SAP [Senior] Project Manager (f/m) SAP Custom Development Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 122404

Work Area: Software-Design and Development

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 30%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.


SAP Custom Development is a fast-growing global organization dedicated to delivering innovative custom solutions that address our customers’ unique and competitive business requirements. In addition, SAP Custom Development is in charge of developing Focused Business Solutions (FBS), which are SAP standard products that address the specialized needs of niche market segments. By extending and enhancing SAP solutions or building entirely new ones, SAP Custom Development helps customers around the world to flexibly, quickly and safely adapt to rapidly changing business and market conditions. We deliver a full lifecycle of development services – from the planning of a development project through delivery and maintenance of the solution. With development centers in Walldorf, St. Ingbert, Newtown Square, Montreal, Bangalore, Shanghai, Palo Alto, Delhi, Tokyo, Sao Leopoldo and Moscow, we are able to leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific strengths of each location. Since SAP Custom Development is a fast growing organization, we are looking for a talented Project Manager to further strengthen our execution teams.


  • University degree or equivalent

  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills to deliver solutions according to contracts

  • Ability to build customer and in-house relationships to explain complex topics in a convincing and clear manner also to senior executives

  • Proven project management skills such as creating time lines, deducting staffing and identifying appropriate skill sets

  • Ability to build and lead virtual developments teams (China, India)

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent German and English in speaking and writing is mandatory


  • A proven track record of successfully leading large development projects that generally exceed 1000 person days

  • High competency in evaluations and contract negotiations

  • Experience in the management of development-related projects, particularly projects where a significant portion of the team is located in remote locations like India and China

  • Managing custom specific development projects across the entire project life cycle (specification, design, execution, solution delivery, acceptance, handover and maintenance)

  • Experience in internal and external expectation-, risk- and change management

  • Have a proven track record also in business orientation, e.g. commercial change requests


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience, with a minimum of 5-7 years in SAP

  • Experience to work under pressure in global project teams


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.

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