SAP Cutover Manager



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Information & Communication Technology


$90 - $101 per hour

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Mats Rorvik

We are currently looking for a SAP Cutover Manager for a large government department. This is an initial contract until 30.12.18 with good chance of extension and will be based in Bowen Hills, Brisbane. 

The role: 
The SAP Cutover Lead is responsible for the execution of coordination and execution of the cutover plan, and the delivery of all tasks associated with it.

  • Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe, services and workplaces.
  • Co-ordinate activities of wide team of business resources, functional experts & technical experts SAP experts to monitor and control the cutover progress and communicate this to the leadership team. This will include, but is not limited to: Cutover status, progress, issues etc.
  • Deliver functional expertise and advice on planning of cutover progress and scheduling to facilitate successful outcomes in delivery.
  • The planning preparation and execution of the Cutover plan - including the Definition and Ownership of the combined business and technical cutover plan.
  • Ensuring the execution of cutover related tasks are completed as per cutover plan.
  • Accountability for the timely execution and reporting of cutover tasks across Technical and Business Go-Lives.
  • Monitor and report on Cutover performance against agreed criteria.
  • Initiate, influence and maintain relationships with and between internal and external stakeholders, facilitates effective communications and fosters relationships through lessons learned, feedback mechanisms and management of expectations.
  • Experience in an IM/ICT project environment, including planning, risk management, reporting, budgeting and project closure, and an ability to plan and coordinate the delivery of cutover processes.
  • Knowledge and application of appropriate project management methodologies (preferably PRINCE2), and an ability to provide sound advice and recommendations on the use of appropriate project management techniques, methodologies and tools.
  • Experience with full lifecycles of SAP implementation experience as a cutover manager and indepth knowledge of SAP project lifecycles.
  • Demonstrable experience with complex SAP programs.
  • Ability to define and execute multiple detailed activity plans simultaneously, maintaining an ability to articulate progress and status clearly to key stakeholders.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and facilitate diverse teams of different skillsets, backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to conduct and facilitate workshops with business representatives, management and executive project leadership.
  • Problem-solving skills that use techniques to identify the root cause of an issue and the ability to clearly communicate this position.
  • Expertise using many project and reporting tools such as MS Project and scheduling tools.
  • Perform well under pressure
  • Release Management concepts, process and tools (advantageous)
  • Demonstrated skills in customer facing activities covering requirements gathering, data
    preparation, cutover support and documentation preparation.(advantageous)
Thank you for reviewing. Please apply now or contact Mats Rorvik or Tom Circosta on 07 3221 3333.

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