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WIPO is looking for an ERP Transformation Project Manager (P4)

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by Impactpool

Published on: 23 January 2023

The incumbent will be working in the Enterprise Business Capabilities team, which is a part of the Enterprise Solutions Division (ESD), Department of Program Planning and Finance.The Enterprise Solutions Division is responsible for the evolution and maintenance of WIPO’s portfolio of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Administrative and Management applications collectively known as the Administrative Integrated Management System (AIMS). 

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This is a project post under the approved Capital Master Plan AIMS 2.0 Transformation project. ESD is embarking on a large phased enterprise applications transformation, involving projects such as cloud migration, applications decoupling, CRM implementation, nGen Analytics, Board (EPM) and nGen ERP transformation.

Generally, the AIMS portfolio of products includes a combination of commercial off the shelf (COTS) and custom developed applications based on Oracle Hyperion, Taleo, PeopleSoft FSCM & HCM, Acuity Stream (for risk management) and others.

The future ERP Transformation PM will be responsible for overseeing these projects on a day-to-day basis and bringing together related streams of work into an aligned program and delivering a holistic solution. They would have to work with stakeholders from across the Organization to ensure the successful delivery of project goals. They will also manage these projects in relation to their acquisition, design and implementation balancing scope, budget, schedule, business alignment, competing priorities, project risks and communications and ensure project completeness, quality, and timely delivery.


Duties and Responsibilities

      • The definition, documentation and successful completion of all phases of complex projects;
      • Monitoring project milestones, key performance indicators and identifying & resolving potential issues;
      • Working closely with all project stakeholders, considering views of all stakeholders & addressing arising issues;
      • Ensuring an effective system of project governance on risk-based project priorities, dependencies and investment decisions;
      • Leading and directing project team consisting of internal project team members and external service providers;
      • Developing documents for tendering exercises;
      • Working closely with Change Management teams;
      • Providing support for the preparation of WIPO Program and Budget and Performance Reports.

Essential Criteria to Apply


      • A Master's degree inBusiness Administration, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Marketing or a related discipline // Alternatively, a Bachelor's in a relevant field + 2 extra years of experience;
      • Qualification in project or program management such as PRINCE2, and/or MSP.

Work experience:

      • 7 years of experience in regulated industries, preferably Financial or Information Technology, or related to Intellectual Property;

      • Several years' experience in a management position regarding ERP/systems analysis & design/customer experience practices.


      • Know-how in managing business technology projects and programs in the areas of ERP applications and/or cloud transformation;
      • Good knowledge of minimum 1 of the following: Procure-to-Pay, Finance, human capital management and/or program planning and budgeting.


        • Required: English (Fluent);
        • Desirable:French/another UN language (Fluent).

      • Read more about this job opportunity and apply below - Applications close 9 February 2023

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