Project Manager

The role will build strong customer relationships with key individuals and teams across Elite and our clients in China. The Project Manager is accountable for definition and delivery of Elite projects (3E and Mattersphere); 3E is a financial ERP and Mattersphere is a matter management and workflow system targeted to professional services organizations, particularly law firms. This role will provide leadership throughout the project life-cycle to the project team and ensure that team members are motivated, develop their skills and experience and are effective as a team. The Project Manager is the primary client contact during implementations and is responsible for client satisfaction of same.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Delivers projects within budget, agreed timeline and scope, with quality; prepares regular status and financial reporting to the client; executes regular status meetings with the client and project team; manages day-to-day client relationship.
  • Actively participates in all phases of the project. Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
  • Champions the Elite Project Quality Methodology and the Express Services Package Methodology, both based on PMI principles, and ensures there project governance is put in place throughout all project phases
  • Provides thought leadership on appropriateness of tools and process as relates to project goals.
  • Modifies personal approach and style to reflect changing circumstance.
  • Plans and manages project activity to maximize commercial return for the company, ensuring a focus on minimizing lost and non-billable time.
  • Ensures any change orders arising are discussed well in advance to ensure the customer's expectations are managed effectively, and that the Sales account manager is engaged.
  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of all internal project management reports including milestone, backlog/financial forecast, resource forecast, status and other reports, as requested.
  • Ensures accuracy in relation to recording of all time and expense related to the project, and the accurate and timely billing of same to the customer.
  • Manages their own time effectively to maximize utilization and to balance demands from multiple projects.
  • Meets individual contributor targets for billable hours, utilization, etc. as set from time to time.

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  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • PMP or willingness to obtain PMP within one year of start date
  • 1 to 2 years managing some or all phases of financial and front office software implementations with team of 1 to 5 producing revenue of $50k to $500k or more
  • Experience across the full software development lifecycle, preferably gained by having undertaken multiple project roles over their career.
  • Solid knowledge, understanding and experience of financial operations (GL, AP, AR, Billing/Invoicing, Operational and Management Reptg) and Front Office processes.
  • Strong Leadership skills, with a demonstrable background of resource management, motivating and coaching.
  • Client-facing consultancy experience with a blue-chip or big-five professional services organization
  • Ability to work in an environment of change and uncertainty with sound judgment under pressure
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work and diverse range of projects and activities
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • REMOTE, work from home with willingness and ability to travel 25 - 75%, depending on the stage of the projects under management
  • Law firm financial and front office operations experience

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