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ERP Programme Manager

  • Job reference: LFA-35850
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: ERP and CRM Systems
  • Salary: £650 - £750 per day

ERP Programme Manager
This is an opportunity for a highly experienced ERP Programme Manager to take a key role in the successful delivery of complex change programme with enabling ERP technology. This role requires exceptional stakeholder management skills, coupled with very significant enterprise experience in Programme Management and Programme Delivery, Problem Solving, Project Governance and People Engagement / Management along with skills in using Agile skills where they make sense to enable delivery at pace.
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Programme Manager will take accountability for shepherding this complex change programme working closely with the Programme Director through the latter stages of delivery. They will work with a blended team of SME's and high-profile stakeholders alongside 3rd party vendors to oversee the successful go live of the corporate services improvement programme that is now moving into UAT cycle 2.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBITLIES
* Work to quickly to ascertain the Programme operating environment, roadblocks, key dependencies and progress to date
* Deliver the new programme plan with a refreshed governance and operating model which will include reviewing the PMO to ensure that it is fit for purpose and effectively supports the programme delivery. Considering the programme logistics, which is a split site between Leeds and London.
* Drive the embedding of the new operating model which puts accountability with individuals who will have clear objectives and tasks embedding new ways of working.
* Implement a refreshed reporting structure and approach to better inform key stakeholders of progress, dependencies and risks including daily scrums and sprint concept.
* Working with the Programme Director to ensure that all key suppliers are contractually driven to achieve programme goals
* Providing mentorship and guidance to individual Project Managers as required
* Regular participation in programme steering groups, and internal programme meetings
* Establish an effective direct relationship with relevant stakeholders as agreed with the Programme Director
* Responsible for ensuring full awareness and understanding of all contractual and commercial aspects of the programme noting that the Programme Director has ownership of all contractual and commercial engagement and outcomes.

BACKGROUND
You will be an experienced leader of large-scale ERP programme delivery with direct experience in the successful delivery of solutions within a public sector environment. Required Skills/Experiences will include:
* Programme Management review / improvement / turnaround experience gained in large scale public sector / high programme value environments
* Significant experience of Large-scale ERP implementation (SAP / Oracle / DynamicsAX etc), gained in multi-year, highly complex programme environments
* Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to influence
* Appreciation for the integration and security considerations involved in £multibillion transactional environments
* Industry recognised Project Management skills and certifications for example Prince II (practitioner), PMI and PMP

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
* the post will be based between London and Leeds and travel to both sites will be required on a regular basis. The post is likely to be based in London.

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