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SAP Project Systems, Manager

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Job ID: 1009222HV
Date Posted: Mar 24, 2021
Segment: IT
Business Unit: Hitachi Vantara
Company Name: Hitachi Vantara Corporation
Profession (Job Category): Sales, Marketing & Product Management

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SAP S/4HANA - Experienced Project Systems Architect/Lead

The Company

As a leading SAP Global Services Partner, the Hitachi Vantara team understands the wide-ranging complexities associated with a client's business, but just as important, we know how that translates into the world of SAP. We are a full-service consultancy that has the skills and qualifications to help ensure a project's success - on-time and on-budget. Hitachi has strong capabilities in key SAP technologies like S/4HANA from both an ERP and analytics perspective. We are known as one of SAP's top partners. Our focus industries are chemicals, discrete manufacturing, wholesale distribution, food processing, consumer products, IM-C, and Aerospace - Defense. Hitachi leverages defined SAP preconfigured templates to help our clients attain and sustain unparalleled results through our Industry focused solutions approach.

Hitachi Vantara specializes in the definition and deployment of SAP Best Practice solutions for just about every critical business process.

From design through post-go-live support, we incorporate special organizational change management practices and proven techniques to help with user adoption and change to drive project success.

Location: National - can be based anywhere in US.

Purpose of Position:

Hitachi Vantara is looking for an experienced SAP S/4HANA Project Systems (PS) Architect and Team Lead who has a proven track record of success, aptitude, and leadership in the SAP project systems solution area. The position requires hands on configuration skills in SAP S/4HANA to support all aspects of the project execution cycle in SAP. The resource must have the ability to help the client define the project systems solution design in SAP S/4HANA to support their business transformation journey.

As an, experienced Project Systems Architect/Lead, this role is responsible to gather business requirements, design the solution, prototype solution options, configure the solution, build, and resolve defects associated with testing the solution, and provide key implementation skills to deploy SAP S/4HANA.

  • 6-8+ years of experience in implementing SAP Project Systems
  • Experienced in the following key areas of project systems functionality in SAP S/4HANA
    • Project Master Data
    • Project Initiation - Structuring
    • Project Cost Planning
    • Project Budgeting
    • Project Actual Dates progress
    • Project Material Consumption
    • Project Service consumption
    • Project Period End Closing
    • Project Closure
  • Experienced in Resource related billing and results analysis functionality
  • Served in Team lead or Architect role for at least 4 - 5 full life cycle implementations of SAP Project Systems
  • Prior consulting experience with a management or IT consulting firm
  • Ability to work with onsite and remote project delivery models
  • Experience working in the industrial manufacturing, engineer to order, or high tech manufacturing industries
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Skills

  • Communication skills: Demonstrated competency in verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience presenting to large groups focused on SAP solutions and functionality
  • Business process analysis and design experience: seasoned business analysis skills, process mapping, business process design, and implementation skills
  • Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management, and support
  • SAP ACTIVATE methodology experience desired

  • General consulting skills, including team facilitation, business case development, and business assessment/strategy
  • Experience leading teams comprised of US based and offshore staff
  • Experience interacting with clients and building successful business relationships
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • At least 4 full lifecycle projects completed in a Team lead or Lead Solution Architect role

Technical Skills needed:

Experience with technology in one or more of the following areas:

  • SAP S/4HANA project management experience required (version 1511 or higher)
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office toolsincluding PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project, and Visio
  • Experience with the core SAP modules including a basic understanding of the integration points between the following modules: FICO, SD, MM, and PP
  • Experienced Team Lead/Solution Architect with a deep understanding of data migration processes, software development life cycle tasks, solution testing processes, business and technical cutover planning activities, and solution management processes


  • 80% Travel (once COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted)
  • Regular and expeditious travel throughout the United States is required to meet client needs and timetables

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, place of origin, ethnic origin, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information, mental or physical disability, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable national, state, or local law.

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