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Deployment Manager at Yoh

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: silver spring, Maryland





Job Description:

Yoh has an 8 month contract opportunity for a GLOBAL DEPLOYMENT MANAGER to join our client

WILL CONSIDER CANDIDATES BASED IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

* NEW YORK, NY

* STERLING, VA

* SILVER SPRING, MD

* KNOXVILLE, TN

Our client is undertaking a major initiative to transform People & Culture through the end-to-end DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A FUTURE STATE HR SOLUTION, INCLUDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW, SHARED GLOBAL SERVICES AND IMPLEMENTING SAP SUCCESSFACTORS AND SERVICENOW, which deliver a digitally enabled HR function and workplace.

TOP SKILLS REQUIRED

* Experience with working on large scale global and complex projects in release or deployment roles;

* Experience Success Factors and Service Now

* Ability to Establish Relationships quickly

* Must be able to drive processes; strong project management

* Strong experience working with cloud collaboration tools (such as Box)

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

Reporting to the Deployment Lead, the role will require someone with a strong project management and solution deployment background to define and project manage the activities required to deliver the project to the client globally. This is NOT a Change Management role

* Development and maintenance of the strategy for business and technical capability deployment and cutover;

* Development and maintenance of a critical path for Release 2 jointly with the PMO; this will act as a communication tool as well as being integrated into other detailed program plans;

* 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 the Global Change team and Country Leads to ensure a local delivery approach is in place to help the business understand and adopt the changes that are a result of the project

* Support and guide resolution relating to program deployment issues and risks

* Management and facilitation of critical deployment meetings, such as Stage Gates and Go/No-Go 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

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING TO THE TABLE

* 10+ Years Experience (Intermediate to Senior Level)

* Pro-active outlook to ensure active management of plan and milestones of the program;

* Able to follow generic global deployment plans and apply localisation to ensure plans are relevant for the markets and businesses responsible for;

* Ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively to target audiences;

* Strong experience working with MS Office and cloud collaboration tools (such as Box);

* 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 program workstream leads.

* Experience of working in a virtual team;

* Collaborative and team player

* Strong attention to detail

* Travel is possible for this role within the US

Preferred

* Experience working with/consulting with one of the Big 4;

* Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, PriceWaterHouseCoopers

OPPORTUNITY IS CALLING, APPLY NOW!

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