SAP Project & Portfolio Manager (EMEA)

  • Gooiseweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Contract

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The SAP Project and Portfolio Manager (EMEA) will play a crucial part in the successful planning and delivery of critical IT Business Applications projects necessary to enable Cepheid’s growth plans in EMEA. The role is expected to act as a partner to the EMEA business and IT team in the planning and successful execution of the SAP global template deployment (SD/MM/FICO) and Salesforce solutions to Sweden and Finland as a core deliverables, alongside other key BAU business applications initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build relationship with the EMEA business and EMEA IT teams and external partners to build and execute on the roadmap
  • Develop high level plans to address IT Application project needs, including resource requirements.
  • In collaboration with other teams in IT and business functional owners, plan how to staff these projects from the business in Design, test and deploy phases
  • Follow the PMO structure to ensure consistency of reporting and communication across projects overseen

· Establish mechanisms for identifying and regularly reviewing interdependencies and constraints across the portfolio

  • Strong risk and issue mitigation management
  • Represent IT on project core teams
  • Represent IT and communicate status of projects in various forums with business and IT stakeholders in the EMEA region and globally

Knowledge and skills:  

  • Experience with multiple full life-cycle ERP implementations, with good understanding of all components required for success (process and system design quality, testing processes, change management, access controls, data quality, etc.)
  • Consistent track record of implementing global and complex IT systems projects on time and within budget
  • Ability to provide cross-functional leadership to ensure program and project objectives are met
  • Ability to identify, clarify and resolve program issues and risks as needed.
  • Good analytical problem solving and fact-finding skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.