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SAP Cutover Manager

Remote, Nationwide
Statement of Work:
The Department of the Navy (DON) is seeking a strategic industry partner to:
  • Finalize its transformation to modernize and optimize financial management (FM), Accountable Property System of Record (APSR), and human resource management and workload management (HRM&WM) for the DON by fully implementing ERP at the enterprise level as the system of record for the DON.
  • Perform sustainment activities on all deployed modules within the Navy ERP system.
  • Implement Navy ERP across the Navy enterprise to process, store, transmit financial data, and manage people, inventory, property, plant and equipment with no to minimal customization to the Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) SAP product. The outcome will be an optimized, sustainable DON resource management (RM) system of record that reliably and cost effectively delivers improved service, standardized processes and functionality, and an auditable system of record for the DON.

Project Description:
IBM was an integral part of the implementation of Navy ERP which was fully deployed across 7 (seven) NWCF commands including NAWC-AD/WD, NAVAIR FRCs, NAVSUP-WCF, NAVSEA-NUWC/NSWC, Depots (Shipyards), and SSC WCF by Fiscal Year 2012. In April 2018, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (DASN) mandated all NWCF commands to transition their fund activities to Navy ERP by October 1, 2020.  The Navy requests that the remaining 9 General Fund organizations be brought into Navy ERP to support the financial management requirements to meet fundamental audit standards and Navy business processes.

Position Description:
This position is expected to provide expert level business process guidance on SAP requirements and design and audit readiness.  This position requires experience in AG WebMethods 9.x Integration Server and related technologies to document and communicate integration designs aligned to business requirements. Responsibilities include source control, bug tracking, use of automated build tools (Jura and Jenkin), and the use of standard object/ relational databases such as Oracle and SQL. Required experience includes knowledge of web services security, Java, and XML

Required Skills:
10+ years of ERP Project Management experience in large organizations.  Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.  Plans and leads major technology assignments.  Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.  Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.  May supervise others.  Experience planning and managing at least two (2) or three (3) complex ERP Cutovers involving multiple applications, business processes.

Preferred Skills:
   5+ years SAP experience
•  Experience in post go-live production support and break/fix
•  Focus on customer service and responsiveness, with sound customer handling skills
•  Federal experience required (DoD experience preferred)
•  DoD clearance required (must be clearable)

Primary Job Duties:
  • Provide expertise to manage/coordinate cutover activities and war room
  • Develop and maintain cutover documentation and schedule
  • Support development of training work products and respond to trainer questions
  • Provide help desk support, assisting and resolving end user support problems, resolving defects (‘break/fix’), analyzing proposed improvements or changes to the Navy ERP solution and system; and  
  • Prepare/conduct briefings, demos or training sessions as needed.
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