Digital HR Global Deployment Lead

  • Location

    Chiswick, London

  • Sector:

    Technical Leadership

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £650 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    David King

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Within 2 weeks

  • Consultant:


Well known Global entertainment company based in West London is looking for a Digital HR Global Deployment Lead to plan the deployment & implementation of a future state HR solution - SAP SuccessFactors and ServiceNow, which deliver a digitally enabled HR function and workplace.

The programme is at the stage where a Global Deployment Lead is now required to recruit a team of Deployment Managers and develop the required delivery methodology and principles capable of completing this complex programme deployment. Reporting into the PMO, this role will require someone with a strong project management and solution deployment background to define and lead the activities required to deliver the HR solution globally - International experience is required as the methodology must consider multiple regions and countries, processes and stakeholder management activities to ensure the successful deployment within the required programme timelines.

This is a key role for the programme. The right person needs to be able to lead the thinking and develop the deployment strategy for the programme. They will need to develop a very detailed plan a manage international stakeholders and then implement the plan.


  • Experience with working on large scale international / Global HR Solutions projects, preferably in release, deployment and/or change management roles.
  • Experience of working on an HR transformation/HR system implementation
  • Ability to build effective relationships across the programme - managing conflicting priorities and requirements of multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong project planning skills and understanding of wider inter-programme dependencies and risks.
  • Responsive to change; embracing change at pace and pro-active in anticipation of change-related hurdles and challenges.
  • Ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively to target audiences.
  • Motivated self-starter with a high-level of energy/motivation and evidence of a proactive approach to work/tasks/projects.
  • Excellent attention to detail with project management, planning and organisational skills.
  • Global Service centre rollout experience beneficial.
  • Experience in the Development of the global deployment strategy and plan
  • Delivery management of this global plan, including Go Live and Hypercare activities
  • Able to facilitate the creation of local deployment strategies and plans, containing similar components to the global plan; provide template and guidance to local deployment managers.
  • Experience with recruitment and management of a global team of deployment managers,
  • Management and facilitation of deployment activities, capturing progress and reporting risks/issues to the PMO.
  • Reporting to the PMO on a regular basis, progress against the deployment plan and other required governance activities, e.g. risk and issue management - at both a global and local level (based on input from deployment managers).
  • Providing input to readiness checklists and go / no go decisions (including co-ordinating input from deployment managers).
  • Defining and implementing the approach and reporting requirements to measure user adoption post launch.

Additional information:London - Chiswick Park, 6 Month Contract, Travel Expected

650-750 max to candidate