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OTC (Order to Cash) Project Manager

Company: Alpha Consulting
Location: Camden
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


  • Will be extended into FY24 - long term role up to 2 years projected and planned. ---
  • REMOTE but will be able to travel into the HQ in Camden (once every 6 weeks) AND work EST (prefer EST, CST candidates only).
  • Recent SAP in sales and distribution experience.Project Description:
    • The OTC Senior Project Manager applies project management concepts, practices, and procedures to deliver complex changes within the Order to Cash Direct to Store Delivery Channel underpinned by SAP.
    • They will manage multiple small-sized initiatives and to be successful they will need to function with autonomy, requiring only occasional guidance.
    • They will need to have and have a good grasp of SAP order management capabilities being deployed in each initiative to be successful in the delivery, engaging experts when required.
    • Driving successful delivery of projects and delivering defined business & IT value.
    • Planning and facilitating project work efforts to deliver on time, within budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities.
    • Defining project scope, goals, and deliverables in alignment with business goals and priorities.
    • Creating and executing project plans and identifying & coordinating resource needs.
    • Evaluating and managing trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value.
    • Partnering with stakeholders to define success metrics, and ensuring effective, high quality project outcomes that produce business & IT value.
    • Tracking project status and managing project team complexities to mitigate issues & risks.
    • Ensuring projects adhere to client's project methodology compliance standards.
    • Ensure project execution resources collaborate and operate efficiently and effectively together to meet the project goals and objectives.
    • Plan and Ensure Alignment to Business Goals
    • Works with multiple stakeholder groups and technical teams to define/refine scope, ensuring initiative work is aligned with stakeholder outcomes.
    • Facilitates required planning discussions.
    • Addresses resource gaps as necessary, proactively escalating and resolving concerns.
    • Delegates work for individuals based on their strengths and aspirations.
    • Develops and updates initiative charter, project plan, milestone/stage gate requirements, resource plan, and other documentation.
    • Manage and Track Against the Budget.
    • Continuously monitors the actual cost of an initiative versus the budget.
    • Ensures timely and accurate invoicing.
    • Manage Stakeholder Relationships.
    • Establishes a supportive network within the organization and facilitates the resolution of conflict between people.
    • Has or projects self as having authority on subject matter and adapts communication style to suit audience.
    • Leverages organizational awareness to align self to the organization's goals.
    • Maintains feedback loop with key stakeholders to identify and implement initiative adjustments required to deliver increased business value.
    • Implements stakeholder recommendations largely independently and communicates relevant feedback to team.
    • Leverages business and technical knowledge related to each initiative to drive increased business value.
    • Drive Initiative Execution.
    • Facilitates scope trade-off conversations with stakeholders.
    • Optimizes day-to-day operational aspects of an initiative.
    • Identifies and coordinates dependencies on other initiatives.
    • Coordinates work of service providers with the clients initiative team.
    • Contributes and drives the development of delivery standards and tools.
    • Removes potential roadblocks from the path of the initiative team by negotiating conflicts and resolving issues.
    • Contributes to the communication plan and ensures communication effectiveness.
    • Manages scope of multiple initiatives by ensuring any changes are documented and approved.
    • Reviews and performs QA on deliverables.
    • Report and Track on Performance and Ensure Business Value.
    • Works with Business Sponsors to measure business value delivered by initiatives, ensure business value is realized, and identify opportunities to deliver increased value across initiatives.
    • Tracks, aggregates, and reports on milestones and provides updates to stakeholders.
    • Ensures initiative dashboard and relevant documentation are regularly maintained.
    • Evaluates service provider performance and escalates any issues.
    • Provides an issue escalation path and resolves performance disputes related to the initiative.
    • Provides the team with constructive feedback as it pertains to performance.
    • Monitor and Manage Risk.
    • Identifies the elements of risk in initiatives.
    • Ensures representation of appropriate stakeholders in discussions to mitigate risk.
    • Analyzes and prioritizes initiative risks and assesses potential impact.
    • Develops and maintains risk registers to mitigate risk.
    • Creates an action plan for risks that occur and follows through on plan.
    • Maintains issues list, proactively escalating issues to initiative and departmental leadership.
    • Influence & Lead Change.
    • Fosters a conducive working environment for initiative team.
    • Leverages team building techniques to quickly bring new teams together.
    • Advocates for and supports enterprise change.
    • Influences enterprise change initiatives.
    • Acts as a change agent by promoting new behaviors and ways of working.
    • Enrolls others as change agents and coaches them on effective change leadership.
    • Understands and promotes adoption of new delivery practices.
    • Leads Organizational Change Management activities, proactively identifying need.
    • Understands and challenges stakeholder mindsets and proposes new solutions.
    • Aligns initiative team members, sponsors, and stakeholders on the vision and benefits.
    • Coordinates diverse ways of working for improved outcomes.Required Skills:
      • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field.
      • 5 or more years of experience in IT and business/industry.
      • 1 - 5 years' experience with one or more of SAP BTP integration suite
      • Post graduate certification in Project Management, bachelor's degree specialization in Project Management or at least 2 years' experience working as part of the Project Management Team on large & complex cross-functional projects.
      • Knowledge of PMI's project management methodology and best practices.
      • Familiarity with the use of Microsoft Project.
      • Working knowledge of SAP EDI/IDOC, SAP SD - Order Management, Delivery, Invoicing.
      • Master Data - Customer Master, Material Master, Pricing.
      • SAP MM - IM Movement types specific to consignment,
      • SAP PO/CPI Integration suites between SAP and non-SAP SAAS solutions, business rules, and security aspects a plus .
      • Working knowledge of using SAP for project related processes including procurement, capital management and reporting.
      • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.
      • Excellent analytical skills.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
      • Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
      • Thorough knowledge of using Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and SharePoint.
      • Optionally, familiarity with Microsoft Visio.This 24+month position starts ASAP.ALPHA'S REQUIREMENT MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S. AS AN HOURLY W2 EMPLOYEE

Keywords: Alpha Consulting, Camden , OTC (Order to Cash) Project Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Camden, New Jersey

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