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Coupa Programme Lead

Coupa Programme Lead

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £850 - £950 per day

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    24 months

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Coupa Programme Lead - up to £950 per day inside ir35 - 24 months (extension highly likely) - remote working - (occasional meetings in London)- one stage interview - Sector: Green Energy

Yolk recruitment is recruiting for a Coupa Programme Lead to work with a world leader in the sustainable energy revolution.

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver Coupa across the whole client and be empowered to manage the commercials of the project.


  • Set and maintain the overall direction for the programme in line with Sponsor's direction and Business Strategy
  • Accountable for overall budget control, planning and on-time delivery
  • Partner with project team, System Integrator (SI), other 3rd parties and the companies IT to define and fulfil project dependencies (e.g. environments, access, licenses, etc), deliverables and milestones (including 'Go-Lives').
  • Work together with SI to prepare for, and conduct, stage gate milestones.
  • Representing the project at Executive level Governance Forum and reports out project status at the Steering Committee.
  • Support pillar leads including Business Process Experts (BPEs), Business Process Analysts (BPAs), Data experts and Change Network.
  • Take accountability for Deployment approach (inc. Business Readiness) / plan with inputs from SI, the business, IT, parallel projects and functional dependencies.
  • Support effective project reporting, tracking, monitoring and controls; produce project status reports and develop and deliver high-level project reports and presentations for Leadership.
  • Ensure effective risk and issue management, acting as an escalation point for risks and issues affecting project timelines and escalating to sponsors and steering committee as appropriate.

Core Skills:

  • Experience of managing procurement operations / teams
  • Knowledge of Source to Pay processes and integration points
  • Thorough understanding of Portfolio, Programme and Project Management practices and processes
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of Change, including reporting, management of portfolio information and related assurance
  • Experience of working with multi-site, global or regional ERP programmes
  • Experience of implementing multi-regional change programmes

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of leading Source-to-Pay systems implementation.
  • Experience of managing supply chain operations / teams
  • Experience of business process management and/or GPO/BPO roles
  • Project Management qualifications (Prince2, APM, PMI or PfMP)
  • Experience of managing project financials and realising benefits to business areas
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