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Project Manager for Business Systems (Project-based)

Description

  • This position is responsible for assembling the project team, assigning responsibilities, and managing schedules and resources to ensure timely completion of assigned projects
  • Manages various Business Systems projects from Scope Requirement, Vendor Selection, Systems configuration and development, Training, Change Management, Implementation and Adoption
  • Requires Business Systems project management skills and experience to gain credibility and manage multiple work streams and complex projects.
  • Must be capable of managing multiple projects and reports to the steering committee when required.
  • Qualifications
  • Responsibilities
  • Must have experience in managing medium to large and complex Business Systems projects
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent planning and organization ability
  • Excellent time management skills and understanding the value of a baseline
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent management and leadership qualities
  • Ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree in management, computer science and information technology or related courses
  • At least 5 solid years of IT Business Systems project management
  • Preferably with experience in the Education Sector
  • Experience in any of the following business systems is a must, ERP, HR, FINANCE, Student Information System
  • Underwent a formal Project Management training is an advantage
  • Understanding of Six Sigma or any related framework is an advantage
  • Experience in Agile methodology and Scrum is an advantage
  • Assessing the requirements of the business community
  • Analyzing different options and recommending the most suitable and most economically feasible option for the project
  • Developing a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Preparing cost estimates of assigned projects
  • Keeping a check on the budget and ensure that budget limits are not breached
  • Managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Supervising and coordinating with stakeholders, IT staff, consultants, vendors and suppliers
  • Meeting with managers of different departments for feedback and assessment
  • Making sure that the projects are completed within the given time frame
  • Managing the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation

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