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Project Manager - Fixed Assets

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 23rd July
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £700 - £750
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My client is looking of a Fixed Asset Project Manager for an initial 12 month contract with the potential to extend. This role is inside of IR35.

The role is to support the Business Process (Tower) Lead for our global Finance and Procurement transformation programme. It will manage the delivery plans of a multidisciplinary core team (process, data, org design, systems, change and communications) which is implementing a simplified and standardised landscape across a Group Finance function.

The role is important because the programme replaces a large part of our old Finance systems across the BT Group. This transformation includes the implementation of an SAP/Hana platform, including the UK Asset subledgers covering approximately 12 million Assets.

The scope of the role is to manage all of the Asset delivery dimensions, within the larger Record to Report tower, working to plan and coordinating delivery of new process and system changes into the BT business - including plans, progress meetings, stand-ups, logs, RAID, forecasts, reporting, resources and measures/KPIs.

You will support an experienced Tower Lead and develop a partnership with people in the programme team including third parties and the wider BT business to ensure delivery is the priority.

You'll need to be able to think ahead, pre-empt requirements for key meetings, and drive the preparation for these. You'll also hold the pen on internal project meetings.

This role is not an IT project management role.

The successful candidate will:

*Develop, maintain, and track the tower workstream plans, progress assumptions, risks, issues, MI, KPIs, scope, reporting, dependencies, actions and change logs and other organisational tasks on behalf of the process tower and team.
*Ensure actions are clear, logged, assigned, and completed across the workstream.
*Ensure governance of the workstream, working to programme practices.
*Manage making sure the workstream is delivering to schedule and quality at all times.
*Call out issues, contention, and focus items for the workstream team, ensuring corrective actions are secure and reach resolution.
*Organise functional leads to resolve problems and issues.
*Run project stand-ups, weekly reports, and reviews.

Skills Required
You need to have strong project and organisational skills:

*Excellent communication skills, constructively engaging with team (written and verbal).
*Management of Microsoft Project plans, use of excel, production of PPT slide presentations, reports.
*Able to work at pace, producing accurate quality deliverables on time.
*Able to manage workstream delivery to Programme Managers, Senior Business Managers.
*Supporting Team Leads and Subject Matter Experts in project management disciplines working across business change management, communications, systems, data, process design deliverables.

Desirable but not essential:

*Finance change experiences (systems and process), Enterprise scale, ideally SAP/HANA.
*Recognised project management accreditation (APMP, PMI, Prince).
*Experience of Agile and Lean working (Kanban).

Experience Expected to have:
*Over 3 Years PMO experience.
*Complex projects spanning multiple years and in a multidivisional global organisation.
*PM tools and practices - inc. Microsoft project.
*Finance and/or Procurement Systems Change.
*PM |PMO Accreditation.

Preferred
*SAP HANA and/or complex operating model exposure.
*Agile & lean delivery practices.



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