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SAP Project Manager - Permanent - Midlands

Posted on December 8, 2014

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Company: Ciber

Job Description:

SAP PROJECT MANAGER

THE ORGANISATION:

Ciber is a global IT consulting company with 7,000 consultants in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual revenue. Client focused and results driven,
Ciber partners with customers to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value. Founded in 1974, the company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR).

Ciber UK provides high quality consulting,
development, project management, implementation, infrastructure and managed services across SAP, Microsoft, Salesforce and other leading technologies. With 250 local consultants and more than #50 million revenues, Ciber UK is supported by an
international business with offices in 17 countries and a global delivery infrastructure with major solution centres in Poland and India, and is well placed to continue and exceed its ambitious growth plans.

THE BUSINESS / FUNCTION : />
As a full SAP Service Provider with global strength in SAP Hosting and IT Outsourcing Services, our skills and experience cover planning, enhancements, implementation, rollouts and all aspects of the SAP application lifecycle. Ciber is an
SAP-certified Global Provider of Hosting Services, Cloud Services and Application Management Services.

In an age when new ways of working are essential to stay ahead of the game, Ciber is at the forefront of enabling our clients with
solutions that are much broader, deeper and mobile than ever before. Our services include; IT Strategy, Consulting, Application Development and Management, Business Intelligence, Mobility, Testing, Change Management and IT Managed Services (IT
infrastructure provisioning, data center operations, end-user computing support and software as a service.)

Ciber UK is playing a pivotal role within Ciber worldwide. In our SAP business, through our development of SAP Business All-in-One
solutions, we have brought solutions to key vertical markets such as Discrete Manufacturing, Service Provider and Retail. The success of our international projects has demonstrated how successfully Ciber?s country operations can combine to deliver
complex worldwide projects.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Project Managers will be assessed and assigned to client engagements according to their relative strengths in each of these areas, the client?s emphasis on which characteristics
are required and CIBER management?s evaluation of fit.

In general, the Project Manager is responsible for supervision of the project to ensure that multiple projects are delivered within scope, quality, time and budget requirements. A Project
Manager must be able to balance the effort required to remain within the bounds of schedule and budget with the ultimate objective of proactively maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction throughout the engagement.
Project Managers must
possess demonstrated experience in managing engagements of various sizes and types (e.g. application development, outsourced services). They must be willing to integrate this personal experience with the execution of CIBER?s standard project management
methodologies (CPMM) and techniques as developed and governed by the Project Management Office. They are also invited to participate in the evolution of these methodologies and techniques.

SPECIFIC DAY TO DAY JOB FUNCTIONS:
/>?Build tactical client relationships, specifically with client stakeholders
?Establish close relationship with designated client management peers
?Foster close relationships between CIBER team members and their peers/liaisons in the client
organization.
?Identify and communicate potential opportunities surfacing with client. Assist Sales with engaging with client early in the procurement cycle
?Work with Practice teams to determine and define best solutions for meeting
requirements
?Conceptualize final solution approach with Pursuit team and work with them to translate into formal scope statements Conceptualize final solution approach with Pursuit team and work with them to translate into formal scope
statements
?Communicate resource needs for the engagement to the Practices
?Evaluate and approve the resources required for the project
?Meet regularly with management, project teams, and functional team leaders to review status, make
recommendations, and resolve problems
?Work with CIBER and client leadership to provide client consultative change management and negotiation
?Ability to view the entire engagement status in light of goals and re-prioritize activities and
re-focus the team to the highest priority tasks
?Motivate the team to implement a cohesive solution within the established scope, cost, and schedule.
?Encourage team members to work with the Practices along the lines of career growth and
individual marketability
?Mentor team members, both client facing and non-client facing
?Promote recognition of employee accomplishments
?Understand client business situation/plans in the areas impacted by the engagement and how they might
trigger need for more services from CIBER
?Create contractual documents such as Statements of Work that commit CIBER to delivery of products or services
?Work with team to perform cost/benefit analysis and determine impact of proposed changes />?Manage and update the Gross Profit Project Report (GPPR).
?Comply with the requirements of the CIBER Project Management Methodology (CPMM) as tailored to meet the requirements of the client
?Manage/monitor deliverables and milestones as
defined in the WBS/project schedule
?Identify and communicate potential risks and mitigation plans
?Prioritize and assign tasks to team members
?Report hours worked and other costs incurred to provide data necessary for billing the
client
?Manage actual costs to the planned costs. Address variances
?Forecast resource usage on a weekly basis to help ensure accurate availability. Inform Practices about changes to resource utilization plans
?Prepare performance review
information and assist with performance appraisal process as needed
?Participate in discovery sessions with clients to determine and/or verify initial solution requirements
?Lead estimation workshops to determine level of effort for proposed
engagements
?Understand the business environment of the client, its challenges and how CIBER solutions will provide business benefits
?Ensure engagement quality goals are satisfied by understanding the quality goals and processes applicable to
the solution being delivered
?Create and maintain prescribed project management artifacts throughout the lifecycle of the engagement.
?Ensure that all artifacts produced by CIBER on the project are located in either a CIBER or client repository
subject to appropriate configuration management
?Work with client to tailor CIBER methods and practices to those of the client if needed

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