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Project Manager (ERP Change Manager)
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £41.68 - £55.00 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Start Date:
Added: 12 May 2023
Job Reference: BBBH35875
Job Description
Job Title: Project Manager (ERP Change Manager)
Location: Hybrid - Stevenage (free parking is provided)
Term: 20 Months (possible extension after initial contract duration)
Hourly Rate of Pay: Circa £55.00 Umbrella - £41.68 PAYE
Hours: 37

Job Summary:

* Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager, who will take on the responsibility for the coordination of the Business Key User (BKU) and Change Agent network to successfully deliver the ERP Roadmap across the UK Space Plants (Portsmouth / Stevenage).

Job Profile:

* Manage the change impact of the ERP Roadmap in the UK
* Tailor the programme "case for change" to each site's environment (Portsmouth / Stevenage)
* Conduct local stakeholder assessments, with support from Senior Managers
* Challenge our internal stakeholders on the AS-IS while keeping them informed and engaged via open communication
* Address and support the human aspects of change, knowledge of 'The Skilled Helper' intervention techniques key to success
* Raise awareness of the ERP roadmap, ensuring all functions have visibility of and understand the benefits and impact, with support of external Management Consultants
* Perform regular communication sessions with the affected community (end users) with support of external Management Consultants
* Share best practices with other change coordinators within the ERP Roadmap (Germany / France / Spain)
* Achieve and maintain stakeholder buy-in at all phases of the development and deployment of the ERP roadmap
* Ensure business continuity with end users ability to work under SAP S4HANA
* Contribute to the annual Operational Planning (OP) cycle with inputs of required support (functions, skills, FTE etc.)
* Provide monthly progress reports on process mapping, implementation of change and project financial status

Skills/Experience Required:

Essential Experience -

* Demonstrated ability to deliver transformation or change projects on time and to business requirements
* Previous experience demonstrated in a high pressure results driven environment in any one of the following industries:
* Aerospace / Defence / Communications / Manufacturing / Production / IT
* Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Methodologies
* Experience of deploying Improvement Techniques in challenging circumstances
* Awareness of 'Agile' change programmes

Desirable Experience -

* Experience or background in End to End digital business systems deployment or Service Delivery
* Experience or background in Production Support, Supply Chain management or Logistics
* Space systems telecommunications experience
* Previous involvement in FMEA
* Knowledge of Health and Safety principles and their application to the specific environment

Previous experience demonstrated in a high pressure results driven environment in any one of the following industries -

* Aerospace
* Defence
* Communications
* Manufacturing
* Production
* IT

Education & Training

Preferably a STEM degree or degree in -

* Operations Management,
* Project Management,
* Business Management

Or -

* A recognised Change Management Qualification

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass BPSS security clearance before confirmation of contract offer, and a SC clearance on commencement of the contract.
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