Coupa Practice - Senior Project Manager

New York, Boston, San Francisco | Techonology Solutions | Full-time | Allows remote

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COMPANY SUMMARY 

Acquis Consulting Group is a consulting firm specializing in strategy and implementation. We partner with clients to enable growth that is both measurable and meaningful. We help our partners create new ways to think about their business, but we don’t stop there. We see projects through and help implement business ideas, turning them into lasting business value.

Acquis serves both domestic and international organizations from our headquarters in New York City and satellite offices in California, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Acquis supports industry leading enterprises through high profile projects that span strategy and execution.

 

COMPANY CULTURE 

We sustain our culture through careful analysis of new and experienced hires and go to great lengths to hire individuals that will add to the experience of working at Acquis.  Our core values at Acquis are People First, Advance Together and Think +Do. 

People First: One of our greatest priorities is to attract, develop, and retain top talent. Accordingly, we have created a “second family” environment where each individual has an opportunity and obligation to contribute to our shared success.   We measure this success not only through our delivery excellence but through the satisfaction of the people that work here.  We believe that we have created a unique environment that balances autonomy with responsibility, offering the ability to learn by doing while providing a careful balance of oversight.  Acquis is a learning organization that is built on the premise that our employees can add value from day one.  

Advance Together: Acquis brings insight, passion, and intelligence to the lasting relationships we establish with leading enterprises. We measure ourselves through our clients’ success utilizing the agility, creativity, and focus of a smaller firm. 

Think+Do: Acquis provides our clients with strategic insights and also helps deliver them.  Acquis consultants can advise our clients on their critical business issues, develop creative ways to address their challenges, and help implement these solutions.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

Acquis Consulting Group is seeking a senior leader to join its Coupa practice and help continue its rapid growth.  Direct experience managing complex Coupa implementation and teams of people is necessary.  Account management / oversight and business development experience within the P2P software landscape is strongly preferred.  Experience integrating business spend management technologies with HR, ERP, and financial applications is a plus.  Other preferred qualifications includes strong client facilitation and the desire to mentor junior team resources.  Applicants should be looking to make their mark and help drive the rapid growth of this exciting, collaborative team.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER 

  • Accountable for the success of a client account team, forging strong partnerships with clients and colleagues, ensuring project success, and leading account expansion activities
  • Manage client expectations and experience in a way that results in high client satisfaction
  • Lead all aspects of implementation from mobilization to deployment and support
  • Lead process discussions for leading and/or best practices
  • Engage clients in enlightened business requirement discussions versus feature/function basics
  • Provide technical and functional expertise to clients throughout the project lifecycle
  • Create and/or improve implementation plans, templates, training guides, presentations and other deliverables or accelerators
  • Follow a standard project implementation methodology for all clients and tailor to meet each client's unique business requirements
  • Provide mentorship to project team members and colleagues where needed
  • Work well in both individual and team settings both on and off-site
  • Contribute beyond client delivery with practice development, knowledge transfer, operational improvement, recruiting and sales

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROJECT MANAGER 

  • Experience with Source to Pay processes and implementations
  • 10+ years' experience in systems applications consulting, either internally or externally with a consulting firm or software providers
  • Candidates should have extremely strong client management skills and be able to work with customers to execute an implementation plan that works towards a rapid, successful go live
  • Experience in designing, facilitating setup and configuration, and managing implementation of one or more modules (e.g. Procurement, Payables, Expenses, Supplier Information Management, Sourcing, Contract Lifecycle Management, Analytics, Inventory)
  • Previous senior consulting experience with the following applications is a solid predictor of success: Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua, Zycus, Basware, or ERP-specific Supply Chain Management module(s)
  • Experience configuring and delivering software demonstrations is preferred
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced and passionate environment
  • Manage clients where up to 25% of your time may include travel
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to think from a big picture perspective
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence
  • Ability to manage resources and deliver work products on time and with exceptional quality in a remote work environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher)