Anaplan Project Manager - Chicago

Job Description: An Anaplan Gold Partner, KEYRUS is focused on delivering solutions utilizing the Anaplan platform. Anaplan is a flexible cloud-based platform for Connected Planning that enables dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent modeling across multiple departments for large Enterprise companies.

KEYRUS Consultants are collaborative and curious - working together to figure out the best solution for our clients. KEYRUS provides an exciting opportunity to work side-by-side with these talented and curious consultants on a wide range of projects for companies of all sizes across various industries.

The Anaplan Project Manager’s primary responsibility will be to manage a project and serve as the main point of contact for our clients. The right candidate will have prior consulting experience leading teams to deliver solutions for complex business processes and change management.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager Include:

  • Serve as the main client contact and manage day to day interactions
  • Lead client through the design discussions to ensure that all the client’s requirements are met in an optimal solution
  • Identify gaps in business and technical requirements, testing, potential project risks, and communication issues in client delivery
  • Formulate and develop implementation strategy for identification of business requirements, process design and sustainable solutions for our clients
  • Collaborate with a solutions architect to ensure that the project delivers well-scoped and on-time
  • Manage and mentor team members through identification and improvement of delivery and help others understand how to manage risk and meet deadlines
  • Maintain customer focus and demonstrate leadership to drive consensus and project related decisions
  • Assist leadership with determining priorities, scope, timeline, goals, and key milestones for projects
  • Maintain customer focus and demonstrate leadership to drive consensus and project related decisions
  • Deliver high level presentations to audiences ranging from executives to business users
  • Communicate well written and orally at all levels

Required Qualifications:

  • Background in SaaS software implementation preferably in client service
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in project management, preferably using Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) like Agile
  • Prior experience managing a project team of 3-5 people using structured methodologies for gathering business requirements, business processes, data conversions, and system interfaces
  • Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience managing timelines and budget with multiple stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business Management, Engineering, or related field and equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in implementing Performance Management Solutions using Anaplan, Oracle Hyperion, SAP EPM, IBM TM1/Cognos, Tableau, or similar technologies
  • Prior experience with Consolidation/Financial Reporting, Sales Performance Management, Supply Chain, Management Reporting, or Enterprise Operational Planning
  • Prior experience working with Project management Software tools (Trello, Jira, etc.)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Anaplan Certification such as Master Anaplanner
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
  • KEYRUS EPM Americas is a professional services firm focused on driving improved bottom-line profitability to our clients through actionable analytics and sustainable processes leveraging best-in-class tools and proven solutions. The KEYRUS team has a long history of implementing integrated solutions for Planning & Forecasting, Profitability, Strategic Cost Management and Business Intelligence. Through partnering with our team, our clients have achieved sustained ROI on their performance management initiatives. KEYRUS combines deep technical skills with broad industry and functional knowledge. In recognition of our client service, KEYRUS was named Anaplan's Partner of the Year (Americas) for 2020.

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EEO Statement

KEYRUS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity and celebrate it. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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