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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.

Background:
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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