Engineering Project Manager, SAP Landscape Modernization

Apple Inc

Austin, TX

Job posting number: #7194388 (Ref:apl-200519501)

Posted: November 16, 2023

Job Description

Innovation at its best where industry revolution is a norm- thats Apple! It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that support the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts.

Our SAP Global Systems Team is part of the Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) organization. Our organization builds key business and technical infrastructure at Apple serving our Business, Partners and Consumers. Our solutions power all Apple’s functions such as Finance, Sales, Retail, Services and Operations. We drive and implement the next gen technologies and tools from SaaS solutions, through iOS apps, through pioneering custom applications using artificial intelligence (ML, NLP), IoT, BlockChain.

We now have an immediate opening for a Functional Architecture and Governance lead who will bring the passion and dedication to drive a group of SAP Functional Project Managers, delivering the highest quality solutions in the P2P / Master Data space to our Business users!

The candidate will join a team that works closely with our functional IS&T and business teams to understand specific needs while reviewing and recommending scalable solutions for meeting those needs. The solution reviews and recommendations carried out by the team are not only to ensure the functional business requirements are satisfied, but are also to help ensure the solutions are globally scalable. We work to Apple’s validated software development and project management methodologies, and are based on established global design principles and guidelines.
Key Qualifications
  • 8 years leading/handling distributed organizations, dealing with resources from different time zones (including offshore)
  • Excellent organization skills, acute attention to detail, ability to balance multiple tasks in a always evolving, and sometimes ambiguous, environment
  • 8+ years hands-on experience leading and delivering highly sophisticated, multi-functional programs from initiation to delivery in Master Data, Procure2Pay and Manufacturing space
  • Hands-on experience in implementing SAP solutions in Materials Management, Supplier Collaboration, Master Data Management space
  • Familiarity to SAP Ariba, SAP MDG, S/4 HANA with implementation experience is desirable
  • Strong communication style with ability to collaborate with individuals at all levels
  • Consistency in articulating thoughts and express ideas through written and/or verbal communication to internal partners, and customers
  • Self starter with a strong work ethic and leadership traits who will be a role model to the team
  • Excellent solution design experience and good understanding of industry trends and decision making agility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to articulate ideas in a clear and easy-to-understand way
  • Validated collaborative approach to problem solving, strong influencer and motivator
  • Know when to intervene and when to stand aside in support of the team, partners and clients, with goal always to produce the best for Apple.
This management position will drive upwards of 30 projects a year with budget upwards of $10M, and supports multiple Apple Business units such as Procurement, Operations, Infrastructure, Marketing, Engineering, AppleCare, Legal & Compliance

The successful candidate will exceed in communication horizontally and vertically

Bring expertise in creative problem solving and skills to work on multiple items in parallel, handling expectations in a dynamic environment, all while maintaining a high quality of work

You will influence decisions with an outcome where everybody wins approach across multiple originations in an effort to achieve the best outcomes

Make presentations to senior leaders (Dir and above) on both Business and IT sides in order to pitch ideas and solutions

Be a collaborative partner with project delivery managers, Technical counterparts and business leadership

Demonstrate excellent judgment and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

Work closely with partners to identify new trends and new emerging SAP technologies, understand and evaluate their fit in Apple SAP landscape

Able to get into the details of technical solutions and business requirements as needed.
Education & Experience
Masters/Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalents.

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