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Senior Project Manager - SAP
Carlsbad, CA

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Job Description

Req ID: 52556

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company's growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Senior Project Manager - SAP to join our team in Carlsbad, California (US-CA), United States (US).

The Senior Project Manager is expected to hit the ground running and must have the following:

* Excellent communicator
* Experience managing SAP projects
* Experience working in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
* Ability to deliver quality analysis in a timely manner
* Excellent relationship building skills are a must
* Candidate must exhibit excellent verbal and written skills. Life Sciences experience a definite plus.

Job Level Specific Duties

* Manages multiple large-sized projects or programs
* Has extensive interaction with senior leadership
* Determines and coordinates the sharing of leveraged resources among projects
* Identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for project management process improvements
* Works with Business and Technical resource managers to ensure the needed staff are available and assigned to the project; including entering resource requests
* Creating project charters
* Conducting thorough project kick-offs that include confirmation of project scope, roles and responsibilities, and high level timelines
* Developing, managing, and controlling the project plan/schedule.
* Creation of exception requests, when necessary, to add/delete or change milestones for projects that do not align with the standard milestones
* Holding status meeting and preparing a weekly status report which includes identification of, and updates to issues and risks
* Managing and reporting issues and risk, escalating as needed to ensure timely resolution and mitigation
* Identifying and communicating project/program interdependencies
* Tracking and monitoring progress to ensure timely delivery of key project deliverables by those assigned to deliver. Serves as the point of escalation for team members when there are roadblocks, issues, risks that cannot be resolved without intervention.
* Managing all aspects of the project budget process
* Documenting and developing required change controls
* Addressing the needs, expectations, and concerns of the stakeholders during the course of the project. Includes appropriately managing the expectations of the business.
* Balancing competing project constraints, including Scope, Quality, Schedule, Budget, Resources, and Risk(s)
* Transitioning ownership of project activities to business owners upon project closure.
* Status Reporting, Budgets, Project Plan, Resource planning, meeting facilitation, overall team coordination. The individual in charge of all projects associated with the program.

Typical Years of Experience

* Typically requires 5+ years relevant experience


* Experience managing SAP projects
* Ability to deliver quality analysis in a timely manner
* Advanced understanding software development projects
* Excellent ability to drive projects to successful completion
* Demonstrates advanced proficiency in the specific tools that are available and required as part of the company's project management information system
* Advanced ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans
* Advanced ability to ensure that effective project controls are in place to monitor project or program performance
* Advanced capability at providing effective performance reporting for the customer and company in order to monitor the progress of the project
* Advanced facilitation and communication skills

Basic Requirements:

5+ years Project Manager - Deliverable based Projects/Software Developmement

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.

NTT DATA, Inc. (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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