Emirates Consulting Group


  • The ideal candidate will have strong pre-sales sales and post-sales client presentation experience as well as the ability to guide the project team through implementation processes such as planning fit gap analysis configuration testing rollout and the post-implementation support of SAP Public Sector solutions
  • Minimum 2 full lifecycle implementations following ASAP or Activate methodology – from project prep thru Run SAP and at least one in a team lead role
  • Job OverviewOversee all facets of the software implementation project to complete the effort on time within budget and with the contracted scope
  • Proven successful experience in Initiating Planning Executing Monitoring amp Controlling and Closing of a software implementation project
  • Developing and delivering plans for integration management scope management time management cost management quality management staff management communications management risk management procurement management issue management and stakeholder management Responsibilities Lead or oversee all facets of the project
  • Develop and maintain and loaded and leveled work plan to deliver all contractual deliverables and work products within the contracted start and end dates
  • Develop and maintain an accurate project budget for actual and forecasted hours Maintain or improve the contracted margin Track and deliver all contracted deliverables on schedule Track and deliver all contracted work products
  • Track and deliver all methodology required work products Maintain deliverable and work product quality Track and meet contracted and work plan milestones Maintain the project contract and execute change orders as needed to make sure the contract matches the project that is being delivered Lead and manage the project team members including employees and contractors Seeks ways to increase the project team effectiveness May act as a mentor to Consultants and Sr Consultants Works well as a leader of the entire team motivates team
  • Track and effectively communicate the project status both up and down the communication chain Execute effective overall project communications Participate in pre-sales activities or additional internal tasks as required
  • Deliver assigned projects following established PMO standards guidelines as well as within SAP Methodology standards Establish and maintain an effective Issue and Risk Management plan Serve as the initial escalation point for all project issues risks and changes
  • Proactively communicate resource needs and maintain model throughout the project life cycle Facilitate conflict resolution within the team and escalate when needed Establish clear expectations regarding status reporting team communication and deliverable management Supports the program on assigned tasks or manages a group of sub-activities Serve as a subject matter expert in project management
  • Required Skills 5 full SAP lifecycle implementations 10 years of industry and project management experience 5 years of leadership work experience in the professional services industry is preferred Strong Public Sector industry experience is a big plus Aptitude for consulting
  • Ability to implement practical business solutions under strict deadlines Ability and desire to work with people as part of a high-performance team Ability to meet client s needs with a strong commitment to service Ability to manage customer expectations against contractual agreements
  • Understanding of Matrix organizational structures Strong desire to excel Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong client presentation experience Solid experience in project planning tools e g MS Project

Additional Key Skills

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service focus and attitude
  • Excellent influencing and communication skills
  • Strong ability to listen respond and build trust
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong ability to manage detailed tasks to completion
  • Bachelors and or a Master s Degree or equivalent CAPM PMP and or Activate certification
  • preferred Speaking Arabic language is strongly
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