Salesforce Project Manager (Public Sector)

at AST Corporation
Published May 24, 2023
Location Lisle, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job DescriptionApplications Software Technology (AST) was founded on one simple thought, put our people and our customers first, and you can never lose. AST is a globally recognized award-winning full-service enterprise cloud transformation and systems integrator - specializing in Oracle and Salesforce and serving clients in the Public and Commercial Sectors for over 27 years. Clients look to AST for leadership and assistance in systems integration, business process redesign, project management, systems administration, and training. From on-premise applications to modern cloud technology, AST's services encompass all aspects of Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management, Customer Experience, and Middleware. AST also offers flexible Managed Services, supporting the needs of over 200 Public Sector and Commercial customers around the globe. If you're someone with energy, drive, and creativity, AST might be the place for you.Currently, we are looking for a Salesforce Project Manager (Public Sector) to join our team. This is a full-time position that can sit anywhere in the United States, with the expectation of travel as needed to customer sites.What You'll Do: Manage AST project engagements for Salesforce implementations for our Public Sector (State/County/Local government) clients. Experience in working within the Public Sector would be highly preferred Engage with AST and client executives, business stakeholders, and combined client and AST project teams to ensure adherence to AST's project methodology and the success of engagements with varying levels of complexity Prepare weekly project status reporting for various audiences (project PMO, client steering committee, and AST Management) Manage project resources and project timeline to the established project budget, addressing all changes in scope according to the project change control process Develop and manage MS project schedules Assist with business development initiatives including presentations and proposalsWhat You'll Bring: 5 or more years managing Salesforce implementations and assessments projects, with experience in upgrades and cloud migrations. Ability to conduct effective discussions about Salesforce system and business operations topics with all levels of client organizations and across all discipline areas (technical, functional, change management, project management, and operations management) Experience with managing engagements with third-party, integrated systems 4-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience). PMP Certified (highly recommended). Ability to work effectively in a remote environment. Experience with public sector clients is a plus, but not required. Experience utilizing a full life cycle methodology. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a diverse group of people. Strong troubleshooting skills, especially to facilitate the resolution of cross-team challenges. Excellent verbal and written communication, active listening, and interpersonal skills. Ability to fully utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio). Ability to manage and collaborate with an offshore delivery arm of the overall project team, for both functional and technical delivery tasks. What We Bring:At AST, people are the center of everything we do, and we work to provide you with benefits beyond a paycheck. We strive to develop and recognize our people at all levels and give them the rewards they deserve. We offer full benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement/401k, disability, life insurance, and unlimited PTO for all our North American employees to balance your work and life. We also offer additional benefits, such as commuter benefits, legal insurance, pet insurance, sabbatical leave, education reimbursement, parental leave, and much more.Our Culture:At AST, people are the center of everything we do. In over 27 years of business, we know that putting our people first is the key to success. Our passion for people has earned us multiple awards. Here are some of the most recent: 2022 Top Workplaces in the Nation by Energage 2022 National Cultural Excellence for Leadership by Energage 2022 National Cultural Excellence for Innovation by Energage 2022 Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces by Energage 2022 Dallas Fort Worth's 2022 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by National Association for Business Resources (NABR) AST India- 2022 Great Place to Work Certification 2021 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For by National Association for Business Resources (NABR) 2021 National Cultural Excellence for Remote Work by Energage 2021 National Cultural Excellence for DE& I Practices by Energage 2021 Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces by Energage AST India- 2021 Great Place to Work CertificationWe foster a culture of trust, ownership, and innovation at every level of the organization. All doors are open and everyone's ideas matter, giving our people the ability to quickly understand our customers' needs and translate those needs into action. While we celebrate individual wins, we always strive for shared success. We are One AST.Statement of Non-Discrimination: We value global diversity and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. AST is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, making all employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic or classification protected by law.