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IT Project Manager – Accounts Payable

  • Practice SAP

  • Technologies SAP Technology Jobs

  • Location Remote , Germany

Next Ventures are currently looking for an IT Project Manager for an interesting "Accounts Payable" Transformation Program.

Start: 11.01.2021
End: 07.01.2022
Volume: Full-time
Location: remote & depending on COVID19 later in the year potentially onsite in Frankfurt area.

The IT organization is continuously looking for ways to drive new innovation and process automation for its business stakeholders. With that being said, currently there is a large (cross-functional) Global Program running with the goal to transform the “Accounts Payable” business function, which is managed by the so-called Business Services (BS) department. This transformation program is seeking an experienced: IT Project Manager to help lead the projects running.

Key Tasks:
At a high-level, the IT Project Manager will be accountable to support and manage the day-to-day activities for this project. As the IT Project Manager, and in close collaborations with the software integrator, your role will include the follow key tasks:
• Create / Maintain project plan
• Lead the (standing) weekly project meetings (Core Team level and PMO level); maintain and deliver status reports every week
o Prepare, carry-out, follow-up, coordinate, monitor, facilitate and conduct any kind of meeting and/or workshop
• Resource Management (both business and IT resources)
• Escalation Management
• Risk/Issue Management; ensuring the project remains: on-track and on-budget
• Support IT Program Leader with project cost controlling
• Communication on all levels (IT experts, SPOCs, key stakeholders, Management (Business & IT)
• Track Milestones and Deliverables; coordination of tasks across IT and business
• Help prepare, review, finalize presentations and related project documentations (E.g. SLC related documents, ERP documents, etc.)
• Use internal Project Methodology

Who You Are (Skills)
• Strong and effective IT project manager who is comfortable: managing large projects (500k – 1mEUR+), working as part of a fast paced and a large cross-functional team (geographically dispersed), and working remotely (until business travel policies change per COVID-19)
• At least 7 years of IT Project Management experience
• Strong communication, written and presentation skills
• (ideally) You have previous experience managing projects related to Accounts Payable processes & technology
o Knowledge of OpenText VIM (Vendor Invoice Management), OpenText IES (Invoice Extraction Services) and SAP ERP are preferred, but not mandatory
• Experience in either the Life Sciences or Pharmaceutical industry, would be a plus
• Hands-on work attitude
• Comfortable working autonomously & independently; a “self-starter”
• Ability to cope with highly complex, multi-layer dynamic project structure
• Familiar managing and working with both on-shore and off-shore colleagues, and dealing with 3rd party vendors
• Good command of English language, ideally also German language
• IT-related degree

Please send your current profile to bernard@next-ventures.com, or contact us directly on +49 211 3618 9540

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