The primary purpose of this position is to provide program and project management for Finance work related to ConnectCarolina and related applications. This position will work with other Enterprise Applications Project Managers and leaders from Enabling Applications, Change Management, University Services, Campus Solutions and other Information Technology Services divisions including Infrastructure and Operations and Networking, as well as Finance, Office of Sponsored Research, Human Resources , etc. to complete complex projects.
This duties include: -Coordinating programs and project planning for various Finance projects as assigned using existing or new technologies. -Participating in establishing rules, standards, guidelines and policies governing the work process; including quality and quantity of work. -Estimating project resource requirements. -Determining applications of project management tools and approaches to varying work situations and makes needed adjustments. -Motivating staff to do quality work on a timely basis, develop innovative solutions to existing issues/problems, and identify new technology solutions. -Evaluating budget needs and submits suggested priorities based on program objectives and costs; justifies needs to higher officials; and approves or rejects expenditures. -Communicating to leadership, stakeholders and the project team.
Also, the position provides oversight, direction and support to others in formal or informal Project Management roles; mentors others in establishing rules, standards, guidelines and policies governing the work process, including quality and quantity of work; and advises in applications of project management tools and approaches to varying work situations and makes needed adjustments.
Education and Experience:
Prior experience in a project management role working on ERP implementations, upgrades or maintenance in large, complex enterprises such as UNC Chapel Hill.
Excellent people and leadership skills are essential in this role.
The candidate needs to have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Microsoft Project.
PMP Certification or five years experience as a Project Manager on PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, HR or Finance implementations.
Experience as a Project Manager on PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, HR or Finance implementations.
Experience in using Agile development approaches and in administering a SharePoint site.
Experience using SharePoint and JIRA.
Prior experience working in higher education in a leadership role
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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