Duration: 6-12 months
Big 4 experience a plus
Job Summary and Mission:
Leads highly complex projects or segments and phases of complex projects for a business unit, department or functional area. May provide some limited functional support for the department, but generally handles only project responsibilities.
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
o Coordinates or participates in all phases of the project lifecycle, including planning, design, development, testing, implementation, documentation, training and closure.
o Ensures that the project achieves the expected results within time and on budget.
o May direct the work of others.
o Ensures effective ongoing communication throughout the project.
o Meets with key managers to coordinate meetings, assignments and deadlines.
o Communicates changes to appropriate parties. Identifies issues and resolves or escalates them as appropriate. Gathers, organizes, analyzes and reports information in support of moderately complex projects to improve profitability, reduce costs, streamline operations or enhance customer service.
o Represents business unit, department or functional area on cross-functional project teams. Tracks progress towards achievement of project goals.
o Facilitates complex team meetings involving business and technical resources. Demonstrating credibility as an IT partner to ensure business and technology decisions are reached to support business goals and objectives.
o Maintains project documentation and prepares activity reports on the project's status, timeline and budgets.
Summary of Experience:
o Minimum of 10 years' direct work experience in a project leadership capacity, preferably with a Big 4 consulting firm or in a senior position in industry.
o Demonstrated experience implementing large ERP solutions (Oracle preferred).
o Specific functional/technical subject matter expertise to the project, as applicable, Oracle Manufacturing (Process/Discrete), Oracle Transportation Management, Supply/Demand Planning, WMS, Finance, HR.
o Proven experience managing complex projects from conception to completion with limited guidance. Experience across the entire delivery lifecycle (SDLC).
o Demonstrated ability to command the attention and respect of senior level leaders and confidently make presentations to large and executive audiences.
o Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
o Minimum of an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution. MBA or equivalent desirable.
o PMP/PMI certification, Six Sigma or equivalent is beneficial.
Skills and Abilities:
o Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
o Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
o Attention to detail.
o Ability to deliver excellent customer service.
o Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
o Moderate/Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Project.
o Analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills.
o Ability to define objectives, scope and resources for projects contained within a department or business unit.
o Knowledge of concepts, techniques and tools relating to coordinating and tracking projects. Knowledge of standards, practices and techniques of project management.
o Ability to organize large volumes of data for compilation, analysis and retrieval.