Project Manager - ERP Upgrade - Melbourne Auckland Victoria

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Location: Melbourne Auckland Victoria, Australia

The Company

Our client is a well-known non-for-profit organisation in Melbourne's CBD that is currently upgrading its back-office systems. They are now looking for an experienced Finance Project Manager to take the lead in upgrading its ERP system to MS Dynamics Business Central. The project will take approximately 6 months.

The Role

Reporting into the Head of Finance, the Project Manager will take responsibility to work with the organisation to allocate resources to the project, whilst at the same time taking a truly hands-on approach.

· Lead a small Project Team with following resources available:
Head of Finance, ICT Manager, the Vendor, HR and a Senior Accountant

· Manage the ERP upgrade project by balancing the scope, financial budget, timeline, accuracy, requirements and quality of the project

· Manage execution of the project plan; identifying risks and issues with the implementation project and presenting these and recommended actions to the Project Sponsor

· Testing (Documenting test cases, Integration and UAT planning, resolution of test defects)

· Manage and support the ongoing integration and optimisation of finance systems and processes

· Maintain continuous communication between all stakeholders involved to ensure project deliverables are

met and the project remains on time and within budget

· Articulate the project vision to all stakeholders, encouraging performance and alignment to the project objectives

· Manage vendor communication to facilitate understanding and awareness of the organisational strategic direction, changes, challenges and operating framework

· Assist during the go-live and during the post-Implementation phase

· Preparation of training materials and providing end-user training

This position offers you the flexibility to work partially from home.

Your Profile

· Proven experience with the implementation or upgrade of mid-tier Finance Systems / ERP

· Excellent project management and change management skills/experience

· Strong analytical skills and demonstrated problem solving skills. Proven ability to easily troubleshoot, document, escalate, track and resolve issues. Ability to develop strategies, and implement solutions

· Experience with MS Dynamics Business Central desirable

· Background in Finance desirable

· Available to start within two weeks' notice

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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