Technical Program/Project Manager - MS Dynamics / SAP / Oracle

Microsoft, Dynamics AX, Project Manager, Project Management, Microsoft Dynamics, Dynamics 365, Agile, Scrum, Manager, Management, PMP, Project, SAP, SAP methodology, Oracle EBS, Oracle EBS Project Man
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2, Part Time
Negotiable
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Our company is an IT Consulting, Web/E-commerce Development, and Custom Software Development firm based in Mclean, VA. Our commercial domestic and international clients are looking for candidates with the following skill sets:

Candidates with Manufacturing, Retail, Life Sciences, or CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods) industry experience are a plus.

Work Authorization Status: H1B Visa, H1B Transfer candidates, EAD, Green Card, US Citizen


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Manage multiple small to large scale ERP implementations
- Meet delivery timelines
- Achieve high customer satisfaction
- Manage and motivate the team
- Communicate project expectations and performance appraisals for team members
- Provide accurate project status and budget reports to customer and management
- Conduct formal project reviews as requested by the management
- Perform project acceptance and closeout procedures to adequately transition the project to sustaining operation
- Assist with meeting go-live date
- Assist with global roll out
- Update the CEO, CFO, and CIO about the project on a weekly basis.
- Run complex projects from design and development to production
- Define and document project scope, requirements and plan
- Develop high level and detail schedule for project implementation
- Define resource requirements and work with functional managers to book required resources for projects
- Proactively identify and resolve issues
- Plan, schedule and monitor project deliverables, goals and milestones
- Recognize opportunities for improvement and take initiative to implement changes
- Develop and maintain program and project level status and reporting to stakeholders and management
- Leads and executes the full scope of complex assignments / projects / operating processes that involve multiple technology systems.
- Directly oversee all aspects of the project life cycle and manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters.
- Validate financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
- Coordinate recommendations for SAP solutions to align and enable business processes within ERP Services technology strategy, standards and processes.
- Coordinate unit and integration testing on SAP Development and Quality Assurance servers, as needed to ensure high quality solutions.
- Work with business stakeholders to define and coordinate execution of user acceptance testing scenarios.
- Act as liaison and problem solver for SAP application issues
- Familiarity with SAP or PMI’s project management methodology
- Understanding and experience using multiple SAP modules
- Lead the pursuit of implementation services for assigned clients
- Implementation scoping and estimating
- Build client relationships and value propositions
- Manage project issues/risks, as well as client expectations while escalating as needed
- Assist in pre-sales activities for implementation services
- Assist in building best practices and benchmarks from completed projects
- Requesting appropriate resource skills required for the projects
- Manage 1-3 clients at any given time
- Analyze and review new business requirement demand into related projects.
- Inform and escalate high priority problems to Senior Management.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

- Excellent oral and written communicator
- Enjoys working with customers and solving business problems
- Possess strong leadership skills
- Great communication skills in communicating with stakeholders and shareholders of large corporations.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
- Persuasive, encouraging, motivating and detail oriented
- Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies in a fast-paced environment
- Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills
- Understand and can utilize Gartner Reports to initiate and guide projects is preferred
- Demonstrate ability to be flexible and adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
- Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
- Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
- Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.
- Strong people management and team building skills
- Experience working on large and complex projects as part of an overall larger program
- Experience managing Agile projects form inception to closure
- Good problem solving skills
- Independent worker who can seek out solutions with minimal guidance
- Oversee and manage project teams, which consists of members reporting to functional managers within the Business Group, third party vendors, and consultants
- Provides leadership, motivation and establishes a teamwork environment for the project team, and advises, influences, and coaches team members in the development and achievement of project goals
- Facilitate and lead team meetings
- Monitor project progress towards project goals, coaches and motivates team members to make needed adjustments in plans to meet milestones and to achieve goals
- Facilitate and document lessons learned on projects to use on future projects
- Recognize team members for meeting and exceeding goals
- Recognize project issues and concerns requiring resolution in a timely and professional manner and addresses them with management and appropriate staff members
- Prepare documentation defining policies to be established with management's approval, providing supporting documentation and specifications as needed
- Schedule and conduct status meetings with involved staff and management, to ensure timely completion of project tasks and addressing and resolving problems that could prevent timely completion of the project
- Prepare, provide and communicate progress reports on project status for staff and management review
- Understanding in business processes and system architecture

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
- MBA or other related advanced degree is preferred
- 2+ years of ERP consulting experience
- 2+ years of IT Project Management
- 2+ Full Life Cycle implementations of MS Dynamics AX
- 2+ years of experience as MS Dynamics AX Project Management
- 2+ years of experience as SAP ERP Project Manager
- 2+ years of experience as Oracle EBS Project Manager
- Experience as a Project/Program Manager in implementation and support projects of Oracle EBS applications.
- Experience in Oracle EBS Implementation, Upgrades and Global Application support.
- Ability to write estimates, keep detailed budget and status reports
- Ability to perform Implementation Sales presentations to prospective clients
- Experience leading and participating in technical and cross-functional projects
- Experience managing Enterprise Software projects
- Experience with agile project management and process improvement methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Six Sigma)
- Experience with ServiceNow, Confluence, JIRA, Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office, Slack, Cisco WebEx/Jabber is preferred
- Experience with ISTM
- Have familiarity with enterprise architecture including data and application
- PMP, PMI, Six Sigma, Technical certifications a plus
- Prior experience in software development or engineering a plus.
- Experience in either Software as a Service or Consumer Web Organizations a plus.
- Proven project management experience.
- Knowledge of Oracle AIM methodology is preferred
- Knowledge of SAP methodology is preferred
- Independent thinking with keen problem solving skills
- Ability to adapt to changing schedules and multiple work plans
- Ability to learn new software quickly
- Experience working with a Big 4 or other large consulting firm a plus

 

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