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Senior Project Manager remote based

  • Sector: IT
  • Contact: Gillian Nicholson
  • Job Ref: 17298

My client an established IT Services company in Ireland have a new opening for an experienced Project Manager. With more than twenty years in business, the company specializes in the field of Enterprise Resource Planning software. They manage loaded software solutions for small to mid-size businesses with more extensive requirements while at the same time, providing the clients with the technological foundation to develop, grow and stay ahead of changes in data interchange and communication. They deliver manufacturing and distribution software that fully integrates with SAP Business 1

Due to significant growth in Ireland we are now seeking an experienced Project Manager who has previously managed IT implementation projects.

Ideally we would like this person to have managed ERP type projects working on multiple projects.

This is a permanent opportunity full time remote based position.

Responsibilities

  • Review project with Architect/Analyst, technical specialist, programmer team leader, and others as needed (at minimum bi-weekly)

  • Mange weekly review with Director on current status of all projects. Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project(s).

  • Maintain Project systems (Internal/External) such as Time Tracker (project setup/hours reporting, module management, ticket/change request management and outsource partner follow-ups and time entries) and Teamwork (client interface)

  • Manage detailed Project Plan with internal team and Customers.

  • Track tasks (Internal/External) which includes third party partner scheduling and follow-up with head of development department to get status on deliverables for projects.

  • Update documentation review continuous improvement to process and enforce and follow our methodology at all times or propose and implement new solutions to improve productivity within projects.

  • Participates in the implementation of processes, techniques, equipment, and new technologies.

  • Suggests changes to method or work tools as required.

  • Assist in assigning projects to analysts and product specialists as well as other stakeholders.

  • Accompanies resources in the application of the methodologies and ensures their understanding and application.

  • Ensures that weekly customer follow-ups are actually done properly and verbally while confirming in writing the status post discussion (project status, task to do, approval and budget review).

  • Coordinates and helps to prioritize the activities of the various stakeholders in the project: analysts, programmers, specialists, etc.

  • Issues reports to management on the achievement of objectives in terms of quality, quantity, time, and costs.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or IT

  • 5-10 years of experience in Project Management ideally working on IT implementation projects SME packages.

  • Project Management experience implementing ERP software.

  • PMP Certification would be preferred.

  • MS Project knowledge required

  • Ability to accurately scope projects and consider the full impact of decisions and actions taken. Ability to work well under deadlines and pressure.

  • Effective communicator of issues, of facts and ideas/solutions to senior members of the organization.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, developing creative solutions and meeting project objectives.

  • Proven facilitation skills across multiple business disciplines, organization levels and geographies. Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Gillian Nicholson. at gillian.nicholson@collinsmcnicholas.ie or call Gillian on 090 6450665