PowerObjects is seeking a Project Director (PD) to join their award winning and growing team. This individual will act as a managing subject matter expert regarding Microsoft Dynamics 365 projects (implementations, customizations, upgrades, integrations, and more). The PD will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance for a team of Dynamics 365 Consultants, ensuring project success, team management, best practices, training, and mentorship. In addition, the PD will create and maintain client relationships beginning during the sales engagement and through project lifecycles. The candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, have an excellent ability to multitask, be meticulously organized, and be able to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced environment. The PD carries the ultimate responsibility of ensuring the overall success of customer projects.

Essential Functions

  • Delivery Success: Be able to provide proactive and reactive support in managing the success of team’s delivered projects. Be able to be involved in different levels of project processes and provide input wherever needed to enable projects to be successful. Ability to manage customer and internal escalations
  • Process/Project Review: Bottom line, quality control, and improvement of project across integrations, migrations, reports, portals, custom development, customizations, plug-ins etc.
  • Best Practices: Deliver and instill best practices on all project deliverables and Proven Process, including customer/internal communication, documentation, change management, and more, ensuring all resources are reusable
  • Mentorship: Be able to mentor consultant teams and provide appropriate learning suggestions. Provide 1:1 guidance and support for all team members (scheduled and ad hoc). Monitor progress on team quarterly goals. Provide insight and recommendations on Delivery operations and process
  • Mentor other consultants in terms of PM, BA, and/or Technical skills
  • Be an advisor to customers and other consultants
  • Facilitate team resources in the implementation of data migration and translation, data integration, training and custom development, and reports
  • Schedule work to be done and follows up to ensure completion within the project schedule
  • Supervise the tasks and deliverables of the project team to meet project milestones and deliverables
  • Maintain risks and issues lists (usually in SharePoint)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles
  • Possess Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent or more than 5 years of experience
  • Minimum 10 years of Project/Program Management, Business Analysis, and/or Technical Lead experience
  • Sound knowledge and/or certification on Project Management and different Project Management styles like Waterfall, Agile, Scrum etc.
  • Ability to manage or lead multiple large projects (6-18 months) with advanced organizational skills
  • Up-to-date understanding of business processes, issues, and technology especially related to the operation of a sales, marketing, and customer service departments within an organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to speak with team members and clients at all levels within an organization
  • Ability to balance short-term demands while maintaining the long-term vision needed to guide a customer through the implementation process
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Visio