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IT Project Manager - SAP Specialist

Manchester, CT

Posted: 05/24/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 10496 Salary / Pay Rate : 130 -150K

Job Description

IT Project Manager – SAP Specialist

Our client is a leading global manufacturing company looking to add a key member to their project management team. In this role you will serve as a lead PM on a companywide ERP implementation as all locations become streamlined. If you are looking for a role where you can make a long-lasting impact within a collaborative, open minded environment, this is the position for you.
Salary range, 130 – 150K with a strong benefits package
Flexible hybrid schedule, 2 days/week in office
Office HQ in the Manchester CT Area 

  • Coordinate and drive projects with various business leaders, acting as the liaison between the IT team, business users, and vendors
  • Understand, analyze, design, and implement various end to end solutions
  • Act as a key PM for a company wide ERP implementation project, streaming the ERP system for all global locations
  • Understand the business or function for which the application solution is designed, instruct/check work of other technical team members, and support/troubleshoot issues
  • Collaborate with global IT teams and SMEs to determine the technical direction and approach to the new system design and implementation
  • Use established project management methodologies and processes to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget, and meet all high-quality customer expectations
  • Track ley project milestones and adjust project plans and or resources if needed to meet deadlines and user needs
  • Create project plans and team work assignments, monitor and guide work efforts daily, identify resource needs, review for quality, escalate timeline, quality, or functional issues when needed
  • Work with IT teams to handle test phases
  • Organize the delivery of communication with all areas of the enterprise that affect scope, risk, budget, and resources
  • Facilitate client and project teams interactions including scrums, sprint planning, retrospectives, reviews, incident management, and release management
  • Use PM methodologies and tools, change management techniques, and resource management practices through projects
  • Serve as the key point of contact for application specific issues, questions, and solutions for customer business users and leaders
  • Professionally engage with all levels of staff across the enterprise to manage relationships and expectations

  • Bachelor’s degree is Information Technology or relevant professional work experience, Master’s degree strongly desired
  • PMP certification
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Project Management or relevant work experience
  • In depth knowledge of MS Visio, JIRA, MS Project or other project management tools
  • Prior experience with ERP systems (SAP highly desired) with prior ERP implementation project experience heavily desired
  • Experience working within the manufacturing industry desired
  • Must have fact based critical analysis skills and experience documenting complex technical ideas
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence a team
  • Prior experience managing individual projects, development of plans, resolving issues, and delivering regular status reports
  • Experience participating in all stages of the full project lifecycle
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills with ability to speak to technical and nontechnical staff effectively

Please send resumes to Chrisg@jmorrissey.com


Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Gamber
Senior Recruiter, Information Technology

Chris Gamber Graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York with a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration and was a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Chris has a passion to help IT professionals with their career goals has joined J Morrissey to  represent our Information Technology recruitment team for Direct Hire and contract placements.

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