Head of Group ERP Delivery

  • Job Reference: 58432
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Employer: Sky Group
  • Website: https://www.skygroup.sky/
  • Location: Isleworth, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: pension & bonus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

The Group ERP Platforms team is a newly formed team, leveraging our brilliant talent across our regions. We are searching for an experienced Head of Delivery & Engagement to help us shape and deliver our strategic roadmap.

What you'll do:

- You will be responsible for shaping, leading and delivering our ERP roadmap of change and strategic initiatives, working in partnership with key internal business partners, Group Technology leadership colleagues and external vendors.

- Working closely with our ERP Enterprise Architect and core ERP teams, you will lead a team of project managers & project leads across all of our regions, assuring excellent project delivery of the benefits sought by our business.

- You will design and manage the 'front door' into our department for projects and programmes, working closely across the regions and Group Technology departments to ensure delivery processes are in synch and value is maximised.

- You will also establish close partnering relationships with key business stakeholders, to align and drive our 'Modernise Agenda' roadmap.

- You will be restless in ensuring streamlined processes and best practice is adopted across delivery, with accurate and clear reporting, and good governance practices established.

- With cultural awareness, credibility and strong customer focus that builds lasting trust, you'll help our business stakeholders achieve their future vision, by being their delivery partner and enabling their strategy, roadmaps, and processes.

What you'll bring:

- A passion for technology and delivery excellence, with a desire to 'believe in better'.

- The ability to corral and influence at all levels, creating advocates across Sky Group. Excellent leadership and genuine business partnering skills, enhanced with great listening & communication.

- The ability to cooperate and manage stakeholders in other teams to achieve your goals that will demand strong interpersonal and influencing skills, political & cultural awareness, and personal credibility. Capable of matrix managing and leading teams across regions, you will be a strong team player.

- Deep experience in setting up & assuring strategic projects, portfolios and programmes, together with PMO processes. Strong, demonstrable experience in establishing clear business cases, shaping large strategic projects/programmes, establishing delivery processes & reporting across technology, and ensuring all change is operationally ready at launch.

- Ideally with experience across back-office solutions, and agile practices.

- Commercially astute at the leadership level, with previous responsibility managing a sizeable Capex budget (circa £2m)

The rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

- Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

- A generous pension package

- Private healthcare

- Discounted mobile and broadband

- Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experience

Where you'll work:

Livingston Watermark House:

Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus there's onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.

You'll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.

Or

Osterley:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Inclusion:

Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.