Engineering & development


Oracle financials project manager

09 November England - Greater London, London Temp

Overview of role

Project Manage the final selection and implementation of a new procure to pay system and the remodelling of cost control across Schroders. Selection and implementation of cost allocation and recharges application, along with the simplification of process. Major upgrade of fee billing application from version 8.0 to version 10.2 - including full regression test as entire calculation is rebuilt. There will also be new business functionality with the release and roll outs to new countries within Asia. Implementation of new commission system (already selected). Creation of Data Warehouse for finance (as part of evolution strategy for Finance).

The Capability Lead is a Project Manager/ Development Manager who leads a number of Capability aligned agile teams. These individuals will exhibit the principles and practices of Lean-Agile leadership and play a key role in providing technology leadership and orchestrating Capability [Product] strategy, ownership, team, change, and operations. They have accountability for effective value delivery for the Capabilities they manage.

Key duties

* Line management of the GT team members within Capability [Product] teams
* Accountable for financial and operational performance of the Capability [Product] teams
* Take a Capability [Product] - centric view on the technology strategy. Ensure alignment with the EA technology vision during prioritisation and throughout delivery. Provide the technical leadership to the team and Capability [Product] centric input into key decisions for innovation and strategy
* Support the Capability Owners to balance and refine the backlog to ensure that delivery of technical and architectural enablers are appropriately prioritised. Coach Capability Owners to improve the technical understanding of the Capability [Product]
* Support Epic Owners in understanding the technical impact of Epics and the amount of work required by the Capability [Product] teams to execute the Epic
* Work closely with Epic Owners and Capability [Product Owners] to ensure appropriate technical sequencing of change and influence Capability Owner to manage technical dependencies with other GT Capability [Product] teams and shared services.

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