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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

JDA Software Munich, ND

Munich, ND
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


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Job Description

JDA are searching for Project Managers for our Consulting Services group, with a particular focus on Retail Planning (RPL). We are also looking for Project Managers across the business with experience in implementing supply chain solutions.

This position requires up to 75% travel to client sites focus on enterprise retail projects across the UK and Europe; working with teams locally, across EMEA and globally.

We can be flexible with location for this role across UK, France, Belgium, Germany and Netherlands.

Major Responsibilities

* Ability to deliver major JDA projects to time, cost and quality; ensuring JDA achieve minimum gross margins as agreed at the outset of the project

* Able to lead from the front project teams in the resolution of customer project issues, escalating to appropriate parties as needed

* Collaborates with appropriate JDA resources on customer's business, organization and culture to strengthen their credibility as trusted advisors

* Assists in generating Statement of Work and customer proposal documents

* Works with appropriate parties to plan project resource requirements

* Provides guidance, feedback, coaching, and developmental experiences to project team members

* Assesses project performance and communicates lessons learned to increase institutional knowledge

* Ensures project team adheres to JDA policies, procedures, methodologies and quality standards

* Manages services engagements including interactions with client project team and client executives

* Resolves all project issues including budget, timeline, accounts receivable, scope changes, software functionality and technology

* Maximizes margin on service engagements

* Ensure the customers business case is met or exceeded

Required Skills

Experience / Skills required:

* Good project management work experience required

* All round experience of software solutions in a Functional or Project Consulting capacity with end to end capability (Functional / Technical knowledge)

* Broad RPL and Retail Planning experience (WFM, Planning, Assortment, Product, WMS, Dispatcher,) through related complex client-side implementations is a must i.e. JDA, Oracle, SAP, TxT, Infor, Manhattan etc. for enterprise clients

* Experience managing large software implementation projects required, including Enterprise software implementation RP projects and key project leadership / project management

* PMP or Prince 2 certification is a plus, must be willing and able to adapt and adopt to JDA project methodology and processes

* Ability to resolve complex problems with little to no guidance

* Ideally experience of multi-tier resource delivery models (on-shore, near-shore, off-shore)

* Track record in project managing multiple software application projects concurrently is desirable

* Proven experience of change and risk management is a plus

Personal Profile:

* Travel required to customer site or headquarters which could be based anywhere in the UK or Main-land Europe. Up to 75% travel - working at customer site Mon-Fri (occasional weekends by exception)

* Possessing a second European language would be a desired bonus, French preferred, but German highly desirable

Required Experience

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Munich, , United States

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JDA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


As the unmatched leader in supply chain, we help more than 4,000 global companies optimize delivery to customers by predicting and shaping demand, fulfilling faster and more intelligently, and improving customer experiences and loyalty.

For 30+ years, JDA has been providing our customers with an end-to-end solutions portfolio to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution, and profitably deliver to their customers. Running JDA, you can plan to deliver!

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