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KERING SAP Project Manager, APAC

Kering - Regular
Hong Kong SAR - Hong Kong SAR

About us A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: “Empowering Imagination”.

The Global SAP Program will enable Kering Group worldwide business improvement, harmonize and simplify business processes and ways of working and simplify the IT system landscape. This includes replacing the complexity of legacy IT systems with an ERP platform to further simplify, integrate and digitize the value chain. It is envisaged that key capabilities to be delivered will include Omni-channel sales, global stock visibility and real-time stock management (ATP) together with improved business performance management. The ERP solution will be integrated with existing IT solutions and provides an agile and scalable IT Platform for future business growth and innovation needs.

An internal SAP Team is being created to deliver the global SAP implementation at Kering, in close partnership with Business Process Owners, Change Management and IT Solution Integration teams. SAP team consists of Project Managers, Functional Architects and Functional Subject Matter Leaders and Experts (SME's) including Integrated solution delivery (O2C, R2R, M2D, P2P, Production), BI, Master Data, Platform and Data Integration Managers.

Mission: Work with Global (SAP Core Team), Regional and Country Team to deliver SAP project for APAC, with both internal and external resources, including requirement collection, fit-gap analysis, design, build, test and go-live.


  • Function as Project Manager for APAC SAP Project.

  • Provide periodic updates to stakeholders on progress, escalations and risks

  • Build strong collaboration with business counterparts (APAC & Global) for alignment and transparency

  • Drive successfully on time completion of APAC UAT, ensuring required end to end scenarios are executed effectively and all defects are logged and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Be the single point of contact or bridge for the domain (finance, SC…) to the business and KT global and local teams.

  • Work with country KT team and SAP Core team to determine and deliver local customizations including cost estimates.

  • Overseas the data migration: Support the country KT team for data extraction from legacy systems.

Key Priorities:

  • Manage project delivery to ensure:

    • The regional rollout project is executed according to the planning and milestones are proactively monitored

    • Aligned Solution Design decisions and Integration with the Kering IT landscape

    • Alignment with Regional IT and local representation of the brands

    • Captures project metrics and ensures they are clearly communicated to the internal and external stakeholders

    • Early alert monitoring of the potential bottlenecks, delays, issues is established

    • Continuous monitoring and reporting of the project progress are delivered

    • Collaborate with other stakeholders on resource need analysis and resource planning

    • Jointly with other team members manage tracking of the related to IT key change request drivers, e.g. change requests, requirement lists, development lists (WRICEF), scope item lists, open issue/decision lists, etc.

  • Support the Core Template solution design and understand the governance of the global template to assure future rollout and KT to the region operations

  • Support functional work-streams to acquire the necessary knowledge for the future roll-out activities and establishing of the regional coordinator role

  • Acquire deep understanding of local requirements and being to balance them with the global template design

  • In roll-out phase co-manage the delivery execution and deliverables provided by the System Integrator. Accountable for the mode of joint work, preparation of planning, progress control and overall quality of SI outputs.

  • Coordinates and tracks various work-streams (Development, Data, Testing, etc.) for rollout activity.

  • Works with the cut-over leads to QA the gates and to perform the cutover activities.

  • Develops and executes the testing strategy and plan which includes integration testing, UAT, and regression testing.

  • Leads integration test execution and validates the test scenarios with BPOs.

  • Manages the execution of unit, integration, UAT cycles and performance testing for roll-out activities.

  • Responsible for creation of system and business Cutover plans for roll-out to the region


  • SAP project implementation experience, including strong Project Management skills. Knowledge and experience across SAP FI/CO, SD and MM

  • Experience in MNC, managed the complexity between local, regional and global team, multi business units

  • Consulting experience is highly preferred

  • Fluent in English

  • Demonstrated the leadership skills with the ability to lead internal and external team members on project delivery:

  • Stakeholder management and communication skills: good listening, articulate, drive for result, problem solving, risk management, alignment, influencing and negotiation skills

  • Visionary, understand the bigger picture, able to influence corporate to make the right decision

  • Adaptable, open to new ideas and different opinion

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Why work with us?

This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering adventure and and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Atelier in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.

  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Hong Kong SAR

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