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Associate Project Manager - North America Services Delivery Academy

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Associate Project Manager - North America Services Delivery Academy

Newtown Square, PA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    COMPANY DESCRIPTION

    SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures. SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

    Travel: 80% - 100%

    Location: Newtown Square, PA

    PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

    SAP solutions are the backbone of the most successfully run businesses worldwide: today, more than 50% of the world‘s business transactions touch an SAP system. Altogether, they offer a universe of lucrative employment opportunities with increasing demand year after year. Knowing how to develop, market, consult or install SAP allows you to make a huge impact into the way companies do business – increasing efficiency, innovating new business models and creating value. Successful candidates will develop the skills to create, manage and execute a plan that supports an SAP solution with a high degree of customer satisfaction.

    The role of the Associate Project Manager (APM) is to support a senior Project Manager, Portfolio Manager, or Program Manager in all aspects of the project life cycle including; initiate, plan, execution, monitor and control, and close. This position is part of North America Services Delivery Academy. The APM is responsible for performing a basic function to support SAP Services delivery execution on customer engagements, such as but not limited to:

    • Assist in the delivery of SAP Software and services as required and directed by SAP Delivery or Project Manager
    • Assist with project coordination, planning and management
    • Assist with tasks associated with monitoring and controlling the project
    • Assist with revenue forecasting of a project
    • Work with consultants and project managers to ensure accuracy of project reporting
    • Capture project metrics and ensures they are clearly communicated to appropriate SAP or Customer team members
    • Learn SAP tools and Project Management Methodologies

    EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

    • Must have ability to:
      • To work as part of a team, build credible relationships with peers and clients
      • To be able to analyze, plan, and execute a variety of tasks
      • To multi-task, adapt and function effectively in a fast-pace, dynamic environment with aggressive deadlines
      • To quickly learn and effectively apply new knowledge
      • To take initiative (self-starter), be result oriented and take on leadership role/ responsibilities as needed
      • To work to solve a problem
      • To work to be an excellent communicator
    • Participate in initial training to quickly learn targeted SAP technologies and methodologies.
    • Maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction internally and externally in addition to growing and developing referenceable customers.
    • Assist in the creation and maintenance of procedures and manuals.
    • Assist in the monitoring and controlling of project activities and deliverables through the use of internal and external tracking tools and assist in weekly status reporting.
    • Assist in developing process and templates as well as establishing document control procedures.
    • Participate in Shared Service rotation to build experience in SAP tools and methodologies
    • Work with project managers and support projects onsite at customers or remotely.
  • Qualifications

    EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a recent graduate of an accredited university with a Bachelors or Masters degree in: Business Administration with an emphasis on Project Management, Finance, Business & Engineering, Information Systems (Technology), Computer Science, Analytics or relevant degree.
    • Must be able to work as a team player yet have the ability to work independently.
    • Must be analytical and detail oriented.
    • Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written presentation and listening.
    • Must be willing to travel.
    • Unlimited and unrestricted work authorization is required

    Work Experience

    • 6 months to 2 years of relevant work experience in a corporate environment through internships or recent work experience.
    • Prefer prior experience involving project coordination or administrative project specialist function.

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    WHAT YOU GET FROM US Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

    SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

    SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas:Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

    Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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  • About Us

    SAP is one of the biggest business software companies in the world. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services – from enterprise resource management to analytics – enables our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. Our more than 440,000 customers come in all sizes and work in every industry and geographic region you can imagine.