Product Manager

Harvey Nash Plc

Posted on Jun 13, 2024 by Harvey Nash Plc
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Product Manager| 6 Month Contract | (Inside IR35) | Hybrid (Edinburgh) | Starting ASAP

Day Rate: £Market Rate

Job Description:

Harvey Nash's Pub Sec client are transforming their HR, Finance and purchasing capabilities and are looking to build a specialised team of Product Managers to shape and develop our Oracle platform to ensure services run smoothly with minimal disruption.

Working alongside colleagues from the Corporate Hub Platform Management Team, you will coordinate inputs and contributions of Finance, HR, Digital, Corporate Transformation teams along with 3rd party services. You will also provide support to help organise and build a way of working that becomes increasingly efficient, quarter by quarter.

Main Duties:

  • Build the product development roadmap to set out specific changes coming with each release.
  • Carry out initial impact analysis of the planned changes, and coordinate feedback from a number of stakeholders.
  • Build a repeatable 'update' process, that is iteratively developed, improved and optimised quarter by quarter.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of platform training content, in partnership with Directorates, and supports the ongoing use of Oracle Guided Learning.
  • Perform regular review sessions to identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the HR, Finance and purchasing platform, and then channel such ideas into the right process.
  • Work with Digital & 3rd party suppliers to specify changes, co-ordinate testing, and deployment etc.
  • Assist with facilitating a super user network.
  • Manage and develop a bank of test scripts, and automated testing regimes in partnership with Digital and 3rd party suppliers.
  • Assess the impact of change and develop change plans and comms strategies.
  • Considers the training and enhancement management requirements of the product and maintains a backlog and schedule of enhancements for Oracle Cloud.

The specific focus of this post will be on:

  • Getting us ready for taking on ownership of Oracle updates (monthly and quarterly) from October 2024, working closely with IBM and Digital to finalise processes and roles and responsibilities.
  • Gaining an understand our Oracle Cloud configuration
  • Leading elements of the product backlog review - categorising and working with a multi-disciplinary team to prioritise and prepare a delivery plan.
  • Quarterly updates - work with IBM for 24C

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in a technology environment with an understanding of a wide range of topics such as:

Architecture/Applications/integration challenges/SaaS solutions/change management and managing IT platforms/products in a constant iterative improvement/development environment.

  • Experience of prioritisation and estimation techniques for effective management of product backlogs.
  • A successful track record of managing internal and external ICT delivery partners through system development life cycles to deliver effective IT solutions that meet user's needs.
  • Demonstrable experience of product management (as per the DDaT Capability Framework), defining, building and managing platforms.
  • Experience of working with Oracle Fusion or EPM, and having an understanding of Oracle update processes

This role has been deemed Inside IR35 by the client. Applicants must hold, or be happy to apply for, a valid Basic Disclosure Scotland. Please click the link to apply.


Reference: 2775705898

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Harvey Nash Plc

Product Manager

Harvey Nash Plc

Posted on Jun 13, 2024 by Harvey Nash Plc

Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

Product Manager| 6 Month Contract | (Inside IR35) | Hybrid (Edinburgh) | Starting ASAP

Day Rate: £Market Rate

Job Description:

Harvey Nash's Pub Sec client are transforming their HR, Finance and purchasing capabilities and are looking to build a specialised team of Product Managers to shape and develop our Oracle platform to ensure services run smoothly with minimal disruption.

Working alongside colleagues from the Corporate Hub Platform Management Team, you will coordinate inputs and contributions of Finance, HR, Digital, Corporate Transformation teams along with 3rd party services. You will also provide support to help organise and build a way of working that becomes increasingly efficient, quarter by quarter.

Main Duties:

  • Build the product development roadmap to set out specific changes coming with each release.
  • Carry out initial impact analysis of the planned changes, and coordinate feedback from a number of stakeholders.
  • Build a repeatable 'update' process, that is iteratively developed, improved and optimised quarter by quarter.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of platform training content, in partnership with Directorates, and supports the ongoing use of Oracle Guided Learning.
  • Perform regular review sessions to identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the HR, Finance and purchasing platform, and then channel such ideas into the right process.
  • Work with Digital & 3rd party suppliers to specify changes, co-ordinate testing, and deployment etc.
  • Assist with facilitating a super user network.
  • Manage and develop a bank of test scripts, and automated testing regimes in partnership with Digital and 3rd party suppliers.
  • Assess the impact of change and develop change plans and comms strategies.
  • Considers the training and enhancement management requirements of the product and maintains a backlog and schedule of enhancements for Oracle Cloud.

The specific focus of this post will be on:

  • Getting us ready for taking on ownership of Oracle updates (monthly and quarterly) from October 2024, working closely with IBM and Digital to finalise processes and roles and responsibilities.
  • Gaining an understand our Oracle Cloud configuration
  • Leading elements of the product backlog review - categorising and working with a multi-disciplinary team to prioritise and prepare a delivery plan.
  • Quarterly updates - work with IBM for 24C

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in a technology environment with an understanding of a wide range of topics such as:

Architecture/Applications/integration challenges/SaaS solutions/change management and managing IT platforms/products in a constant iterative improvement/development environment.

  • Experience of prioritisation and estimation techniques for effective management of product backlogs.
  • A successful track record of managing internal and external ICT delivery partners through system development life cycles to deliver effective IT solutions that meet user's needs.
  • Demonstrable experience of product management (as per the DDaT Capability Framework), defining, building and managing platforms.
  • Experience of working with Oracle Fusion or EPM, and having an understanding of Oracle update processes

This role has been deemed Inside IR35 by the client. Applicants must hold, or be happy to apply for, a valid Basic Disclosure Scotland. Please click the link to apply.

Reference: 2775705898

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