Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint
WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:
WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:
Create and develop schedules to plan and assign resources to each individual project while understanding the project charter and scope.
Manage early resource allocations, schedule communications and adjustments.
Maintain the high-level Power point project schedule as well as medium and low level Planview schedule, transfer to other planning tools as needed (MS Project, Excel, JIRA).
Measure project schedule performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project and the program, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions and communicate to various stakeholders
Manage schedule changes affecting project scope, project schedule and project costs to keep the program plans accurate and updated
Report on high level aspects of the deployment such as resource demand, dependencies and deployment progress.
Communicate high level resourcing roadblocks to leadership
Create and implement remedies to schedule obstacles and challenges throughout the course of the project
Work with business functions and document requirements as they impact the program / project schedule and timeline
Advise and consult with others in all phases of the program about production go lives, concerns, problems and questions
Participate in kickoff meetings with all key stakeholders to announce the start of a project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus
Provide common sense business skills with the ability to effectively understand and facilitate priorities across multiple groups and teams
Understand high-level risks, assumptions and constraints as they impact the program schedule; propose or implement schedule adjustments and workarounds to minimize the impact of risks to the project
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:
Planview/MS Project experience and an understanding of master scheduling and integrated project planning
Microsoft Office skills beyond the average user level (Excel, PowerPoint); experience with PowerBI
Interest in scheduling and delivering implementations that include multiple components with tight interdependencies between these components
Project Manager acumen and willingness to develop project and program management skills in a cross-functional coordination role
Highly organized, possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Experience in project delivery, including release and change management of software solutions
Understanding of test approaches in packaged solution projects
Experience working with IT or business leadership
Knowledge of standard IT methodologies and processes, such as SAP Activate, ITIL, Prince2, systems development life cycle, or software lifecycle
Understanding of SAP S/4 Hana Private cloud system landscape management (n+1 landscape/multiple parallel projects) and release management in SAP environments would be a plus
Relevant industry certification (e.g., SAP Activate, PMP, Agile CSM, SAFe) preferred
Active usage of Solution Manager especially Focused Build preferred
SharePoint site administration experience including workflow and site design