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Project Manager

Primary job role

The primary role of the Project Manager is to manage ERP implementation and consulting services provided by Fortude. Responsibilities would also include managing cross-functional teams, scope management, developing the detailed project schedule and ensuring all tasks are completed as per the schedule. He or she will have primary ownership of the project deliverables assigned to project team and will provide day-to-day direction to the project team. He or she will be responsible for communicating the project status to the stakeholders and successfully delivering the project in accordance with the prescribed methodology.

Main duties/responsibilities

  • Guide all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Communicate changes to appropriate parties
  • Track progress towards achievement of project goals
  • Proactively report progress and issues
  • Allocate resources where necessary to implement solutions and to resolve problems
  • Coordinate with different teams
  • Assist in defining project scope and objectives
  • Coordinate with resource planning to schedule and allocate resources
  • Develop detailed project plans and work schedules for individual consultants and development resources
  • Monitor project activities and identify any open issues/risks in each of the phases proactively
  • Provide methodology guidance and tailoring for implementation approach
  • Assist project team in understanding the implementation approach
  • Defining project deliverables and critical target milestone dates
  • Update the project plan & quality plan to adhere to specified deliverables
  • Provide periodic status updates to stakeholders
  • Maintain the issue list and prioritize issue resolution
  • Assist consultants and individual teams in executing activities and producing deliverables
  • Establish and monitor compliance with standards for documentation, data, and training
  • Monitor and schedule phase activities
  • Supporting pre-sales activities
  • Drive the cutover plan

Experience

  • 7 years industry experience with 4 years working in a project manager capacity

Technical competencies

  • Project Planning
  • Project Scoping
  • Budget Planning and Tracking
  • Knowledge on Project Management Metrices
  • Corporate procedures and tools

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification
  • PMP certification

Behavioral competencies

  • Strategic thinking and decision-making skills
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork and team management
  • Innovation
  • Planning and execution
  • Communication
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong collaboration and organizing skills
  • Experience leading teams, mentoring and training juniors
  • Project management skills

Additional requirements

  • Requires being mobile and located at different local and overseas customer locations.

 

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