0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 10, 2014 4:02 PM by Melissa Clow

    New job posting: PROJECT MANAGER

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      KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

      The Project Manager manages assigned projects and works directly with the Program Managers if applicable, Solution Architects, Integration Consultants and Functional Consultants to deliver the RapidResponse solution on time and on budget. Ability to articulate Company products and solutions to customers and the value added benefits received. Consistently uses and improves the existing methodology.  Includes lessons learned to Company knowledge management system. 

      Leadership – Demonstrate ability to provide direction to and motivate resources to achieve desired results.  Mentor and develop on site teams and promote teamwork amongst peers and customer personnel.  Manage and set customer expectations. Lead by example and demonstrate a positive mental attitude.  Demonstrate standard leadership traits: strategic, forward thinking, problem solving, and implementation thought leadership.

      Revenue & Execution – Results oriented, achieve team utilization, team revenue and management targets.  Ability to estimate projects accurately.  Anticipate client needs.  Proactively manage the change request process.  Influence others to get what you want/need (i.e. other departments).  Effectively manage schedule and individual resource utilization. Identifies problems proactively and leverages the organization in an efficient manner to resolve them.  This position is revenue generating and is expected to be billable at least 65% of the time.

      Admin – Ensure timely and accurate administration of assigned projects.  Making sure time and expense entries are complete for all project team members.  Manage work in process and status reporting internally and to the client.

      Communication & Documentation – Efficiently, effectively and appropriately establish and manage expectations through verbal and written communication.  Demonstrate the ability to effectively listen and comprehend. 

      Personal Development – Be the subject matter expert for implementation. Keep current as to new developments, best practices, industry trends and new innovations.

      Client Satisfaction –Responsible for balancing the overall satisfaction of the client while effectively representing both the client and Kinaxis’s best interests. Work with project team to achieve high levels of client satisfaction. Be able to measure the effectiveness of the client end solution against the roadmap developed in the sales cycle.


      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

      • College Graduate w/ 4 year degree  - Business, Supply Chain, computer science, process engineering preferred

          

      Required Skills

      • Minimum 5 years industry experience in large scale implementations in software consulting services
      • Prior Experience implementing complex software solutions
      • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of customer personnel and management
      • Proven record of execution to time and budget
      • Strategic and tactical thinking

          

      preferred skills & KNOWLEDGE: 

      • Knowledge of structured and agile deployment techniques
      • No travel restrictions – estimated 50-75%
      • Strong project estimating skills, industry expertise or certification preferred



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