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WebsiteCA Finance Africa Recruitment

Reference No. LEEERM

Job Description:
The ideal candidate for this role would currently be providing program management expertise at a Senior Management or Director Level with extensive system implementation experience. You should be working within the Corporate Transformation/ Enterprise PMO space with deep Banking, Finance and Oracle experience.

  • Handle responsibility and decision authority focus comprehensively on plan, build, deliver, run, status and budget tracking/responsibility of these projects (end to end development and deployment)
  • Handle direct responsibility for a highly-skilled Project Management team (five or more direct reports /ten or more contractors) including strategy, deliverables management, cost and budget, team/people/skill development, performance review and target setting/achievement, overseeing resource assignments.
  • Project Management interface between the business, Orion and 3rd Parties.
  • Establish and oversee effective issue resolution, change control, and risk management processes.
  • Maintain project plan (and phase gate reviews) and report semi-weekly status dashboards at project, Operations Committee, Key Stakeholders, and Executive Steering Committee levels.
  • Manage compilation of schedule, status, and metric updates at project and team levels; report appropriately to all levels of governance including executive.
  • Lead evaluation of go/no-go criteria for technical release and business cutover.
  • Oversee implementation of method and tools which enable each phase.
  • Negotiate scope, schedule, and funding with external IT and business partners.
  • Establish common goals across multiple teams, and define useful metrics and reporting to track team performance.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor's degree in area of specialty
  • In addition – Six Sigma, PMP Certifications, etc is highly advantageous
  • Additional professional qualifications related to Accounting, Finance, Banking, Risk will be advantageous
  • 7 – 10+ years of overall experience in the field or in a related area
  • 4 – 6 Years of this experience would have been gained working with a System Integrator (Accenture, Big 4, or other Independent SI) or the Consulting Business of an OEM – Oracle, SAP, IBM, Microsoft
  • Must have successfully managed a minimum of 3 full lifecycle Oracle EBS R12 implementation projects
  • Experience planning and executing detailed activities related to business requirements development; Conference Room Pilot (CRP) testing cycles, system integration testing, end user training and detailed cut-over planning
  • Experience with finance-impacting systems program implementations (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle).