Job Description

£750 - £810/day

Project Manager

ERP SERVICE IMPROVEMENT ROADMAP PROJECT MANAGER – HIGHWAYS ENGLANDRole / Reference: Project Manager / DOS11067Summary of Role: A financial specialist is required to assist Highways England in defining and shaping its response to a recent audit report in respect of its Oracle ERP systems covering finance, procurement and HRClient: Highways EnglandAssignment Location: Highways England are not prescriptive about where the work should be undertaken, however as the team are based at the below address some work will need to be undertaken here:
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RNIn addition, occasional travel to other HE sites as required.Rate: Up to £810 / day including any expenses (no separate expenses can be claimed)Contract Length: 12 monthsApplication Process: CVs are not accepted by client. You must meet each of the Essential Skills and Experience Requirements – 12 in total - in order to apply for this specific role. If you are selected to go to the next stage, you must be willing to complete an application form detailing how your skills and experience meet each of the Essential/Desirable Skills and Experience Requirements in the bulleted lists below.Deadline for submissions: 03/12/2019Security Clearance Required: Government Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPPS) clearance is required.Required Start Date: 02/01/2020Working Arrangements: Expected to be an average of 3 days per week working with the ERP team and their stakeholders. Birmingham based (as required) with occasional travel to other HE sites as required.RoleReview audit actions identified
Produce and agree a PID and detailed plan including scope, risks, approach, HE dependencies, and outcomes.
Undertake engagement with Highways England staff, stakeholders, suppliers and 3rd parties to determine recommended responses for audit actions.
Define and provide a recommended response for any process or technology weaknesses identified in engagement not covered by existing audit actions.
Produce report(s) covering audit points, identified weaknesses, and the recommended HE action(s) covering process, technology and controls.
Present findings and recommendations.
Support any work undertaken by HE in response to findings and recommendations as agree with HE.Who you will work with: Manager, Project Lead, HE Service Team and HE Audit Organisation, HE PFP Service Customers.Essential Skills & Experience* Ability to undertake Risk Analysis* Ability to produce a credible project plan and manage to completion* Experience of business and Process Analysis* Experience of ITIL approach and its use* Ability to understand and experience of Statutory Compliance (GDPR, FoI etc) with public sector* Demonstratable understanding of ERP concepts, service provision and systems* Understanding of Governance design and its role* Understanding and experience of financial controls and their role in governance* Understanding and experience of Non-financial controls and their role in governance* Understanding and experience of Security controls (CoCo, RMADS etc)* Understanding and experience of process re-engineering* Understanding and experience of incident and problem managementDesirable Skills & Experience* Experience of Strategy development* Working knowledge of the standard government 5 case business case model* Experience of business case development* Experience of report writing* Exposure to Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and Service Organisation Control (SOC)* Experience of finance, HR and procurement and associated systemsCultural Skills & Experience* Have previous public sector exposure* Have an ability to work with senior management* Have an ability to present complex matters clearly