Salesforce.com - Project Manager - Atlanta
Appirio - Atlanta, GA

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Appirio is a global cloud consultancy that helps customers achieve results in weeks, not years by harnessing the power of the world’s top talent. Appirio’s 600,000 member [topcoder] community and crowdsourcing platform, combined with the company’s business and technical expertise, have helped 700+ enterprises confidently use technology to increase innovation and transform business. Founded in 2006, Appirio is a trusted partner to companies such as Apria, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Japan Post Network, L’Oreal, NetApp, The Four Seasons and Virgin America.

Brief Summary of Role
Project Managers will manage one or more projects for our customers providing day-to-day leadership to analyze their requirements, develop designs, and implement cloud-based solutions based on Salesforce and Force.com platform.

Responsibilities
  • Be enthusiastic, professional, and confident while mataining a focus on customer success
  • Monitors and manages project financials, scope, and schedule to ensure project stays on track for assigned client projects. Drives implementations of high-quality cloud solutions.
  • Acts as primary day-to-day point of contact for the client and the operational aspects of the project. Objective focused on building strong customer relationships.
  • Facilitates or co-leads with customer project manager regular status meetings with project team, sponsors, and all stakeholders.
  • Adheres to the Appirio Way Methodology and possesses the ability to assess risks in process, people, or technology and adjusts project plans to address accordingly.
  • Assists consultant team members in the delivery of client presentations during requirements, design, pilot and user acceptance testing sessions. Reviews deliverables prepared by the team before sharing with the client.
  • Provides mentoring, guidance and general care and feeding to project team members, including offshore team members.
  • Achieves published company utilization targets.
Education and Required Experience (Requirements)
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent, or equivalent years of professional experience in a relevant field
  • Brings 5+ years project management experience with packaged software or custom development implementations
  • Experience with other CRM software (Siebel, Clarify, Vantive, Peoplesoft, NetSuite, RightNow, etc.)
  • Experience in professional services/consulting organization
  • Experience in Agile approaches to project management
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage budgets for projects greater than $500K
  • Located and able to work in the U.S. from a home office and able to travel up to 40-60%
  • For Technical Project Manager roles:
    Experience with salesforce.com serving as project manager or scrum leader
    Certified Salesforce.com Admin with either Sales Cloud or Service Cloud Consultant certifications
  • Estimation/sizing, SOW/Change Order contracting experience preferred
  • Experience working with global development teams preferred
  • Not eligible for visa sponsorship

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