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Project Manager - Talent Development Systems

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 24th June
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £500 - £600
Type: Contract
Start Date: asap

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My client who is based in Birmingham is looking for a Project Manager to manage the delivery of talent development on a HR Transformation programme for an initial 6 months with the potential to extend.
This role is inside of IR35.

The primary role of the Business Project Manager is to manage the delivery of Talent Development systems within BT's HR Transformation Programme.
The new solution is based on SAP's SuccessFactors SaaS solution and builds upon the SAP Learning Management System which was deployed last year. As the Business Project Manager for this area, you will manage the implementation of SAP SuccessFactors Succession Planning, Performance and Goals and Career Development Planning modules and a third party Learning Experience Platform, working closely with the Talent Development Portfolio Product Owner. You will be responsible for project managing the delivery of these, including the RFP selection process of an LXP, and associated business processes and change management activities within the HR Transformation Programme to ensure that the new CX solution and services and are delivered on-time, within budget and that the business objectives are met and that the business benefits are delivered.

As a Business Project manager, you will be accountable for leading projects that are large, complex and represent significant benefits and risks within a complex stakeholder environment. The solutions and services that you deliver will transform the experience of HR for colleagues across the globe.

You will be directly engaging with senior leaders within HR (e.g. HR Transformation Director and Learning Director) and will be expected to ensure that your team confirms to PMO standards and tools.

Skills Required for the Job:
Project management:
*Highly developed project management skills with experience of delivering ERP solutions on a large scale through the full project lifecycle.
*Experience of Agile and Iterative delivery methods.
*Strong leadership skills with the ability to create a culture of high performance.

Communication:
*Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
*Accurate and concise writing skills to create project reports and documentation.
*Able to articule complex risks, issues and problems succinctly.

Problem solving and decision making:
*Ability to manage complexity.
*Ability to remove internal / external barriers.
*Ability to understand, assess and manage risks.

Change management:
*High degree of personal resilience.
*Negotiation skills

Stakeholder management:
*Great stakeholder management skills. Ability to work with multiple internal and external partners to deliver great outcomes.
*Strong business acumen and awareness of impacts of change to stakeholders
*Ability to build and influence relationships effectively including senior stakeholders
*Understand the perspectives and agenda of stakeholders and take this into account when communicating

Specialist sills:
*MS Project for maintaining the project plan.
*MS Excel for information analysis, tracking activities and producing management information on progress.
*MS PowerPoint.
*Use of agile management tools, such as JIRA or Trello to manage actions, issues and defects.

Experience you would be expected to have
*Advanced experience of managing projects to deliver new systems, services and transformational change.
*Matrix management of multi-disciplined teams and managing suppliers and contractors.
*Project management qualifications, such as PRINCE2.
*Use of Project Management tools, such as MS Project, JIRA and standard project management controls and documents.
*Experience of managing large deployments of HR systems, preferably SAP SuccessFactors and Talent Development Systems.

Desired:
*Experience of HR systems and processes (especially SAP SuccessFactors and Recruitment and Onboarding).
*Experience of managing projects as part of a transformational programme.



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