Project Manager ERP Software at Wipfli

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At Wipfli, people count

 

Our people are core to everything we do — the catalyst behind our ability to create exceptional impact and extraordinary results.

We believe in flexibility. We focus on relationships. We encourage each individual to follow their own path. And we seek feedback openly, from all.

 

People matter here and they feel it.

 

And we value curiosity.  Curious is more than a personality trait. It’s a way of thinking. Of learning. Of working.

There’s purpose in this wonder. It makes us better. It makes us Wipfli.

 

If you want to be in an environment where you can make a difference — and make a professional home — Wipfli is the place for you.

 

Check out our Glassdoor Reviews to hear what people are saying about employment at Wipfli! 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Determine and track project resources, optimization and forecast for a team of 10 functional and technical consultants
  • Lead project delivery methodology for a variety of software projects, which are typically short term.
  • Support business development cycle as leader of project scope and delivery calculations delivering accurate estimates
  • Maintain team Skill Matrix and identify team and individual opportunities
  • Provide proactive client management and planning along with leadership and accountability for engagements, ensuring high quality of delivery and satisfied clients
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of projects by effectively managing clients’ expectations through work plans, budgets, and quality solutions
  • Manage both simple, short term projects and complex projects, involving multiple clients, and resources
  • Coordinate complex stakeholder, vendor and team relationships
  • Identify, track, and manage the program risks, issues, action items and status of all deliverables
  • Report status, work plan updates, and other program management work efforts to keep stakeholders apprised of major progress, issues, and risks
  • Maintain and update Wipfli Project Handbook with internal and customer facing processes
  • Identify changes in scope and initiate next steps as outlined in Project Handbook
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts
  • Identify and lead strategic initiatives

 

Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business or Technology required.
  • Project Management certification or education preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years Project Coordinator or Management experience.
  • Specific abilities required include ERP Project Coordinator or Manager experience
  • Preferred experience with Dynamics GP or other Microsoft ERP solutions
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously; most of which are short term
  • Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
  • Ability to effectively convey information through formal presentations.
  • Ability to effectively articulate both a big picture and supporting details
  • Diplomatically handles complex topics, varied audiences, difficult questions, continuous objections, and unexpected situations.
  • Actively seeks, discusses, and listens to information and ideas from others.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook and project management software solutions

Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible. The recruiting team member guiding you through this process is Jane Welch, and you can find her on LinkedIN Here. She is based in our Madison, WI office and looks forward to guiding you through this process.

 

Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

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An Insider's view of Wipfli

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

As a new mom, juggling being a parent and my career, seemed intimidating. But I was wrong. Punchkick is supportive of my new schedule and encourages me to focus on my family. Their support not only motivates me to work harder, but gives me confidence that I’ve chosen the right place to call my work home.

Sarah Hertzberg

Director of Client Success, TUX

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

At Punchkick, the spirit of teamwork means a lot. It’s important to the projects we are tasked with, and even more important to career growth in a flat organization. Punchkick runs lean and projects are agile, so I’m proactively forced to self-assess and look into the aspects of growth where I lack proven expertise.

Collette

Quality Assurance Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

The best ideas at Punchkick come from within our team, and one of the best things I can do to foster creativity is to actively help Punchkickers surface their ideas and run them through our internal advice channel. Getting feedback and support for big ideas or sweeping change can seem intimidating to some, but it definitely doesn’t have to be.

Zak Dabbas

Co-Founder

What are some things you learned at the company?

Punchkick offers the opportunity to work with so many different technologies. No one project or client is the same. As a result, you get to work with numerous frameworks, languages, and tools throughout the year. I really enjoy the fact that I get to learn something new every day I come into work.

Gary Sperka

Full Stack Developer

What are Wipfli Perks + Benefits

Wipfli Benefits Overview

Punchkick runs flat, meaning that we have no managers, and individuals and teams support each other in making decisions. While we have core business hours, we support our team members in their personal and professional lives through comprehensive benefits like medical, vision, and dental coverage, FSAs, dependent care credits, commuter benefits, work-from-home Fridays, and 401(k) matching.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have an ongoing Party Planning Committee that focuses on company and cultural events, as well as one-off groups of Punchkickers to plan any internally created initiatives and events.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Employees have several health insurance options to choose from.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Our office building includes a gym that employees gain complimentary access to for a one-time fee, as well as corporate rates with Chicago Athletic Clubs.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Punchkick offers 3% matching with immediate vesting on 401(k)s.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Our core hours are 9am–4pm with work-from-home Fridays and one additional floating day. We also support remote work when life demands it.
Remote Work Program
Every Friday our employees are free to work from home.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
We offer a company-paid Thanksgiving celebration every year. It's one of our most fun and most-loved culture events at Punchkick.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Punchkick offers unlimited PTO with a minimum of 2 weeks off.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Punchkick observes all major holidays and supports observation of all religious holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Employees are encouraged to use our advice channel to seek out professional development opportunities.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
We try not to block employees for 40 or more full hours of billable client services work, and encourage them to use their free time for personal and professional development.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

The perks we have in place have been established with a lot of employee input and feedback. We regularly update our Best Practices guide—the Punchkick version of an employee handbook—based on conversations and decisions that are made as a wider team. As a small, close-knit company, we believe in the value of supporting each other to put out our best work and live our best, balanced, professional lives.

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