SAP Project Manager in Cincinnati, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, monitoring and managing the delivery of projects to meet agreed deliverables, scheduled timeframes and allocated budgets. Focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders, etc. You manage by influence. By combining analytical and management skills you can ensure projects move forward-on time, within scope and within budget.

Duties & Responsibilities
* Lead multiple large complex projects simultaneously.
* Lead project team including technical and non-technical staff in analysis, design, development, testing and implementation efforts.
* Create project plans, including deliverables, activities, timelines and budgets.
* Responsible for communicating to project stakeholders including leadership team and project teams.
* Manage strong healthy relationships with stakeholders, project teams, vendors ensuring that project delivery expectations are clearly defined and met.
* Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
* Work closely with various internal departments to ensure successful completion of projects.
* Driving team accountability for deliverables.
* Identifying and managing project priorities and cross-project dependencies.
* Ensure appropriate use of CommScope's IT project management tools, governance, processes, and methodologies.
* Prepare reports reporting on issues and risk mitigation.
* Assess, manage, resolve and escalate (if necessary) risks and issues.
* Provide scheduled and on-demand status reports and updates.
* Participates in collaborative cross-BU initiatives.
* Participates in task forces, strategic initiatives, acquisitions, stretch assignments and collaboration opportunities with other business units.
* Assisting in the continuous evolution of the PMO best practices.

Required Skills
* Bachelor's Degree in business administration, IS or related field
* Over 5 years of project management experience with strong experience in project management methodologies and portfolio management tools
* Experience managing projects and highly virtual resources in global matrixed environment
* Demonstrated interfacing with high level positions (i.e. CEOs, CFOs, CIOs)
* Experience leading SAP, BI or CRM projects
* Expertise with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Visio
* Capacity for building relationships both internally and externally

Preferred Skills
* MBA or Master's degree in IS or related field
* Experience leading SAP Implementation projects
* PMP or equivalent professional project management certification
* Knowledge of Manufacturing industry/Supply Chain Management