Avanade Inc. ERP based Project Manager in Tokyo, Japan

For most companies—and virtually all of our clients—an optimal Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is essential to success. The Manager of ERP Business Analysis helps our clients achieve this success by identifying, developing and deploying client-specific ERP systems.

As a Manager, you will rely on your deep functional knowledge and familiarity with ERP to ensure that these systems meet our clients’ business requirements. To do so, you will provide a range of advisory services around project management, business process development, implementation support and end-user training.

Day-to-day, you will:

Work with delivery teams and client stakeholders to translate business requirements into ERP business solutions; including ownership of the requirements management process, including approval, communication, traceability, and re-use

Work with business leadership, end users and IT staff to identify, design and configure business solutions

Identify key stakeholders for requirements gathering, elicit and document requirements and validate against scope of work

Lead the transfer of functional requirements to development and test team members

Leverage ERP workflow technology to automate business processes

Stay abreast of updates and new releases in ERP technologies, and work with business and IT stakeholders to identify the ones they need to meet evolving business requirements

Educate end users on ERP functionality.


This role calls for someone with experience backed by deep knowledge of ERP systems and business process reengineering. Someone who can diagnose and troubleshoot ERP systems, you’ll likely have at least five years of experience in business systems analysis, design, or management, plus preferably three years of managing complex teams of business and technical resources. You are also able to present complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, in both written and oral form.

You will be able to demonstrate key qualities including:

Ability to consult with clients on complex projects, including in leadership roles

Capacity to work with global teams on ERP implementation and maintenance projects

Talent for working with offshore teams to facilitate project work

Excellent communication skills.

You are likely to have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance, or Information Technology.

Requisition ID - 56531

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

Category: ERP

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