ERP Implementation Project Manager

Location
Trafford, Greater Manchester
Salary
£400 - £500 day rate
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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.