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Huron Consulting Group EPM Program Manager in Chicago, Illinois

The Opportunity

Huron helps its clients drive growth, enhance performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. We partner with a number of industries to develop strategies and implement solutions that enable the transformative change our clients need to own their future. Together, we empower clients to navigate financial disruption.

As a leader in technology implementations – from on-premise software to multi-year cloud-based enterprise-wide deployments, we have significant Oracle and Salesforce expertise and are the largest and fastest-growing EPM firm in North America. Our expertise in full-service enterprise performance management (EPM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), business intelligence and analytics, customer relationship management (CRM), and data management services helps drive results and creates a competitive advantage. Huron is a Platinum level member of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN), a Workday Services Partner, and a Gold level consulting partner with Salesforce.com.

You’ll deliver technology and analytic solutions that enable organizations to manage and optimize their financial performance, operational efficiency, and client or stakeholder experience.

Join our team as the expert you are now and create your future.

Position Summary

"Managers in the Enterprise Solutions and Analytics practice assist clients with the planning and implementation of Cloud software. In this role, Managers lead members of the team and work in conjunction with other Huron and client team members throughout the entire implementation lifecycle including planning, configuration, design, build, conversion, training, go-live and post-production support. This position requires significant travel.

Managers are responsible to:

• Demonstrate proficiency in the following:

o Project Management methodology

o Identification of business process modifications

o Complex design document creation

o Testing approach for script development and execution

o End-user training development and execution

o Change management design and execution

• Manage multiple project teams simultaneously at disparate locations

• Identify and proactively mitigate project risks

• Foster working relationships with client personnel at all levels

• Facilitate and leads client meetings

• Develop team work plans and coordinates project team activities

• Directs client and consulting resources with day-to-day duties

• Manage client deliverables, project budget, and quality assurance

• Coach and mentors Analysts and Associates

• Actively participate in practice and business development initiatives

• Manage engagement economics including financial forecast, burn rates, and AR

• Develop statement of work and manages change orders"

Qualifications

  • 5 years of related experience with Cloud implementation experience

  • Project implementation experience in one or more of the following areas: Cloud ERP, EPM, or CRM offerings

  • Experience as a functional application specialist

  • Excellent communication skills - oral and written - and the interpersonal skills needed quickly to establish relationships of trust and collaboration

  • The ability to train and participate in the professional development of Huron staff in both project-management and technical dimensions

  • The ability to contribute on multiple projects of differing scale and duration

  • Strong analytical skills used to translate information from meetings into documentation that can be shared with meeting participants and project teams

  • A desire and willingness to learn new tools, techniques, concepts, and methodologies

  • Huron requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to this position or equivalent work experience

  • Willingness to travel 80% of the time

Posting Category

ES&A

Opportunity Type

Regular

Country

United States of America

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

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