Sr Project/Program Manager (Salesforce CPQ-FTE, Contract, or Contract to hire)

$140,000 - $180,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • 25% Travel


  • pmo
  • salesforce
  • salesforce cpq
  • deliverables

Job Description

Open for fulltime, contract, or contract to hire


Are you ready to be part of a growing organization where project management is valued part of the business process, where you will be partnering with senior leaders to drive transformation that is implementing SAP and standardizing CPQ with Salesforce? The role of Project Manager is an exciting opportunity to partner with leaders and drive value creation as we implement Organizational Change. This role is empowered to coordinate with business leaders, stakeholders, subject matter experts, and vendors to drive the project forward and deliver solutions enabled by process, people, and technology. This individual will ensure that all solutions adhere to organizational standards, controls, and best practices for operational readiness.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Project management of large software implementation
  • Develop and manage project from beginning to end, including project scope, timeline (project plan), procurement of hardware and software, resourcing, and project execution
  • Drive execution of project and ensure deliverables meet expectations in terms of quality, accuracy, and completeness
  • Drive change management across multiple business units with strong interpersonal skills; ability to work with people, environments, cultures
  • Measure, monitor, and maintain the internal and external vendor teams’ ability to meet or exceed KPI’s
  • Create and socialize project specific scorecards that drive profitable action
  • Actively manage project RIDAC (risks, issues, decisions, actions, changes) with focus on adequately identifying, logging, and actioning completely, developing mitigation plans, and undertake proactive actions to achieve a green status throughout the project
  • Proactively manage project change control, communicating any impact to project scope, identifying risks or issues, and devising contingency plans
  • Attend meetings as effective representative when key group/member may not be able to attend, managing required follow-up, actions and handoffs
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths while maintaining accurate project plans with real-time milestones, tasks, and project health data for your portfolio in the project management tool. This project may have multiple project plans representing scope of various departments/teams working on project components
  • Apply organizational awareness to navigate the interdependencies between teams in both IT and the business; ensuring that the right resources are engaged in the right work at the right time
  • Provide input on tactical needs of organization, based on engagement with stakeholders
  • Own updates and knowledge documentation to drive standardization. Ensure appropriate documentation artifacts are created through all phases of the project lifecycle to support the work of the project team, the impacted end users, project audits and/or financial audits
  • Manage project financial tracking
  • Identify opportunities to streamline and/or enhance project components such as implementations, sharing best practices with your peers and leaders, and regularly implementing continuous improvement actions
  • Help build standards and processes for the Global program, valuing diversity and inclusion
  • Project implementation operational readiness - preparation and documentation prior to launch and ultimately project completion; all stakeholder, department and support team confirmation prior to project closure

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience managing large software projects
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors or consultants
  • Knowledge of CRM/ERP systems such as SAP, AX, NetSuite to drive organizational change to Salesforce and SAP
  • Business, financial, and IT acumen
  • Strong oral and written communication including presentation skills
  • People Leadership
  • Global business acumen
  • Emotional Intelligence establishing trusted relationships
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Hands on experience in one or more project management software packages – SmartSheet, MS Project, ServiceNow, Jira, etc.


  • Required:
    • 3+ years working for a global manufacturing organization
    • Large project expertise: $1M+, 6mo+, cross functional team
    • Project delivery best practice knowledge
  • Preferred:
    • Hands on experience with implementation of Salesforce CPQ
    • Salesforce CPQ Specialist certification
    • ServiceNow Strategic Portfolio Management experience
    • Salesforce Manufacturing Cloud Certification in Six Sigma, Lean, PMP, and/or SAFe
    • Strong knowledge of MS products –Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams, SharePoint, SmartSheet

Work Requirements

  • Travel: 15% (or more as required by business and project needs)
  • Work location: Atlanta, GA based position preferred, but Open to any location with ability to work remotely
  • Remote/Work from Home: 80% (or more), In office presence will be required. May need to attend in person meetings in designated company locations