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SAP Program Manager (Boise, ID)

Date: 12-Nov-2021

Location: Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

Company: Simplot

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. 


As the SAP Program Manager, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of business transformations enabled by SAP S/4 and other best-in-class digital solutions. Starting with a fully greenfield SAP S/4 implementation, you will have the opportunity to influence every aspect of the project from resourcing and system integrator selection through to development of the schedule and project methodology/tools. Your experience leading SAP S/4 implementations using both traditional and agile approaches, combined with your agriculture and food industry experience, will ensure your success. 

Following the successful delivery of the first phase you will have the opportunity to scale the deployment to Simplot’s Global footprint.

A supportive executive team and family owners, combined with realistic timeline expectations will help you deliver the long term business outcomes while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple concurrent projects through project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control, and closure
  • Provide project leadership and ensure collaboration between different workstream teams of internal and external resources, including IT, data, business and change
  • Manage project and program issues and risks
  • Plan resource allocation across both IT and business teams to achieve program goals
  • Define key milestones and track critical path activities
  • Support/coach SCRUM masters to ensure consistent approaches and methodology
  • Design and provide meaningful status reporting to program leadership and other stakeholders
  • Manage SI engagement and budget and track costs

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a 4-year college or university   

Required Skills

  • Business process and operations experience, preferably in agriculture and food 
  • Expert in agile methodologies such as SCRUM and Kanban – preferably within an SAP environment. PMP and certified SCRUM master preferred
  • Experience managing at least one full end-to-end SAP S/4 implementation
  • Ability to adjust communication style and approach to ensure engagement from various team members, from team members serving our customers in the field, to our CFO
  • Ability to create structure, focus and organization out of complex activities and teams
  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a 4-year college or university   

Job Requisition ID: 6146 

Travel Required: None 
Pay Grade: Global Grade 6 

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States 


**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**