System Cutover Manager

Recruiter
Harvey Nash
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£40000 - £42000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with System Cutover experience to work with the business to transition from legacy to future state. You will have experience of cutover in the manufacturing/ warehousing space and worked of large transformation programmes.

What you will do…
* Create the project plans, working with key stakeholders, and track progress to ensure a seamless transition from existing legacy system to the new SAP solution including both functional and technical.
* Ensuring all formal project controls (Risks, Issues, Changes, Dependencies and Assumptions) are visible and managed appropriately and communicated to the Programme.
* Ensure Contingency & Risk mitigation plans are in place.
* Agreeing cutover resource requirements and timescales with key stakeholders
* Ensuring that the cutover adheres to the established governance and quality standards

Skills
* Cutover experience ideally within a manufacturing and/or logistics environment.
* Knowledge of SAP a distinct advantage
* Strong influencing, communication and engagement skills
* Good analytical skills
* Experience of MS Office and Project
* Prince2 foundation (minimum)