ERP project manager
(procurement)

We have an exciting opportunity for an ERP Project Manager to work in our ERP Practice, specialising in Procurement.

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Location

UK (remote working)

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Salary

Competitive

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Type

Permanent | Full-time, part-time, flexible

We are Socitm Advisory - the management consulting business for the public sector.

We are very well established supporting local government as a consulting organisation with particular strengths in the effective use of technology and in the achievement of benefits through business process change and transformation.

As a result of our continued growth, achieved through winning and delivering multiple programmes across the UK, we now have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic project manager who will be deployed across our local government customer Oracle ERP programmes, responsible for delivering project target business outcomes to time and in budget.

 
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To be successful in this role you will have:

  • CIPS qualification (not essential with relevant experience)
     

  • A robust understanding of Public Procurement Regulations 2015, and practices including the EU directives
     

  • Procurement and contract management experience, and will be effective and experienced these in a public sector organisation
     

  • Full membership to, or studying for, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Management
     

  • Working knowledge of corporate governance, financial, risk and environmental management, strategic planning, and programme management principles and practice
     

  • Significant experience in delivery ERP projects (Oracle Fusion preferable)
     

  • Experience either having worked within a Management Consultancy or directly with(in) local government
     

  • Exceptional communication skills and enthusiasm, and a drive to succeed

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Key responsibilities

  • Delivery of high-quality outcomes for internal stakeholders and customers, ensuring compliant, effective and efficient procurement processes are in place and widely used, and supporting the delivery of key, strategic procurement activity across the organisation
     

  • Ensure compliance with national and EU legal requirements and all requirements relating to the delivery of projects in line with Public Procurement Regulations 2015 as required
     

  • Engage and manage project stakeholders and builds buy-in and support within the business community to drive the project forward
     

  • Facilitate a collaborative team working environment between the client (business and core programme team) and supplier throughout the project
     

  • Manage the client and supplier project deliverables and obligations to ensure effective delivery
     

  • Ensure a common understanding across all key stakeholders of the project's critical path and key decision points
     

  • Create and maintain the workstream project plan, review and approve key project deliverables, and ensure that issues are properly recorded and managed, and recommend and monitor mitigations
     

  • Ensure project benefits are identified and captured for ongoing tracking
     

  • Ensure compliance to agreed quality regime and standards
     

  • Deliver high-quality outcomes for internal stakeholders and customers, ensuring compliant, effective and efficient procurement processes are in place and widely used, and supporting the delivery of key, strategic procurement activity across the organisation