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Deployment Lead

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

  • Contact email:

    roddyc@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    650

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    J5900580_1572017780

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Deployment Lead required. A Deployment Lead is required by one of Montash's clients, a leading e-commerce company based in West London.

Responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of the strategy for business and technical capability deployment and cutover
  • Development and maintenance of a critical path
  • Development and active management of the cutover and deployment plan within their area of responsibility
  • Act as the conduit between local countries and global team
  • Ensuring that cutover and deployment planning and management takes account of country, region, function specific requirements; developing specific deployment plan and tracking of activities against the critical path where necessary
  • Establish task ownership of cutover and deployment tasks within local country and work collaboratively to ensure completion
  • Working very closely with Local Change Managers to ensure a local delivery approach is in place to help the business understand and adopt the changes
  • Support and guide resolution relating to programme deployment issues and risks
  • Management and facilitation of critical deployment meetings
  • Management of deployment risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies to feed in risks, issues and questions to the global deployment lead to ensure consistency in approach and alignment to plan
  • Management of the virtual team needed to deliver successful deployment and cutover
  • Working with Testing Management and lead oversight of Service and Cutover rehearsals
  • Provision of status reports to global deployment lead

Requirements:

  • Experience with working on large scale global and complex projects, preferably in release or deployment roles
  • Experience of working on a HR transformation/HR system implementation is beneficial in particular Success Factors and Service Now
  • Pro-active outlook to ensure active management of plan and milestones of the programme
  • Able to follow generic global deployment plans and apply localisation to ensure plans are relevant for the markets and businesses responsible for
  • Exposure to cloud based and/or digital transformation
  • Ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively to target audiences
  • Strong experience working with MS Office and cloud collaboration tools
  • 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
  • Establish strong relationships with business stakeholders and programme workstream leads
  • Experience of working in a virtual team
  • Collaborative and team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to ensure the sequencing and most important outcomes

If you are a good fit please apply immediately.