SAP/ERP Project Manager

Requisition Number:  5712
Pay Rate:  PGRT16

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Information Technology

Basic Function

The SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project Manager is accountable for providing leadership, direction, and integration of SAP ERP modules.  Drives the design and implementation of new business processes and required SAP ERP configuration.  Performs day-to-day duties of project management including all phases of the project lifecycle from project initiation through planning, execution, and deployment.  Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Responsible for complex SAP modules, projects and programs that support the business operations.
  • Drives the design and implementation of new SAP solutions and modified business processes 
  • Responsible for defining key project activities, milestones, timelines and resource requirements to achieve project objectives.
  • Follows or establishes project governance tools and methodologies for planning, executing, and monitoring of assigned project.
  • Oversees, defines, and monitors critical path activities and resolution.
  • Implements and leads effective change management activities for impacted stakeholder communities.
  • Provides ongoing reporting of project performance to Director and stakeholder communities.
  • Facilitates the presentation of ideas, recommendations, and projects to senior management and board members.
  • Works closely with vendors/subcontractors to ensure compliance with quality standards and small business requirements.
  • Identifies project risks and communicates mitigation options to Director and project steering committee.
  • Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Requirement

High school diploma or GED is required.  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology preferred.

Years & Experience Required

Minimum eight (8) years direct experience in working with SAP projects.  Proven experience in the integration of processes and modules across enterprise functions with significant experience in a combination of the following modules: Financial (FI), Controlling (CO), Human Resources (HR), Production Planning (PP), Material Management & Supplier Relationship Management (MM & SRM), , Plant Maintenance/EAM (PM), Linear Asset Management (LAM) or Project Systems (PS).  Able to work effectively and efficiently towards goals in a complex/diverse environment.  Professional project management training is required.

Knowledge & Skills Required

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Proficient MS Office skills.  Understanding of Accounting Principles is a must, Project management certification is preferred.

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston