Job Description :
span style=" font-size:16px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#FFFF00" > Role: Organizational Change Manager: SAP Ariba Implementation/span> /span> /span>

span style=" font-size:16px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#FFFF00" > Job Location: Harrisburg, PA/span> /span> /span>

span style=" font-size:16px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#FFFF00" > Duration: 12months+ Contract/span> /span> /span>



span style=" font-size:16px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#FFFF00" > Interview: Skype Interview/span> /span> /span>



span style=" font-size:16px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#FFFF00" > Visa: OK/span> /span> /span>

Job Description:

Organizational Change Manager: SAP Ariba Implementation

Position reports to: Director of IT Shared Services, but may take direction from the Director of Shared Services, and/or the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance.

Responsibilities:

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li> Manage and lead change efforts as the System migrates from its current, internal legacy procurement processes to a cloud-based SAP Ariba solution. /li>
li> Identify current- and future-state organizational design and alignment, and help users move from where they are today, to where they need to be in the future. /li>
li> Conduct coaching and training sessions, and participate in meetings with various departments. /li>
li> Facilitate internal assessment of user needs. /li>
li> Help transform the organization (and the providers that serve them) to support its business strategy. /li>
li> Assist in changing the organization’ s culture, modernizing specific functions, and re-designing any applicable organizational structure, as required. /li>
li> Utilize a combination of change management actions and techniques to execute the transformation. /li>
li> Utilize data and insights to institute better ways of working together. /li>
li> Develop strategic plans, and the communications plans to successfully convey them, that ensure implementation of proposed strategies. /li>
li> Work with personnel at various levels to encourage procurement process modernization. /li>
li> Assess job descriptions and ensure that roles and responsibilities support change management objectives. /li>
li> Apply behavioral tools to assess the impact of change on organizations, using assessments of organizational culture, performance, and readiness for change. /li>
li> Define activities to support change and transition initiatives. /li>
li> Develop and deploy user-adoption/training programs to support technology implementations. /li>
li> Contribute to practice development initiatives including culture-building, internal community involvement, eminence, recruiting, whitepapers, etc. /li>
li> Work closely with SAS Finance functional staff, project manager, and designated university representatives— procurement staff, accounting staff— to ensure a comprehensive plan is in place to prepare each university community to procure using the SAP Ariba tools. /li>
li> Have strong communication skills / knowledge and have the ability to manage teams of employees, sub-contractor relationships, and client-facing relationships. The ideal candidate will have strong presales, sales, and post-sales client presentation experience, and the ability to guide teams through implementation processes such as: planning, fit/gap analysis, configuration, testing, rollout, and the post-implementation support of SAP public sector solutions. /li>
li> Be able to travel to constituents across the state system universities. /li>
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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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li> Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience in a consulting or industry role, with experience in change management and organizational development. /li>
li> Bachelors’ degree is preferred, Master’ s degree is a plus. /li>
li> Strong interpersonal, oral- and written-communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel)/li>
li> The ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments. /li>
li> Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, and an ability to exercise mature judgement. /li>
li> Demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity and apply problem-solving skills. /li>
li> Demonstrated ability to employ research and analytical thinking. /li>
li> Demonstrated capabilities in teamwork, and leadership in Organizational Change Management/li>
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Preferred:

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li> Experience in SAP Ariba/SRM or other procurement system implementation. /li>
li> Experience and knowledge of SAP modules including FICO, MM, and HR. /li>
li> Experience in managing operational change across an organization, preferably in information technology, and with services migration/li>
li> span style=" font-size:18px" > span style=" font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif" > span style=" background-color:#00FF00" > Project Management experience is recommended. /span> /span> /span> /li>
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