Assistant Director - ERP Project
Location: Newcastle - CR Human Resources
Salary: £87,138 - £96,795 (depending on experience)
Working Pattern: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Assistant Director - ERP Project (Fixed Term for 2 Years) £87,138 - £96,795 (depending on experience) What we offer...
We understand how important life is outside of work so, as well as competitive salary and 33 days annual leave, we are totally committed to flexible working. We’ll support you, wherever possible, so that you don’t miss out on what truly matters to you.
If you do ever need a little bit of extra help we have a great employee assistance programme, financial well-being support and access to loads of great discounts with leading high street names.
Our range of network groups are also there to support you to truly be yourself at work and play a key role in helping shape our future.
If you are a member of a professional body we’ll pay for your membership and once you get your top of the range digital kit you’ll be good to go in one of our great offices (or at home!)
A bit about the role...
The Human Resources team is on an exciting journey of transformation and this role will provide a great opportunity to be part of an exciting strategic change programme.
Leading on the scoping/specification, implementation and successful delivery of the organisation wide ERP system from a Human Resources perspective, the role will act as a champion for HR and its cross functional ERP requirements. This will involve ensuring that needs of the HR Team are fully considered and embraced in conjunction with the requirements of the broader organisation.
This role is critical in ensuring all aspects of the HR lifecycle are considered and that the ERP has capacity to enable the Agency to deliver a truly transformational HR service, whilst ensuring business as usual activity is maintained throughout the project.
The role will involve fostering cultural and behavioural change that empowers colleagues and line managers to take accountability for their own and their teams people management therefore ensuring that colleagues have the right resource, capability and talent to achieve the strategic transformational ambitions of Homes England.
The Assistant Director - ERP Project will continuously demonstrate strong organisational knowledge and a clear overall view of the impact of people change and initiatives. They will play a critical, influential role in the organisational change and transformation agenda.
Dedicated to delivering a first-class customer service, this role is part of the HR senior leadership team responsible for formulation of an effective people strategy, in line with overall strategy and business objectives. Working collaboratively with key colleagues across HR and the Centres of Excellence to enhance the HR offer and ensure that the ERP project is delivered to stakeholders in the best way.
A bit about you…
You will have significant experience of significant, demonstrable experience in ERP HR project management experience gained in a medium / large complex organisation and will have been part of a team that has procured and implemented an ERP system. You will have done so by utilising your strong understanding of the challenges, processes and requirements of a modern HR function including L&OD, Recruitment, HR Advice & Guidance.
As such you will possess significant experience of HR systems and processes, particularly in relation to process improvement and optimising efficiency with a proven track record in successfully delivering complex business change programmes in time and on budget.
You will be client focused and a good listener with an ability to "explain the technical to the non-technical" with patience and empathy. A highly engaging HR professional with passion for building relationships, you will have demonstrable experience of working with colleagues at all levels with ability to clarify understanding and communicate in simple terms
You will be used to "spinning several plates" at once and will be comfortable with ambiguity and regularly changing, challenging transformational priorities. You will be used to constantly looking for ways to improve and innovate the ERP offering.
You'll be comfortable supporting senior stakeholders with complex ERP requirements, aiming to bring a rigorous, risk aware and collaborative approach to ERP delivery. You will have comprehensive, demonstrable experience of senior stakeholder and project management skills.
Delivering on a mission as bold as ours isn’t always easy. You will be resilient and comfortable managing stakeholders at a senior level and your discussions will always be shaped by a good understanding of the commercial and operational impact of what we do as an HR team.
Who are we?
We are the Government’s national housing agency. Our role is to accelerate the pace of house-building across the country, particularly in areas where there are the most serious affordability issues – meaning people are struggling to find homes.
We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change and meet the Government’s ambition to deliver 300,000 new homes a year. We are using our land, influence, funds and knowledge to increase the pace, scale and quality of new homes accelerating delivery in areas of greatest demand and helping create great places to live. Within the next few years, we will have invested over £27 billion across our programmes. To deliver against these aims we’re building a different kind of public service - join us to help make this happen.
We would encourage all applicants to apply as soon as possible as we may close vacancies early should we receive a high number of applications. We also encourage you to apply using the full application option as opposed to quick apply, this is especially important if you would like to indicate to us that you would like to be considered under the disability confident scheme.
Homes England are a geographically diverse community. We are all working from home at the moment and so our new colleagues can be based almost anywhere providing that their commute to their relevant base office is reasonable when we come back together. Colleague well-being is our top priority.
Please note that Homes England are currently consulting on a pay and grading review. We will share information with candidates about the outcome of this review and any impact that this may have on this role throughout the recruitment process.