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Project Manager - 22668

Boston, MA - Added Jan 9, 2018

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Senior Project Manager



The selected candidate will be responsible for strategically planning and executing IT projects, incorporating suitable SDLC practices, developing technical roadmaps, and delivering business value with successful project implementations. This role will effectively manage and provide project leadership, establish and improve close business relationships, overcome obstacles, and oversee all aspects of assigned IT Projects.


  • Facilitate and lead project definition of scope, management/SDLC approach, milestones, tasks, deliverables, and resource requirements
  • Project budgeting, financial planning, and prioritization
  • Establish a communication strategy, in partnership with the business and IT sponsors, to communicate project related information to team members, IT management, and customers throughout the project life cycle
  • Develop and maintain project plans, status reports, risk and issue logs, budget/ongoing project forecast of resources and materials and other project related artifacts
  • Schedule, run, and document project meetings
  • Organize and manage project plan, as well as prepare materials and deliver project status reports, as required, using project management methodologies
  • Effectively negotiate project resource needs and competing priorities with IT and business stakeholders
  • Assist business in fully integrating PeopleSoft FSCM system into their current business environment and provide input on best practices
  • Create and execute strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning
  • Manage, assess, and negotiate project scope changes
  • Conduct assigned projects in compliance with all department standards, policies, and guidelines.
  • Apply appropriate levels of tailoring to meet project-specific needs, while still operating within the standard project management framework
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and other project managers
  • Escalate issues that require executive, management or business attention
  • Manage vendor performance and drive deliverables to meet agreed upon target dates and levels of quality
  • Ensure business engagement throughout the project, project decision making, managing scope/budget changes, business requirements elicitation and prioritization, acceptance testing, training, etc. and foster confidence and trust with business stakeholders
  • Direct and lead the work of business analyst(s) on managed projects

Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated leader in delivering solutions for Oracle ERP PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management
  • Ability to thrive in a team setting, quickly adaptable, and contributes high value to the project at hand
  • Perform with a strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills with executive business stakeholders, technical staff, application users, and third party vendors
  • Knowledge and application of industry standard project management principles and methodologies delivered using various systems development life cycles
  • Ability to define and manage business customer expectations
  • Can operate at the macro level, driving large teams with multiple stakeholders, as well as individually contribute to work products when required
  • Work effectively with project team members, subcontractors, and business stakeholders in a diverse team environment demonstrating the ability to build consensus among project team members and key stakeholders
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple tasks at any one time, while maintaining high quality standards
  • 10+ years of Project Management with a focus on PeopleSoft FSCM
  • 10+ years' experience with Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project, or similar project planning suites
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Financials or similar financials ERP product, including focus on financials, accounting, and/or supply chain management
  • BA/BS degree in Business, Computer Science, Business, or related field
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Experience managing or implementing efforts in large scale SaaS based ERP

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