Contract Cutover Manager - West Yorkshire - £550-650 p/day

Recruiter
Spring
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
JOSCM
Contact
Jack Oakman
Sector
IT
Function
IT
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Cutover Manager in West Yorkshire

SAP Programme
Cutover Manager, to Support Cutover for Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Overview:

Cutover Manager is responsible for ensuring the smooth go live of the SAP solution for all the back-office processes, including managing people, operational finance, procurement, projects, production planning and master data governance. They will work closely with a project manager and report to the overall cutover and transition manager, ensuring that all key activities for the cutover period are captured and resourced.

Key Activities:

* Work closely with the business to capture all the key activities for the ramp down and ramp up period.
* Coordinate activities of a wide team of SAP functional experts, Legacy technical experts and the Business.
* Monitor data and cutover progress and communicate to the program team including status, progress, issues, etc.
* Manage and track the Go/No go criteria, and feed into the cutover gates.
* Manage the risks and issues on the cutover stream.
* Ensure execution of tasks are completed in a timely manner.
* Establish and manage the escalation process during the cutover period.

Required Skills & Experience:

* Relevant Cutover Management experience.
* Minimum of 2 years experience leading projects or significant work-streams
* SAP implementation experience with the demonstrated ability and in-depth knowledge in all aspects of an SAP implementation, and the relationships between each phase, including: Technical, Integration, Testing and Migration.
* Proven record of delivering across operational business areas, and technology streams
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver to tight timescales.
* Strong stakeholder manager, with a commitment to delivering on time and quality
* Qualified to at least Prince 2 Foundation level or equivalent
* Fluent in use of Microsoft Project software
* Attention to detail with strong communication skills
* Strategic thinker, who can assimilate complex plans into clear methodologies and straight forward messages.

Please send an up to date CV to jack_oakman@spring.com

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