Senior Project Manager – Microsoft D365

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Job Title: Senior Project Manager            Location: US Telecommuter
Job Category: Exempt                                Job Status: Full-time
Department: Services                                Travel Required: Yes
Hiring Manager: Director, PMO               Requisition Date: 9/2019

About Merit

For over 20 years, Merit Solutions has been helping manufacturing organizations refine their business expectations and outcomes and use that vision to deploy industry tailored software and services to support their long-term success.  Merit works with, and builds solutions on, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Azure platform, as well as using industry standard application development tools. The combination of industry experts and industry specific functionality provides our customers their best, last business solution. 


Are you passionate about using your experience to help companies grow and transform their businesses? Are you excited about Microsoft technology and the potential it has to change the way manufacturing companies meet their business objectives? Moreover, are you ready to join a team that cares about its clients, each other and the vision of being a part of improving companies through technology?

Come join the Merit team!

Merit Solutions has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager with deep interest and experience in facilitating and implementing successful Microsoft Dynamics 365 projects. This position is a client-facing role, which is responsible for reviewing the customers’ business needs, and recommending and implementing software solutions for Merit’s customers.

The successful candidate must demonstrate willingness to go the extra mile for the team’s success. You will be a problem solver, critical thinker, a curious learner, and be detail-oriented. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves technology and has a wide and varied experience across the technology landscape.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to assess customer’s environmental context and business processes and effectively communicate situational analysis and recommendations both orally and in written form.
  • Drive the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders while ensuring technical and solution feasibility.
  • Ensure that Microsoft D365 projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress including plan project tasks, sequences, time estimates and costs.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and make sure that project deliverables are in place and meeting quality requirements.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs.
  • Ensure optimized resource availability and allocation both full-time employees and sub-contractors.
  • Perform risk and issue management to mitigate project risks.
  • Measure project performance and make appropriate adjustments to deliver project goals and objectives.
  • Effectively manage relationships with the client and all stakeholders that ensure client lifecycle success.
  • Lead client through entire implementation lifecycle – deployment, adoption and sustainability.

Professional/Personal Skill Requirements

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365/AX understanding and relevant experience.
  • Must have experience implementing large ERP projects.
  • Broad understanding of Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, HR, and Sales business processes and systems.
  • Experience leading ERP or Manufacturing application implementation projects through all phases.
  • Excellent communication skills. You possess clear and concise written skills, excellent oral communications and precise listening skills.
  • Proven ability to establish solid relationships with your customers and team/project members as a trusted adviser.
  • High energy and enthusiasm to effectively manage service delivery functions.
  • BA or B.S. in Computer Science, Business Management, Finance, Engineering or other related fields.
  • A willingness to travel 50% of the time.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US on a permanent basis without sponsorship.

       Nice to have:

  • Life Science industry knowledge and experience.
  • PMP certification.

We look forward to receiving your resume at

Merit Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.

Merit Solutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from any Recruiters or Recruitment Agencies.

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