Project Manager D365 (Contract) Houston HR7-00162

Job Purpose

The Project Manager reports to a Senior Project Manager/PMO Mgr. working directly with a billion-dollar business unit to implement Microsoft Dynamics 365. They will oversee all aspects of the implementation for that business unit which includes: Setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing progress of the implementation project. They will also be asked to prepare reports for upper management regarding the status of project as necessary.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with SMEs to build and validate business scenarios

  • Work with SMEs to collect and validate current state processes and modifying to create future state processes to function with mods needed in D365

  • Lead and facilitate meetings and discussions to elicit business requirements to define and deliver system solutions.

  • Proactively manage Stakeholder engagement to ensure buy in and support of Project

  • Articulate the problem statement and openly bring up challenges, roadblocks and impediments; Negotiate, influence and drive solutions with team members for tactical and strategic enterprise business capabilities

  • Provide flexible and collaborative work approach to solve complex problems meeting customer specific requirements

  • Ensure solutions are following company policies and procedures or direct impact on the re-design of existing policies and procedures

  • Establish and oversee effective issue resolution, change control, and risk management processes

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project plan

  • Manage compilation of schedule, status, and metric updates at project and team levels; Report appropriately to all levels of governance

  • Gather requirements from business users, IT professionals, etc.

  • Synthesize business requirements across functional departments (cost allocations, intercompany settlements, consolidations, regulatory compliance, tax, labor accounting, asset and project accounting)

  • Work interactively across Business and IT teams to support development of business solutions

  • Coordinate integration activities with external applications

  • Manage cross functional testing impacting multiple groups and applications

  • Collect current reports and work with implementation partner and SMEs to ensure “out of the box” reports in D365 are sufficient

  • Assist in coordination of Data Migration

  • Assist in coordination of Security Configuration and UAT (User Acceptance Testing).

  • Coordinate with Implementation Partner PMs and Functional leads

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Use and continually develop leadership skills

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Required Skills/Experience

Education and Training

  • IT Background
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • AX 2012 and/or D365 Experience is a definite plus

General Requirements

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Technical Requirements / Skills

  • Developing and Tracking Budgets
  • Coaching
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Verbal Communication

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

Work Authorization / Security Clearance

  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Able to meet ATF & regulatory security requirements

 

Closing Date

31 August 2019

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