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Hartford, United States of America | Richardson, United States of America
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As the Sr. Program Manager, you will manage the definition and scoping of S/4HANA/SAP projects, alignment with business sponsors and key stakeholders, project execution, and communication of status and risks. The position will focus on providing key inputs into the design and planning of S/4HANA migration and other key programs in PMO.

Your Team

This position reports into the Director, PMO

What You Will Do

  • Accountable for helping to manage the overall S/4HANA global implementation.

  • Develop detailed plans for the delivery, identification, and management of program resources in a matrixed environment.

  • Simultaneously manage multiple large complex technology-centric global projects.

  • Identify and partner with key business users from divisions derive project needs that will enhance operations and systems.

  • Develop and maintain work plans that consider strategic goals, priorities, milestones, time estimates, task sequencing and critical paths while at the same time determining what tasks can be performed concurrently.

  • Ensures the timely and quality development of all deliverables for programs/projects.

  • Must be able to thoroughly assess projects eliminating or minimizing scope creep.

  • Interface with all levels of management and staff to provide strategic and tactical advice on project planning and execution and keep management informed.

  • Adhere to Solution Delivery Lifecycle Methodology and PMO procedures.

  • Assembles project team, identifies needed resources, assign responsibilities, and develops timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience.

  • 10 years of overall SAP experience in more than one SAP module (MM, SD, FI/CO, BI).

  • Must have minimum 3 years of experience as project manager for SAP implementations involving S/4HANA.

  • Understanding of the technology layer and development practices for S/4HANA.

  • Experience in dealing with various hosting providers.

  • Ability to influence key client stakeholders on their technology and operations strategy.

  • Ability to analyze and drive the resolution of cross-functional issues.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects.

  • Ability to work in a global matrixed organization and communicate at all levels.

  • Proven ability to manage key stakeholder interests, simultaneously managing conflicting priorities and business interests.

What is Nice to Have

  • Project Management or Professional (PMP) certification, SAP Activate, Agile Practitioner or Leader Certification.

  • Strong business acumen, industry/domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units.

  • Preferred to have ecommerce, finance, supply chain and analytics related project experience.

  • Program management skills and experience, plus significant knowledge of project planning tools with evidence of practical application.

  • Well versed in Change Management and Release Management Processes.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10-20%, domestic and international travel.

  • Open to Richardson, TX, Novi, MI, Remote, Hybrid.

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world class HARMAN/Samsung products (JBL, Harman Kardon, AKG etc.).

  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies.

  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global environment.

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.

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HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.