Project Manager (ERP Solutions Implementation)
IRECRUITERS AFRICA
Abuja, ng
6d ago

Job Description

Job Title : Project Manager (ERP Solutions Implementation)

Location : Abuja

About Company : Our Client is a leading Technology Consulting firm that specialize in the development of custom IT solutions for the needs of all sizes of business.

The Company is seeking a highly experienced ERP Implementation Project Manager who will be responsible in providing leadership in the business cycle, implementing ERP strategies and ensuring the flow of operations.

Job Summary : The ERP Project Manager would be in charge of the ERP objectives in meeting the needs of the business, manage enterprise technology architecture, and coordinate with senior leadership to carry out change management, project planning, resource allocation, and team management.

S / he will be responsible for the successful initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing of a project.

The ideal candidate for this role must be well-rounded as it is important to have an understanding of business processes in addition to proficiency in the use of ERP software and principles, enterprise project management software and portfolio management software.

S / he should possess strong leadership skills and have the ability to build strong relationships and alliances with key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Define and mature the project scope, develop the project management plan, and identify and schedule the project activities.
  • Performing the work to authorize a new project and define its scope.

  • Manage the overall performance and delivery of large cross-functional programs and projects.
  • Drive implementation to completion within timeline.
  • Track, document, and finalize projects in alignment with company processes.
  • Direct and coach team members in entrepreneurial project management competencies including stakeholder partnership, leadership, judgment, scope management, and risk management while ensuring adherence to project governance and methodologies, and accurate financial management.
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction, leadership, overall performance, schedule, and cost of large programs, or a portfolio of projects throughout the entire program life cycle.
  • Implement hierarchical review structures to status work in process, monitor leading indicators, and develop work-around options within the given trade-space of programs / portfolios.
  • Use incremental development and other strategies to develop an agile program in order to support early risk mitigation.
  • Develop strong cross-functional teams and a working environment that fosters professional growth for team members as well as good relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Balance program plans, risks, and opportunities with executable strategies to meet technical requirements and budgets
  • Report and communicate project status to executives and other project stakeholders
  • Conduct reviews to drill down into issues on programs, identify risks, develop corrective actions, and communicate issues, impacts and corrective actions to program team
  • Maintain awareness of cross applications / project synergies and actively communicate opportunities to simplify or better align work across teams.
  • Elicit requirements via interviews, document analysis, workshops, surveys, business process reviews, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, tasks, and workflow analysis.
  • Develop documented business requirements, functional requirements / specifications, interface requirements, data conversion requirements, and implementation requirements, use cases, and design documentation.
  • Key Requirements :

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Information Technology.
  • Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience with ERPs with at least 3 years as a Management team member.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in Project Management on ERP Projects.
  • Experience with structured development methodologies and standards.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize and communicate commitments.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Professional Certification in Project Management, i.e. PMP Certified.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Requirements

    Key Requirements : Bachelor Degree in Business or Information Technology. Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (MBA) will be an added advantage.

    Minimum of 5 years working experience with ERPs with at least 3 years as a Management team member. Demonstrated track record of success in Project Management on ERP Projects.

    Experience with structured development methodologies and standards. Ability to manage time, prioritize and communicate commitments.

    Negotiation Skills. Professional Certification in Project Management, i.e. PMP Certified. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

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