ERP Implementation Specialist / Leader, up to 12 month contract based in Derby £neg (aligned with Senior leadership Consultant contract).
A genuinely exciting opportunity to be working with a successful and ambitious multi national manufacturing / engineering Tier 1 supplier this contract is part of a suite of initiatives being driven to ensure that the business is functioning as efficiently and effectively as it can. Fully aligning its processes and systems to ensure continued growth and success.
To manage and lead the planning and implementing of the new ERP system throughout the company. Responsibilities include creating the necessary and appropriate project controls to successfully deliver the program to the time, cost and quality expected. The project leader will need to manage scope, lead day to day execution, manage risk and report status to the leadership and departmental sponsors.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*Work with Business Process Owners and vendor team to define scope, tasks, deliverables, resources requirements and align organization against integrated project plan
*Effectively engage vendor implementation team, defining statements of work, ensuring quality of deliverables, and managing to budget
*Cooperate with Organization Change Project Manager to understand how organization will change and reflect this in scope
*Lead day to day execution, facilitate communication and drive progress against plan
*Track issues, prioritize and drive timely resolution
*Monitor and manage project risks and escalate as needed
*Prepare project status reporting and communicate program status to broad stakeholders, including steering committee, project reviews and at monthly operational reviews
Required education and experience.
*Experience working with leading ERP Systems (Infor, IFS, Dynamics, Oracle, SAP) and prior experience successfully leading ERP implementations or upgrades.
*Experience in a company in a similar industry leading projects focused on manufacturing, supply chain processes and financial
*Ultimate understanding of importance of Business Processes
*3+ years of experience managing midsize to large teams
*Experience organizing and executing projects using a variety of methodologies, including vendor defined, waterfall, and agile
*PRINCE2 / PMP certification would be a plus
*Knowledge of Infor's CloudSuite would be a plus