Aria Systems Project Manager in San Francisco, California
Title: Project Manager
Department: Customer Success/Professional Services
Location: San Francisco
About Aria Systems:
Aria, the number one ranked cloud billing provider, helps enterprises monetize and grow recurring revenue at scale. Proven by the world’s most demanding businesses, including AAA NCNU, Constant Contact, Falck, Hootsuite, Pitney Bowes, TDC, and VMware, Aria's billing and active monetization platform helps enterprises modernize their revenue operations with a better way to manage offers, customer accounts, billing and financial processes. With Aria, enterprises get to market faster with a wider variety of products and services, retaining more customers and maximizing lifetime value. To learn more, visit www.ariasystems.com
We are looking for talented, passionate people with strong track records and relevant expertise to help us achieve our goals. We are a fast-moving startup that offers a dynamic working environment with a collaborative culture, where you and your peers can learn from each other, and where you can make visible contributions that benefit our world-class customers and partners.
The Professional Services team is responsible for implementing Aria Solutions for our largest customers. Professional Services purpose is to ensure successful implementation that maximize and sustain Aria Adoption and Return on Investment (ROI), leading to higher customer satisfaction, renewal and referenceability.
The Project Manager owns the planning, execution, and delivery of customer implementations of Aria Systems Recurring Revenue Solutions. Project Managers will deliver projects using Professional Services methodologies and governance systems. Typical day-to-day project activities include: driving project schedules, anticipating risk and variance, cost containment and disruption handling, managing all project resources, and project communications. Project Managers are leaders in Professional Services and will be directing and influencing the customer in the areas of customer-side project involvement, operational readiness, and the overall relationship.
• Act as the single point of contact for all assigned projects with responsibility for project deliverables, goals, and quality • Manage project schedule, issue/risk register, resources, and communication • Assign and facilitate tasking into all team members controlling priority, statusing, and visibility • Manage project scope and execute appropriate change requests • Manage project financials including revenue forecast, project margin, and project cash flow • Manage relationships throughout the customer organization including all project team members, business contributors and stakeholders, and executive management
• At least 5-7 years’ experience as a project manager leading successful software implementations (including e-Business or SAAS applications and web based programming technologies). • Understanding of efficient business processes (Recurring Revenue, Billing) • Communicate with clarity and impact, understanding how the message has been received • Establishes a systematic course of action for self or others to ensure accomplishment of specific objectives • Committed to the customer and successfully consults and negotiates when necessary • Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to manage time efficiently and achieve maximum productivity • Create and foster key customer relationships • Be firm and decisive, willing to make unpopular decisions when necessary • 4 year bachelor’s degree / MBA preferred
• Able to travel up to 50% of the time • PMP or equivalent certification preferred but not mandatory
Aria Systems fosters a flexible, rewarding, and close-knit work environment while encouraging innovation and self-direction. As a startup we expect all of our employees to share our strong sense of urgency, ability to learn and master new technologies quickly, and willingness to adapt to rapidly changing priorities. In return Aria offers competitive salaries and benefits, attractive stock options, and a flexible, informal work environment.