Senior Project Manager - Netsuite Project Manager

  • Evergreen Park, IL 60805, USA
  • Sep 05, 2017

Job Description

This position leads the overall project. The candidate MUST possess strong leadership skills, and not simply be an administrator or manager. Business acumen is also a MUST versus possessing only technical skills. The project manager leads and drives consulting, client, and subcontractor teams to deliver to the desired business objectives for the project. The position requires a combination of soft leadership skills, project management acumen, Industry and functional knowledge, as well as technical knowledge.Required skills: Prior ERP implementation and Industry (aligned with the specific project) experience Experience leading projects involving process definition, process improvement and business transformation Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, especially Executive communication, but also to individual client, consulting, subcontractor team members Understanding of IT processes for software configuration, software development, software integration, infrastructure processes Ability to conduct impact analysis on medium complex problems, and recommend options/solutions Experience with all PM processes (project schedule, financial management, issue/risk management, resource management) -Able to build and manage deliverables-based or iteration-based plans (i.e. Agile experience); independently and proactively manages risks, issues, status, and escalation -Mastered retroactively and proactively identifying and determining month-to-month and EAC effort variances -Strong working knowledge of project financial management, including planning, estimating, budgeting, and tracking of project finances -Can identify opportunities for improvement to the project delivery process, recommends, and drives implementation of solutions A Leader, not an AdministratorPreferred skills BS/BA Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems and/or equivalent formal training or experience MBA preferred or equivalent working experience 3+ years of project management experience Professional Certificates: PMI/PMP, Agile Leadership Network, Agile Alliance, SCRUM Alliance Negotiating skills across project teams and vendors; coaches others Demonstrated ability managing results, follow-through, managing schedule, resources, overcoming obstacles to achieve outcomes Ability to resolve team conflicts Skilled in matrix managementProject Managers take full responsibility for managing a project or program. They normally manage a number of related streams or activities to achieve a desired business result, planned profitability levels, quality standards and highest-level client satisfaction. Project Managers are responsible for the project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization. A Project Manager usually has technical expertise in one or more other domains (e.g. a Project Manager with testing skills could perform a test manager function).Required Skills and Experience:You are responsible for leading either a large project or a definable segment of a very large and complex project. Clients may be external or internal. You are responsible for the translation of the clients complex business requirements into formal agreements. For these, you establish specific solutions, applications or processes which ultimately culminate in customer acceptance of the results. This includes working with client team members and executives to identify business requirements and subsequently working with, and leading others, in the initiating, planning, controlling, executing and closing the clients solution. You are responsible for a wide range of process activities beginning with the request for proposal through development, and final delivery. Qualification: Bachelors Degree Certification: Manages engagements with complexity on EM level 1 or higher. Is, if possible, certified on this level and Project Financials, KPI & Reporting. Should be experienced in Negotiation, Vendor Management, Risk Management, Continuous (Service) Improvement Should have progression skills in Quality Management
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


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