Accountable for delivering F&A transition projects from contract signing through to delivery and steady state operation.
Leads and is accountable for the successful execution of an assigned (client) transition project.
Leads a team of Transition Managers and will lead this team through all the transition phases including transition start-up (initialisation/planning) transition manage and transition exit.
Strong project management skills as well as an F&A Knowledge base and experience. In addition to Influencing and negotiation skills, DGM(TPM) needs to be able to demonstrate creativity, vision and mature judgment in anticipating and resolving complex risks and issues.
To ensure all project requirements are successfully completed throughout the transition process, and to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction.
Primary activities include:
Setting up the project management infrastructure, Integrated project planning across worksterams as well as developing transition plans for the various individual countries
Developing and tracking project cost structure and budget,
Managing the cost effective delivery of the scope as defined in the transition"s project schedule and budget
Development and then tracking and reporting of project deliverables, Identification, resolution and tracking of risks and issues
Application of project management processes, methodologies and tools
Facilitating effective communication and working relationships within the transition team, account team
Client team, and 3rd party suppliers/interfaces where required
Maintaining business controls for the transition
Scheduling and delivering status reports for, internal risk management procedures, change management procedures,
issue management procedures,problem management procedures and quality management procedures
STRATEGIC INPUTS / SKILLS REQUIRED :
Communication skills; ability to present information in a clear concise manner to all organisational levels
Presentation skills - ability to develop and deliver professional formal presentations to client organisations
Previous Transition Experience in Finance and Accounting arena