Job Title :

Sr Project Manager

Work Type :

Full Time

Location :

Chicago IL

Responsibilities :

Echelon Solutions Group LLC, a SAP-certified partner, is an expert-level consultancy providing comprehensive services and solutions to clients. Headquartered in Chicago, Echelon was founded in 2009 by ex-SAP leaders with 20+ years of experience in practice building, SAP consulting and business solutions. Echelon is looking to hire a seasoned SAP Project Manager immediately.

  • The SAP Project Manager is responsible for managing the successful project delivery and customer satisfaction to Field Consulting clients.
  • Plans, directs, and manages delivery of client SAP implementation projects
  • Reviews project proposals to determine scope and goals, project time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project goals and objectives
  • Develops and maintains project plan and timeline, issues, assignments, documentation and other project communications
  • Prepares weekly project status reports
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget
  • Reviews project status with project personnel and modifies schedules and plans as required.
  • Monitors project results against project scope
  • Directs the development of quality assurance test plans, customer acceptance test plans and conference room pilot test plans.
  • Home location can be anywhere in the U.S. Relocation is not required for this position, but candidate must be open to travel up to 100% of the time.

Experience :

  • Bachelor s degree (OR Master s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field)
  • 5 years of experience as a Project Manager on ERP implementations, which must have included 4 years cross-functional SAP implementation management experience across the entire application for multiple, full lifecycle implementations in various industries.
  • S/4 HANA Cloud implementation experience leveraging Activate methodology is a must.
  • Ability to lead strategic workshops with clients.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Support the Account Management for assigned accounts
  • Cultivate professional relationships with clients
  • Establish credibility and relationships with client decision makers, know their business, their industry, their culture, and their top priorities
  • Create an environment of extreme customer focus within the team
    Be a decision maker regarding conflicting customer priorities/requirements
  • Be an advocate for customers within Echelon
  • Timely response to and resolution of customer escalations
  • Renewal and expansion of contractual relationships
  • Experience with following a big plus:
    • SAP configuration or development experience
    • Previous work with off shore consultants in a shared delivery model.
    • Project Management training and certificationMust be an expert of social marketing tools