Project Manager

Prague English


About the company

The company has creative team of people passionate about procurement. They invest ourselves entirely in our client’s success, creating strong collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year. They deliver practical, effective consulting, outsourcing and technology solutions that enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations, strategy and financial performance. With offices and operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia, they have local presence on a global basis.

Role description

Primary Skill (Must):
• Experience in managing technology implementation projects
• Functional experience in procurement (preferably in the Procure to Pay space)
• In depth knowledge of Source to Pay solution
• Capable to solution complex business/procurement situations through a combination of functional and technology implementation experience
• Technology appreciator and ability to work with multiple teams in a start-up like setup to achieve end objectives
• Focus on customer satisfaction and service
• Good Communication
• Exposure to customer management
• Ability to understand customer requirements
• Ability to document requirement correctly and maintain
• Willingness to drive things to closure irrespective of the odds

Secondary Skills (Preferred):
• Preferable exposure to leading industry ERP’s like SAP and Oracle for procurement domain

Behavioural Skills:
• Team management
• Customer management
• Team Player
• Quick learner
• Adaptable to changes in technology
• Should be able to work with teams of varying nature
• Should be open for flexible work hours

Role Description (Roles & Responsibilities):

Senior Project Manager / Project Manager is a focal point within the implementation team for the customer responsible for the design and deployment of the SMART by company Solution (Sourcing, Supplier Management, Contracts, Savings Projects and Procure to Pay) to meet customer business needs.

As functional experts, they need to have the ability to understand customer needs from the solution and accurately comprehend these for coordinating the build, testing and deployment of SMART and associated business processes. Their primary responsibility involves building a complete project plan for implementation with the customer and ensure that the right resources are aligned on either side to meet the project demands. They are often required to work within the technology framework and the product guidelines to solution the right approach and business process for the customer to ensure their needs are meet through an industry wide followed/acceptable solution with minimum or no customization to the product

New Implementation Projects:

• Developing implementation project plan with the customer
• Comprehend their business needs and providing them with the right solution that can work within the product framework
• Managing customer stakeholders and ensuring their requirements and concerns are heard and well-coordinated internally
• Be face to the customer and provide a unified response back to the customer on behalf of the Team
• Deployment responsibilities include assisting customers throughout the various phases of
• implementation process. Associate Project Manager/Project Manager is primarily responsible for constructing and maintenance of Business and Technical requirement documents with the customers and internal resources
• Will assist with all aspects of a deployment including (but not limited to): process configuration, feature/functionality demos, user interface configuration, user and supplier set-up
• To act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within company such as Technical Support, Sales, Engineering, and Product Management
• Responsible for managing company resources deployed during the implementation

Customer Focus:

• Associate Project Manager/Project Manager co-owns the responsibility of customer satisfaction with the Account Executive, during the successful deployment of solutions
• They will be responsible for scouting potential upsell opportunities with the client for SMART
• They will act as a liaison between the customer and various groups within company such as Technical Support, Sales, Engineering, and Product Management
• Possesses ability to learn to be conversant in features, functionality and applicability of the entire SMART by company suite including Sourcing, Contract Management, Supplier Management as well as Procure to Pay
• Possess expert knowledge in at least one area of the suite
• Builds solution, customer, and industry knowledge by leveraging the appropriate resources (internally at company and externally at the client)


• Manage a team of BA’s deployed during the implementation. Ensure right talent is nurtured
and provided opportunities
• Executes with minimal guidance and shows strong initiative
• Maintains regular communication with team members (e.g., face-to-face, via voicemails, emails) especially across multiple solution deployments so everyone understands status of project
• Proactively collaborates with manager and teammates to anticipate and respond to issues that could impact solution deployment (e.g., change in scope)

Growth Opportunity:
Candidates will have opportunities to further develop their skills as part of their continuous professional development through various training and development techniques offered within company.
• On-going training to enhance senior client relationship management skills
• Diverse exposure to company´s clients in several Industry verticals – Manufacturing, Life
Sciences, Automobile, CPG etc.
• Lateral career progression (upon proven capabilities) to company´s service roles – Supply Chain, Technology and other Consulting area

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. The company is committed to building a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.


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