Project Manager, Enterprise Resource Planning

Project Manager, Enterprise Resource Planning

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Calgary, Alberta

Information Technology




If you are a talented and experienced Senior ERP Project Manager, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Our Calgary-based client is adding a Senior Project Manager to focus on ERP implementations with the potential to take on new and exciting projects beyond the ERP. The ERP project includes all business units, departments, and locations. The Project Manager will manage the transition from a legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System to a cloud ERP Solution.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a high-caliber ERP Project Manager who has extensive experience in managing high-profile ERP projects. If you have extensive experience in monitoring and managing project progress, managing issues and risks, and implementing changes where necessary we would love to hear from you.   

Please note that this role is based in Calgary, Alberta, and will be onsite.

  • Understand project business cases and execute in alignment with the goals and objectives outlined therein
  • Build, manage, lead, and inspire a high-performance multidisciplinary team to deliver high-quality, customer-focused outcomes
  • Engage and communicate with key stakeholders to provide project progress updates, drive decisions, and issue resolutions
  • Coordinate with the project steering committee and ensure communication is appropriate to build awareness of the project and cultural change management across the organization
  • Manage schedules, budgets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project delivery dates are communicated, understood, and executed upon
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope to foresee and identify potential problems and proactively work with project teams to identify solutions to address them in advance
  • Manage senior stakeholders in a complex operating environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, business, or a related field or equivalent
  • Minimum 8 years of dedicated project management experience, preferably with IT projects
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies; Project Management Professional (PMP) designation considered an asset
  • Experience with NetSuite will be a definite asset
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time, on budget, and within scope
  • Experience seeing projects through their full life cycle
  • Minimum 3 full cycle large ERP implementation projects completed as the main/sole Project Manager
  • Proven track record of delivery as a Project Manager on ERP software projects, preferably leading major ERP transition and/or ERP migration Projects
  • Demonstrated change management skills (leading and managing organizational change projects)
  • Ability to work with large-scale ERP projects with Tier 1 ERP solutions (Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, etc.) or Tier 2 ERP solutions (NetSuite)
  • Very strong visual presentation, verbal, and written communication skills along with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy-to-understand business terms to all levels of management and staff
  • An ability to interact in both functional and technical areas
  • Attention to detail and willingness to get involved and be hands-on, to ensure the smooth delivery of the project
  • Strong organizational skills and sense of priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage vendors
  • Experience with project management software, including MS Project and MS Planner

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