ERP Business Change Project Manager

ERP Business Change Project Manager
Dublin North 1 €600 - €700 per day Ref:

Job Description

A top client who is during a SAP Implementation project is looking for an ERP Business Change Project Manager/ Transition manager. You need to be an experienced SAP PM for this role.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Leads Business cutover activities for SAP Pre Go-Live, Go-Live, and Post Go-Live
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the business Cutover Project Plan
  • Works collaboratively with the technical cutover lead to ensure business activates align with the programme’s technical deployment
  • Develops business cutover checklist and project plan incorporating both technical and operations or business tasks
  • Develops the command centre logistics, communication and escalation plan and command centre documentation. (policies, procedures, downtime processes)
  • Conducts clear and concise meetings, with a clear agenda and concluded with summary meeting notes and actions
  • Ensures business users are aware of actions and diligently follows up to ensure they are closed
  • Creates exceptional quality project setup documents
  • Provides cutover status reporting to project leadership and key stakeholders involved in coordination of business transition activities
  • Plans the human and physical resources required for cut-over activities
  • Diligent risk management with close management of effective mitigations, escalating risks and issues in project governance where necessary.
  • Produce business cutover highlight reports
  • Coordinates requirements for Go-Live including staffing and overall logistics
  • Ensures entry into and exit out of cutover stage gates are met including the final Go/No-Go meetings
  • Develops back out / contingency plans for cutover

 

Essential Skills:

  • Good knowledge of programme and project management methods including either DSDM / Agile PM and / or PRINCE2
  • Good working knowledge of Confluence / Jira and MS Teams
  • Robust risk management
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to present confidently to senior stakeholders

Key experience required:

  • Experience in managing the business cutover for a large SAP transformation programme
  • Good knowledge and experience of all stages of the project and programme lifecycle, including development of business cases, mobilisation of programmes.
  • Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies.
  • Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams potentially across multiple organisations and locations.
  • Business change management / communication planning.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Good business sense, with business and/or functional knowledge.
  • Be capable of visualising a problem context/situation, develop a number of resolution options and think them through from concept to implementation.
  • Have a clearly methodical approach.

 

Consultant Details

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Name: Peter Kirby
Title: Director
Tel: 01 2866666
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