SuccessFactors Senior Project Manager

Effective People is a premium SAP SuccessFactors services company with a team of around 250 extremely skilled colleagues focusing on SAP SuccessFactors and related technologies. We have worked in the area for more than 17 years and have more than a thousand end to end engagements behind us. We are currently supporting more than 75 enterprise clients across all geographies in all SuccessFactors modules. We are a trusted by SAP and organizations of all sizes across all industries



Project Manager


This position offers an excellent opportunity in a leading, global services company that is expanding rapidly. As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for our overall project delivery including project budgets, capacity planning, team utilisation and take active part in customer steering group meetings.


This position requires a unique and talented individual that excels in multiple business disciplines including professional services, project management, financial controlling, relationship management and Talent Management/HR domain expertise.


You will need to have at least 10 years of customer-facing experience within professional services and minimum 5 years of experience from project management in a professional services organisation or team. You will need to care for the detail across projects consultants, and customers in many countries while building and sustaining good relations both to our customers and consultants.



In this role you will be responsible for:



  • Lead cross-functional EMEA-wide programme and/or project teams, managing all project lifecycle activities
  • Accountable for managing the project lifecycle and budget in line with the project management methodology, consistently demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end and ensuring that all deliverables are aligned with client expectations and contract
  • manage diverse project teams across the EMEA organisation, to ensure timely delivery of results.
  • Plan and drive completion of all project deliverables including project plans, budget, testing, deliverables implementation and handover into business as usual
  • Manage scope, schedule, quality, and risks and issues
  • Working directly as a trusted advisor to a senior client stakeholders, helping them navigate the complexities and opportunities of a HR Transformation powered by SuccessFactors
  • Resourcing a project from start to finish, helping balance delivery needs and strong resources within financial expectations
  • Participating in sales activities, including formal bid responses and creating materials, proposals and seminars to enable business development and increase our market presence
  • A strong and active participation in the development of our team, fulfilling a people leader role, interviewing candidates, and supporting career development and wellbeing of team members
  • Driving practice development initiatives alongside client work, helping develop our team and team members



What we expect from you:



  • Minimum a bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 year’s international consulting experience in the Human Capital Management Area
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience from managing a professional service team or organisation with responsibility for overall utilisation, capacity planning and project finance
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience with managing SuccessFactors projects
  • Proven experience within Project management and steering group participation on senior level in large organisations.
  • Project Management certifications is considered important
  • A drive to achieve results with minimal supervision
  • Ability to with all levels of both customer organisation and internally
  • Excellent communication, presentation, time management, organizational, negotiation, and creative problem solving skills
  • Consistent over achievement of quota and revenue goals
  • Fluency in English – spoken and in writing
  • Skills in selling professional services




About Effective People

At Effective People, our purpose is people. As a leading global provider of SAP SuccessFactors, HR advisory, and workforce management solutions, Effective People helps organizations across all territories and industries to drive better business outcomes, improve HR effectiveness, streamline payroll processes, and create great employee experiences. We’ve completed more than 1,000 SAP SuccessFactors projects in more than 100 countries worldwide throughout the past 18+ years. Our 250 consultants cover all major industries and provide continued operational support and maintenance for more than 125 companies.  We’re in the SAP Hall of Fame and have been awarded Expert status in SAP’s Competency Framework. Together with our customers, we’ve won 13 SAP Quality Awards, and received the Partner Excellence Award in 2020 and 2021. To learn more, visit

Published:  18 Feb 2024

Portugal, PT Sweden, SE Copenhagen, DK Romania, RO Germany, DE Spain, ES United Kingdom, GB Finland, FI Poland, PL Denmark, DK

Job Category:  Project Management
Job Experience Level:  Senior level
Onsite or Remote:  Remote Position