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SAP Cutover Manager

Website DADA Enterprises

We are looking for an experienced SAP Cutover Manager to work with the SAP work stream Project Managers and Leads to ensure their plans are aligned to the programme plans and actively managed. This is a crucial role in facilitating and embedding the best planning practice within work streams in order to ensure consistency in planning standards and practices across the Programme.

So here’s what’s important:

You will be responsible for defining the cutover plan, planning and overseeing the series of tasks that are required to deploy the components from the development/pre-production environment to the production environment and then activating them into the live service transition to BAU.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Workstream Leads to create, manage and maintain a Cutover plan – Cutover plan should detail tasks leading up to the day of cutover, the tasks to be completed on the day of the cutover and then the tasks that are required after the cutover is completed. Particular attention should be taken on any ‘in-flight activities’ and any system(s) downtime that may be required and to ensure learner learning record data integrity
  • Support the Communications Workstream Lead to develop the required comms. at key stages to the required business areas and project members
  • Work with Workstream leads supporting other Workstreams where required and relevant
  • Engage with and be a point of contact for the wider business on UAT, cut-over activities and Service Transition
  • Contribute to ensuring a smooth implementation of the changes required to the business
  • Proactively engage with relevant stakeholders and governance processes
  • Strong background in UAT management, project management and service integration with exceptional stakeholder and end-user management skills
  • Comfortable working at a detail level AND at a higher level
  • Flexible and creative in approach to dealing with Global internal stakeholders across multiple countries and time-zones

Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience required

It is essential candidates have:

  • 12yrs or more SAP experience with 6 or more Cutover assignments delivered
  • Deep Cutover & Deployment experience is absolutely essential
  • Proven SAP Cutover assignments successfully delivered with global enterprises
  • FMCG or similar experience essential across Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance & HR
  • Super stakeholder management in complex stakeholder environments is essential
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