Cutover Manager - 6mths initially

Recruiter
Hiscox
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Transformation Programme – Cutover Manager - 6mths initially

Background:

As part of large-scale Finance Transformation at a leading insurer; a Cutover Manager is required to ensure a successful cutover to production/go-live for a number of implementations / releases.

Role / Responsibilities:

Reporting into the Release Manager, the Cutover Manager will be responsible for all business and IT aspects of cutover to production/go-live for each release (working alongside an IT Manager who has specific responsibilities for IT). They will:

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Produce and manage delivery of a cutover plan for each release; covering business and IT cutover activity, governance checkpoints/approval gates, dependencies etc.

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Produce and manage detailed run sheets (covering key business and IT activity)

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Plan and manage dry runs and dress rehearsals

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Own key cutover/go-live approval gates e.g. identify stakeholders, prepare material, schedule and lead sessions

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Report status against each cutover plan (RAID, milestones etc.) and proactively capture/manage risks/issues etc.

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Build meaningful relationships with relevant programme, IT and business stakeholders

Skills and Experience required

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Experience of managing a large-scale cutover, ideally on a Financial Transformation Programme (business and IT activity) within Financial Services (within Insurance sector is highly desirable)

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Experience in planning and managing multiple workstreams simultaneously (competent in Microsoft project)

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Proven ability to understand complex business/IT cutover activity and articulate/distil into a concise view senior stakeholders can easily digest

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Proven ability to learn quickly and operate with autonomy

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