large Ariba or other SAP programs, and development of strategy and road maps for different phases of the implementation.
Work closely with Client Delivery / Program Manager for success of overall engagement and delivery.
Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client;
direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.
Lead and manage day-to-day interactions with client executives and sponsors.
Manage end-to-end project delivery, client and vendor relationships.
Responsible for managing overall budget, quality adherence and project / phase delivery on time.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.
Experience in implementing and managing SaaS SAP and / or Ariba Procurement solution as Program Manager.
Substantive experience in managing diverse teams and working in a Global Delivery Model.
People Development : Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the engagement development and staffing process related to recruitment and retention activities.
Provide leadership and support for delivery teams.
Excellent project management and project leadership skills.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership and management skills
Strong project and engagement management experience and skills.
Experience leading and guiding multiple teams (Multi-vendor, Onsite, Offshore)
Develop and maintain relationship with key stakeholders and client personnel’s in multiple accounts and organize, lead pursuit teams;
participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposals, RFP responses and pricing strategies.
Work with the IPS Sales Team to conduct business development and proposal response activities for IPS. Be an anchor and work closely with sales and value design teams for downstream revenue and new account generation.
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent, required from an accredited institution.
Professional certification and post-graduate degree are desired.
Excellent Project and Engagement Management Skills >
Excellent understanding of SAP ERP / SAP Ariba / FieldGlass and implementation Experience >
10 years (Ariba experience preferred)
At least 3-4 end to end SAP and / or Ariba implementation in Project Manager capacity
At least 10 years of overall SAP and / or Ariba experience
PMP Certified (Nice-to-have)
Public Sector Experience >
Experience : Minimum 10 years of experience in service now platform
Security Clearance : Must have, or be able to qualify for, a government security clearance.
Educational Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering