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  • Location: Aldershot,Hampshire
  • Rate: Up to 750.00
  • Start Date: 13/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months

 


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Our client, requires an experienced Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations Programme/Project Manager to lead the organisation through an ERP replacement programme from SAP ERP (on premise) to Dynamics 365.


The role is part of a large transformation programme and will require the individual to manage complex changes, senior stakeholders, and dependencies to other projects and systems to ensure the smoothest transition possible with the best outcome.


The ERP replacement will be carried out with an Implementation Partner. The Programme Manager will be expected to manage the relationship with the Implementation Partner at all stages of the programme and enable the organisation to move towards a cloud based SaaS solution.


Responsibilities:


  • Develop a detailed project plan that details the tasks and outcomes expected from third parties, the project team, and the key dependencies for achieving the plan

  • Own and execute the ERP deployment plan in line with the programme interdependencies to the agreed costs and timeframes

  • Be a subject matter expert throughout the procurement of the systems integrator to ensure the most suitable partner is selected for successful project delivery

  • Assist the in-house team in writing the Procurement tender documents and reviewing relevant contracts for the services required for this project

  • Business requirements are validated and fully understood by the systems integration partner

  • Business change is fully assessed, a business change management plan is created, and carried out to enable a smooth transition

  • Training needs are fully understood and planned, including post implementation support

  • Interdependencies, risks and issues throughout the project are recognised and impacts incorporated into the project plan and wider programme

  • Assist the organisation to model the appropriate team to see the project through end to end, and the operational team needed to support the project post go-live

  • Provide advice to ensure the most cost-effective implementation plan is created and delivered

  • Ensure a thorough testing plan is created and delivered

  • Support the business to identify the most cost-effective licensing agreement for our defined needs

  • Define the expected benefits we should achieve on implementing the system and KPI's to confirm their achievement

  • Report to the appropriate programme and project governance boards

  • Ensure RAIDs are kept up to date and escalated to relevant stakeholders throughout the life of the project


Experience:


  • Extensive experience of programme leading/senior project managing and implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 financials into large scale organisations to time and budget. Experience of migrating from SAP to Dynamics 365 would be a distinct advantage.

  • Extensive experience of working with Dynamics implementation partners

  • Multiple experiences of working through the initial procurement phase of bring an implementation partner, writing and RFP and selection process

  • Ability to guide teams through ERP change and become aligned with the culture and values of the business.

  • Possess strong stakeholder engagement skills, building trust.


Technologies: SAP ERP; Dynamics 365 ERP; Azure services


In the first instance please apply via email application.

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