ERP Project Manager
As an ERP Program/Project Manager, you are responsible for successful delivery of ERP projects to Avanade clients through organization, management and monitoring of people, methodologies and technologies throughout the project life cycle.
Day-to-day, you will:
Manage scope, budget and timing. Accountable for ERP project delivery success
Act as the point of contact for resolving all issues from employees and the vendors
Prepare and manage quality management plans
Determine the approach to be used on the project based on the understanding of the client's requirements and design a comprehensive strategy for achieving successful outcome of the project.
Provide consistent and clear communication between all project stakeholders.
Manages client expectations
(Optionally) become product expert
Report project progress to the steering committee
Assist the sales department in creating proposals for prospects or existing clients
Direct and motivate the project team
Your technical and non-technical skills include:
Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
Strong client interface and presentation skills
Strong business acumen
Track record of initiative and outstanding performance
Excellent interpersonal skills-'Customer Focus'
Manages customer expectations effectively
Ability to quickly build relationships
Passion for learning
Strong time management skills
Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology
Working knowledge of Microsoft platform skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Project
Global skill requirements to come; speak to hiring manages, capability leads, and region Talent Community champions for needs in your local market.
What we offer
• Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training
• Competitive base salary
• Access to Avanade University
• Dedicated career manager to encourage your progression
• Travel can be up to 80%. Our projects are based all over the UK.
• If the project to which you are assigned is not within commutable distance, you will usually stay in a hotel room 3 nights per week in order to work on-site 4 days per week. The 5th day is usually worked from home.
• Due to the nature of our business, this travel requirement is non negotiable.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honours diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com