Avaratak Consulting LLC IT Implementation Project Manager (REMOTE) Remote · Full time Company website

Avaratak Consulting is seeking an experienced IT Implementation Project Manager to lead a critical HCM transformation for a dedicated client. This is a fully remote role offering the opportunity to drive impactful change within a complex enterprise environment.

Description

Why You'll Love This Role

Impactful Work: Shape the future of a company's operations by leading a critical HCM transformation.

  • Collaborative Environment: Work with a dedicated PMO team, client stakeholders, and top-tier partners to achieve shared success.
  • Growth Opportunity: Develop your project management expertise within a large-scale, complex implementation environment.

Special Notes

  • Strong communication skills are essential.
  • Prior experience with HCM implementations is a MUST.

Skills Required

  • Proven Track Record: 5+ years of experience managing complex technology implementations, ideally in enterprise environments.
  • Exceptional Planning: Demonstrated mastery of project timelines, budgets, and resource management.
  • Communication Excellence: Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
  • Process Oriented: Experience in tracking, monitoring, and reporting on project progress.
  • Team Player: Strong collaboration skills to partner with the PMO, product owners, and other leaders.
  • Microsoft DevOps Proficiency: Demonstrated experience working with this platform.
  • Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Agile certification.

Preferred

HCM Expertise: Experience in large systems implementations, especially Oracle HCM.


Responsibilities

  • Strategic Partnership: Collaborate with the PMO and project leads to align project plans with business goals, timelines, requirements, and deployment strategies.
  • Resource Management: Manage project resources, including team members and vendors.
  • System Integrator Oversight: Ensure the selected SI delivers on their Statement of Work throughout the Planning, Design, Configuration, Testing, Deployment, and Post-Go-Live Support phases.
  • Quality Assurance: Monitor and address any deviations from defined quality standards in collaboration with our client's protocols.
  • Proactive Management: Maintain project tools (project plan, risk log, etc.) and facilitate regular team communication for efficient execution.
  • Financial Oversight: Assist with budget monitoring and business case financials.
  • Steering Committee Support: Contribute to the development of materials for Steering Committee presentations.
  • Seamless Transition: Collaborate with the Change Management, Training, and Communications teams to ensure timely execution and consistent messaging.

Keys to Winning This Role

  • Tactical Mastery: Demonstrate your ability to execute complex project plans with precision. Share examples highlighting your success in managing timelines, budgets, and reporting to ensure projects stay on track.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Your success hinges on building strong partnerships. Emphasize your track record of collaborating effectively with Program Managers, Product Owners, and leaders within a PMO setting.
  • Relentless Drive: Showcase your tenacious approach to managing project plans and activities. Highlight how you proactively identify and address potential roadblocks to maintain momentum.
  • Confident Leadership: Exhibit a leadership style that is both assertive and respectful. Demonstrate how you successfully influence stakeholders without compromising on necessary outcomes.
  • Excellent Communication: Your ability to build rapport and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization is paramount. Highlight successful interactions with senior executives.
  • Systems Implementation Expertise: Ideal candidates possess experience with large-scale systems implementations, especially in the ERP/HCM domain. Oracle HCM knowledge is a major advantage, but transferable skills and adaptability are also valued.