An enterprise resource planning (ERP) manager works under the supervision of a senior professional, ensuring that a company's ERP software is adequate and functional. The manager also oversees the work of technical staff.
An ERP manager leads meetings, assigns action items to staff and ensures plan execution by the due date. The manager also oversees the work of personnel and provides technical guidance.
ERP managers review project plans and related activities and monitor backup and security systems. They also consult with ERP users, making sure systems are adequate, functional and in line with business requirements.
Top-performing ERP managers generally have a knack for understanding computer systems and using deductive reasoning to solve complex problems, according to O-Net OnLine. To complete the required tasks proficiently, an ERP manager often uses ERP software and network analyzers. The manager usually has a four-year college degree in computer science or information systems. According to the career resources portal Indeed, the average annual pay for an ERP manager was $91,000 as of 2010.