SAP Project Manager - Johannesburg, South Africa - Glencore

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Johannesburg, South Africa

2 weeks ago

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Job highlights

  • Glencore Copper Africa
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Global Information Systems

Job ID

  • HRR0001015
    Closing date
  • 15/04/2024
    Last Updated

  • Responsible for project management process from implementation definition, planning, tracking, and managing the project, identifying key resources, and providing the direction they require, meeting project objectives on time, in budget.
  • Contribute towards the development of a strategy for the Division and ensure alignment of this strategy with the Group Strategic Objectives.
  • Ensure the deployment of proper financial controls to manage the budget, including change orders.
  • Ensure productivity is measured effectively against objectives.
  • Manage and ensure promotion of continuous improvement activities.
  • Manage Project operations effectively to deliver services within timelines and prescribed quality through effective resource management.
  • Manage compliance, ensuring that all project employees, adhere to Project Planning and Scheduling protocols.
  • Advise and oversee all Project Planning and Scheduling related change programs.
  • Provide strategic feedback on the status of Project Planning and Scheduling within the business.
  • Monitor and oversee adherence to project methodology practices, SAP Best practice and provide team coaching, evaluate the performance of team members, and reinforce the enterprise knowledge management through the collection and communication of lessons learned.
  • Develop and deploy effective change management programs, promoting and validating successful communication and end user enablement
  • Analyze and implement Process improvements as required.
  • Monitor SAP Reporting related to business processes.
  • Execute on SAP Reporting bug fixes implementation.


  • Global Lead SAP Reporting
  • SAP Global Support team
  • GM's in each region
  • Copper Commercial Service functions (Transactional Services, Vendor Management, Compliance, Legal Services)


  • Bachelor's degree or Diploma equivalent in related discipline
  • PMP (preferred)

Work Experience:

  • 10 years SAP experience
  • 2 full lifecycle S/4 HANA implementations
  • 8 years functional experience (MM, PM, or FICO)
  • Global SAP template development and deployment
  • Mining industry experience


  • Multitasking and excellent management of time and priorities.
  • Demonstrated, welldeveloped problemsolving skills.
  • Pro
- active, committed and highly motivated.

  • High level of attention to detail and analytic skills combined with critical thinking.
  • Strong customer focus and ability to work in a global, demanding environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure of tight project deadlines.
  • A team player and strong leader.
  • Strong stakeholder relationship skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Fluency in English. French, Spanish language skills an asset

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