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Implementation Project Manager
Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
Implementation Project Manager
We have an exciting new job opening for an Implementation Project Manager to join our client's IT team. This is a great opportunity to join a global company that is currently going through a huge software expansion. This will be a hybrid role between a Business Analyst and a Project Manager focused on implementations. You will be responsible for acting as the bridge between the technical team to the business stakeholders. We are looking for someone that has a technical background and has implementations experience. You will be responsible for facilitating scrum process meetings. We follow an Agile methodology so Agile experience is a must. Additionally, any Project Management certifications are a huge bonus!
The Implementation Project Manager manages internal and external software division projects to completion, including defining project scope, tasks, project teams, timelines, budgets, and resource allocation; and prepares and reviews deliverables in connection with project delivery. The Implementation Project Manager oversees the functional and technical direction of projects, including on-time and on-budget delivery of project tasks, such as detailed requirements analysis, process design and configuration, deliverables, and installation and implementation of Licensed Software technologies and platforms. The Implementation Project Manager also interfaces with Software product teams, maintains and supports existing partnerships, manages client relationships, and provides technical leadership and guidance to his/her team and clients on project status and adherence to timeline and budget. The Project Manager also assists with business development activities by preparing proposals and engagement agreements, demonstrating solutions and participating in project calls and meetings.
*This role can be located anywhere in the U.S.
o Creates a positive team member experience.
o Provides mentorship and training to staff as needed.
o Creates, maintains and executes communication plans and communication protocols.
o Creates, maintains, and executes project escalation and remediation policies.
o Creates and executes project workplans and enforces proper methodology and standards.
o Creates and maintains master project resource contact lists for the delivery team and our client team to utilize as necessary.
o Creates processes to track adherence to project timelines and budgets to enable forecasting of material variances.
o Develops workplans, schedules and resource assignments associated with project deliverables.
o Provides project management support for internal and external projects.
o Can rapidly acquire the necessary proficiency in the technologies and/or platforms being deployed.
o Reviews project documentation detailing business and system processes and works with the product team and clients to help review, define, and document existing transaction tax processes.
o Reviews project deliverables, including creating, composing, and editing written materials.
o Assists with billing and financial forecasting.
o Prepares and distributes project status reports to all project stakeholders.
o Develops templates and format specifications for project deliverables for review and approval.
o Manages day-to-day operational aspects of projects.
o Defines project success criteria and creates the metrics to enable them to be measured.
o Assists with business development activities (e.g., preparation of proposals and engagement agreements, and attending prospect calls and meetings).
o 3-5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst / Project Manager focused in software solution implementations.
o Agile methodology
o Experience implementing financial process automation solutions
o Experience in transaction taxes is particularly desirable.
o Ability to lead/present to business stakeholders
o Experience facilitating scrum process meetings
o Excellent written and verbal communication
o PMP and/or CSM certification(s)
o Bachelor's or Master's degree from a four-year college; Degrees in Accounting, Tax, or Information Technology are desirable.
o Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project, Outlook, and Internet navigation and research.
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