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

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.

Leica Microsystems is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We currently offer the following position in our office in Wetzlar

Manager Global SAP (m/f/d)

The Manager Global SAP is responsible for managing, planning and overseeing ERP project delivery and operational acceptance of solutions deployed into production by ensuring the adherence of standards, SAP best practices and complete quality documentation for the SAP environment. Working closely with all parties (internal and external) to the organization to ensure proactive and organized definition to delivery and operation control of all projects, changes or corrections is part of the day to day tasks. We expect you to utilize your knowledge of defined reference architectures, technology trends and implementation experience to translate business requirements into a system and landscape solution blueprint that represents an end-to-end technical solution complying with SOX requirements.


  • Ability to assess service transition risks

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the IT process competency principles and practices, Project management skills

  • Ability to identify and escalate project risks

  • Develop relationships across the Organization

  • Ability to translate project deliverables to operational task

  • Ensure that changes to the SAP environment are delivered in line with the business standards in terms of development and testing

  • Adopt a logical and organized approach to problem resolution

  • Ensure that all processes and documentation are align with SOX requirements

  • Identify and implement KPI to highlight the critical points to guarantee audit readiness

  • Willingness to learn and quickly adapt to changing requirements

  • Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options

  • Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives


  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or related field, master is a plus

  • Long standing experience working with SAP technology and infrastructure planning

  • Proven and in-depth knowledge of multi SAP modules and solutions namely but not restricted to FI, CO, MM, SD, BW, GRC, Solution Manager.

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Software Development Lifecycle

  • Significant experience of Service Management Change and Release Management and Quality Management techniques gained through IT program / project delivery and in an IT support environment

  • Technology Skills or Exposure: Operating system (Windows/Linux), Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, HANA), SAP technology, project Management skills for planning and coordination, cloud delivery exposure, understanding service models and ability to prioritize based on impacts to business operations

  • Long standing experience in supporting a complex SAP landscape with architecture, design and deployment experience of major release/project roll-out

  • Take accountability for the performance and results of your team and set priorities for the team to ensure task completion and coordinate work activities with other supervisors

  • Fluent in English and German with excellent oral and written communication skills with a high level of professional confidence


  • Competitive Salary and Bonus/Commission Scheme

  • Attractive Benefits Package (Pension, Healthcare and many more benefits)

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • Innovative, team- and improvement-oriented environment


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates). We are looking forward to your application!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.