Manager, SAP Regional Center Americas

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Location
Markham, ON
Salary
$110,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Oct 25, 2018
Job ID
2635731
We are looking for a manager with SAP project leadership expertise to manage our Regional IT Applications Center, leading seven team members. The Manager, SAP Regional Center Americas, is responsible to manage the regional coverage of SAP Application support as part of Corporate IT (C-IT), to act as C-IT Project Manager for SAP Projects/Rollouts, as well as to manage 2nd and 3rd level SAP support. The role of the Manager,SAP Regional Center Americas is to support business sectors in a comprehensive manner.

This is a full time permanent role.
The salary range is $110-120K.
Full Benefits
Bonus – up to 10% capped at 150% (based on individual performance and company performance)
4 weeks’ Vacation
 
Background
 
Our client has a SAP center of excellence in Markham.  They are currently undergoing a company-wide SAP implementation.  This team services subsidiaries in the Americas for SAP rollouts and support.  The team was put together last year and is being led by a manager from Munich, Germany. The team is fully in place now, so the manager is going back to head office in Germany, hence why we need to fill the position.

Responsibilities:
 
  • Responsible for the SAP support and project delivery in the Americas Region as part of global delivery model
  • Lead a team of SAP application support specialists based in Markham/Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Project lead for regional SAP Rollout Projects
  • Manage regional 2nd and 3rd level SAP Support
  • Coordinate regional IT demands (enhancements)
  • Align with global priorities and resource utilization
  • Drive SAP innovation topics and consult subsidiaries in the Americas region regarding SAP requirements
  • Direct reporting line to the regional Vice-President, IT with functional reporting line to the Global Head of Applications based in Germany.
  • Excel in a dynamic and diverse environment and in a multi-national, collaborative global distributed team
 
Qualifications:
 
Experience:
 
  • 8-10 years of experience in the SAP environment
  • 2-3 years of experience in SAP rollout/implementation projects as a Project Manager
  • 3-5 years experience with team management role with accountability for 5+ employees
  • Expertise in working in a global support organization and in matrix organizations.
 
Skills and Competencies:
 
  • Superior SAP knowledge with deep knowledge of at least one SAP module or application area (e.g. Logistics or Finance)
  • Solid understanding of SAP strategies and trends like SAP Hana, Fiori, Cloud, etc.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Independent working style. Autonomous “self-starter” mentality
  • Fluent in English. Spanish and/or German Seen as asset
  • Team player
 
Education:
 
  • University degree or equivalent
 
20% Travel (Canadian Passport is required)
 
Additional Information
 
By applying to this position you are confirming you possess a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or valid work permit.
 
Please note:  Reference Checks and Credit, Criminal Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates.