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PMO Consultant, ERP

We are hiring for a PMO Consultant, who will support an ERP transformation initiative to modernize a state government’s back office functions – leaving state employees to focus on delivering services people rely on.

Interested in Applying?

To apply, reach out to [email protected] with a few lines about your interest and an overview of your experiences to date (LinkedIn or resume both great).

Work with us

We are looking for a Consultant to support a multi-year, multi-agency transformation for an ERP system. 

Specifically, the Consultant will:

  • Be a core contributor to the Program Management Office, managing various work streams across dozens of agencies adopting the new ERP. This will include planning, management, and implementation oversight across multiple modules within the ERP; and serving as a core owner for a successful transformation
  • Shape and lead creative organizational change management work – including supporting the development of frameworks and plans to achieve OCM objectives as part of the broader ERP transformation and managing the execution of those plans with state partners and other stakeholders
  • Shape and lead creative problem solving on ERP transformation topics using classic management consulting and strategy skills, as well as through proactive project management, stakeholder engagement, and oversight of technical implementation
  • Manage the project to success by developing robust project plans, overseeing software integrators, and managing testing of the system from development environments to production
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the State government, flagging risks and driving solutions across the ERP transformation
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis, and develop thoughtful perspectives on implementation methods, risks to project success, and successful user adoption across the state
  • Create materials, including in Excel and PowerPoint, to convey findings
  • Support strong project delivery by managing a team to support ad hoc needs 


Strong preference for candidates with demonstrated interest in improving public or social service delivery and experience in a dynamic, growth-oriented organization.

17a is based in Cincinnati and New York City, while this role will be best in the Midwest with expected weekly travel to the client site.

This is a full-time, project-based, salaried role with competitive benefits. Compensation for the role is $160k – $300k, with range depending on experience. The expectation is that this individual will perform in the role for 18 – 24 months.

Improving public service delivery requires a team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

17A is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status regarding public assistance.

We encourage and welcome applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in government to apply.

Please contact Kaija at [email protected], if you would like to request reasonable accommodation during the application or interviewing process.

You could be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • Passion for our work! You’re committed to advancing the quality and effectiveness of public service delivery, specifically in State government administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ERP implementation, with a history of successful projects. Experience with SAP Success Factor is a nice-to-have
  • Experience managing team members and projects end-to-end in a client services context
  • Ability to effectively communicate insights, verbally and in written materials that are clear and digestible
  • A background in management consulting, organizational change management, and technology implementation
  • A willingness to travel to the client weekly to drive project success

How we work, and how you might, too:

  • Curiosity-driven communication style – listening, responding, and engaging effectively with diverse types of people
  • Creative, collaborative, and down-to-earth approach – we take our work seriously but love to laugh!
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to wrangle big ideas into digestible components
  • Commitment to excellence – not just getting things done, but getting things right