Director of Implementation

Do you have prior experience with an ERP and leading an implementation team?  This company is growing and is seeking a Director to manage a large team of account managers or implementation managers.  

The Director of Software Implementation is responsible for leading a team of talented people focused on educating clients and employee owners about the company's products and solutions. The Director oversees the establishment and execution of department goals, best-in-class processes, excellent customer service and ongoing professional development of the team members. This leader also closely collaborates with other department directors/managers and the executive team to execute the company’s overall strategy and goals. 

Key Responsibilities: 
• Responsible for the successful onboarding and implementation of all new clients, training of existing clients and internal employees on products and solutions. 
• Oversees the development and delivery of all learning content, including, but not limited to, online help documentation, computer based training and training guides. 
• Responsible for applying expert knowledge of the implementation process, providing strategic direction and solving complex problems to assist clients and employees. 
• Allocate resources based upon project demand, proactively leading the identification of design and implementation of process improvements. 
• Develop relationships across the organization in order to work collaboratively and effectively with other departments. 
• Establish clearly defined goals, objectives, responsibilities, competencies and development plans for each member on the team. 
• Provide hands-on coaching for team members across the department to ensure top-notch customer service. 
• Cultivate open communication with customers and business partners to identify opportunities to improve processes and methodologies. Drive continuous improvement of the implementation process and tools. 
• Provide leadership to multiple implementations/customer projects and facilitate cross functional teams to develop and implement solutions to address customer requirements 
• Create and manage the annual revenue and expense budget for the department in order to achieve established goals. 
• Actively plan for continuous growth of the company by building a department structure that can scale as the company expands. 
• Conduct performance evaluations and provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback. 
• Monitor and regularly communicate department success with meaningful metrics and key performance indicators. 

Qualifications Required: 
• Bachelors' degree and 10+ years business experience with 5+ years managing technical services teams and recruiting talent (support, deployment, consulting, etc.) for a software firm. 
• Proven experience implementing enterprise software for external clients 
• Excellent coaching and mentoring skills with a servant leadership focus 
• Service oriented and customer centric experience running software implementations 
• Experience with analysis and project life cycle methodologies as well as a solid understanding of the implementation project life cycle 
• Proven record of navigating, escalating and leading efforts on complex customer requests or projects 
• Experience in creating performance metrics to meet goals and make data driven decisions 
• Strong collaborative, negotiating, influencing, leadership and decision-making skills 
• Consultative and dynamic personality 
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills 

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