AECOM Senior IT Project Manager, Enterprise Applications in Los Angeles, California
Requisition/Vacancy No. 151539BR
Position Title Senior IT Project Manager, Enterprise Applications
Job Category Information Technology
Business Line AECOM Corporate
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - California
City Los Angeles
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
Our teams provide the strategic guidance that shapes the vision and direction for AECOM. We enable the success of our employees and our operations by ensuring they have the tools, information, resources and support they need to do their jobs.
Will be responsible for providing project management across enterprise applications implementation teams. Will manage teams of internal AECOM and 3 rd party resources and be responsible for project planning, financial management and project execution for systems such as Oracle ERP, Salesforce CRM, Intranet and internal collaboration systems, Cognos BI and Hyperion Financial Reporting systems. .Specific duties include:
Providing thought leadership for all aspects of the system implementation lifecycle including conducting business requirements assessments, resource planning and project management.
Applying the AECOM project management methodology to manage risk and ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and within scope.
Managing project financials including vendor contracting/management, accruals, project accounting, project outlooks and cost tracking.
Working independently or partnering with business analysts to collect and document business processes and requirements from business users.
Providing input into system design and solutions based on business requirements.
Working independently or partnering with QA leads to determine testing needs and working with internal teams to define and execute end to end testing across multiple platforms.
Preparing materials, conducting and providing project status updates to stakeholders including Steering Committees, SME Committees, user groups and AECOM Executive Board.
Providing Change Management support to ensure coordination and implementation of training and communication activities.
Supporting implementation and production teams by facilitating meeting scheduling, agendas, follow up items, presentation preparation and issue tracking.
Ensuring resolution of identified issues via active monitoring, tracking and working with the functional and technical owners.
Monitoring, coordinating and leading key project cycles and implementation milestones such as user testing and test conversion cycles, cutover activities and instance access/preparations.
Assisting with and providing input to IT strategic plans, implementation roadmaps, budget plans and resource forecasting.
This position can be located in any major metropolitan area.
Seven or more years experience in large-scale, complex, global system implementations that includes a solid understanding of key project management concepts and business practices and procedures.
Specific experience with ERP systems projects.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems or related degree.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to work with and across various levels within global organization.
Strong leadership skills with particular emphasis on effectively leading without authority.
Must be a highly analytical and self-motivated individual with ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.
Practical knowledge and experience with project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile.
Solid understanding of systems and ability to provide system solutions in response to business requirements.
Experience in project/resource management for enterprise applications such as ERP, BI or other accounting/financial systems.
Ability to self-manage and perform with a high level of competence and understanding of the subject matter at hand.
Ability to identify and resolve issues autonomously.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and balance competing priorities.
This position can be located in any major metropolitan area.
Familiarity with financial processes, cost accounting, and AECOM business processes.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:
Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.