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Source to Pay Change Manager - Suppliers

  • Location London
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH123336

Source to Pay Change Manager - Suppliers
12m FTC

£90,000 - £100,000 + Bonus and Benefits

About the role
We are looking for a Change Management professional who can work as part of our Source to Pay (S2P) team to drive and implement the core vision of Making Finance Brilliant Program. This includes vision and value, leadership engagement, communications, training solutions and change readiness. The position will integrate closely with the process, project management, and business teams to develop materials, deliver, and track communications, meet timelines, drive culture, and assist to achieve project goals. This person will play a key role in ensuring we meet objectives on time by focusing on the people side of change as relates to process and technology.
The primary responsibility will be to drive and introduce change to support the onboarding of our suppliers onto the Sap Ariba Business Network and help our colleagues to understand and adopt new ways of working, maximising end user adoption and usage.
You will have a passion for change and what it can bring to a project and business and be excited about your role within a large project team delivering significant change on a global scale.

  • To execute the Source to Pay change management strategy, including managing change impacts, communications, stakeholder engagement and business readiness as core components for the Manage Suppliers workstream
  • Manage the cultural change activities required by the transformation, making sure the business is brought along the journey and that the transformation is as seamless as possible
  • Oversee and manage the execution of change management plans
  • Business partnering, working with business and functional change management teams
  • Creating content which converts specific complex systems / processes into easily digestible collateral for stakeholder engagement
  • Own the buying change network engagement, encouraging participation and feedback
  • Coaching and supporting work-stream leaders, initiative owners and change leaders in change and transformation project management.
  • Develop and manage a risk and issues matrix to ensure that plans are managed effectively, advising, and assessing as necessary
  • Undertake quality assurance and measure effectiveness of change management delivery
  • milestones
  • Using analytical skills to model and test data to project our requirements and provide confidence in the feasibility of plans
  • Accountable for process specific change risk & issue management

The skills & experience you'll need

  • Proven track record of change management skills to deliver transformation projects of increasing scope, complex ambiguity, visibility, and criticality
  • Experience of working a large business transformational programme with the deployment of SAP Ariba
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to influence all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with delivery partners and stakeholders to ensure that plans are joined up with wider work streams, working alongside subject matter experts when needed to rely on their expertise to deliver objectives
  • Thorough grasp of change and business processes management models