Anaplan Project Manager - Chicago

Job Description: Impetus Consultants are collaborative and curious - working together to figure out the best solution for our clients. Impetus Consulting Group is actively seeking candidates who are problem solvers, enjoy working on challenging projects, and want to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

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
  • Assist leadership with determining priorities, scope, timeline, goals, and key milestones for projects
  • Document the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification
  • Evaluate projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines
  • Assist in creating and improving existing project management office policies and processes
  • Maintain customer focus and demonstrate leadership to drive consensus and project related decisions
  • Deliver high level presentations to audiences ranging from executives to business user
  • 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

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Impetus Consulting Group 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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