Avigilon

  • Manager, SAP

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    2018-3033
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing
    advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities
    around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI,
    video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control
    solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.


    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has
    continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-
    leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-
    solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want
    to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Develop an SAP and Business Intelligence (BI) roadmap and platform strategy by working with key senior business stakeholders and related vendors to align business objectives with available SAP and Business Intelligence features and programs
    • Directing the SAP Functional and SAP Development groups, ensure SAP program alignment with other IT and enterprise initiatives; contribute to the overall IT roadmap by identifying interdependencies, risks, assumptions and resource impacts
    • Contribute to IT 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 IT demand management framework, set request priorities and provide effort estimates and timelines for delivery
    • 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
    • Partner with the Project Management Office in the scoping, estimation, delivery, and operationalization of projects and enhancements
    • Maintain appropriate professional designations and up-to-date knowledge of current information technology techniques and tools

    Qualifications:

    • Degree or diploma in a related IT area or discipline
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience of successfully leading IT Programs working with senior business stakeholders and related vendors
    • Well versed in ERP practices and technology platforms; strong experience in SAP and Business Intelligence (BI)
    • 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 senior 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
    • SAP and Project Management 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, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to
    cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. If you have any questions regarding
    the application process, please email careers@avigilon.com.

     

    We believe that diversity spawns innovation – the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we
    have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are
    ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!

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