Eaton Corporation Senior SAP Project Manager in Cleveland, Ohio
Eaton’s Corporate IT Function is seeking a Senior SAP Project Manager in our Product Operations Center of Excellence (PROCOE). The Senior SAP Project Manager will be based at Eaton Center in Beachwood, OH if the candidate is within 50 miles of that location or at the Moon Township, PA or Eden Prairie, MN offices.
The Senior SAP Manager will be responsible for:
Planning, controlling and executing project requirements following Eaton-prescribed process (ProLaunch and PMBOK) to ensure business objectives are met
Working with Resource Managers to staff projects
Defining and communicating roles for project team members (functional-technical)
Establishing project budget, tracking spend and communicating current and project burn rates
Working with customers and technical resources to develop project plans, detailing work break down structures and critical path
Ensuring that requirements are contained within defined scope
Performing risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation
Managing customer and external supplier deliverables
Developing communication strategies and lead communications with key stakeholders
Documenting and driving issues through resolution, escalating to customer, supplier and IT management as necessary
Working in a highly matrix organization spanning domestic and international locations
Complex process and organizational change management
Large scale regional and transformational SAP projects in a matrixed international environment with senior leadership being the primary stakeholders
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Providing project leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for project delivery
Defining and communicating roles and responsibilities for project team members – functional and technical
Developing project plans including detailing work breakdown structures and critical path
Working with customers and technical resources to develop project schedule and detailed cost breakdowns
Performing risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation planning
Ensuring sign-off on all major system deliverables by stakeholders
Developing communication strategies and leading communications with mid-level or first line leaders and key stakeholders
Monitoring and reporting on schedule and budget variances
Ensuring quality delivery of team member tasks in accordance to the plan
Developing communication strategies and leading communications with senior executives (VP, Directors and Officers) and key stakeholders globally.
Managing third party suppliers.
Directing the work of a large scale team of IT and functional resources
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 10 year’s Project Management experience
Prior Management experience
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
Successfully led major SAP enterprise system implementations in large global organizations
Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
Successfully led several major multi-year SAP enterprise system implementations in large global organizations
May manage multiple highly complex projects simultaneously.
Advanced understanding of the business and IT Strategic Plan
Subject Matter Expert (SME) understanding of some of the business processes at Eaton or a prior Company
Advanced understanding of organizational structure (business and IT)
SME understanding of some of Eaton’s or prior company key application(s) and/or IT Infrastructure
SME understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function
Intermediate to advanced technical knowledge and solid understanding of computer hardware and software, data management, application programming, data communications, operating systems, utilities and data security
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Job: Information Technology
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
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