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Cutover Manager

CBS butler

Posted on Nov 4, 2022 by CBS butler

England, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£500 - £650 Daily
Contract/Project

Cutover Manager

6 months Contract - Up to £650 per day

Remote working with occasional travel to Hatfield/Milton Keynes

Join Europe's largest leisure organisation as a Technical Lead on a European HR system implementation project, offering remote working with occasional travel to site for meetings in Hatfield or Milton Keynes.

The Role:

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will:

  • Lead and manage the cutover workstream for Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • Create a detailed cutover strategy and plan to support the deployment and cutover phases across a range of applications
  • Work with Project, IT, Business team members and external applications to ensure aligned cutover plan across the organisation. In addition, to align on the sign off/acceptance criteria to confirm successful cutover
  • Working closely with the Data and Integration lead in overseeing the cutover and transition for go-live
  • Responsible for determining ramp-down and ramp-up plans and any change freezes that needs to be communicated - internal/external
  • Leads the cutover 'go-live' to ensure quick resolution to any issues or questions
  • Ensure that deliverables are understood and owned by relevant team members and managed to deadlines
  • Drive individual plan items to conclusion
  • Help drive definition of the scope of cutover activities including transition/handover to BAU teams
  • Lead and coordinate mock cutovers
  • Reporting on cutover progress and escalating blockers and risks. Drive business readiness and support recommendation for go/no-go decision
  • Establish remote network to confirm cutover has been successful to all European countries
  • Ensures any regression procedures and/or business continuity procedures are in place and tested
  • Willingness to support the wider project team across the key areas: functional, technical, data, testing and project management

Experience/Skills required:

  • Lead and manage the cutover workstream for Microsoft Dynamics 365.
  • Knowledge of Finance systems (ideally D365), detailed planning and cutover management.
  • Create a detailed cutover strategy and plan to support the deployment and cutover phases across a range of applications.
  • Work with Project, IT, Business team members and external applications to ensure aligned cutover plan across the organisation. In addition, to align on the sign off/acceptance criteria to confirm successful cutover.
  • Working closely with the Data and Integration lead in overseeing the cutover and transition for go-live.
  • Responsible for determining ramp-down and ramp-up plans and any change freezes that needs to be communicated - internal/external.
  • Leads the cutover 'go-live' to ensure quick resolution to any issues or questions.
  • Ensure that deliverables are understood and owned by relevant team members and managed to deadlines.
  • Drive individual plan items to conclusion.
  • Help drive definition of the scope of cutover activities including transition/handover to BAU teams.
  • Lead and coordinate mock cutovers.
  • Reporting on cutover progress and escalating blockers and risks. Drive business readiness and support recommendation for go/no-go decision.
  • Establish remote network to confirm cutover has been successful to all European countries.
  • Ensures any regression procedures and/or business continuity procedures are in place and tested.
  • Willingness to support the wider project team across the key areas: functional, technical, data, testing and project management.

Click APPLY NOW to begin your application and a representative from CBSbutler will be in touch should you be suitable for the position.

Reference: 1782212972

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