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Contract Cutover Manager - 6 months - Inside IR35

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 by Illuminet Solutions

Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£35 - £35 Annual
Contract/Project

Contract Cutover Manager - 6 months - Inside IR35

As the Cutover manager, you will be responsible for coordinating with the project managers for all areas to ensure a cutover plan is built, maintained, and agreed upon by all parties and also for the coordination and management of the Cutover.

You will manage all relevant parties to align with the cutover plan whilst developing a detailed cut-over checklist and project plan. Other responsibilities would include detailed project management of the cut-over and conversion deliverables to the new system, resolving discrepancies or process issues related to cut-over.

The Cutover Manager will work with all towers and functional areas to ensure a robust cutover plan is built. They will support the mock cutover activities ensuring any risks and issues are identified and managed. They will own the cutover and the management of the necessary resources to ensure a smooth transition into Production.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Plans the human and physical resources required for cut-over activities.
  • Provides cut-over status reporting to project leadership and key stakeholders involved in the coordination of Legacy shut down activities before application activation
  • Works closely with the work-groups to document the cut-over plan for each application
  • Alignment with business implementation partners to agree on business calming
    • Ramp Down = stopping operations
    • Ramp Up = Starting operations
    • In a controlled way
  • Communications and stakeholder planning with customers, colleagues, suppliers, tech vendors in support of cutover
  • Strong alignment or creation of hyper-care approach
  • Strong alignment and coordination of Service transition plan
  • Data validation and reconciliation process execution and sign off
  • Coordination with all technical and business teams to create a cutover plan
  • Detailed tracking and status reporting of cutover plan
  • Identification and tracking of all key rollback decision points and criteria to be measured
  • Definition of rollback plan and all
  • Dress rehearsal execution of rollback plan
  • Dress rehearsal execution and updating of the cutover plan
  • Restore from back up Run books and test

About You:

  • Previous experienced Cutover Manager capacity, ideally on SAP Programmes
  • Strong communication and management skills
  • Good technology knowledge
  • Ability to effectively engage and influence globally

We are able to offer a competitive day rate for this opportunity, inside IR35 and will be looking for someone to work on a Hybrid basis with weekly visits to our clients site in Leeds.

If you feel your experience meets the essential criteria please send a relevant and tailored CV via this advert.

Reference: 1736979805

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