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PMO IT SAP Project Manager

  • Location: Dallas, Texas, 75201
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Come work for this premier North American petroleum refining, lubricants and logistics company that's marked by superior financial performance and sustainable, profitable growth.

Position: PMO IT SAP Project Manager

Location: Dallas, TX 75201

Term: 9 Months

The IT SAP Project Manager will lead multi-disciplinary teams working within our IT Refinery, Operations & HEP area. The Project Manager will be working with internal IT and refinery subject matter experts as well as business partners and external vendors. The candidate will work with key stakeholders to define the project scope, timelines, objectives and track deliverables, risks/issues and project status.

A background showing 8 or more years managing multiple SAP ECC and MDM projects covering the below mentioned areas is required and considered key for this role. At least 2 implementations with Informatica MDM is highly desired.

  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team across functional work streams including: SAP PM, MM, IM, FI, CO & P2P
  • Proven experience managing implementation projects with task/work responsibility shared across multiple system Integrators
  • Proven experience leading MDM implementation projects and/or business process re-engineering projects


  • Manage scope, requirements, timeline, cost, quality, human resources, communications and integration
  • Identify and manage risks / issues and development of mitigation plans
  • Lead meetings for status reporting, scheduling, requirements, resource assignments and deliverables
  • Maintain document control and track project activities and team communications
  • Prepare project reports and dashboards as required by the management team
  • Ensure project repository is built and maintained
  • Develop and review project status with project team and create weekly reports
  • Manage outsourced teams (off-site) including vendor engagements
  • Develop and publish communications to project teams, management and project stakeholders
  • Provide guidance on process and deliverables to the project team
  • Lead project teams in strategic meetings and follow up with meeting notes


  • Extensive experience with project management and all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Minimum 8 years of experience as a project manager, handling large-scaled SAP ECC projects
  • Possess good problem solving and resolution skills and a high level of analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills; effective team player and leader
  • Strong project planning skills using appropriate PM tools: MS Project, MS Office, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Facilitate cross-functional, intra-department, and inter-department communications and cooperation
  • Understands Business and System Requirements as they map to a traceability matrix for testing
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to facilitate large meetings with all management levels in attendance
  • Ability to take ownership of issues to resolution
  • Ability to influence others to move to a common goal


  • At least 8 years experience of refinery industry or SAP IT Project Management experience (PM, MM, IM, P2P, FI, CO)
  • At least 8 years of end to end SAP IT System Development Lifecycle experience
  • At least 8 years of experience guiding and facilitating executive level business decisions and performing business analysis in cooperation with SAP clients
  • At least 2 years of experience with MDM projects


  • A minimum Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Project Management or related field, or minimum of 12 years experience in a PMO/Project Management function within a Information Technology organization.
  • Project Management Certification