SAP Programme Manager

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Any UK Capgemini Base

Who you’ll be working with

With more than 15,000 SAP resources bringing innovative solutions to over 1,300 clients globally, we focus on helping our clients achieve results. We collaborate with our clients across the complete lifecycle: licensing, implementation, hosting, and system maintenance and management, with a focus on delivering the value expected from a world class SAP systems integrator. With our global presence in 44 countries, Capgemini uses standard global tools and methods to deliver complex SAP projects for some of the world’s largest companies.

Capgemini has a reputation for delivering some of the most leading edge SAP projects, particularly using SAP Hana based technologies and is recognised by both industry analysts and SAP as being a thought leader and early adopter. SAP also recognises Capgemini for excellence in delivery, evidenced by our recent SAP Quality Awards.

We like to say Capgemini Lead Others Follow and we tend to be first, and often the only implementation partner for many of SAP’s strategic initiatives. We're at the forefront of innovation for implementing SAP, either on-premise, Cloud or SAAS.

A recognised leader in SAP delivery:

  • We won two SAP Pinnacle Awards this year for “Transformational Award: Unwired Enterprise” and “Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) Provider of the Year”. 
  • Since 2009, we have achieved global SAP Certification in Run SAP® Methodology, a phased methodology aimed to help customers optimise their total cost of ownership, obtain better value and support business innovation. 
  • SAP awarded Capgemini the SAP Partner Impact Award for Mobility. 
  • Gartner, Inc positioned Capgemini in the leaders quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services Providers, Europe”

The focus of your role

We are looking for individuals with significant experienced of managing end to end complex SAP programmes in a multi SI environment. These can be either traditional ERP technology transformations or wide ranging business transformations. We are looking for individuals with significant experience of managing executive client stakeholders as well as individuals with full project lifecycle from proposal response and contract scheduling to planning, mobilising, leading and execution of SAP and related software.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing SAP practises in the UK working with a number of FTSE 100 companies. You will be leading projects in some of the most cutting edge SAP solutions including S/4; Business Suite on Hana; Cloud 4 Customer; Ariba; Hybris; SuccessFactors and UX. We have delivered the first HEC project in the UK and continue to work with clients on strategic roadmaps to fully leverage the potential of SAP.

You will join a growing team of SAP professionals, working as a senior SAP Programme Manager. You will be responsible for collaboratively with your team to lead and deliver some of the most exciting and challenging SAP projects, whilst also contributing to further developing our significant SAP business.

If you want to use and expand your delivery and business development capability, working on interesting engagements, with leading clients, then look no further.

What you’ll do

  • Take accountability for the successful delivery of complex SAP Programmes and Projects.
  • Provide the leadership required to inspire and motive others, drive for results and build the trust of our clients.
  • Exercise strong governance and commercial management to deliver to the clients requirements whilst ensuring the profitability of the engagement for Capgemini.
  • Identify and continuously manage programme risks and issues, ensuring delivery is not negatively impacted.
  • Build strong relationships with senior stakeholders in order to ensure successful delivery of programmes.
  • Working with Capgemini colleagues in pre sales, contracting and project delivery. 
  • UK based but occasionally travel beyond our shores may be required. 
  • Input to the sales process, working as part of / leading sales propositions and following them through to delivery.

What you’ll bring

  • SAP knowledge: core logic of ERP, strategy, methodologies, tools
  • Deep experience of implementing SAP and an understanding of the challenges and complexities of the processes required
  • Minimum of 5 SAP end to end project life cycles
  • Lead successful delivery of SAP projects exceeding £10m
  • Outstanding communications skills and ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Proven leader in delivering large SAP programmes and able to see the bigger picture whilst maintaining governance over the details in planning, reporting, issue and risk management and people management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of the sales process for consulting services
  • Strong and proven Contract Management and Commercial acumen demonstrated through accurate budget control
  • Excellent and proven negotiation skills
  • Experienced within a challenging programme and also project recovery
  • Ability to schedule and execute large complex programmes
  • Ability to inspire a shared vision across multi partner and client teams
  • Finds the right balance between leadership and management to ensure all of the team are brought on the journey of successful delivery


What we’ll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you. 

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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