CDI - COO - SAP CC Senior Manager

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Paris, FR

Company: SCOR


Paris France (FR) 


CDI - COO - SAP CC Senior Manager 


Finance & Accounting 



          About SCOR         

SCOR, the 4th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise, “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance as well as in P&C insurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.
SCOR's aim, as an independent global reinsurance company, is to develop its Life and P&C business lines, to provide its clients with a broad range of innovative reinsurance solutions and to pursue an underwriting policy founded on profitability, supported by effective risk management and a prudent investment policy, in order to offer its clients an optimum level of security, to create value for its shareholders, and to contribute to the welfare and resilience of Society by helping to protect insureds against the risks they face.


- Department

Competency Center


- Job summary

Under the lead of the Head of the SAP Competency Center, the SAP CC Senior Manager is responsible of the following:

  • Lead, organize & manage a defined scope of 1GL functions
  • Lead and manage the team assigned to the maintenance & evolutions of this scope
  • Manage the cost estimations of evolutions and new applications integration assigned to this scope
  • Lead projects under SAP CC perimeter on all phases from budget estimation to delivery of the project in production
  • Manage the project teams assigned to the SAP CC Senior Manager scope


- Key duties and responsibilities

The position reports to the Head of SAP CC.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Providing support, guidance and expertise for the SAP Competency Center Accounting Solutions projects at large. Accounting solutions include SAP S/4 (FI-GL, AA, AP&AR, CFM, TRM, BCM, MM, CO as well as Ariba, Readsoft and Concur.
  • Ensuring the maintenance in operational conditions of the SAP CC area of responsibility:
    • Coordinating BAU activities with evolutions and projects delivery
    • Lead teams when needed and provide expertise
    • Ensuring a 360° vision of ongoing activities on Core SAP Accounting Solutions scope to anticipate and monitor potential conflicts – propose action plans if needed
    • Managing the team in definining Finance processes and system customization
    • Ensuring the documentation maintenance as projects and evolutions are delivered
  • Project estimation and management of initiatives from simple to very complex
  • Advertise SCOR excellence through improving the operational excellence of the department
  • Mitigate risk with experts’ availability (grow and shrink management)Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives and workload estimations, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Coordinate internal ressoures and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget
  • Develop a detailed plorject plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule
  • Report and escalate to management
  • Manage the relationship with the internal client and stakeholdrs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

The position will also require to:

  • Communicate, educate, and help market SAP 1GL to the business and IT leads within the organization
  • Assist in arbitrating, escalating, and resolving any project or Business As Usual related issues
  • Be customer oriented with a strong reliability on deadlines


- Required experience & competencies


  • Strong experience in SAP project implementation & solution maintenance – preferably within consulting companies or banking/insurance industry of 15+ years
  • Ability to understand both business and technology drivers and challenges
  • Proven project management skills for both tools and methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of Finance and Accounting principles to support SCOR’s Finance community at large
  • Experience of working in a global environment / global SAP Competency Center
  • Ability to drive highly skilled experts and provide a clear roadmap
  • Technologies oriented: SAP ERP modern platforms (i.e S/4HANA) and global SAP ecosystem roadmaps
  • Ability to communicate & write in French and English

Personal competencies:

  • Management skills / Project management
  • Well organized, reliable with deadlines, efficient, analytical

Soft skills:

  • Good communication / presentation skills with top management

Digital competencies:

  • MS Office Suite
  • SAP Solutions portfolio and roadmap knowledge

Managerial competenties:

  • Multicultural management experience is a strong plus
  • Act as a leader and a model, applying the same level of expectations to your deliverables than what you expect from your team


- Required Education 

  • Master degree in business or finance




Merci d'adresser votre candidature à l'adresse recrutements@scor.com en indiquant l'intitulé de poste en objet.