Dynamics 365/AX Project Manager

Project Management San Diego, California Irvine, California Los Angeles, California Temecula, California


Description

Avantiico is composed of a diverse group of highly ambitious, experienced and knowledgeable trusted advisors. We have developed a solid reputation for providing cross-functional expertise and delivering services and solutions for Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, giving our clients a long-term competitive advantage.

We’re growing and looking for highly effective Project Manager with a solid fundamental background in project management principles, leadership, and business skills in finance, accounting, supply chain, and/or manufacturing.  

As a key client-facing role within Avantiico, the Project Manager works extensively with the Delivery and Support team of passionate functional and technical experts and vendors throughout various projects. You will be responsible for leading projects, resource planning, and project profitability in the technology implementations and support of Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions using industry trends and project management best practices.

The Project Manager is expected to lead a highly experienced team using his/her knowledge of Conference Room Pilot (CRP), Life Cycle Services (LCS), Azure DevOps, Microsoft Sure Step and other tools and project methodologies in implementing Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions. To succeed in this position, the Project Manager must have functional business and application knowledge in Dynamics AX/D365 to lead projects, clients, and teams effectively. 

Focusing on regionally-based projects, Avantiico strives to give employees a work-life balance.  Regional travel for the Project Manager position is approximately 25-35%, with the remaining time working from a combination of home and one of our Southern California offices. This position will be based in San Diego, Los Angeles, Irvine, or Temecula California. Salary commensurate with experience. Relocation expenses may be offered for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for managing resources utilization, project scope, time, budget and quality
  • Manage client expectations and client relations, and review resource time registrations
  • Facilitate regular project status meetings with clients and teams and prepare documentation
  • Participates in the resource capacity planning session
  • Escalate potential project issues in a timely manner and develop a risk management plan with the client stakeholders
  • Experience in LCS, Azure DevOps, CRP, Sure Step, and industry trend best practices and methodologies to execute projects effectively
  • Assist with pre-sales activities (proposal response, estimations, presentation, webinar, blog, etc.)

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Over three years of demonstrated knowledge and experience with managing initiatives for Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX
  • At least five years of project management experience in ERP implementation
  • Successful completion of managing and leading one complete full lifecycle Dynamics 365/AX implementation project with budgets exceeding $1M USD
  • Ability to organize and lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience managing both onsite and geographically disbursed project teams
  • Experience as a Business Consultant knowledgeable in Finance, Trade & Logistics, Manufacturing, Projects, or HR/Payroll modules
  • Undergraduate Degree with a preference for degrees in Business, Finance, or IT related field.
  • Over three years' experience working in an advisory role to clients
  • Experience using Azure DevOp methodology, Life Cycle Services, and project management tools and industry trends to plan and track complex projects
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and other similar industry-recognized certification including APICS, Microsoft Dynamics 365, certification a plus (D365 Financial Management and others), or the ability to obtain after joining within 90 days of employment
  • Strong advisory and presentation skills

Avantiico is a global leader in providing comprehensive cross-vertical services of Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM solutions. For over 11 years as a Microsoft partner, Avantiico has delivered intuitive capabilities, honest guidance and dependable support for large and international companies with high-performance requirements and complex global operations. With locations in San Diego, Irvine, Temecula and Los Angeles, CA, and with resources worldwide, we deliver services and solutions to over 10,000 end-users globally. Avantiico leverages the Microsoft Dynamics Cloud to provide the right solutions, from Dynamics to Mobile Apps, at the right time with the ability to scale at a moment’s notice. 

Avantiico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.