Software Implementation Project Manager - Hosted Solutions (EVAAS)

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

SAS Institute Cary, NC

Company
SAS Institute
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
20011584
AJE Ref #
575917342
Location
Cary, NC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.


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You will serve as customer liaison on projects to assure success throughout the entire customer life cycle. You will also interact with clients/customers, staff, management, and applicable departments at SAS, leveraging domain and industry expertise, knowledge of the sales cycle, and the concept of business solution selling.



Your duties will include acting as a customer liaison, fully managing customer expectations; supporting large-scale projects and managing smaller scale projects using win/win negotiation principles. Also included in your duties will be conducting assessments, presales, and implementation activities that require matching skills with specific agendas, services, requirements, and tasks; identifying and reviewing assignments of team members for these activities, including adding domain, administration, and contracts expertise; working with account management teams as needed to assist with development of proposals for software and services deals; completing risk assessments and participating in deal review sessions; assuming fiscal responsibility for projects and ensuring that quality assurance and test plans are included; developing, communicating, and tracking all aspects of project plans with the project team; resolving conflicts between the project and other organizational units; and overseeing activities with respect to customer satisfaction, change and knowledge management, as well as the overall summary for each engagement.



Essential

* Bachelor's degree in a business, marketing, or computer science-related field

* 2 or more years of experience in a customer-facing project management role

* Experience as project manager in a software development environment

* Experience working directly with K12 educational institutions or departments of education

* Travel as business requirements dictate at management discretion (Approximately 50%)

Equivalent Essential

A combination of experience, skills and/or certifications may be considered in place of the required education listed above



Other skills and aptitude:

* MS Project expertise

* Knowledge of Project Management Practice procedures and tools

* facilitation skills, including meeting content/agenda and proactive/creative management of issues

* Thorough domain and industry expertise, as well as an understanding of internal processes and organization

* Good problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to select appropriate methods to gain win/win resolutions and lead negotiations

* Ability to work independently and with a team

Preferences

* Experience with full-cycle project management of software development projects in a hosted environment

* Experience working with remote resources

* PMP (Project Management Professional) certification

* Experience with EVAAS and value-added (highly preferred)











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