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ID:  94724

Marseille, FR

SAP Platform Manager


CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations. 

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.





  • You are member of the CORE IT inside CMA CGM IT department, and you will be owner of the SAP Platform (Application Landscape around the SAP products ECC, CRM, TM, EDI, BODS, PO, TRP, BW, EM, SLD, Solman on HANA for majority).
  • One of your key objectives is to contribute to secure and optimize the time to market with the right quality for all SAP deliveries
  • You will have to secure the availability of the SAP platforms and the delivery process to allow the Application teams to deliver efficiently
  • You will coordinate several teams’ activities within CORE IT (Release management, Development & Delivery team, Test factory, Functional Domains …) and others, like IT Operations (SAP Basis team, Cloud Team …



  • Define and optimize landscape setup and utilization for Projects and Releases
  • Follow delivery processes from business needs to delivery in production (Release, Delivery, Tests) and propose/facilitate continuous improvement
  • Manage relationship between Applications, Operations (Production) and Architecture teams around SAP product
  • Manage with Operations for delivering services (e.g. patch, environment refresh, backup, system parameters …) to the Application teams allowing them to be efficient in their delivery activity
  • Arbitrate between business needs urgency and risk for release/production delivery, and manage exceptions with mitigation actions
  • Manage relation with the partners (SI, Vendor, Production) acting on the scope
  • Define and manage the roadmap & planning for patches implementation (e.g. in the next 3 years an important migration on S/4 HANA and with a move from a SAP Customer Development to a standard SAP solution will occur)
  • Take ownership on some critical topics (e.g. performance issues, key production issues …) when multiple actors are involved
  • Monitor the platform health, services provided, delivery processes and take actions to enhancement, automate & industrialize whenever possible to increase delivery efficiency (continuous improvement)



  • 10 years in management on SAP with various experiences as well on functional as on technical side on complex SAP landscape
  • Ability to work with functional and technical teams’ member and synthetize for Top management as well as define action plan with the teams
  • Experience in SAP release management is highly desirable
  • Already worked and implemented delivery processes and industrialized them
  • Strong management, leadership and relationship skills
  • Be able to adapt based on priority changes
  • Fluent in English

Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !










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