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Program Manager (Remote/Virtual) Job

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Program Manager (Remote/Virtual) Job

Program Manager (Remote/Virtual) Job

Date: Aug 8, 2018

City: Eden Prairie, MN, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 191519
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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.

The Program Manager is pivotal to the success of all Services Tracking and Repository related projects and programs in the Global Services Organization.   The ideal candidate is someone that works well under pressure while managing, prioritizing and completing projects and programs over the course of months or quarters. This individual also has excellent communication and organizational skills, is approachable, proactive, detail-oriented and able to apply critical thinking in a fast-paced environment.






• Manage the entire lifecycle of assigned Global Services projects and programs which would include defining requirements, solutioning, managing risks, change management, delivery and post-production support with little oversight or direction


• Ensure completion of deliverables, managing schedules, meeting milestones, training coordination, and change management communication to ensure success of assigned project or program.


• Partner with Global Services teams and leaders to create efficient and effective processes. 


• Provide status of tasks assigned and produce quality deliverables in a timely manner.


• Maintain contact with project stakeholders to confirm requirements and/or level of satisfaction with progress and performance.


• Maintain contact with the program’s service providers to ensure timely action, integration and efficient use of resources to meet requirements.


• Produce detailed documentation, reports and communications as appropriate.


• Take pro-active action to minimize risks.


• Work with the business to maximize utilization and value of new processes and tools.


• Leverage business knowledge and expertise to drive business process improvements.


• Handle ongoing ownership and oversight of programs that need cultivation and attention to run optimally.






Education, Experience & Training required:


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


• 3+ years of relevant program management experience, with direct responsibility for project coordination, risk management and change management practices


• Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials a plus


• Previous work experience in a fast paced, high growth environment


• Ability to pass a background check






Job Specific Knowledge & Skills:


• Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, and relationship-building skills.


• Ability to interact positively at all levels across the company and work with a variety of employees cross functionally.


• Ability to lead small and enterprise-wide engagements, facilitate meetings and effectively manage escalations.


• Outstanding interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written.


• Critical thinking, ability to challenge thought processes productively, while maintaining strong business relationships.


• Strong communication skills with various levels of management including Director, VP, and Senior Executive.


• Self-starter, flexible and adaptable.


• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.




Value Competencies:


• Displays passion for and responsibility to the customer


• Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do


• Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve


• Displays a relentless commitment to win


• Displays personal and corporate integrity






• Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

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.

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.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA


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