SAP MES Project Manager

IBM Middle East

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP805-1047

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Introduction
As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.

Your Role and Responsibilities
- Responsible for directing the IBM team and resolving critical issues/escalations among the team and with the customer.
- Review Project materials and provide feedback to align it with customer expectations.
- Ensure the IBM expertise & gold standards in all areas of the implementation is incorporated in the Project results.
- Liaises with the IBM Program Manager team to review progress and resolve issues/escalations.
- Liaises with the S/4 HANA Implementation team to align on solution delivery during the key phases of the project (Explore, Realize, Deploy).
- Chair client meetings and will facilitate key decisions/milestones.
- Responsible to provide guidance and coaching to the MES team.

Key Job Details

- Country: AE
- State: ABU DHABI
- City: Abu Dhabi
- Category: Consultant
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Fixed Term - Long Term
- Company: (0143) IBM Middle East FZ-LLC
- Req ID: 360153BR
- Travel Required: Up to 50% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)
- Min Salary:
- Max Salary:
- Currency:
- Location: Abu Dhabi, ABU DHABI AE

Requirements

Required Experience
- At least 15 years of experience must have a manufacturing background in automotive, aerospace, MRO, Sensitive equipment (weapons)
- At least 3 E2E SAP MES implementations
- Functional experience in setting up and configuring SAP ME / MII solution is preferred.
- Experience in custom developments on MII to cover additional requirements in Maintenance and Quality Management.
- Led a large team of consultants, at least over 20 resources.
- At least one E2E implementation for a large group with more than 10 entities.
- At least one E2E implementation following a global template approach with subsequent deployments and incremental improvements for templates.
- Good to have: Project Delivery experience where a business consulting firm (such as EY, KPMG, Booz Allen, PWC, etc..) was working along with IBM to deliver the project.The candidate should have experience in owning SAP Implementation initiative by taking overall responsibility for driving it towards a successful implementation.
- Experience with working with a multi-cultural offshore team in large projects (60+ team members) and with a culture where team members are working remotely
- Strong experience in managing stakeholders expectations and difficult situations to ensure the project objectives are met

Additional Skills:
- Preferred experience in PP Modules Implementation experience (PP Master Data: MRP, BOM, Routings/Recipe, Routing, Work Centers, Production Version)
- Must be approachable and work cohesively with other team members for the required deliverables.
- Experience in delivering projects where automation (RPA, Machine Learning, IOT) components where implemented
- Knowledge/experience to SAP Activate methodology and agile best practices highly preferred.
- SAP/Architect/TOGAF certification (preferred)
- Preferred to be English, Arabic speaker

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Must be approachable and work cohesively with other team members for the required deliverables.
- Experience in delivering projects where automation (RPA, Machine Learning, IOT) components where implemented
- Experience in delivering projects where automation (RPA, Machine Learning, IOT) components where implemented
- Knowledge/experience to SAP Activate methodology and agile best practices highly preferred

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Preferred experience in PP Modules Implementation experience (PP Master Data: MRP, BOM, Routings/Recipe, Routing, Work Centers, Production Version)
- SAP/Architect/TOGAF certification (preferred)
- Preferred to be English, Arabic speaker

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life at IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.