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ERP Project Manager - Global Consulting Delivery



Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Monday, December 4, 2023

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 5000+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions throughthe use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

At IFS, we're flexible, we're innovative, and we're focused not only on how we can engage with our customers,but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society's greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be partof a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We're looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs.

If you want to change the status quo, we'll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

The Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) organization of IFS is on the lookout for a dynamic and open-minded individual to join as a project manager with the primary focus of successful and professional delivery of the client solution in line with the IFS implementation methodology, ensuring customer satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.

A Project Manager will manage and deliver multiple critical customer programs/projects that would be considered of high complexity, value and risk within agreed time, cost and quality parameters and delivering agreed business benefits.

This is being achieved by developing and maintaining effective working relationships with programs/project sponsors and other key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure full commitment and support for the success of the project. The projects are in an international environment, working in shift basis mode and travelling could be required depending on the country of origin of the customer.

An IFS Project Manager is acting on behalf of IFS as a focal point of expertise to ensure the value realization to the customer and revenue generation to IFS. Key to this is a firm understanding of project management in general (mandatory) and the IFS methodologies in particular (desirable), highlighting the ability to gain trust from both the customer and the IFS teams. The project manager enjoys the challenge of being the key driver, decision maker, engager and motivator in projects, while consistently having control of both short and long terms goals along with set KPI’s.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Following include but are not limited to.

  • Delivering value to IFS customers while managing scope, budget, timeline, and risks.
  • Able to set and manage expectations of internal and external stakeholders from multiple nationalities and cultural backgrounds while being comfortable with working in multiple time zones.
  • Makes timely decisions based on facts, circumstances, needs and governing the project without compromising commercial and contractual terms.
  • Effectively conveys information to all key stakeholders in both written and verbal formats by preparing and delivering presentations, facilitating successful meetings.
  • Demonstrates the ability to plan, lead, manage and deliver small to medium projects or major streams of work within larger programs by effectively maintaining programme control, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, financial and resource planning processes as per IFS implementation methodology.
  • Able to effectively identify and manage risks, issues, and dependencies throughout the project lifecycle by designing, implementing, and operating risk & change management processes with justifications on the financial and programme impact.
  • Preparation of monthly invoices, forecasting and budgeting reports, fulfilling, and managing project resource demands and maintenance of project plan and project schedules in the internal IFS systems.
  • Builds relationships within and outside the project team, motivates and inspires the team members by delegating responsibilities appropriately. Manages and resolves conflicts by demonstrating strong organizational skills and establishing project governance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including stakeholder management, negotiation, facilitation, conflict resolution and influencing skills taking account of diversity and inclusivity.



  • Academic background with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in the field of Information Technology or Business Management.
  • Advanced academic qualification (Masters) or professional qualification (PMP or PRINCE 2) in project management is preferred.
  • 5+ years of proven experience in managing medium to large-scale Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects (Implementation/ Upgrade) in a similar (PM) capacity.
  • In depth understanding of the ERP Implementation Life-Cycle and waterfall model.
  • Advanced proficiency in JIRA and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken.


  • Prior experience in delivering IFS projects in a relevant industry setting (Aerospace & Defense, Energy, Utilities & Resources, Construction & Engineering, Manufacturing, Service Industries, Telco) preferably in a similar or related role.
  • Understanding of IFS software and service offerings.

Additional Information

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible.

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance.

IFS Fact
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.