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Danaher Corporation Global SAP Manager (m/f/d) in Nussloch, Germany

Position Summary

The position holder is responsible for building the business relationship with regards to SAP, implementing new solutions in SAP and developing a broad understanding of Leica Biosystems business process and inter-connectivity of applications with SAP. As a member of the Global IT Team, the position holder serves as the subject matter expert and owner of SAP.

Major Responsibilities

The role is varied and fast paced and the post holder will be required to undertake a variety of tasks


  • Assist Leica Biosystems to establish its own copy of SAP.

  • Build a 3-5 year road map to provide a runway to take us to SAP S4 HANA.

  • Breaking this down into annual plans

  • Prioritizing workload and deliverables

  • Build a SAP support organisation utilizing internal muscle and outsource partners to ensure global support for LBS SAP.

  • Lead and develop the SAP team who will be supporting and developing LBS SAP.

  • Use strong leadership skills and sound SAP technical knowledge and experience to lead a global team.

  • Build and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Utilize a well-developed approach to problem solving and decision making.

  • Be responsible for ensuring that we listen to the voice of the customer and lead engagements to implement policy deployment throughout the full lifecycle of a project.

  • Ensure that all parallel project activities are in alignment with the overall strategy & objectives.

  • Provide a framework for project planning, communications, and standard work activity.

  • Design, monitor and report relevant KPIs to ensure on time delivery and support.

  • Manage all program risks and issues.

  • Manage all testing phases including SI, and UAT

  • Demonstrable experience of using structured methods and tools

  • Ability to estimate business analysis effort for design and development of solutions and SAP components.

  • Project plan management and control ensuring successful delivery of a program of SAP projects to schedule, quality and budget.

  • Strong leadership skills with sound SAP technical knowledge & an ability to communicate key recommendations to clients.

  • Eligibility to travel globally as part of the role

    Required Education, Experience, Skills

  • 5+ years in a senior SAP leadership role.

  • Knowledge of SAP S4 HANA and SAP BW.

  • Experience of working in a Global environment.

  • Possess Business Acumen.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Demonstrate experience of working within a Sarbanes Oxley controlled environment

  • SAP knowledge in terms of overall processes, strategy, methods and management tools.

  • Knowledge of different SAP components across the whole SAP landscape.

  • Strong communications skills and ability to communicate and at all levels

  • Extensive SAP experience - minimum of 3-5 full end-to end project lifecycles including a high degree of business change.

  • To be flexible and adaptable in an environment of constantly changing priorities.


  • Must be able to travel up to 5-10% of the time; both domestic and international travel is required.

Language: English

Internal Relationships:

  • Associates from all departments and levels of the company, internal and remote

External Relationships:

  • Liaison with 3rd party Vendors and other support organizations typically utilized in the IT industry

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