Interim Head of Robotic Process Automation - RPA experience - S

Gibbs S3 Ltd
£800 - £850 p day
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Head of Robotic Process Automation - RPA experience - Surrey
Job Purpose
A visionary leader and Automation evangelist with sole purpose of enabling Process Automation as a key strategic lever. Accountable for end-to-end management of the client's RPA CoE including building the foundation by adopting the clients' RPA Framework and working with different Business and IT stakeholders across all phases of Robotic Process Automation for maximum value to the organisation.
Key Challenges
Demand Management
It is imperative to keep the Automation backlog full in order to make effective use of fixed Automation infrastructure investments.
Solution Architecture
Because RPA solutions are designed to be non-invasive, they create the potential for rapid accumulation of technical debt if not managed carefully.
It is imperative that all RPA investments be considered within the context of any long term transformational solutions and the useful life of a robot and are reviewed by Global Process Owners or equivalent
Organisational Change Management
Future state processes enabled by software robots will require humans to interact with robots in order to complete various tasks therefore it is imperative that operational personnel have a clear understanding of how their process will change once a robot is introduced.
Organisational Change Management
Capturing the productivity benefits associated with Automation requires a continuous approach to employee redeployment/displacement which creates a potential attrition risk.
Business Continuity Planning
With increased release on software Automation there will be fewer resources around to support business continuity functions in the event of BOT failure.
Process Governance
In a bot enabled future global process owners need to consider how changes to business process or underlying systems will impact any existing software robots.
Global processes owners need to become product owners responsible for maintaining bots throughout their life cycle.
Technical Experience
15+ years of experience with technology, delivery with process engineering type of expertise (essential)
Need to possess a broad understanding of various RPA tools and platforms (essential)
Ability to analyse new RPA requirement and suggest suitable services (essential)
Experience of Automation or implementation of RPA Automation projects (desirable)
Good understanding of BOT life cycle and RPA solution architecture (essential)
Delivery Experience
Experience of leading a team to achieve a successful outcome (essential)
Excellent written & verbal communication skills (essential)
Excellent facilitation skills working with both internal and external parties (essential)
Strong planning and organisational skills (essential)
Should possess solid delivery & project management experience that includes requirements mapping, estimation/sizing, time, cost & quality management (essential)
Experience in Agile Delivery Methodology (essential)
Experience with Change Management Activities (essential)
Proven track record in working across multiple geographies and teams to manage and overcome organisational constraint and influence key stakeholders (essential)
Strong experience in business case development and financial analysis (essential)
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