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SAP S/4HANA Program Manager

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Date: Nov 2, 2022

Location: Basel, BS, CH

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 187053 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a SAP S/4HANA Program Manager to join our team in Basel, Basel-Stadt (CH-BS), Switzerland (CH).


SAP S/4HANA Program Manager

Basel, Switzerland



We are looking to recruit a Program Manager to join our SAP Consulting practice, working on a wide range of SAP implementation projects.  The individual will have experience of working as a Program Manager upon large-scale SAP transformation projects and programs and will be responsible for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project.


Our client uses SAP as its core central ERP system, it holds critical data relating to finances, assets, customers, and business processes. The role is to manage a major SAP Data migration upgrade to S/4HANA  to ensure business resilience remains stable and take the opportunity to streamline and automate processes where possible and adopt standard SAP processes.



  • Lead end-to-end execution and responsibility for all aspects of the project including definition, planning, execution & implementation, governance & control, financial, resource and change management.
  • Keeps team and leadership updated on project status and risk factors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Provide financial analysis, including being able to contextualise financial data into business activities and conclusions
  • Drives the development and execution of project plan by working with project team to define, sequence, and estimate duration of activities and determine schedules to meet project objectives.
  • Ensures consistency and adherence to NTT and customer standards, processes, and policies for all projects.
  • Manages the identification, resolution and escalation of project risks and issues.
  • Plans and executes project communications ensuring timely and accurate distribution of information, documentation, and issue resolution to all appropriate team members.


Key Skills

  • Proven experience of managing large end-to-end Programs of SAP upgrades, Managing large scale transformation ERP implementation and business change projects.
  • Experience of leading and managing teams with proven track record of working with diverse, cross functional teams that are located regionally and worldwide
  • Extensive experience in Management of Global Programs for large scale organizations
  • Extensive experience in Data Migration, specifically for SAP
  • Knowledge of SAP Data Migration strategies and tools, i.e., BODS, Information Stewart, etc.
    • Knowledge of SAP ADM (Advanced Data Migration) solutions is a plus
  • Experience with S/4HANA
  • Experience with AGILE methodology
    • AGILE SAFe methodology preferred
    • Experience with use of AGILE tools like Jira
  • Project Management qualifications such as Prince 2, PMP or equivalent.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills with ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders within IT, Global Businesses, Finance
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)


Desirable Skills

  • Prior experience working in the Life Sciences industry
  • Fluent in German
  • Familiar with SAP SolMan




Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package




About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.



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