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ITS Manger II/ Project Manager -Workday Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, California 90045

Loyola Marymount University seeks an ITS Manger II/ Project Manager -Workday Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to execute, manage, lead and direct the “Propel LMU” HR/Finance/Payroll/Budget Workday software implementation project. Under limited supervision, this person will lead, plan, organize and direct a project team consisting of functional, technical & third party consulting resources throughout all phase of the project lifecycle

The ITS Manager II will co-develop, manage & maintain detailed project plans, schedules, resource plans & scoping statements for the Workday deployment, organizational change management and service delivery model, lead project team meetings to assess current status, document key decisions, resolve issues and provide guidance on project management processes. Provide work assignments to project teams to ensure deliverables and deadlines are met, defines & documents project objectives, deliverables, success/sign-off criteria to properly monitor & control a project. The role will also work with departmental leadership and key stakeholders to understand business needs. The ITS Manager II will able to recognize & act upon the need for issue escalation and follow issues through to resolution as well as communicate risks appropriately & resolves conflicting situations. The role also provides project status updates to Project Executive Sponsors and Steering Committee members on a regular basis, works with a variety of stakeholders to resource the project and coordinates/facilitates communication across multiple stakeholders, sponsors, and executives, leads project staff in analyzing business processes, IT processes, and system functionality to determine gaps and process inefficiencies, facilitates solutions to close gaps, solve problems, and improve processes while watching for trends in determining root cause, discuss and implement change management strategy with project sponsors & project leads and performs other duties as assigned or requested.


LMU’s ITS Manger II/ Project Manager -Workday Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) will have a proven and consistent performance of project management methodologies and practices to deliver projects on time, on budget, and within scope. The Project Manager will also have demonstrated communication & organizational skills and will be detailed oriented with the ability to multitask and be adaptive. The successful candidate will possess strong presentation skills and will be self-directed and result oriented, with the ability to take ownership for deliverables and deadlines while collaboratively keeping team members focused and on tasks. The candidate will have strong technical, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, demonstrated experience building customer relationships, vendor management, and managing people in a team environment, with an understanding of the concepts of Business Case Development, Requirements Gathering, Process Mapping & Process Improvement. The successful candidate should be skilled in project management, agile practices, IT governance, portfolio management & program management as well as in project management and collaborative software & tools. LMU’s ITS Manger II/ Project Manager will have the ability to read and interpret complex information and clearly present information to non-technical users and a demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership, skilled in multiple systems which include purchased packages, SAAS, complex relational database systems, and web-based systems and also skilled in facilitating and managing product and software evaluations, RFPs, contracting and procurement.

For this position, typically a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems Management or related field, with a minimum of 6 years of leading/managing Enterprise-wide technology projects. Workday software implementation experience and/or experience in higher education highly desired. Existing and up to date Workday Project Manager Certification preferred.


For full consideration, applicants should submit the following items: 1) a current and comprehensive reume. Applications must be submitted electronically tohttp://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/42553

Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)




Posted: 2019-12-13 Expires: 2020-01-27

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