Job description Posted 03 November 2021

Implementation Finance Project Manager.

Location - Park street, London

Rate - PAYE £522.50 / Umbrella £670.47 per day

Start date - ASAP

Contract - 6 months

Overview of Fusion: Fusion is a core transformative programme within the Group that will re-engineer all of the Financial Planning, Billing and Settlement processes, ensuring we are able to provide the businesses with the transparency and insight into their charges. Moreover, it will provide the financial infrastructure to support the organisational and regulatory requirements of the Service Companies (ServCos). The programme will transform the financial management and operating model through the implementation of standardised global processes, enabled by an integrated cloud-based Oracle technology toolset (Fusion ERP and EPM).

Role Overview:

The role holder will be expected to ensure any changes implemented are carried out in line with relevant processes and standards, including mandated Global Template deliverables with the appropriate sign offs, with full buy-in of affected parties.


The role will be based in UK. Whilst Fusion is a multinational programme team, this project is primarily UK-focused so travel to other locations is unlikely to be a requirement of the role.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with business customers/ stakeholders, delivery teams (both within Fusion and outside e.g. BAU IT and Business Support teams) and other impacted parties to ensure that in-scope issues are investigated, understood, a route to resolution identified and prioritised.
  • Develop and maintain plans for resolution of each in-scope item - including identification of resources and management of them. In most cases, the plans for all items will need to run concurrently.
  • Provide regular updates to stakeholders on progress to plan, building confidence in delivery.
  • Raise risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions.
  • Engage Business leads and Service Delivery teams to provide clear direction on activities
  • Support the review of documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), training materials and communications if required.
  • Responsible for ensuring outputs and deliverables are to the required quality to support a robust assurance review.
  • Manage delivery to agreed milestones.

Knowledge & Experience/Qualifications:

  • Good track record of managing projects, in a complex environment, ideally in a large organisation spanning many countries and jurisdictions with multiple delivery partners
  • Experience working with Oracle Fusion P2P modules (or other Financial/ERP systems) highly desirable
  • Experience conducting workshops
  • Experience of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders including technology/ technical
  • Experience of supporting the development of business-facing material
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating and interpersonal skills to all levels
  • Effective planning and project management skills
  • Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Creative approach to problem solving and outcome-focused approach
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing and rapidly changing priorities
  • The ability to work with a diverse and geographically dispersed business teams
  • A highly motivated and pro-active self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Flexible worker who demonstrates adaptability
  • Keeping calm under pressure is a must.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and across countries/regions/cultures is essential.
  • Ability and willingness to get involved in the Analysis activities and documentation.

Technical Experience

  • Strong project management skills; MS Project
  • Preferably a relevant project management qualification e.g. PRINCE2, PMP