Project Manager - ERP - Finance System - Asset Management

Job title : Project Manager - ERP - Finance System - Asset Management
Location : London
Job type : Fixed Term Contract
Salary : £90000 - £100000 per annum
Sector : Buy Side
Reference : BH-16978
Our client, a well-established, mid-sized asset management company based in the city of London, are looking for a Project Manager to join them on an initial 9-month Fixed Term Contract. The role will be responsible for the delivery of a new general-ledger system, with the successful candidate will be involved in the full project lifecycle; from the RFP/Vendor Selection process, right through until the implementation and decommissioning of the legacy system.  
They are looking for someone with strong Project Manager Experience, as well as the ability to engage with wider change, technology, finance, HR and liaising with stakeholders. Experience in the Financial Services Industry is preferred.
Key responsibilities:
  • Overall project management of the selection and implementation process
  • Completion of the RFP and approval of the selected vendor
  • Delivery of the general ledger implementation with an effective live date of January 2022
  • Definition of the further HR/ERP phase to enable a business case for further implementation to be agreed
  • Decommission of the legacy MS Dynamics platform
  • Engage with wider Change, Technology, Finance, HR (and other teams as required) stakeholders for delivery of these objectives
Experience/Skills Required:
  • Excellent record in delivering similar initiatives with platforms such as Workday, Oracle, Sage
  • Specific experience with the finance general ledger component of these platform implementations
  • Experience of implementing within a mutli-entity/currency/country organisational structure
  • Strong track record of direct project delivery and understanding of structured project delivery methodologies
  • Strong communication skills including to audiences of varying levels of technical understanding and seniority
  • Adaptable and a flexible approach to how best achieve project aims
  • Experience of financial services industry preferred.
This is an exciting opportunity to join growing asset manager and be involved from project initiation.

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