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3E is a financial ERP tool targeted to professional services organizations, particularly law firms. We are seeking a PMP certified Project Manager to build strong customer relationships with key individuals and teams across Elite and our clients in the US. The Project Manager is accountable for definition and delivery of 3E projects. This role will provide leadership throughout the project life-cycle to the project team and ensure that team members are motivated, develop their skills and experience and are effective as a team. You will be the primary client contact during implementations and is responsible for client satisfaction of same.
About the Role:
In this role as Project Manager you will be accountable for:
Project Delivery: ensure projects are within budget, agreed timelines and scope, with quality; prepare regular status and financial reporting to the client; execute regular status meetings with the client and project team; manage day-to-day client relationship
Quality Control: Champion the Elite Project Quality Methodology and the Express Services Package Methodology, both based on PMI principles, and ensures there project governance is put in place throughout all project phases
Partner Management: Provide thought leadership on appropriateness of tools and process as relates to project goals; Modify personal approach and style to reflect changing circumstance
Change Management: Ensure any change orders arising are discussed well in advance to ensure the customer’s expectations are managed effectively, and that the Sales account manager is engaged; Plan and manage project activity to maximize commercial return for the company, ensuring a focus on minimizing lost and non-billable time
Reporting: Ensure timely and accurate completion of all internal project management reports including milestone, backlog/financial forecast, resource forecast, status and other reports, as requested
Expense Reporting: Ensure accuracy in relation to recording of all time and expense related to the project, and the accurate and timely billing of same to the customer; Meet individual contributor targets for billable hours, utilization, etc. as set from time to time
You’re a fit for the role of Project Manager if you have:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
PMP Certification Required
5 - 8 years managing all phases of financial software implementations with teams of five to fifteen producing revenue of $500k to $3mm or more
Experience across the full software development lifecycle, preferably gained by having undertaken a multitude of project roles over their career
Solid knowledge, understanding and experience of financial operations (GL, AP, AR, Billing/Invoicing, Operational and Management Reporting)
Strong Leadership skills, with a demonstrable background of resource management, motivating and coaching
Client-facing consultancy experience with a blue-chip or big-five professional services organization
Ability to work in an environment of change and uncertainty with sound judgment under pressure
Ability to manage a high volume of work and diverse range of projects and activities
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong influencing and negotiating skills
The ability to work from home with willingness and ability to travel, depending on the stage of the projects under management
Law firm financial operations experience is desired
Management of financial ERP implementations
Previous experience as a project manager for a financial ERP software company would be helpful
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