Senior SAP Manager

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# Positions
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Permanent Full Time

Job Description

Senior SAP Manager

Vancouver, Canada



Responsibilities include:


  • Develop an SAP roadmap and platform strategy by working with key senior business stakeholders and related vendors to align business objectives with available SAP features and programs
  • Working with our Solutions Architecture team and IS Delivery Services team, ensure SAP program alignment with other IS and enterprise initiatives; contribute to the overall IS roadmap by identifying interdependencies, risks, assumptions and resource impacts
  • Contribute to IS portfolio knowledge and make change recommendations; lead technology research and assessments to identify SAP solutions for best strategic, functional and technical fit
  • Working within the AVO IS demand management framework, set request priorities and provide effort estimates and timelines for delivery
  • An expert in ERP practices and platform technologies, lead by example to provide operational leadership in execution and delivery to the business
  • Vendor relationship management including product roadmap and customer programs knowledge; participation in relevant customer user groups
  • Coach to clarify assignments and deliverables to team members; review quality of work and manage integration of team members' work; conduct performance reviews and provide mentorship and support to set performance and career development goals
  • Contribute to the development of a project management and business analysis practice at Avigilon IT ensuring project plans are thorough and structured, requirements are clear, well understood and documented and that delivered IT solutions are traceable to documented requirements
  • Maintain appropriate professional designations and up-to-date knowledge of current information technology techniques and tools



  • Degree or diploma in a related IT area or discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of successfully leading IS Programs working with senior business stakeholders and related vendors
  • Well versed in ERP practices and technology platforms; strong experience in SAP
  • A highly effective hands-on practitioner with clear track record of successful delivery and project/program management of mission critical and complex systems
  • Ability to proactively identify problems / circumvent roadblocks to deliver solutions on time; Ability to implement smart strategic solutions with the urgency needed to create momentum
  • Demonstrated ability in providing exceptional stakeholder service and developing plans and strategies that anticipate future organizational needs and expectations
  • Highly effective and constructive people leadership and performance management skills
  • Ability to lead by example and set required performance standards
  • Self-starter with ability to self-manage at required service and work performance standards; Able to set high standards for results, and once achieved, able to raise the standards even higher
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (reading, writing, listening, oral, presentation)
  • Highly adept at framing the key salient points management needs to understand in a concise and intelligible manner, leveraging sr. management time to maximum advantage
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; Able to build strong and successful long-term working relationships, Able to facilitate and gain agreements without damaging relationships; lead by example
  • Some travel may be required


Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Strong Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Finance functional experience
  • Experience within a technology and/or manufacturing company
  • Experience in Business Intelligence (BI)
  • SAP designations


Perks and Benefits:


As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, medical insurance while travelling, and the opportunity to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP). You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.


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