ERP Programme Manager

#Job number :SEFEGR00501

IT & Delivery



An opportunity for a contractor to join our Enterprise IT team in London


The ERP Programme Manager will spearhead the implementation of SAP, collaborating closely with our SI Implementation Partner. Their mission is to deliver the new SAP application suite on the cloud, which includes S/4HANA, Ariba, Success Factors, Concur, and more. As the Programme Manager, you will represent the Steering Committee, with a special focus on ensuring successful delivery for the Programme Sponsors (CIO and CFO).


• Responsible for the overall delivery of the SEFE Group SAP Modernisation programme.
• Lead, manage and facilitate internal and external resources to deliver the agreed scope and functional requirement of the SAP Modernisation programme.
• Ensure alignment of initiatives with Project Governance and Management Reporting
• Manage Enterprise IT and key Senior Business stakeholder expectations and requirements across all locations of the SEFE Group
• Build strong and productive relationships with business leaderships across all SEFE-Group companies in different locations.
• Ensure the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan
• Prepare the necessary project status reports and keep EVP of Ent IT and other stakeholders informed of project status and related issues.
• Manage third party contributions to the programme as appropriate
• Ensure professional adherence to the SEFE Group Values and Standards at all times
• Deal appropriately with sensitive data
• Execute ad-hoc and directed tasks by the EVP of Enterprise IT
• Consult with key business stakeholders to understand processes, develop the business case, document requirements, develop specifications and acceptance criteria
• Ensure all business change is adequately planned and prioritised. With this plan supported by high level and detailed requirements (stories) and agreed acceptance criteria
• Initiate post-implementation reviews to monitor product effectiveness and performance


  • Solid functional knowledge of the SAP suite of applications
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is essential
  • Strong business process knowledge of back-office processes, commodity trading or financial services environment
  • Excellent Stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Able to understand business risks, issues and specify IT solutions
  • Demonstrable experience of coordinating complex projects/initiatives
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and negotiate in a pressurised environment
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills e.g. written, verbal and presentation
  • Flexible and willing to travel on occasions (mainly to Germany)
  • At least 15 years’ experience delivering SAP projects
  • Minimum of 2 full life cycle implementations of SAP S/4HANA as a Programme Manager
  • Experience in trading / integrated supply and trading and Energy industry would be an advantage
  • Experienced with waterfall and Agile delivery methodology


As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy, and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers in various European markets, from small businesses to municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial companies, power plants and multinational organisations. With a sales volume of around 200 TWh of power and gas, SEFE plays a central role in the stability of the energy supply in Europe. SEFE is owned by the Federal Government of Germany.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.


We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution.

This is a contract role, initially for 6 months with the potential to extend. Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.

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