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SAP Data / Cut Over Lead

  • £500 per day
  • Bedford
  • Posted: 16/11/2018
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104484

Job Details

My Local Authority client based in Bedfordshire is looking for a SAP4Hana Data/Cutover Lead who can successfully migrate their data to support the successful implementation of S4Hana.

The client is currently upgrading its SAP suite of applications which includes our SAP financial applications when we will be moving from our current SAP ECC system (ECC6 EHP 5 SP18, SRM5, SP27, PI NW740 SP8) to S/4HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC).

The success candidate will be responsible for data quality and migration, working with the data team members to ensure that data is consistent, standardised and fit for purpose in the new solution.

You will also be responsible for managing all cutover and transition activities, including planning, execution, reporting and issue resolution, to ensure a smooth migration to the new S/4HANA environment.

Key duties will include:

Develop the data cleansing strategy and approach.
Manage data quality assurance.
Manage the development of quality standards for data.
Manage the development of data conventions and structures.
Manage mapping of data fields from legacy to new solution.
Oversee data archiving activities.
Support SIT and UAT testing with data requirements and resolve associated defects.
Support the data components of cutover.

Develop and execute cutover strategy and plans covering all business and IT activities.
Secure cutover team members (if applicable).
Development of detailed cutover plan and contingency plans for project including all business and third-party activities.
Develop cutover communication plan and produce communication content.
Complete cutover tools and templates.
Define cutover walkthrough strategy and plan.
Coordinate cutover walkthrough activities with testing.
Manage cutover execution activities.
Define cutover control centre logistics, processes & procedures.
Provide cutover command centre training.
Leads regular status calls (i.e. sunrise/sunset calls).
Escalate issues per escalation model.
Track production cutover issues to resolution.
Provide cutover dashboard / status (Go-Live and Post Go-Live).


Design phase:
Produce work stream plan
Develop Data Migration Strategy
Understand solution design
Produce Data Cleansing Plan
Develop data definitions
Develop functional and technical specifications for migration routines to align with the DM Strategy and solution design
Design reconciliation process
Produce functional specifications for the technical components to support migration reconciliation

Build phase:
Co-ordinate data cleansing activities
Liaise with external stakeholders, i.e. customers and suppliers
Build migration routines
Design reconciliation process
Extract, transform, load (ETL) and reconcile migrated data to support SIT

Test phase:
Co-ordinate data cleansing
Manage the delivery of the SIT plan
Extract, transform, load (ETL) and reconcile migrated data to support UAT
Develop Cutover Plan including Go/No GO criteria
Manage Cutover Dry Run 1
Manage Cutover Dry Run 2

Deploy phase:
Finalise data cleansing activities
Manage Cutover activities, including executing the migration of data to Production and co-ordination of reconciliation activities by the organisation
Deploy new solution by meeting the Go/No Go criteria
If you or know anyone who would be interested, please get in contact and call Remy on 0121 230 9100.