Senior Business Project Manager

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Posted 4 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

This posting is for BUSINESS Senior Project Manager NOT an IT Project Manager. Seeking a Senior PM for an in-progress implementation of a Workday(WD) ERP SaaS solution for HCM and Financials. The WD HCM and Payroll modules are in prod. The candidate is needed to assist primarily in implementing the Financial modules and will report to the Director of Management and Budget. Responsibilities 1. Managing the project to completion with Implementer Project Manager(Accenture) and County Business Process Manager 2. Develops, manages, and maintains the Project Work Plan in collaboration with Implementer Project Manager including 2a. Assess current state, identify gaps in current plan, develop schedule 2b. Schedule mgmt 2c. Resource plan and allocation 2d. Tracking and status (e.g. critical path, milestones, key activities, complete) 3. Manages the issue and key decision log 4 Sets deadlines and evaluates milestones 5. May assign responsibilities to available project participants 6. Escalates issues and potential risks to the Steering Committee that may impact go-live 7. Signs off on key Deliverables throughout the project 8. Leads Steering Committee meetings 9. Works directly with customer and implementer PMs and implementation staff to manage deliverables 10. Ability to identifyrecognize the Workday application ldquotouchpointsrdquo and aid in the change managementtesting processes Key skills Project Management in ERP implementation experience with Workday (particularly Financial modules) is REQUIRED. Experience with a transition from PeopleSoft to a Workday solution preferred. 2. Ability to track detailed schedules using software and keep project team on task 3. Experience managing effort-based schedules and deliverables 4. Strong verbal and written communication 5. Strong organizational skills 6. PMP highly desirable Environment MS Suite