Job #: 2472
Title: Project Manager Dynamics
Under the supervision of the Director of Information Management, the Project Manager is in charge of managing the project plan, budgets, resources and deliverables for the Microsoft Dynamics implementation project. Monitors teams to make sure goals and objectives are being met. Tracks project status, manages risks and resolves issues as they arise. Maintains standards and monitors scope with project quality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Define the project charter and identify the key stakeholders;
Create project management plans;
Define project scope, goals and deliverables;
Create work breakdown structure (WBS);
Define tasks, required resources, and develop and manage project schedule;
Support and manage project team including internal and external stakeholders;
Allocate project resources;
Identify quality requirements and standards, document how these will be tracked and create the quality management plan, metrics, checklists, process improvement plan and project document updates;
Determine stakeholder communication needs and develop a communication plan and process to ensure that these needs are met;
Monitor and report on project progress
Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
Conduct risk management activities including preparing a risk management plan, risk assessments, report identified risks, provide recommendations for mitigations of risks;
Perform integrated change control to review all change requests, approve changes, manage changes to deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project management plan;
Evaluate and assess result of project; and
Perform tasks after hours, on weekends, and as required by management/supervisory staff.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
At least six to ten years of work experience managing projects including enterprise resource planning system implementation;
Experience working within project management practices described in the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK;
Excellent MS office skills including Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and MS Project or similar project management software tools;
Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent;
Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management; and
Vendor management experience, especially with Microsoft Dynamics is preferred.
Detail oriented with excellent organization, motivation, influencing, analytical thinking, communication, negotiation, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
Ability to plan and take initiatives to accomplish objectives in timely fashion;
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, project team members, supervisors, and employees from other departments;
Excellent decision-making, leadership and team building capabilities; and
Education and/or Experience: B.A. in Business Management, Information Technology, Financial Management or similar relevant field; Masters preferred.
Language Skills: Speak, read, write and understand English
Reasoning Ability: High
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Project management certification desirable.