ERP Project Manager

Posted: 05/05/2022

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Business Team: Digital Transformation

Our Winnipeg office has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager specializing in ERP implementations to join our consulting team. As someone who knows how to inspire a shared vision, you will be responsible for planning, managing, monitoring, and controlling projects according to the PMBOK framework. You understand the importance of building strong teams and will mentor and coach your project teams within the context of Agile and waterfall methodologies. You are driven to do what is needed to ensure that the client sees successful project outcomes.

Working in a complex environments, you successfully navigate cultures and organizations at both the senior and operational level, ensuring alignments and driving focus towards the desired outcomes. You actively mange client expectations and are able to build and sustain key relationships that will ensure project success beyond scope, budget, and timelines, driving sustained value for the client organization.

Critical Competencies for Success: Project Leadership, Team Management, Communication, Coaching, Connects Bis Picture to Detail.

What you'll do

Strategy & Planning
  • Define project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with client sponsors, teams, and stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis through formal and informal channels. 
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders, ensuring adherence to the project baseline. 
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables, ensuring corrective action is taken when necessary, to improve project performance. 
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Adapt best practices and tools for project execution and management based on unique client situations and contexts.
Acquisition & Deployment
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments, if necessary, during project cycle.
Operational Management
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end including the development of relevant artifacts. 
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities when appropriate.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members and contractors and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

What we'd like

  • Minimum 10 years’ project management experience, with a majority of that experience implementing full-cycle ERP solutions as a project manager with teams of 10 – 20 members and multi-million dollar budgets.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or engineering is required.  A Master of Business Administration would be considered an asset. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation and/or Prince2 Practitioner certification are required.  Scrum Master certification is a desirable asset.  

What's in it for you?

We have an amazing culture, supportive environment and team members who are both smart and fun to be around. We know everyone says that; but, if you join us, you'll be saying it too. We offer competitive compensation and benefits package:
  • Professional Development budget and days.
  • Tech-enablement program for home use.
  • Career Mentor to help you grow in your career.
  • RRSP/401K match program.
  • Bonus programs to reward you for your accomplishments.
  • Wellness program to help keep everyone healthy.
  • Opportunities to connect - book clubs, game nights, Special Interest Groups, "Coffee & Code" for our developer friends, Team Meetings, and much more!
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