SAP Technical Project Manager Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 125809

Work Area: Solution and Product Management

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 60%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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Within the Products & Innovation board area, the mission of the Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) organization is to Run Customers on Cloud, Simplify Cloud Consumption and Ensure reliability with high Customer Satisfaction. Within this organization the Partner Management organization is ensuring the successful delivery for our HANA Enterprise Cloud partner-delivered engagements and managing the whole lifecycle from partner strategy over partner relationship management to technical project management.

The Partner Management Organization has the following priorities:

  • Build and operate a world-class, efficient and reliable organization to support our partner-delivered customers' journey toward their next-generation business

  • Help SAP customers realize the innovation power of SAP HANA and the SAP Cloud on a continuous basis

  • Accelerate innovations on the SAP HANA platform (SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA, industries, and high value apps)

  • Ensure the provisioning of system landscapes, installation of applications, and performance of upgrades & migrations by partners

  • Provide project management and technology consulting for all partner-delivered HEC Projects

  • Act as the main interface to the customer project team to ensure effective communication

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


As Technical Project Manager you are responsible for the following tasks:

  • You are involved in partner-delivered engagements during onboarding, from the sales-to-delivery handover to the handover to Customer Engagement.

  • You are the single point of contact for the customer, being in continuous alignment with the partner and responsible for the technical project management during build phase

  • Your passion is the implementation and migration of different solutions and technologies including the design, configuration and operation of the perfect solution landscape with the newest technologies, products and innovations.

  • You are the escalation contact during build phase.

  • You have quality, time and budget control during build phase.

  • You manage Change Requests and the issue handling during build phase.

  • You are the owner of a repository for all build related tasks (project/handover templates etc.)

  • You are the main contact for the creation of the complete SAP Cloud powered by SAP HANA system landscape and you understand the customer`s needs.

  • You ensure the alignment with all relevant units (e.g. customer, partner, Global Partner Delivery Director, HEC Partner Operations Management, HEC Partner Center of Expertise, Enterprise Cloud Success Manager, etc.).

  • You provide onsite presence for SAP as required to ensure effective project delivery.

  • You support continuous improvements for all related partner delivery processes with feedback from critical customer situations.


Required skills

  • Demonstrate IT Project Management Competencies

  • Strong track record in managing customers and/or partners

  • Strong technology/solution background plus strong business acumen

  • Very good understanding of SAP HANA and SAP Cloud technology topics

  • Strong experience in upgrade / migration, provider transition or global roll-out projects

  • Team player, proactive networking attributes, results and execution focused

  • Strong intercultural business and team skills, with proven ability to effectively manage a virtual, multi-cultural/ cross-functional team

  • Actively manage project escalations

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in English and fluent in German (spoken and written)

Preferred skills

  • Good overview of the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Offerings

  • Understanding of SAP Next Generation solutions and services (Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, HANA, Sybase)

  • Perspective on current Cloud Hosting trends

Be able to lead Quality Assurance reviews and Lessons Learned sessions (internally/externally)


  • 5-7 years of experience in customer facing engagements


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