Manager SAP Applications

Location Mississauga, Canada
JobType Permanent
Salary
Reference 13788
  • Job Title:  Manager SAP Applications
  • Type:         Permanent
  • Location: Mississauga, ON

Job Description

Our client is currently looking for a Manager SAP Applications, reporting to the Director, Finance and IT. This position is responsible for day to day management of the IT Application environment (SAP), including the coordination and oversight of projects relating to system development. The SAP Applications Manager is responsible for leading IT projects efficiently and effectively and supporting the users.

Responsibilities
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Oversee the implementation, deployment and operation of information application systems and technology solutions;
- Assist management with the vision, direction and facilitation of IT strategic and future planning. Stay informed on new or emerging technologies that provide clear benefits to the company, its Vendors and Customers;
- Responsible for the planning, organization, implementation, and conclusion of a specific, major work undertaking on behalf of the business. This includes project identification and initiation, project planning, project execution, project control and project close-out;
- Manage IT systems development and/or vendor application integration project life cycle from requirement analysis to customer acceptance;
- Leads project teams using best practices project methodologies. Drives, refines and supports the development of best practices within the managed team;
- Develops, tracks and manages project budget, project plans, timelines and scope;
- Responsible for assisting with SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) activities;
- Complete management and ownership of the enterprise resource planning software and all of its integrations;
- Responsible for prioritizing daily incidents and requests for change. Ensure that appropriate resources are applied for timely resolution;
- Supervise a skilled team of IT professionals; help guide the professional development of IT team;
- Manage IT Functional Team Leads and provide vision, direction, instructions and guidance to achieve project objectives;
- Collaborate with parent IT organization on various company initiatives, project management, best practices and technology;
- Adherence to security and compliance requirements;
- Contribute to the security awareness program and adopt the good behaviour.

Requirements

- University Degree in Computer Sciences or Equivalent;
- A minimum of 5 years Information Technology experience in development, integration and project delivery roles and SAP;
- Minimum 5+years project management experience. (Optionally) Project Management Professional Certification or equivalent;
- Working knowledge of SAP ECC 6 Modules of Sales & Distribution, Logistics, Material Management, Procurement and FICO;
- Knowledge of web Methods integration platforms;
- Sound knowledge of Software Development and Solutions Delivery life cycles with demonstrated experience in leveraging methodologies to enable results;
- Solid foundation in a wide variety of technology;
- Strong leadership skills. Ability to work well in a team environment and to build strong teams;
- Excellent analytical skills for identifying problems and problem-solving skills;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Well-developed presentation skills;
- Distribution business knowledge would be an asset.