SAP Project/Programme Manager
Technical Consultancy, London
SAP Project/Programme Manager
Technical Consultancy, London

Who we are:

You'll be joining the 6th largest IT Service Provider, present in more than 50 countries. From our roots in Japan, NTT DATA's mission is to facilitate business change and technology transformation across many industries for a better future for our business, people and community.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values of 'Clients First', 'Teamwork' and 'Foresight' and we achieve these by putting people first.

We support and celebrate our differences and preferences, these are what makes us unique. Some of our initiatives, collectively known as “DO Diversity”, aim to create a space for us to learn and get involved in building a truly diverse environment.

What you'll be doing:

As an SAP Project/Programme Manager you will play a pivotal role in Building and leading our high performing SAP Project Teams, working closely with stakeholders from all across the business.

In this role, you will work closely with HoDs and Directors, managing significant project budgets (>£5 million) and leading virtual teams of permanent / contract resources to provide high levels of project delivery and be accountable for project risks, issues and contingencies.

You will be leveraging your excellent people skills to create an environment in which our SAP Consultants enjoy their work and deliver great results, and use your experience to ensure that the business makes appropriate decisions in implementing change.

You will also be responsible for

  • Analysis of the project requirements, definition of the deliverables and contribution to the definition of the business case and of the financial modelling.
  • Ensuring that project governance is followed and accurate reporting and data is delivered to the stakeholders
  • Identification, procurement and management of the appropriate contracts and resources, including cross-functional, third-parties and divisional resources.
  • Implementation of a consistent programme / portfolio management methodology ensuring that the project teams conform to appropriate governance.
  • Implementation of structured development and performance management programmes for the team including objective setting, regular reviews, feedback and training.

What you'll need:

In addition to having successfully completed at least 2 full lifecycle projects as an SAP Project Manager, you will have strong product and application knowledge across the SAP Portfolio with a Functional background (Finance, Procurement or Manufacturing)

You will be both extremely client focused with an ability to guide a business through complex change and have proven C-Suite relationship management skills negotiating at high levels.

The role requires significant experience of portfolio and project planning processes, techniques and methodologies in multi-disciplinary and commercial environments, as well as an in-depth understanding of strategic business objectives and complex organisational structures. MSP Practitioner/Advanced certifications and recognised Project Management qualifications (PRINCE2 or PMP) will be a great asset.

Any experience of SAP pre-sales would be great too and you will also need to have a strong understanding of the SAP Activate Methodology

Additional desirable experience:

  • Connections with SAP, Hyperscalers and other partner organisations.
  • Public Sector experience is beneficial
  • Current SC clearance would be preferred, but must be eligible

...and finally:

Our SAP team are market leaders in their fields, working on some of the most exciting projects and up-to-date technologies, to explore a sample of the work we have been doing and meet some of the team click the following link-

NTT DATA UK is committed and in a unique position to offer a fulfilling consultancy career.  A low ego organisation with key values around Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Social Responsibility and an inclusive progressive agenda where employees can play an active part.


Benefits Include but not exclusive;

  • Excellent Career Development Opportunities
  • A fast paced and exciting working environment
  • Extensive training and skills advancement
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • And much more

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Mark Watmough
Head of Application Services

Mark has a long and distinguished history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Sales, Delivery Management and Culture Change, Mark brings a calming influence to delivery and excels at bringing people together to achieve shared goals.

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“Upon joining the NTT DATA UK family, you will experience a culturally diverse organisation living our values of Clients First, Teamwork and Foresight as we partner with our customers every day.

At NTT DATA UK, we are proud to support and invest in our people. We offer a variety of rewarding career paths and opportunities to develop professionally - with access to cutting edge innovation.”

Fernando Apezteguia, CEO, NTT DATA UK

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