SAP S4 HANA Manager

£90,000 | Newbury | Permanent
Posted 9 months ago

Role Title: S4 Hana IT Deliver Manager
Loction: Newbury
Salary - £85-90k plus bonus and benefits

Technology Shared Services as an organisation is acting as an internal service provider to the local operation companies or to group stakeholders (programme delivery, infrastructure management, product and services).

The S4 Digital Core Programme is a three-year digital transformation journey to implement S4 HANA being the core of the new digital enterprise architecture. The S4 Digital Core Programme team is responsible for migrating with a multi-step approach by 2020, in alignment with the SAP Roadmap, the existing Group Company's enterprise resource planning systems to SAP S4HANA platform, including potential new technological capabilities expected as outcome of the business transformation journey.

Role purpose:

To ensure the successful delivery of all the Technical aspects of the S4 Digital Core Programme and support the end to end migration to the new S4HANA platform. This role will manage overall solution implementation along the project lifecycle from the programme set up / team mobilization till the handover to Operations. The IT Delivery manager will coordinate the end to end delivery monitoring also testing activities, data, infrastructure and integration with local systems, liaison with local IT teams in Local Markets, overseeing System Integrator’s engagement and commitment, track and coordinate the overall Project’s Scope, deployment and transition to Support and Operations, ensuring full alignment between Technical teams, SI teams, Local IT and Group IT for both management and staff members.

The S4 IT Delivery manager role will need to make sure that all the delivery activities are in place and the different teams are working as expected to guarantee a successful delivery.

Key Accountabilities:

Set-up of the IT project organisation, support the business case definition, resource planning, IT resources on-boarding, project set up and mobilization.
Ensure Design Closure and sign off: follow up with Business, Coe and other teams involved on the Design Phase and make sure that the design is clear, all the relevant documents are approved in Sol Man and that the approval flow is fully managed.
Managing end to end implementation (from analyse to deployment) of the central solution and work closely with local markets to synchronise with the overall plan the local systems changes required.
Work with Infrastructure Team and make sure that all the Infrastructure activities for Central solution are properly addressed and monitored.
Test preparation: work with the appointed Test manager to make sure that the test scope is defined and approved, identify the business name responsible for the test activities, verify that the full test preparation has been completed.
Test execution: make sure that the test execution starts as expected, verify the execution progresses and follow up with the SI and test team on defect resolution status.
Support transition to business as usual: Knowledge transfer and transformation of local IT teams to target ERP Domain.
Management and control of IT delivery with Systems Integrator, local markets and Global IT resources.
Partnering with Systems Integrators and local IT teams to ensure efficient design of technologies implemented at large scale.
Ensure the SI provides and follows commitment curves for all deliverables in scope.
Owning the S4HANA IT budget needed for the delivery of the Central Core Solution.
Advising Programme Lead and central project team on matters relating to IT systems and design.
Support the Transformation manager on introducing the new Operating model expected to be defined for the Operations team regarding Support & Operations Set up for new S4HANA platform utilising offshore capabilities.
Support the Training lead on defining and organizing the training approach /plan for the upskill of Operations and Application Development teams.

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For more information about this role, please contact:

Chris Finch
01442 509 081

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