S4 HANA Transformation Program Manager


Dallas, TX

S4 HANA Transformation Program Manager
Job Description
This position can sit in Dallas, TX, Roswell, GA, or be fully remote
Kimberly-Clark’s Aurora Program is a significant upgrade that will move our legacy SAP systems to the SAP S/4 platform, providing connected capabilities for the functions as well as foster a business transformation with re-engineered end-to-end processes (standardization). Business functions in scope include Supply Chain, Finance, Global Business Services and Digital Technology Solutions. Aurora will entail a multi-year financial (capex, opex) and talent investment. Strong risk management and governance will be critical for this program, focusing on project and change management. The Aurora PMO Program Manager (Technology) role will be asked to lead, leveraging business, process, technology and people transformational knowledge and capabilities.
Role Accountabilities:
  • This position takes work direction from the Aurora PMO Manager, Enablement and Deployment, working closely with the Global Aurora Core Team, and supports business and functional leaders to develop and implement actions aligned with all Kimberly-Clark business strategies:
  • Lead and manage project team consisting of DTS, Business, Partner and PMO resources - deploying them effectively to support/enable successful program delivery
  • Develop best practices, scalable mechanisms and repeatable processes on all aspects of the transformation: planning, blueprinting, design and build/deploy phases of the program
  • Program tracking and common project management principles (agile development and project management methods, e.g. SCRUM); mapping resources against objectives, track dependencies and risks, assess impact of change across interdependent workstreams and projects
  • Ensure proper communication and change management processes are adopted for all major change initiatives, identifying other potential priorities and/or interdependencies
  • Support Aurora PMO Leadership managing key stakeholder relationships & expectations across the DTS and Business leaders by maintaining effective communication cadence and driving timely & effective escalation & resolution of risks and issues
  • Provide recommendations, advice/counsel and support to technical leadership and/or Aurora leadership teams on project-related matters (direct & indirect) as well as project team members as required
Responsibilities include – (not inclusive of all)
  • Help the team coordinate, as well as provide guardrails and structure, for the Solution Confirmation / Template Design Workshops
  • Drive the development of the comprehensive cutover plan for the initiatives
  • Manage and support the technology enabling capabilities as applicable
  • Ensure team, process, and project readiness
  • Occasional travel may be required
Must have skills:
  • Experience of driving complex cloud/Infrastructure, SAP platform & Fiori projects globally as a technology program manager
  • Adequate knowledge of Azure cloud landscape (Virtual machines, Load balancers, Virtual network, Availability Zones, Infrastructure as a code etc.) at least at a high level
  • High level technical acumen of S4 SAP platform/Basis (SAP environments set up & management etc.) & Fiori (UI, UX, standard Fiori apps, custom Fiori apps etc.) landscapes
  • Good understanding of end-to-end environments build process & framework (who, what, when, and how)
  • Basic understanding of the technology architectures & blueprints while partnering with enterprise architects, solution architects and technical SME’s
  • Relevant technical & project management industry leading certifications are highly desirable such as PMP, PGMP, SAP Project Manager etc.
Requirements/Functional/Technical skills:
  • Bachelors Degree in IT, Computer Science or Related Field.
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Challenge the status quo and facilitate different perspectives to drive solutions
  • Capable of working in a direct and matrix organization, driving collaboration across businesses and functions
  • Able to manage large work efforts and coordinate distributed teams
  • Demonstrated personal credibility and positive energy
  • Enthusiastic, resilient, and able to manage stressful situations
  • Innovative capabilities, requiring strategic thinking and foresight
  • Strong proven project management skills
  • Exceptional analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to analyze business processes and workflows
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge in a range of technologies from cloud migration, integration, security/access, and data analytics.
  • Able to solve organizational problems, articulate views/roadmaps for future development, and understand the interaction between infrastructure, operations, and development.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, facilitation and business acumen skills
  • Strong organizational design skills
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences.
  • Strong ability to apply internal controls and ethical practices
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Experience of leading complex projects locally, regionally, and globally
  • Good understanding of K-C organization & strategy, service delivery footprint and signature capabilities
  • Good network across global/regional leadership teams and functional leadership teams
  • Experience in managing stakeholders across functions and locations
  • Experience in managing multi-functional operations and/or large-scale projects
  • Understanding of applicable methodologies and program/project management capabilities
About Us:
Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. 25% of people in the world use Kimberly-Clark products every day, and it takes the best people to make that happen.
We’re founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we’re always looking for new and better ways to perform, especially when it comes to product and process innovation. Our customers are always looking for new and better. Our competitors won’t stop evolving. And our communities demand responsible corporate practices. We need bold, transformative ideas from people who can turn them into reality. That means there’s no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It’s all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.
About You:
You were made to do this work: Your experience driving SAP S/4 complex projects and agility working with global stakeholders is vital to our success. Your CPG knowledge sets you apart and has prepared you for this job.
You love what you do, especially when your work makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we’re constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you’ll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.
Total Benefits:
Here are a few of the benefits you’d enjoy. For a complete overview, see www.mykcbenefits.com.
Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.
Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents. Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.
Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.
To Be Considered:
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And finally, the fine print…
For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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