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Novi - Michigan, USA - Cabot Drive
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

As the Senior Technical Program Manager, SAP, you will manage multiple large global complex technology-centric projects. You will drive successful implementation, enhancing processes and governance for all assigned digital programs to achieve the outcomes and realize the expected benefits. As a key member of our team, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure programs are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.

Your Team

You will be reporting to the Senior Director, PMO.

What You Will Do

  • Simultaneously lead and manage multiple large (greater than $500,000 budget) complex technology-centric global projects.
  • Lead the end-to-end management of digital programs per project scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Assemble project team, identify needed resources, assign responsibilities, and develop comprehensive project plans and ensure successful completion of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate internal teams and external vendors throughout the life cycle of the program.
  • Interface with all levels of management and staff to provide strategic and tactical advice on project planning and execution and keep management informed.
  • Leverage the program governance model to influence decision-making and minimize risk to the program. Identify potential risks and threats to current and future programs and proactively develop mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure all IT projects adhere to legal and regulatory requirements. Collaborate with legal and compliance teams to identify and deliver solutions that mitigate risks related to data privacy, security and other regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor project performance metrics and develop contingency plans to achieve desired outcomes

What You Need

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of experience working with IT software application delivery.
  • Proven experience managing digital application programs with all aspects of the software development lifecycle using one or more project management methodologies (for example, Agile, Waterfall). Knowledge of IT system concepts and how they impact business processes.
  • Strong business acumen, industry, and domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units (Example: SAP FICO, legal, supply chain and/or analytics-related project experience).
  • Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management or Professional (PMP) certification, Agile Practitioner or Leader Certification.

What is Nice to Have

  • 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.
  • Experience in working to introduce agile/SCRUM into organizations.
  • Prior S4HANA implementation experience.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic and international travel.
  • Be willing to work in an office in Novi, MI or Richardson, TX (hybrid).
  • Successfully able to complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Competitive wellness benefits and 401K Retirement Savings plan.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration and collaboration in a global environment.
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies and extensive course catalog.
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, Harman/Kardon, etc.).


Pay Transparency
USD 122,250 - USD 179,300

Dependent on the position offered, other forms of compensation are also available, such as bonuses or commission.

Pay is based on a wide range of factors, including, without limitation, skill set, experience, training, location, and business need. While the above range is a reasonable estimate of the wage range for this position, please note the disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographical differential associated with the location where the position may be filled.

HARMAN is interested in the health and wellbeing of you and your family and offers a range of benefits designed to support your needs for holistic wellbeing. Benefits and perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with HARMAN, and may include paid vacation and holidays, paid sick leave, volunteer leave, and paid bonding and care giver leave. Employees may also be eligible to participate in comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, fertility support and adoption assistance, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan with employer match, short and long term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.

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.