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Senior ERP Project Manager

Job Title: Senior ERP Project Manager
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2964686
Contact Name: Reece Richardson
Job Published: July 03, 2019 14:31

Job Description

Multinational Australian Organisation is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to deliver an ERP Implementation! Very complex Enterprise roll out with intergration with all other business-critical applications and systems. This includes collaborating with project governance committees and maintaining productive and positive relationships with stakeholders throughout the duration of the project. You will also monitor progress, issues and risks and communicate with team members in a timely and effective manner to facilitate or negotiate a resolution of problems and conflicts with outputs and process related to project delivery. Your main area of focus will be to deliver cost-effective, high-quality Projects on-time through the application of PM guidelines and standards (best practices) and effective controls while achieving the business outcome.

  • 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 on software functionality and business event testing procedures and acceptable outcomes. Assign testing schedule and ensure all testing is completed within a 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.
  • Develop and build a training manual for all ERP systems and develop an action plan to train end-users.
  • Lead Go Live initiative. Serve as the main contact person for all functional users during the 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.
Experience required to be successful;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Industrial Engineering or equivalent is preferred with five plus (5+) years of relevant experience.
  • 5 years of project management experience required
  • Ability to lead/manage others with five plus (5+) years of supervisory 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.
If you are interested in hearing more about this role, Apply now! - Reece