Implementation Project Manager (m/f/div)

Job Locations DE-Heidelberg
Requisition ID
20050601
Job Category
Consulting
Travel Requirements
25%

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 

 

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 

 

What we do  

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

 

What you’ll do

We’re looking for an experienced Implementation Project Manager to join SAS’ Consulting team in DACH for Analytics Platform delivery.

You will play a vital role in the successful implementation of SAS analytical projects, providing consulting services, including systems / cloud engineering, application development and closeout at customer sites and assist sales teams with sales activities. These services will span the whole project lifecycle, consist of business and technical consulting to maximize our customers’ invest in SAS software.

Working as part of the Analytics Platform delivery team in DACH will present you with the opportunity to drive change, deliver strategic value and broaden your knowledge with analytics. You will work with market leading solutions for digitalization and a variety of top ranked customers on all industries.

           

Your tasks and responsibilities in detail …

  • Manages SAS Software implementation projects throughout the project life cycle.
  • Assumes fiscal responsibility for the projects, including managing budget, expense management, timely invoicing, receivables tracking and monitoring /managing subcontractor expenses.
  • Assists in the response to RFIs and RFPs, utilizing the RFP Repository and coordinating the consulting resources that are providing the technical information.
  • Prepares sample or high-level project plans to satisfy customer requirements to close deals, identify potential implementation options and provide recommendations on implementation approaches.
  • Maintains an accurate project plan, adheres to deadlines and communicates weekly project status reports, issues, alerts, signoffs and closure to the team, management and the customer.
  • Forecasts revenue and resource requirements for the duration of the project.
  • Builds relationships with clients that characterize partnership, cooperation and trust.
  • Provides leadership and drives customer success while overcoming barriers and satisfying staff, management and stakeholder commitments.

What we’re looking for

  • Master’s degree preferably in Business Administration, Mathematics/Physics, or Computer Science.
  • Extensive project management experience of managing software implementation projects with corresponding knowledge of project management procedures and tools.
  • Excellent facilitation skills, including workshop moderation, meeting content/agenda and proactive/creative management of issues.
  • Thorough domain and industry expertise (financial industry’s' business process knowledge preferred) as well as an understanding of SAS internal processes and organisation.
  • Fluent German language proficiency.
  • Ability to travel as business needs require.
  • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.

Why SAS

  • SAS is recognised by industry analysts as a leader in analytics, data science, data management and risk management. Working directly with customers, you will deliver solutions that deliver transformational value.
  • We love living the #SASlife and
  • You will be working with some of the brightest minds in the industry, in a company that encourages curiosity and innovation.  We strive to achieve excellence as ethical sales professionals with our customers at the centre of everything we do.
  • believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

 

Location

  • This role is based anywhere from Germany or Austria. Travelling frequently to the clients will be required once the Covid pandemic is over. 
  • We have a modern working environment with superb facilities designed to promote wellbeing, creativity and collaboration.

 

Additional Information:

SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

 

All valid SAS job openings are located on the Careers page at www.sas.com. SAS only sends emails from verified “sas.com” email addresses and never asks for sensitive, personal information or money. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of any type of communication from, for, or on behalf of SAS, please contact us at Recruitingsupport@sas.com before taking any further action

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