Project Manager

UK-Winnersh
Job ID
2017-16437
Category
Professional Services
Position Type
full-time

Overview

This role is responsible for managing a portfolio of multi-disciplined projects, with the objective of executing the successful project implementation of X3 ERP solution in the cloud or on-premise.

 

The Project Manager will need to understand customer project objectives and take ownership of contractual requirements defined in the Statement of Work. He or she will manage resources assigned to fulfil those requirements using the Sage implementation methodology, lead implementation planning, control project plan and overall execution. The project manager will develop positive relationships with all project stakeholders creating a high level of customer satisfaction, and help the customer realise expected benefits.

Responsibilities

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Management of the delivery schedule and budget to deliver to ensure project delivery is on time and in budget
  • Management of third party project supplier and resources assigned to the project
  • Leads and manages project and resource schedules assigning and tracking tasks planned for the project team
  • Project progress tracking
  • Identifies, manages and mitigates the risks that may impact the project
  • Complete project weekly status reports and steering committee presentations • Communicates project activities including progress, budget, risks, issues to both client and Sage stake holders
  • Champion and enforcer of the implementation methodology
  • Assists with pre-sales project activities and including project estimation, contracts and presentation of project and methodologies to the prospect
  • Manages quality of the project deliverables
  • Positive relationship management with client and key stakeholders
  • Commercial awareness and excellent negotiation skills

Skills, know-how and experience:

  • Experience of project managing ERP or other complex software implementations
  • Proven successful project management of projects between 100 and 500 man days with another vendor (e.g. Unit 4, Epicor, AX/Dynamics, Infor)
  • Strong MS Office skills including MSP
  • Project Planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Ability to travel to client sites on a regular basis

Qualifications

Preferred: 

  • Degree or Post Graduate level or equivalent
  • PMP or Equivalent Certification

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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