Project Manager, Vice President
Boston , Massachusetts
November 09, 2016
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Job Description
This is a new role within the Global Finance Service Center management team reporting to the Head of Global Finance Service Centers. The Global Finance Service Center management team drives forward the division's location optimization strategy and oversees Finance & Accounting operations located at offshore service centers. The purpose of this role isto manage transition of activities, processes or roles from in-market teams to service centers or between service centers. The role applies general principles of project management and is integral to assuring the migrations are performed in a consistent manner and adhering to general principles of transition methodology.
Key Responsibilities
  • Works directly with sender and receiver party SME's/ management team and the shared service center operations team to develop transition project plans.
  • Coordinates knowledge capture/transfer plans (including training plans and plans for procedural documentation).
  • Management of the wider transition effort involving input from project management resources offshore, internal technical resource team members and business/client stakeholders.
  • Manages interdependencies and stakeholder relationships.
  • Develops and maintains reporting to monitor progress toward key milestones.
  • Monitors migration issues to ensure they resolved in a timely manner and the appropriate corrective actions are implemented.
  • Ensures SLAs and KPIs and other performance measurement metrics are established during the transition and agreed up by all stakeholders.
  • Facilitate and participate in the toll-gate decision making process ahead of go-live and extend support to the operations group for any post Go-Live open items.
  • Review the outcomes of transitions to determine any corrective actions that could be taken to improve future delivery in terms of cost, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare transition tracking reporting and other status reports as needed. Facilitate and lead discussions to ascertain slippage root cause.
  • Manages the overall transition process and produces management reporting to illustrate progress and benefits.

  • Bachelor or masters degree in management or a related field.
  • Solid skills in MS, PPT.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of related experience ideally having familiarity with the operating environment of an Finance & Accounting organization, project management and migration mgmt.
Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent problem solving, organziational, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills.
  • Becasue this is a new role, ability to thrive in an undefined and changing environment will be critical.
  • Global perspective with able to work across cultures and timezones.
  • Self starter with ability to build structure for new requirements.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with a high level of interpersonal skills, integrity with ability to manage relationships onshore and offshore.
  • Solid business acumen, ability to syntehise messaging and present concepts.
  • Project management training is advantageous.
  • Experience with process migration and use of a transition methodology.

Job Opening ID

Boston - MA - USA

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