ERP Implementation Project Manager

Trafford, Greater Manchester
£400 - £500 day rate
21 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Part Time

Having recently gained private equity investment, my exclusive client is undergoing a period of significant change. As part of facilitating their growth strategy, it has been identified there is a need to appoint a Project Manager to manage the implementation a new ERP system on an 18-month fixed term contract. This will be a part time role working between 3-4 days per week. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the relationship with the system implementation partners
  • Understand and control the ERP implementation project lifecycle and the key activities conducted in each phase
  • Gain a solid understanding of core business processes from a systems point of view to drive best practice solutions
  • Manage the project resource including the internal team of functional experts
  • Manage the project costs to ensure project is delivered on time and to plan

The ideal candidate will be a CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified Accountant; it is essential that this person has the experience of implementing an ERP system in a manufacturing business with an understanding of R&D, quality control and manufacturing processes.

Excellent communication skills and a strong teamwork ethic are essential, as well as having the ability to be flexible and adaptable to adhere to priorities and deadlines.