3. Vice President/Director, SAP Program Management
$119,567 to $154,337, with a national average of $134,621.
Responsible for managing project scope, budget, schedule and resources of large-scale SAP implementations. Expected to work with both IT and business managers to deliver timely solutions that meet the goals and budget established by executive management. Must be able to effectively pass along and communicate process knowledge and support activities to the application management team. Those who have overseen multiple NetWeaver implementations are especially in demand.
Killer Management Trait:
Ability to persuade and sell senior management on IT projects. Better have strong interpersonal skills to navigate a minefield of personnel situations inherent in an environment where staff is under tight deadlines and unrelenting pressure.