Senior Program Manager - EBS - ERP - Global Merger

  • Location

    Brentford, London

  • Sector:

    Broadcast Technology

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £550 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    David King

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    Jan 2020 - ASAP

  • Consultant:


Programme / Project Manager (IT Business & Finance Systems Integration)

12 month contract - West London

Start - ASAP Jan 2020 - Up-to £600 per day

With the merge of 2 global businesses, we are seeking an experienced Programme / Project Manager to oversee and manage the governance structure and process of the integration of the business systems between the two companies, particularly around the finance systems.

You'll need to have a high-level understanding of core business processes including Finance, Accounting, Legal, Tax, Sales and Distribution as well as the IT systems that support them.

The role will require strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to connect with and lead a variety of project constituents. It also requires strong business analysis skills and the ability to learn new businesses quickly, and to think strategically, remaining focused on priorities. You'll have Programme and Project Management responsibilities.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation, presentation and collaboration

  • Excellent project management, organisational, and leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical concepts to non technical clients and proven ability to work effectively with all organisational levels

  • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment, prioritize work and meet deadlines

  • Ability to diplomatically challenge stakeholders to keep aligned with priorities

  • Extensive knowledge of project management processes, systems development methods, organisational change management concepts, and business process improvement methods

Required Experience:

  • Extensive experience in large, multi-national organisations

  • Business process experience (not only technical)

  • Complex integration projects

  • Working with Legal, Tax, HR, Operations (ERP systems) International experience (UK/US) - especially European business practices

  • Media experience is nice but not required

  • M&A experience a plus