Sr. Manager, ERP Deployments

Zoek Pin Indore, Madhya Pradesh


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 3 days ago

Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect. About Nokia IT We create the technology to connect the world. Only Nokia offers a comprehensive portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing opportunities across the globe. With our commitment to innovation, driven by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs, we are a leader in the development and deployment of 5G networks. Our communications service provider customers support more than billion subscriptions with our radio networks, and our enterprise customers have deployed over 1,300 industrial networks worldwide. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we transform how people live, work and communicate. A truly global company, we are 166 nationalities working in more than 118 countries. Come create the technology to connect the world. About Strategy & Technology The Strategy and Technology function lays the path for Nokias future technology innovation and identifies the most promising areas in which Nokia can create new value. By setting the companys vision and understanding the evolving market and business dynamics around us, the function develops a coherent business strategy, technology and architecture vision across the company, establishes a solid research foundation on which to innovate new products and solutions, and provides the critical support infrastructure that ensures all Nokia business units can deliver that vision properly and securely. Job Description The Sr. Manager, ERP Deployments will develop, plan and manage the deployment scenarios for the global deployment of Nokias ngERP program in close coordination with the ngERP Development and Business Leads. The deployment scenarios will take into account the associated benefits, localization requirements, as well as the internal and external resource needs. Driving the deployment and adoption of the ngERP system will have a major impact on the overall program cost, as well as the extend and timing of the benefit realization. The successful deployment will require the development teams, business resources and sales teams to work closely together to ensure a smooth transition of all customer related activities as well as secure a smooth internal transition. The Next Generation ERP (ngERP) program will implement and deploy a harmonized ERP solution for the totality of Nokia Networks, globally and across all 5 supply chain segments (Product; Software; Solution; Project and Services). The design of Nokias ngERP system will implement the process design of Finance Core and Supply Chain Transformation and enable us to replace and finally decommission Nokias legacy ERP systems (Blue Planet; P20 and QTC). The ngERP Business Resource manager will work closely with the Business Groups, Finance and Customer Experience Teams to understand the business impact (cost and benefits) of various alternative deployment scenarios and will drive the decisions around sequencing (functionality and geography) and pace. The Deployment manager will be accountable to secure the coordinated planning between development (including localization), testing and transition activities to drive a successful deployment. The transition activities include change management, training, resource planning, and coordination with the sales teams and customers. The deployment planning will be critical for both the initial ngERP pilot as well as the subsequent deployment waves to cover the global roll-out. The final step of the deployment will be the decommissioning of the existing legacy ERP systems after the successful transition of the activities. The ngERP Deployment Lead will be reporting to the head of the Digitization Program Director and be part of the ngERP Business Team which also includes the ngERP Business Lead, ngERP Change Manager, and ngERP Business Resource Manager. Job Responsibilities & Competencies Develop ngERP deployment scenarios and drive the decision Liaise with the Business Groups, markets/sales organizations, and Finance to define the deployment priorities (including business impact and benefits) and develop alternative deployment scenarios. Work with the ngERP development team to develop the scenario planning (timeline and cost) Consolidate and prioritizes between inputs from all stakeholders and drive to conclusion Assist in defining a lite deployment option based on understanding the trade-off between the business requirements and deployment cost on a per country basis. Drive the decision on deployment option (lite or full global template) per country Drive deployment planning waves Based on the chosen deployment option, work with the Business Groups, markets/sales organizations, and finance teams to identify the needed resources per wave (functions, country resources, key users, data migration, et.) Coordinate the deployment waves including roll-on; roll-off of business and market resources Ensure lessons learnt are translated in deployment/implementation changes Accountable for successful completion of in-country business deployment Accountable to drive the adoption rate after deployment Ensure proper handover at the end of the deployment for each country Close-out remaining deployment issues across the functions Completion of the transition activities and decommissioning of legacy systems Build good working relationships with the ngERP unit leads (BGs; Finance; Customer Experience) and the groups involved from each unit (Operations; Finance) to ensure a well-coordinated deployment plan. Assess and manage the project risks associated with each deployment wave including internal and customer related risks. Qualifications Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university Minimum five years of Project Management experience in an international setting Experience with at least three ERP global deployments Hands-on experience with S/4 SAP in an operational setting Understanding of supply chain activities and operational experience (planning; fulfillment)

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