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Intern, Project Management Job

SAP
  • Job Code
    183737
Intern, Project Management Job

Intern, Project Management Job

Date: Jul 8, 2018

City: Miami, FL, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 183737
Work Area: Sales
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern

 

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.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

As the LAC PMO for Leonardo & Analytics (L&A), we are looking for a solid individual contributor with project management skills capable of creating, implementing and tracking KPIs, and support the development of Leonardo and Analytics business in the Region. Execution is key, this individual will not only track, but key in monitoring deviations and driving transformation to achieve the regional goals. He/she will also work on the preparation of internal and external presentations of the SVP of Leonardo and Analytics to internal and external audiences, including press interviews, and any other audience. For that the candidate will have to work in sync with the Corporate Communication and Marketing teams.  The candidate is also expected to monitor Regional macroeconomics, industry trends, customer behavior, partners, competitors, always having in mind our strategy and portfolio, in order to advice the SVP of Leonardo and Analytics on  business decisions. The ideal incumbent would also align local and global initiatives, engage global partners to seek resources when needed.

  • Manage multiple projects or initiatives throughout various stages of the life cycle
  • Institutes appropriate Steering and Operational Governance, and conducts project phase stage-gate reviews with the L&A leadership team
  • Provide leadership to diagnose and overcome barriers to team/project progress. Resolve internal and external team conflict to ensure adherence to project schedule and budget. Identify project uncertainties, alternative resource plans, and other risks for both client and company. Implement mitigation strategies and contingency plans
  • Prepares overall (integrated) project management plan in conjunction with Project Sponsor/Program Manager and measures and reports on deliverables, outputs and progress against this plan
  • Manages project scope to ensure that requirements are analyzed, documented and agreed and the impact of subsequent any change is formally assessed, evaluated and approved
  • Prepares Project Charter and secures Sponsor sign-off, prepares Project Checklist and Compliance Questionnaire
  • Defines policies, procedures and documentation to create, manage and control the project schedule
  • Develops the project cost baseline and measures progress and completion forecasts against it, ensuring that variances are reported and approved as necessary.
  • Demonstrates high level of financial and cost management discipline
  • Defines the quality metrics to be used on the project and implements processes to measure the quality of deliverables against them
  • Ensures the collection, generation, distribution, storage, retrieval and timely distribution of project information to all stakeholders and project team members
  • Monitors and controls project risks, implementing mechanisms to identify and analyze them as well as planning responses to them
  • Identifies people, groups or organizations impacting or impacted by the project and develops strategies for engaging and communicating with them to meet their needs and expectations
  • Contributes to the continued improvement of PMO standards of performance, striving for project execution excellence Opportunity Management
  • Scope and estimate the engagement
  • Determine required resources for the project
  • Oversee effective project oversight and reviews to affect program success.
  • Serve as mentor / advisor / decision-maker to project managers for the program for issues related to corporate politics, external politics, client relations, project quality, and project risk.
  • Takes responsibility from time to time as team lead and supports respective line manager(s) in people development tasks Knowledge Management
  • Maintain program documentation and updates; analyze lessons learned and share with the Field Services Program Management Practice for utilization on future programs.
  • Participate in the development of project / program management best practices, examples, templates and SAP's Program Management Methodology

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Excellent understanding of SAP solutions and business processes and functions.
  • Highly developed business acumen.
  • Liaison and consultative skills: negotiating skills within a context of high political sensitivity and conflicting interests.
  • Strong writing, mentoring, decision making, communication, and meeting facilitation skills; ability to utilize a combination of formal authority and persuasion skill sets.
  • Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of the L&A business unit.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing internal and external client expectations on program requirements and deliverables.
  • Proficiency in key project management knowledge areas of project integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, human resource management, communication management, risk management and procurement management.
  • Knowledge and competency in program management related areas of Knowledge Management, Portfolio Management, Organizational Change Management, and Deployment Management
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior executive management, clients, peers and team members.
  • Ability to manage in a matrix environment.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Executive presence, leadership, influencing skills are a must.
  • 2 plus years of project management experience in large scale, high risk, or strategic projects/program.
  • Demonstrated experience working on cross functional teams within a formalized methodology.
  • Abilities to managing issues, scope and bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements.
  • LoB experience of small and medium size team is desirable
  • Leading in matrix organization
  • English: Fluent • Other languages: desirable (Portuguese/Spanish)
  • Required undergraduate university degree, preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or equivalent training and job experience
  • Master's degree (compoleted or in progress) , preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or MBA is an asset Professional Training & Certification

Start Date: August 2018

Duration: 6 months

Office Location: Miami, FL

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: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). 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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