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Change Management Lead - Finance Transformation (Oracle Fusion)

Employer
NEXT
Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

Job Details

JOB DESCRIPTION

Change Lead - Finance Transformation (Oracle Fusion) 

NEXT is a leading retailer dedicated to innovation and excellence. As part of our strategic initiatives, we are undergoing a significant finance transformation, transitioning to Oracle Fusion. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Change Lead to spearhead the change management efforts and ensure successful adoption of Oracle Fusion within our Finance function.

About the role

The Change Lead will play a critical role in driving organisational change and ensuring seamless transition to Oracle Fusion. Reporting to the Head of Finance Transformation,You will develop and implement change management strategies, plans, and interventions to facilitate user adoption and maximise the benefits of the finance transformation initiative.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute change management strategies, plans, and interventions to support the adoption of Oracle Fusion within the Finance function.
  • Lead change impact assessments to identify potential risks, challenges, and opportunities associated with the finance transformation.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to communicate the vision, objectives, and benefits of the finance transformation initiative.
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to end-users, change champions and project team members throughout the implementation process.
  • Monitor and measure change progress, adoption rates, and user feedback. Identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation to promote buy-in and alignment with the finance transformation goals.
  • Act as a champion for change management best practices and methodologies. Share knowledge and expertise with team members to build change management capabilities within the organisation.
  • Coordinate and deliver training programs, workshops, and materials to build competency and confidence in using Oracle Fusion.

Criteria

  • Extensive experience in change management, organisational development, or related roles, preferably in finance or ERP implementations.
  • Proven track record of leading successful change management initiatives in complex environments.
  • Strong understanding of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion or other ERP systems is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Change Management, Organisational Psychology, or related field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., Prosci, Change Management Institute) preferred.
  • Professional certification in change management (e.g., Prosci, Change Management Institute) is desirable.

 

ABOUT US

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

ABOUT SOME OF OUR BENEFITS

  • ​25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Restaurants with great food at amazing prices
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

 

We aim to support all candidates during the application process and are happy to provide workplace adjustments when necessary. Should you need support with your application due to a disability or long-term condition, feel free to get in touch with us by email [email protected] (please include 'Workplace Adjustments' in the subject line), or call us on 0116 284 2486 and leave a voicemail.

Company

NEXT is a British multinational clothing, footwear and home products retailer headquartered in Enderby, Leicestershire. It has around 700 stores, of which circa 500 are in the United Kingdom, and circa 200 across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Next is the largest clothing retailer by sales in the United Kingdom, having overtaken Marks & Spencer in early 2012 and 2014. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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