• ERP Project Manager

    Location US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Oak Brook Terrace | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-TN-Franklin
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us! 

    Position Summary

    Crowe's Performance Manufacturing and Distribution practice has an exciting opportunity for an ERP Project Manager to join our growing team.  The Project Manager will be focused on leading and/or architecting solutions for Dynamics AX opportunities, managing the project solution scope with customers, and providing project leadership and direction for Crowe and customer team members tasked with implementing the solution. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of managing and delivering full lifecycle ERP implementations.  


    The Consultant will be expected to participate in team building events and develop internal team and customer relationships. Any non-customer time will be spent on personal investment, internal initiatives and administrative tasks


    Job Responsibilities include:

    • Collaborate with customers to prepare a formal Project Charter outlining the objectives, detailed scope, resources, timeline, and budget for each new implementation

    • Participate in operational review meetings with customers to translate business needs into functional requirements and business scenarios

    • Manage the effective transition of requirements to the delivery team ensuring a clear and complete understanding of the requirements

    • Manage the complete software development lifecycle for approved development activities with a focus on reducing cycle times between functional, technical, and QA resources

    • Manage project plan, budget, and resource schedule on a weekly basis

    • Prepare weekly status reports and facilitate weekly status review meeting with customer

    • Identify risks and formally manage risk mitigation plans in close collaboration with customer

    • Facilitate quality assurance reviews with customer on a regular basis and execute correction actions

    • Engage with project teams to gather assets, best practices and guidance from our customers in an effort to integrate and/or improve our methodologies and end customer experience


    • Minimum of two years managing enterprise level ERP implementation projects which are at least $2M in size
    • Experience working in core financials and operational business processes such as General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank and Cash Management, Financial Reporting, Manufacturing Costing, Procurement, Sales, Inventory Management, Production, and Planning is a plus
    • Experience in Manufacturing and/or Distribution industries is preferred
    • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle methodology is a plus
    • Knowledge and/or experience servicing the following vertical industries is highly regarded:  Metals, Automotive, and Life Sciences
    • Prior consulting organization experience preferred
    • Ability to manage time, prioritize and communicate commitments is required
    • Demonstrated strong communication skills as evidenced by ability to articulate project status and risks to diverse audiences
    • Must have reputation and references with previous customer, contacts, and/or partners
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Project and Visio
    • Project Management Professional certification from PMI is strongly preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Flexibility to travel up to 75%

    Locations: Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Grand Rapids, MI, Indianapolis, IN, Nashville, TN


    About the Team:

    The Performance consulting team at Crowe provides extensive, industry-focused experience to help organizations improve their performance through a portfolio of innovative technology solutions.  Above all, Crowe’s Performance consulting team is frequently singled out by satisfied clients for their high professional standards, industry expertise, innovative technology solutions and responsive hands-on approach to client service.  Learn more about our Performance Consulting team


    Our Benefits:

    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.

    Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.


    How You Can Grow:

    We will cultivate your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach who will guide you in your career goals and aspirations.

    Learn more about where talent can prosper.


    More about Crowe:

    Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.




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