Senior Project Manager

Sanderson Government & Defence
Southampton, UK
11 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Government sector client based in Southampton is undergoing a major transformation programme and will require a skilled Security Cleared Senior Project Manager to offer support on an 18 month basis.

The programme will be focusing on the replacement of SAP ERP to Dynamics 365 and will require the individual to manage complex changes, senior stakeholders and dependencies to other projects and systems to ensure the smoothest transition possible, and to take the organisation to a modern cloud-based SaaS solution in order to suit its future ambitions.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of finance ERP implementation project
  • Development of a programme plan, detailing technical and business change activities, and third-party outcomes
  • Advise on and support in the selection of an implementation partner
  • Align to governance standards
  • Support the business in development of post project operational model
  • Support the business to identify the most cost-effective licensing agreement for our defined needs
  • Support definition of benefits case and realisation plan


  • Demonstrable track record in delivering a large number of complex ERP projects
  • Experience of effectively managing complex stakeholders
  • Practitioner level qualification in Project Management (eg: Prince2, APM PMQ)
  • Excellent planning and budgeting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of project management tools and techniques
  • Experience of successfully implementing Dynamics ERP across similar organisations to time and budget
  • Experience of migrating SAP to Dynamics

Technologies: SAP ERP; Dynamics 365 ERP; Azure services

Please note you must hold valid Security Clearance

This role also sits inside IR35 so rates are based on working through an Umbrella company

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