Temporary Project Manager & Key Business Lead
Metro Blvd. Nutley, NJ 07110
Project Manager & Key Business Lead – Workforce Planning Implementation
Duration: Feb 3 – August 2020
Full time hours
The client is in process of streamlining Global Workforce planning process from Headcount & compensation perspective and therefore, is embarking on a journey to implement Global Workforce planning system. The brand will be utilizing Workday’s adaptive platform for this implementation. We are looking for a resource working as project manager and key finance business lead to support workforce planning implementation project. The duration of this assignment will be 6-8 months and the primary location will be Nutley, NJ with periodic travels to Geneva/London, Hongkong/Japan.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Working closely with the consultant/implementation partner to develop project plan by stage/phase and ensure right team members are engaged
Manage all deliverables to ensure timely deliverables and proper team engagement
Facilitate all phases of the project:
Facilitate and provide project management services for workshops and meetings to identify and document requirements for the To-BE end state; document meeting outcomes, actions and issues and closeout open points with team members
Provide project management services and coordination with various stakeholders for Design, development, testing phases & deployment
Share best practices and ideas from prior experience of similar implementation, facilitate internal discussions and drives to resolve issues/open items
Keep the lead/sponsor up to date on issues, open items and ensure timely decisions are made
Deliver and maintain project management documentation, but not limited to, project plan, risk log, issues log, test plans and implementation plans
Facilitate regular PMO meetings with project team members
Facilitate the Steering Committee activities with stakeholders
Support communication and stakeholder management plans
Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to understand changes and provide assistance in change management
Act as a FP&A subject matter expert along with FP&A process owners
Work team to define and document scope and plans for testing phases
Experience, Skills, and Knowledge
Experience: 10+ years of functional FP&A experience within a large, multi-national company, with a significant experience in implementation of systems supporting to financial reporting, planning and FP&A functions.
* Strong subject matter knowledge/understanding of financial planning & reporting requirements in large multi-national organization preferably in retail
* Experience with the implementation of the FP&A Applications.
* Experience with working with the stakeholders spread across the world
* Strong project management capabilities
* Ability to managing stakeholder conflicts and drive towards resolution & consensus.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong analytical skills
* Must be well organized and ability to multi task