Project Manager, SAP ERP Projects-Foster City, Ca (Remote)

This Project Manager role is to assist with the management and coordination of SAP ERP projects through planning, organizing, executing to ensure the delivery of high-quality results, staying on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary, to meet new requirements, in alignment with project and company goals. This position will have heavy cross-functional collaboration technology projects that are significant in scope and impact.

This includes communicating and coordinating with employees at all levels of the organization including senior management, and consultants and vendor resources. This position also assists with the establishment of plans, schedules, tasks, as well as identifying risks, determining mitigations and contingencies, and reporting the status of projects, plus other project management activities.

This position will also have some work as a functional business analyst, including system implementation projects, process improvement initiatives, end-user training and support, and participate in special project. This position will also perform some systems administration duties (e.g. new account creation, follow up on some employee support issues, etc)

Successful Individuals in this role work well in a collaborative environment, pay meticulous attention to details, are well organized, and excel in planning, analysis, process development, training, collaboration and communications. Project management experience for technical IT projects is critical.

Duties include:  

Project management role:

  • Develop project plans, define goals, targets and milestones, scope, deliverables, schedules and budgets
  • Using project management tools to organize, manage, monitor and measure project progress to ensure quality results and on-time completion. Adjust to achieve project targets as needed to maintain deliverables, milestones and schedules.
  • Track project performance and progress to schedule, and maintain project timeframes, budgeting estimates and status reports. Assign tasks to project personnel best positioned to complete them, while ensuring resources are actively working toward established milestones.
  • Coordinate and organize project team members and departments; with meetings/schedules, assigning and monitoring tasks, and following through and motivating people to ensure completion of tasks with quality and on time. Manage project site on company portal.
  • Conducting risk assessments and identifying and managing project risks
  • Develop Communication Plans, and manage/assist with the preparation and delivery of project communications. Communicate with project team members, partners, department management to keep the project aligned with goals. Assist with organizational change management.
  • Assist with training strategies and programs, and assist with end-user training and support
  • Coordinate and collaborate cross functionally in system and process improvement projects across the business applications scope.
  • Some system administration duties and end user support.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

skills and qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in IT, technical field, with project management.
  • Experience with SAP projects
  • Experience in a manufacturing company a plus
  • Project management and leadership skills for managing projects and cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to identify risks, anticipate challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles with mitigations and contingencies
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to coordinate with team members and management and explain technical issues
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to handle any issues that occur during project completion
  • Excellent resource planning and task scheduling skills
  • Organizational and time management skills, and high degree of attention to details
  • Experience mentoring, and coaching people on project management methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in fields of business or management, information technology, engineering or operations
  • Project management certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., waterfall, agile, scrum) and high-tech industry experience a plus

Pay Rate-DOE

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