To lead and manage the implementation of upgraded/ new business systems that significantly improve the management and efficiency of operations and reduce time and resource from business support functions.
Obtain an in-depth understanding of the business goals and objectives and how the business is currently managed and operated.
Review and assess the performance and capabilities of all current business systems used to manage and operate the business.Identify problems/ inefficiencies with current systems.
Review options of system upgrades/ new systems.
Present various options to the Board of Directors, with a proposal for the best solution that will add the greatest value to the company, taking into account potential future business developments in line with the vision of the Board of Directors.
Upon Board approval, successfully implement system improvement plan in line with agreed scope, budget and timeframe.
Throughout implementation phase, provide regular detailed progress updates against plan, identifying any potential issues at an early stage to enable timely action to be taken as appropriate.
As part of implementation, responsible for managing 3rd Party suppliers/ service providers to the project.
Responsible for equipping & training users with knowledge and skills required to operate new/ upgraded systems.
Work closely with Finance Director to ensure robust cost control of project and accurate forecasting of project costs and anticipated business benefits
Upon implementation, demonstrate business performance improvements delivered from implementation of selected system solution.
Experience and Abilities Required:
Strong project management experience
Ability to design and develop project plans from conceptual proposals
Experience of working on an IT/ERP/Business Systems project advantageous
Commercial focus, able to develop optimal operational solutions that will deliver maximum value for money to the business
Excellent communication skills
Energetic, highly motivated, passion for excellence
Confronts issues openly, constructively and quickly