SAP SAP Concur Implementation Project Manager Job in Palo Alto, California
Requisition ID: 186629
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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Manage remote implementations of SAP Concur’s Travel and Expense service and SAP Concur Invoice for clients. Complete implementations and cases within aggressive timeframe while consistently delivering exceptional levels of work quality and client satisfaction.
Manage entire implementation, acting in the combined role of Project Manager and Functional Consultant. Activities include, but are not limited to: leading project design session(s), understanding and analyzing client business requirements, providing guidance and best practices on optimal configuration options to meet client needs, configuring the client’s site, managing third-party and SAP Concur integrations (eg: credit cards, direct deposit set-ups, audit and other services), training clients and preparing for deployment of service to employees – all within defined timeframe of completion.
Successfully manage multiple/simultaneous implementation projects by continually motivating clients, ensuring project timelines are met, and client and/or partner issues are addressed while adhering to SAP Concur’s SOPs.
Proactively provide status updates to client team, including Executive Sponsors, to ensure successful and timely implementation.
Meet or Exceed expectations performance metrics in productivity, efficiency and client satisfaction
Communicate client status to Implementation Services Manager, consistently and regularly.
Escalate issues to designated team contacts and/or cross-functional teams in a timely manner to ensure implementation issues are addressed early.
Quickly ramp-up on new releases and product functionality to ensure successful implementation of these features for clients.
Provide excellent product and process consulting
Collaborate with other members of the implementation team to develop and deliver web-based training/presentations covering a range of service topics (eg: product review, documentation updates and new releases).
Contribute to special projects as needed to ensure successful service launches, improved internal processes/methodologies and on-going retention/satisfaction of client base.
Detail all implementation activities in CRM system.
Accurately track project time allocation on a daily basis.
Education, Experience & Training required:
BA/BS or equivalent experience
Minimum of two years’ experience in client-facing implementation/consulting/project management role
Accounting and travel industry background a plus
Familiarity with financial, HR and payroll systems a plus
Job Specific Specialized Knowledge & Skills:
Excellent organization, planning and project management capabilities
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts quickly
Strong problem-solving skills - ability to critically analyze issues and develop creative solutions
Ability to be self-directed and work independently
Strong computer skills and general technical aptitude
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