EY Project Manager M365 - MSFT Modern Workplace - Senior - Consulting - Location OPEN in Chicago, Illinois
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Microsoft 365 Project Senior
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on cloud and digital workplace transformation. These consulting services include technical architecture and strategy, solution and service offering design and implementation, and technical advisory services.
*The opportunity *
This is a rapidly growing area, so you will have plenty of opportunity to spread your wings and develop your skill set to keep up with the ever-growing demands of the digital landscape. Most of your time will be spent embedded with our clients' team and we'll look to you to provide our clients with a unique business and technical perspective on how they must continue to innovate and remain competitive in this ever-changing industry.
As a Project Manager, you will have depth in knowledge of the Microsoft 365 platform and with a baseline knowledge of Azure cloud services. You will lead and participate in enterprise solution implementations and across the Microsoft 365 portfolio, including all project phases such as discovery, definition, build, test and deploy. This will include building and maintaining project plans, resource allocation, tracking milestones, deliverable and change requests to ensure proper project governance is in place. You will be an integral part of the delivery team to ensure implementations are within scope and manage timeline, budget, and resources, collaborating with both the team and the client.
*Your key responsibilities *
You will focus on managing the implementation team for the evaluation, design, customization, and optimization of Microsoft 365 solutions. You will coordinate your team with various EY groups with digital capabilities to pursue and deliver digital engagements and deliver solutions that will bring our client's digital vision and strategy to life.
You'll work with the client to define their timeline, scope, and resource constraints. You will provide guidance and oversight of the project team, working closely with the solution architect, client, and stakeholders to provide status updates, address any challenges, including proper execution of corrective actions, and continuously move projects forward to meet timeline, budget, and scope expectations. You will leverage EY's implementation methodologies, from SOW and surrounding tools throughout implementation and support.
*Skills and attributes for success *
Effectively communicate with one or more workstreams across the organization to collaborate on projects with a client
Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multitask
Produce project deliverables consistent with project management methodologies to include, but not limited to, project schedules staffing plans, status reports, and communication plan documentation
Collaborate with Solution Architect and implementation team members for adjustments to timelines, resources, and key deliverables
Leads and challenge the team for any scope changes that arise
Demonstrate accountability for the results of the team
Coordinates across multidisciplinary teams and collaborates with functional analysts, architects, and developers, communicating requirements for a complete solution
Monitors the progress and quality of the project in collaboration with stakeholders and project governance team
*To qualify for the role you must have *
Minimum of 2+ years of experience leading Microsoft 365 deployments
Experience in managing projects for complex enterprise clients ($500k - $5M engagement size)
Microsoft 365 implementations and migrations
Knowledge of Microsoft 365 services and related technologies including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Teams, OneDrive, and Power Platform
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project
Self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks and priorities
Excellent communication, leadership, and client development skills
Up to 50% out-of-town travel required for this job
*Ideally, you'll also have *
PMP, PMI, Microsoft 365 certification or work equivalent
Prior consulting experience highly preferred
*What we look for *
We're interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Digital and Emerging Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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