Are you interested in enabling top-quality research, pioneering education, trend-setting art and society-renewing collaboration?
We are now seeking a
Senior ERP Project Manager
for a financial ERP implementation project.
Aalto University is replacing its legacy financial systems with a modern financial ERP solution. The project aims to modernize the system landscape as well as re-engineer and harmonize related financial processes. The main deliverables of the project are process re-engineering, public procurement of the ERP platform and solution integrator and the implementation project.
Your role and goals
Your role is to ensure the modernization project’s timely, cost-effective, and high-quality end results. This includes:
Develop an effective resource plan ensuring the necessary resources are in place at all stages of the project
Direct, monitor and motivate the project team - assigning tasks, setting realistic deadlines, and communicating them consistently to the team
Monitor and analyse all project elements to ensure any variances are highlighted and corrective action is taken
Manage the relationship with the system integration partner at all stages of the project ensuring there is no deviation from the agreed scope, budget, and plan
Deliver the ERP project in line with internal project management framework, governance structures, and any other relevant internal policies and procedures
Risk and issue management
Successful transition to business as usual support
Your network and team
You will be working with a team of ambitious professionals whose hearts beat to both finance and making the world a better place.
You will report to Head of Finance & Control and you will be the first point of contact to the ERP system supplier and system integrator.
We offer you a great opportunity to develop your professional skills in a versatile and challenging position in a multi-cultural university.
Your experience and ambitions
In order to succeed in this position, we expect you to have:
At least 5 years’ experience of working as a project manager delivering finance ERP solutions
Experience of delivering at least 2 implementations of ERP finance systems
Extensive experience as a Project Manager with a proven track record of successfully managing implementations
Experience with managing system integration partners
Demonstrable experience of working on complex, large-scale transformations
Good understanding of soft skills involved in successful management of projects and team motivation
Ability to bring clarity and able to prioritise in a complex operational environment
A good understanding of key finance processes. An ability to learn and understand current, and ability to help to model new processes
Strong project management skills with demonstrable advanced planning, co-ordination, and leadership skills
Ability to operate and move between strategic and operational level thinking
Master’s degree in accounting/finance/or similar
Excellent command of English, fluency in Finnish is seen as an advantage
The position is opened as a fixed-term contract for approximately three years.
Ready to apply?
If you want to join our community of game changers, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using the link on Aalto University’s web page ("Apply now!") by 30.5.2021.
If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Head of Finance & Control Jukka Stenroos, on Tue 18.5., Fri 21.5. and Wed 26.5., tel. +358 50 567 2715, and HR Partner Laura Pyysalo, firstname.lastname@example.org in application process related questions.
To apply, please share the following application materials with us: CV, cover letter, and any other information that proves your qualification for the open position.
More about Aalto University
Diversity is part of who we are, and we actively work to ensure our community’s diversity and inclusiveness. This is why we warmly encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to join our community.