Business Readiness Support

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
BBBH156606_1659008971
Posted:
10 days ago

Role: Business Readiness Support
Contract -12 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: London or Bristol (Hybrid working)

Role Description:

The role is to support all aspects of business readiness and business change for the MFB Phase 2 (Core UK) project as part of our global Finance and Procurement transformation programme. The role will sit in our PMO team working as part of a multidisciplinary core team (process, data, org design, systems, change and communications) which is implementing a simplified and standardised landscape across the Group Finance function.

The role is important because the programme replaces a large part of our old Finance systems across the Group. This transformation includes the implementation of an SAP/Hana platform. In order to move from our old systems to new, we need people to support the programme deliverables and adopt the change to move to a more simple and standard way of working in finance.

The scope of the role is to support the business and programme leads in activity that prepares the business including a coordinating and managing role on activities such as role mapping, UAT preparation, change networks, reporting to leadership, in line with the overall Core UK delivery plans. This specific role will focus on our business readiness and change function activities and support the business and programme to adopt our new systems and processes.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to build relationships and work with large functional and matrix teams, possibly in different locations
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal across stakeholder groups
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges holding people to account where necessary

Skills and Abilities (individual capabilities)

MANDATORY

  • Ability to build and manage relationships at all levels and across varying functions of the organisation. Has credibility / impact with peer group and leaders
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations

DESIREABLE

  • Project management skills or qualifications
  • SAP4/Hana knowledge
  • Change management and/or business readiness experience

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills required, please do not hesitate to apply now!

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