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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
SAP Custom Development is a global organization dedicated to delivering innovative custom
solutions to meet our customers’ unique business process needs. We deliver a full lifecycle of
custom development services – from strategic planning, risk assessment, development, and
quality assurance to maintenance. With development centers in the United States, Canada,
Germany, India, China, and Japan, we leverage a global delivery model that utilizes the specific
strengths of each location. To ensure excellence in execution, all development is delivered by
following our solidly defined methodology. The SAP Custom Development organization helps
customers maximize the value of their technology investments and can ultimately help enhance
their competitive advantage.
The Solution Execution team within SAP Custom Development is chartered with executing
custom development projects and related services, where success is measured by effectively
leveraging our ability to deliver those projects on-time, on-budget and with superior quality. As
part of the Solution Execution team, you will be responsible for developing solutions while
adhering to SAP Custom Development software development methodology
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Manage both internal and external projects as assigned and ensure adherence to the SAP
Custom Development methodology for large scale and high complexity development projects
and possibly managing multiple projects concurrently
Prepare realistic cost budgets and timing estimates for development projects, including detailed,
client ready project plans, identifying milestones, resources and timelines.
Monitor project performance and risk status; identify variances to plan; escalate to management
as appropriate; take or suggest corrective action as required
Manage communications and expectations with customers at all times. Communicate
expectations to team members and follow-up to ensure expectations are met.
Report on project progress to customer and SAP Custom Development management team.
Ensure all client sign-offs and acceptances are completed successfully.
Act in a distributed development environment managing work packages across multiple
Work closely with internal SAP, external partners and customer teams to ensure successful
project completion. Handle legal aspects and ensure customer satisfaction.
Be a multiplier of your skills by actively mentoring other resources within the team.
Continually enhance existing skills and seek new areas for personal development.
Contribute actively to Project Management excellence and Best Practices at SAP Custom
Education, training, experience:
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Broad experience of managing SAP software development projects, implementation projects or
equivalent experience. A high level understanding of an industry process and function in at
least one of SAP’s distinct industry focuses. Knowledge of the current concepts and strategy of
SAP with respect to SAP NetWeaver, eSOA, etc.
Profound Software Development background with exceptional Customer Focus
Fundamental understanding of Quality and Risk Management aspects
Strong communication and presentation skills
Knowledge in Agile Project Management an asset
Project Management certification preferred
Bachelor or Master degree preferred
Requires 4+ years of professional experience, 3+ years SAP technology experience
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