SAP ERP Program Director

Dallas, TX, USA | Nokia

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Work with the Nokia Business Lead, overall ERP Program Head and VP, ERP to secure budgets and deliver the program and

Manage the program governance process to adhere to required process and quality standards

Manage up to C-level stakeholders

Bring innovation to the delivery process to allow incremental benefit to be delivered ASAP providing early and high ROI

Develop detailed plans for delivery

Identify and manage Nokia IT resources in a matrixed environment

Identify and manage supplier(s) and/or supplier resources

Ensure delivery to agreed dates and budgets

Manage transition activities to the support organization (Knowledge transfer, Access, Training etc).

Provide accurate and timely reporting to IT Leadership and the business

Establish governance processes to manage delivery

Manage and resolve execution issues

Identify, manage and mitigate risks

Minimum Qualifications:

15-20 years of Program/Project Management experience delivering SAP related projects, enhancements and/or support in complex global environments

Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college/university

Suitable Project Management qualification

Ability to travel at short notice

Bring proven track record of implementing global S/4HANA solutions (minimum 20,000 users, across multiple geographies (Americas, EMEA, APAC)

Ability to develop sustainable relationships with key senior business stakeholders

Ability to network within the IT and business environment

International team management - Able to assimilate and respectfully coordinate various cultural gaps

Building effective teams and holding them accountable for results

Integrity and Trust, Customer Focus, Problem Solving, Drive for Results

Interpersonal communication and collaboration skills

Highly motivated individual, and a team player who adapts to a dynamic work environment

Managed budget of up to 25m EUR per annum

Managed overall team sizes of up to 250 in size, internal and external resources across geographies

Preferred Qualifications:

MBA or MIS from an accredited college/university is preferred

SAP Certification preferred