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ERP Project Manager

Job Title: ERP Project Manager
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2740015
Job Published: May 14, 2018 11:00

Job Description

Global Property and Construction organisation is looking for ERP Project Manager responsible for analyzing existing business processes and incorporating them into the Company’s ERP Systems. Lead projects to support data conversion and implementation of new modules and business enhancement requests. With a Lean/Continuous Improvement mentality, present new process designs and solutions to stakeholders for discussion and approval, develop or update existing standard work procedures and implement approved changes. Facilitate the flow of information, components and people to provide solutions to ensure current business processes flow through the system and accurately reflect on the company’s financial performance.

Essential Functions:
  • The leader of the ERP implementation team; will oversee data conversion to ensure business processes are set up accurately and reflect best practices.
  • Responsible for managing projects and ensuring they are completed on-time, within budget, and executed efficiently. Provide frequent updates to the Inside Operations Manager and Controller on the status of projects and areas of risk. Must use project management methodologies and tools for managing projects.
  • Administer and effectively communicate goals and take-away assignments from all project meetings with internal team and outside consultants.
  • Partner with Business Operations Specialist/Inside Operations Manager to revise existing and develop new Company standard operating/work procedures.
  • Get all necessary input from functional areas for gap analysis and participate in the design of new processes.
  • Develop criteria for each functional area for system testing. Coach, mentor, and advise leaders in functional areas of software functionality and business event testing procedures and acceptable outcomes. Assign testing schedule and ensure all testing is completed within standard deviation. Verify all testing procedures were completed within standards.
  • Obtain functional area manager sign-offs on modified process designs/business events.
  • Partner with ERP Data Implementation Specialist on data cleanup, migration mapping, integration and validation of imported data.
  • Lead pilot testing event planning, preparation and data validation. Ensure “failed” test scenarios are remapped and able to flow thru the system seamlessly and accurately.
  • Lead Go Live initiative. Serve as main contact person for all functional users during go-live phase for all system and process related questions and issues.
  • Provide post Go-Live support and develop internal ticket system.
  • Assist with a plan for post Go-Live data integrity. Develop a system to audit processes to ensure they are being followed according to standard work procedures.
  • Assist with implementing automated workflow processes within ERP according to project schedules.
  • Lead ERP upgrades, multi-platform system integrations and analysis of customization/”add-on” software requests.
  • Apply Lean methodologies to develop tools and processes to reduce rework and waste while increasing compliance and profitability.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Possess excellent attendance, punctuality and a positive attitude.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent is preferred with five plus (5+) years of relevant experience.
  • 5 years project management experience required
  • Ability to lead/manage others with five plus (5+) years of supervisor experience.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Microsoft Office Suite and Windows
  • Ability to identify project/user needs, listen, analyze, and respond appropriately to existing issues; possess effective problem-solving skills and be detail oriented.
  • Demonstrate solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once, be a self-starter and work unsupervised; the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both in writing and verbally, with people of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the company.
  • Knowledge of distribution required; service management and manufacturing experience is a plus.
  • Customer service experience dealing directly with the customer to troubleshoot and solve issues.
  • Analytical, follow up and people skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task while working under tight deadlines.
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