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ERP Demand, Change & Release Manager


Johnson Matthey
Location: Royston
Job type: Permanent
Category: Management Jobs
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ERP Demand, Change & Release Manager

Location:
Royston UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Requisition Number:
10156

Job Family:
IT

Number of Heads Remaining:
1


Description

ERP Change and Release Manager / SAP

Royston, Hertfordshire – Flexible Working

Permanent

Competitive Package of £110-120K

Circa. £80K Base Salary + Bonus + Pension and Benefits

Job Family: IT.

Johnson Matthey are actively seeking an ERP Change and Release Manager to be based in our Royston Office on a permanent basis. Candidates will have experience of implementing, managing and operating a Demand, Change and Release Management process in a large distributed global application, within in an SAP environment

The purpose of the ERP Change and Release Manager is to design, deploy and execute the detailed Demand, Change and Release Management processes across the ERP Applications Landscape, working closely with other areas within JM-IT to ensure strict governance and control, as well as full alignment with global operation procedures for changes to configurable items. This role will work closely with the Service Management Office when changes are ready for production deployment and will have overall accountability for the in-depth ERP Business Systems Demand, Change & release management strategies for all ERP applications managed by BSD within Johnson Matthey. This role will provide governance for all changes across a landscape from DEV, QA, Pre-Prod and Production.

Key responsibilities:

* Manage a small team of applications demand, change and release management analysts/specialists within skilled areas of BSD, such as SAP, JDE etc. managing the end to end delivery of change from Development through to Production.

*

Define the ERP applications global change management processes and operating mechanisms within BSD and steer a team of Change & Release Analysts/Specialist towards their successful implementation ensuring all applications are considered to minimize cross application issues.

*

This role will ensure all updates to the ERP production landscape are executed in a disciplined and controlled manner with clear auditability via the use of applications available to them. i.e. Ivanti, Charm, Jira etc.

*

Define and implement revised processes and procedures to support the detailed delivery of changes through the full change lifecycle and within release management criteria.

*

Engineer the processes from initial requirements gathering, through deployment and subsequent production implementation.

Background and Experience Needed:

* Experience of implementing, managing and operating a Demand, Change and Release Management process in a large distributed global application, within in an SAP environment.

* Experience of implementing a good documentation culture, including adherence to formal control processes and systems management

* Experience of coaching and mentoring IT colleagues in the importance of adherence to formal processes

*

Strong MS office skills – especially MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Project

Experience of implementing and managing a structured release management policy, communicating change content details within central governing bodies such as TRB, DAB, CAB and CRB organisations as part of the IT Change Management process

*

Management of the change portfolio and product release notes with the Application Manager, with Service Desk, with Change Requestors and with business users.

About Us:

We are currently in the process of a global IT transformation with several large programmes running and about to start. Johnson Matthey IT (JM IT) is Johnson Matthey’s global IT function responsible for ensuring that our IT capabilities are not only able to support and integrate technologies but can also offer insight into future IT tools that could provide us with a competitive edge and improved operating efficiencies.

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops.

How to apply:

A full job description is available on request from UKRecruit@matthey.com If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
ERP Demand, Change & Release Manager

Location:
Royston UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Requisition Number:
10156

Job Family:
IT

Number of Heads Remaining:
1


Description

ERP Change and Release Manager / SAP

Royston, Hertfordshire – Flexible Working

Permanent

Competitive Package of £110-120K

Circa. £80K Base Salary + Bonus + Pension and Benefits

Job Family: IT.

Johnson Matthey are actively seeking an ERP Change and Release Manager to be based in our Royston Office on a permanent basis. Candidates will have experience of implementing, managing and operating a Demand, Change and Release Management process in a large distributed global application, within in an SAP environment

The purpose of the ERP Change and Release Manager is to design, deploy and execute the detailed Demand, Change and Release Management processes across the ERP Applications Landscape, working closely with other areas within JM-IT to ensure strict governance and control, as well as full alignment with global operation procedures for changes to configurable items. This role will work closely with the Service Management Office when changes are ready for production deployment and will have overall accountability for the in-depth ERP Business Systems Demand, Change & release management strategies for all ERP applications managed by BSD within Johnson Matthey. This role will provide governance for all changes across a landscape from DEV, QA, Pre-Prod and Production.

Key responsibilities:

* Manage a small team of applications demand, change and release management analysts/specialists within skilled areas of BSD, such as SAP, JDE etc. managing the end to end delivery of change from Development through to Production.

*

Define the ERP applications global change management processes and operating mechanisms within BSD and steer a team of Change & Release Analysts/Specialist towards their successful implementation ensuring all applications are considered to minimize cross application issues.

*

This role will ensure all updates to the ERP production landscape are executed in a disciplined and controlled manner with clear auditability via the use of applications available to them. i.e. Ivanti, Charm, Jira etc.

*

Define and implement revised processes and procedures to support the detailed delivery of changes through the full change lifecycle and within release management criteria.

*

Engineer the processes from initial requirements gathering, through deployment and subsequent production implementation.

Background and Experience Needed:

* Experience of implementing, managing and operating a Demand, Change and Release Management process in a large distributed global application, within in an SAP environment.

* Experience of implementing a good documentation culture, including adherence to formal control processes and systems management

* Experience of coaching and mentoring IT colleagues in the importance of adherence to formal processes

*

Strong MS office skills – especially MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Project

Experience of implementing and managing a structured release management policy, communicating change content details within central governing bodies such as TRB, DAB, CAB and CRB organisations as part of the IT Change Management process

*

Management of the change portfolio and product release notes with the Application Manager, with Service Desk, with Change Requestors and with business users.

About Us:

We are currently in the process of a global IT transformation with several large programmes running and about to start. Johnson Matthey IT (JM IT) is Johnson Matthey’s global IT function responsible for ensuring that our IT capabilities are not only able to support and integrate technologies but can also offer insight into future IT tools that could provide us with a competitive edge and improved operating efficiencies.

Johnson Matthey is the global leader in sustainable technologies, applying our cutting edge science to create solutions with our customers that make a real difference to the world around us. Our science and research helps to reduce pollution, relieve pain, restore hearing and boost crops.

How to apply:

A full job description is available on request from UKRecruit@matthey.com If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online

Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
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