Deployment Manager

Job Type:
Business Transformation
Job reference:
2 months ago

Deployment Manager
Location: Hybrid - 3 days per week in London
Length: Initially until March 2025
Salary: £85,000 per annum

We are actively looking to secure a Deployment Manager to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Job description

The Cutover Manager is expected to perform:
* Develop and own the overall deployment plan containing list of deliverables and activities to be performed for a large scale transformation cutover
* Prepare overall deployment strategy
* Work with program workstreams to plan and develop detailed cutover plans including technical and functional steps to be executed during the deployment phase
* Ability to identify risks, cross components dependencies and downstream impacts
* Lead deployment planning activities with Technical, Business and 3rd party teams
* Determine go-live readiness criteria, socialise them with key stakeholders and obtain approvals
* Plan and execute full dress rehearsals to help teams prepare for final go-live
* Establish and communicate overall deployment plan with leadership team and key stakeholders
* Manage risks and issues associated with cutover and prepare appropriate mitigation plans
* Coordinate and secure approvals as suggested by Change Advisory Board process
* Liaise with SAP functional, Technical and Business SME's to assist with planning and execution of deployment activities.

Experience required

* Delivered multiple SAP S/4 full lifecycle implementations as cutover lead
* Familiarity with SAP deployment and cutover methodology
* Evidence of working in a challenging and complex organisation
* Effective oral and written communication skills
* Experience in functional areas such as Finance, OTC, P2P, Reporting
* Microsoft project experience is desirable

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