Project Manager ERP Implementation

We are looking for a systematic and capable Project Manager ERP Implementation

HØGLUND MARINE SOLUTIONS ASLimited durationNorway, Tønsberg , Vestfold og Telemark

We are experiencing strong growth, and are continuously striving to make our work processes more efficient. It has been decided to implement an ERP business solution in 2022. The chosen solution will either be Oracle NetSuite or Infor LN and the project start is planned to be March 1st , 2022.

The position is originally a yearly engagement during implementation. Depending on the chosen system complexity of administration, the role may become a full-time employment for the right candidate. Other permanent roles within our IT department are also a possibility. 


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, with at least 5 years of work experience, including a minimum of 3 plus years in a project management role
  • Hands-on experience of managing projects such as implementation of ERP or similar migration projects. Experience with Infor LN or/and Oracle NetSuite will be a strong advantage
  • Experience with programming and setting up system configuration and parameterization
  • Knowledge or exposure to SDLC and quality processes will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge or hands-on experience with business process mapping, project planning, execution and control; sound understanding of ERP and related integrations
  • Experience with various collaboration platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, IT tools, media asset management
  • Good understanding of Financial Management, Engineering, Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in the development of KPI dashboards using Microsoft Power BI
  • Knowledge or exposure to Cloud infrastructure and migration and integration with various software solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Our business language is English


Main responsibilities

  • Overall successful project delivery, including operations, training and support
  • Plan and drive the implementation of the ERP solution, according to the project schedule, from project initiation, planning, execution, control, training and closure
  • Periodic project reviews and mitigating risks
  • Project relationship management- working closely and effectively with internal (project team) and external (ERP implementation partner) stakeholders
  • Partner relationship management – maintaining a healthy working relationship without compromising and deliverables and outcomes
  • Transition and change management
  • Resolving issues related to the implementation, stakeholders and operations that may impact service quality in an efficient manner
  • Creating and updating knowledge base based on system information, common issues and support incidents

Your mindset

  • Self-motivated, structured and with a high work capacity
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, deal with ambiguity and use good judgment in stressful situations; ability to take on-time decisions even in the face of complexity, balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness
  • Hands-on and with a problem-solving attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Take initiative and show responsibility
  • Understanding of and passion for the maritime industry is a clear advantage
  • Have a strong wish to contribute to the overall success of the business


What we offer

  • A “can do” and “customer first” working atmosphere
  • A corporate culture characterized by informal lines of communication across organization and geography
  • Flexible working day
  • Fantastic colleagues!
  • Competitive employment conditions and possibility for permanent position in a global maritime company
  • Possibility for hybrid working arrangement, with home office 2-3 days per week