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CONFIDENTIAL - Project Manager

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About the Opportunity
  • 1. Overall Integration Leadership:
    • Act as the driving force behind the integration process, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and business goals.
    • Serve as an "activist" to challenge the status quo, identify risks and bottlenecks, and implement corrective actions.
    • Assume leadership of governance structure & promote an agile team environment
  • 2. Timeline Management:
    • Develop and maintain a detailed project plan, outlining all activities, milestones, and dependencies.
    • Monitor timelines rigorously, proactively identifying and addressing potential delays.
    • Implement best practices tools, templates, and processes
  • 3. Interdepartmental Coordination:
    • Collaborate with project managers across multiple workstreams, including Operations, Finance, IT, Commercial Sales, ERP, Procurement, Strategy, Marketing, and Communications.
    • Manage interdependencies and ensure seamless communication between different functional areas.
  • 4. Specific Workstream Oversight:
    • Oversee critical activities such as plant consolidations, ERP integration, and migration from SAP 3.1 to Microsoft D365 for Finance and Operations.
    • Provide expert guidance on D365 implementation, actively participating in problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Plan and lead implementation plans for master data migration, including customer set-up, item set-up, equipment configuration, plant/plant migration to D365
  • 5. Stakeholder Communication:
    • Report regularly to the leadership team, providing updates on project progress, challenges, and key milestones.
    • Act as a liaison between project teams and leadership, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives.
  • 6. ERP Expertise:
    • Roll up your sleeves to provide hands-on guidance on D365 implementation, leveraging your expertise to troubleshoot issues and guide the team through challenges.
  • 7. Training Leadership:
    • Support and lead training initiatives for new team members on Microsoft D365 for Finance and Operations.
    • Develop training materials and documentation, ensuring the smooth onboarding of new staff into the D365 environment.
  • 8. Change Management Facilitation:
    • Work closely with the Change Management team to facilitate initiatives aimed at ensuring a smooth transition for all employees affected by the acquisition.
    • Develop and implement change management strategies to address resistance and foster a positive attitude towards the integration.
About You
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager in acquisition integration projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP systems, especially Microsoft D365 for Finance and Operations.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to challenge the status quo and drive change.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of managing diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of business functions, including Operations, Finance, IT, and Marketing.
  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, or a related field.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
    • Previous experience with SAP to D365 migrations is highly desirable.
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How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #393389.
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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