ERP - Program Manager

Verizon - Piscataway, NJ

What you’ll be doing...

The CSG Program Management team is responsible for strategy and implementation of systems solutions that support ERP (Enterprise Resource Platform) and other Systems activity for Verizon Finance, Accounting, AP, Payroll, and Supply Chain. TheSystems Program Managerposition is the interface between different stakeholder groups and is comprehensively responsible for the program management of large-scale, complex ERP and Finance Systems programs with a significant impact on Verizon landscape. This position will have specific focus on Supply Chain ERP processes in the areas of Inventory, Plant maintenance, Logistics and warehousing.

Responsibility for large-scale, complex projects delivering system conversion, enhancement and upgrade deliverables involving PeopleSoft, SAP, and Oracle.
Project Management interface between the business, GTS, other CSS groups and other Transformation offices.
Flexibility and collaborative work approach to solve complex problems and to develop customer specific solutions - taking into account multiple internal and external stakeholder groups and different level of stakeholder groups (e.g. Top-Management) with various/changing stakeholder demands/requirements and intersections (e.g. IT, Finance, AP, SC, Top-management level etc.).
Lead deliverable acceptance and invoice approval process.
Establish and oversee effective issue resolution, change control, and risk management processes.
Maintain project plan (and phase gate reviews) and report semi-weekly status dashboards at project.
Manage compilation of schedule, status, and metric updates at project and team levels; report appropriately to all levels of governance including executive.
Lead evaluation of go/no-go criteria for technical release and business cutover.
Oversee implementation of method and tools which enable each phase.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with large system program implementations (SAP, PeopleSoft preferred).
Experience with large, finance-impacting systems program implementations (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle preferred).
Experience managing across varied Business and Technical stakeholder groups and maintaining key relationships.
Experience with a strong (project) management background.
Experience in Supply Chain or Engineering processes.
Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:
A Degree.
BA/BS degree with concentration in Supply Chain, Accounting, Finance, FP&A, IT, Project Management or equivalent work experience.
Demonstrated highly developed cross team leadership skills and the ability to manage internal / external resources to achieve project objectives.
Demonstrated ability to operate independently and remain focused through change or uncertainty.
Formal training and/or certifications in project management methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma Methodologies, PMP Certifications, etc.).
Ability to perform in a high volume fast paced changing environment with good time-management skills and the ability to manage teams independently.
Excellent interpersonal, influencing, communication and organizational skills and the ability to deliver across levels.
Demonstrated commitment to enhance functional and technologies capabilities, particularly around cutting edge and nascent technologies.
Strong organizational skills to coordinate and manage multiple cross divisional work process and projects.
Ability to develop, manage, and mentor junior staff.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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