Project Manager 9/3/2016

Confidential Company Chicago, IL

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28140935
AJE Ref #
576086313
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

The Senior Project Manager will work with corporate and divisional business users to identify project requirements and deliver total system solution by leveraging systems tools and capabilities. The Project Manager will partner with internal development and maintenance teams to roll out Applications, Systems, ERP and related solutions to target businesses within the organization. The Senior Project Manager must fit the business requirements into the currently selected solutions and when gaps are found, architect a solution to customize and configure business processes or systems workflow to allow the integration of applications, and direct the test processes to ensure the system is meeting business requirements.

KEY RESULT AREAS:

Work with system users to determine business requirements and define optimal business processes and systems solutions

Prepare Project Requirements Documents, detailing desired business processes and system functionality

Help lead implementation plans including business process mapping, systems conversion, user training and education, software enhancement and installation and testing.

Determine needs based on user input for further development of existing application software. Develop implementation plans including system tailoring, education, user training, testing and additional peripheral needs.

Facilitate the process of integrating select divisions, sites and functions. Coordinate activities where necessary to achieve integration.

Guide implementation teams by helping to identify project scope, setting and meeting deadlines, implementation and project follow-up in accordance with company goals.

Respond to users' requests for database information. Determine viability and if request should be handled in-house or by outside software support. Test all new programs thoroughly before placing into production.

Research system problems due to program inaccuracies and determine resolutions through program analysis and correction.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Minimum of 6-8 years' experience as a Project Manager leading Application Development and ERP Systems is strongly desired and required.
* Experience participating in and/or leading project rollouts from installation/deployment/upgrades of Application Development, ERP Systems, Financial Systems, eCommerce Systems would be preferred.
* Strong interpersonal, communications, problem solving, organizational and analytical aptitude.
* Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field.