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WIPO recruiting Enterprise Performance Management Project Manager


Geneva, Switzerland, 11 November 2013

Organizational Context

The EPM Project Manager is located in the ERP Project Management Office (EPMO) and plays a key role in the planning, coordination, management and administration of activities related to the implementation of the EPM stream under the ERP.

The EPM Project Manager ensures the optimal use of the project resources and provides a link between the project, the business and ICT. Substantively, the EPM Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of applications in 2014, integrated with the larger ERP system, that will support annual work planning, implementation and monitoring and performance assessment processes.

The role is performed in close cooperation with the PeopleSoft HR Project Manager, the Business Solution Architect and the ERP Portfolio Coordinator and reports to the Acting Head EPMO.

Main duties

The incumbent performs the following main duties:

  • Manage the delivery of the EPM project milestones for 2014 through requirements gathering, design, development and deployment stages within the planned project timeframe and approved budget and identify and implement approved cost-effective resourcing strategies;

  • Ensure, in consultation with senior colleagues, that appropriate control mechanisms are designed and in place, including risk management and quality assurance;

  • Manage and monitor work performed by external suppliers and ensure, together with the Procurement and Travel Division, that contractual obligations are respected;

  • Lead and motivate the project team and ensure behavioural expectations of team members are established;

  • Manage the information flows within the project to ensure progress is accurately reported, timely decision making achieved and approval of key deliverables is obtained;

  • Communicate on the progress of the EPM project and achievement of business benefits across the Organization. Develop rapport with key stakeholders and foster productive relationships;

  • Support the Project Board in managing the business case and realizing the business benefits. Authorize work within the authority delegated by the Board, communicate any potential deviations and introduce corrective actions as and when required;

  • Ensure solutions are comprehensively tested, users adequately trained, agreed quality standards attained, defined benefits are achieved and lessons learned captured, as part of the transition of the project to the supporting entity when complete;

  • Perform other duties in any of the above areas as required.

Deadline: 20 November 2013

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