SAP GSI Change Manager (contract until 31st of March 2025 )

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Date: 21 May 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 443829

Location: Minimum 3 days On Site in East Ham or Ilford, United Kingdom

Appointment Basis: Fixed Term (until 31st of March 2025)

Salary + Benefits: Circa 70K

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Alstom is the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of new trains, train services, and signalling infrastructure projects. It has built just under 40% of the UK’s mainline train fleet, all the fleets currently in service with London Underground and Dublin’s LUAS.


It is building the UK’s biggest train programme in a generation – AVENTRA - for seven of the UK’s largest train operating companies, is ramping up to build the next generation of Greater Dublin’s commuter trains, DART+ as well as 54 HS2 high-speed trains in a Joint Venture. Alstom also supports 66% of the UK fleet through its Services business and is the UK’s leading CP6 signalling & infrastructure provider.


Employing 6,000 people across the UK and Ireland, we design, build and test trains at the UK’s largest end-to-end train manufacturing factory in Derby and operate major sites at Widnes, Crewe, Ilford and Plymouth, as well as 30 train services depots across the UK&I.


Your future role

Reporting to the GSI Site Project Manager or Regional Project Manager, you will oversee improving business adoption for GSI Core Model and its application landscape, before and during roll-out.


As Local Change Manager your will implement the Change Management methodology and execute, with the support of the roll-out project team, the local change management plan derived from it to ensure user adoption on your scope.


We’ll look to you for:

GSI Local Change Manager ensures business adoption during the GSI roll-out.


Change management ramp-up and network

•          Get to know the GSI Change Management methodology

•          Provide feedback to the Global Change Manager on the Change Management method and tools for continuous improvement

•          Contribute to the global GSI Change Management Network



Awareness and stakeholder engagement

•          Train site-Project team on change management methodology before rollout start

•          Identify the project stakeholders on site and the actions to keep them engaged during the project

•          Contribute to the Key Users identification and engagement


Change Management Methodology implementation

•          Perform an impact assessment with the key stakeholders to design the change management plan

•          Monitor the change management plan and update it if needed

•          Handle risk related to Change Management with site Project Manager and site Managing Director – setup and follow-up clear actions plan to catch-up when required




•          Adapt communication plan to the site specificities

•          Implement the communication plan with the support of site resources (HR, communication, management)



User Training

•          Adapt training methodology to the site specificities

•          Plan and organize the sessions with the support of the Key Users and other site resources

•          Support the Key users for the training’s delivery



•          Implement business maturity assessments before, during and after GSI rollout

•          Track business adoption during project to ensure proper local ramp-up



•          Support Site PM in cut-over business activities definition, implementation and monitoring


Post-go live support

•          Define and implement hypercare support


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 


•          Graduated with a master’s degree (engineering, business, etc.), you have more than 5 years of experience in Transformation Programs.

•          You are familiar with ERP deployments and process supported by the ERP Core Model

•          Fluent in English, you are eager to work with multiple stakeholders (Business/IS&T ; Central/Local ; Key User /Leadership Team)

•          Proven track records on working on multi-applicative environment

•          You demonstrate good communication, project management, and change management skills. You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity.


Things you’ll enjoy


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career.


You’ll also:

Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines

Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues

Contribute to innovative projects

Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries

Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning

Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


What we offer


We offer a highly competitive remuneration package, , 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday. Contributed healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive, and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?


Equal opportunity statement:

Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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