• Global ERP Change Manager

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    Germany SAS


    SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.



    SAS is the global leader in analytics, with more than 40 years of industry leading innovation and award-winning culture. Our employees are the heart of our business. With your help, we’ll continue to evolve and lead the way into the next frontier of analytics.


    SAS is in the process of transforming the business to have a more global focus through aligning People, Process and supporting technologies. In 2018, SAS will begin implementing a global enterprise resource planning system (ERP) to meet current and future needs.  The Global ERP change management officer is a highly needed and impactful role to the success of the implementation and associated changes in business processes. The candidate will lead the way in partnering with an implementation consulting firm, SAS’ corporate communication team and SAS leadership development team to develop a plan to move the change forward.


    The Global ERP Change Management Officer will support the Change Management activities related to the implementation of a new global ERP (ORACLE FUSION) at SAS.

    Your main objectives will include:

    • Defining and implementing change strategy
    • Defining and implementing transition strategy
    • Defining and implementing training strategy
    • Defining and implementing communication strategy



    Defining & implementing the change management strategy

      • Recommendation regarding the methodology of change management
      • Evaluation of impacts due to a global ERP
      • Implementation on SAS’s organization
      • Definition & implementation of the change management strategy during the time of the project
      • Follow-up and validation of results

    Defining & implementing the communication strategy

      • Organize & realize communication actions during the scoping and the conception phases of the project

    Defining & implementing the training strategy

      • Identification of training needs due to the business transformation project at all stages of the project
      • Planning & organization of training sessions according to hierarchical levels, geographical scope & languages
      • Internal Training manager for the solution
      • Training and support of trainers
      • Building and maintenance of the training documentation

    Defining & implementing the transition strategy

      • Identification of transition effects on SAS organization
      • Implementation the transition strategy during the project


    Essential qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Business Administration and/or Computing Sciences and Information Technology
    • Significant overseas change management experience.
    • Strong skills with a major ERP and ideally ORACLE FUSION
    • Demonstrated managerial and supervisory skills.
    • Ability to travel up to 30% time.


    Additional skills:


    • Ability to work independently.
    • Demonstrated good judgment for decision-making.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability in consensus building, and to constructively lead a team.
    • Multi-cultural background
    • Strong computer skills; MS Office Suite, MS Project, Power Point preferred.

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    SAS is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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