SAP Project Manager

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun. We are looking forward to a SAP Project Manager in Eaton’s corporate business, based in Singapore or China. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • Plan, control and execute project requirements following Eaton-prescribed process (ProLaunch and PMBOK)

  • Ensure business objectives are met and work with Resource Managers to staff projects


Your essential responsibilities:

  • Define and communicate roles for project team members (functional-technical). Establish project budget, track spend and communicate current and project burn rates

  • Work with customers and technical resources to develop project plans, detailing work break down structures and critical path. Ensure that requirements are contained within defined scope

  • Perform risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation

  • Manage customer and external supplier deliverables

  • Document and drive issues through resolution, escalating to customer, supplier and IT management as necessary

  • Involve working in a highly matrix organization spanning domestic and international locations

  • Perform vendor management and contract negotiations and reviews. Monitor and report on schedule and budget variances

  • Involve complex process and organizational change management

  • Focus is primarily on large scale regional and transformational SAP projects in a matrixed international environment with senior leadership being the primary stakeholders

  • Provide project leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for project delivery

  • Define and communicate roles and responsibilities for project team members – functional and technical. Direct the work of a large-scale team of IT and functional resources

  • Develop project plans including detailing work breakdown structures and critical path. Ensure quality delivery of team member tasks in accordance to the plan

  • Work with customers and technical resources to develop project schedule and detailed cost breakdowns

  • Ensure sign-off on all major system deliverables by stakeholders

  • Develop communication strategies and leading communications with mid-level or first line leaders and key stakeholders globally



If you have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 7 years’ Project Management experience  

  • Must have at least 4-5 full cycle implementation of project experience

  • Proficient in English and Chinese

  • Generally, 25% travel. Up to 50% travel during peak project times (workshops, go-live, etc.) Travel will generally stay within APAC but could include an occasional trip to the US


  • PMP certificate

  • Successfully led major SAP enterprise system implementations, preferably in large, multi-national organizations.

  • Level of Systems and IT Knowledge

  • Advanced to SME understanding of some of Eaton or prior company key application(s) and/or IT Infrastructure.

  • May be a SME in one or more technologies

  • Intermediate to Advanced understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function.

  • Can understand the integration and interdependencies between projects

  • Basic to Intermediate technical knowledge and solid understanding of computer hardware and software, data management, application programming, data communications, operating systems, utilities and data security


Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!



We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time