Finance Systems Change Manager - SAP Implementation - Temporary Full-time 2024-9519

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Date Posted: 7/9/2024

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-9519

Position Type: Temporary full-time

Department: Capital & Service Delivery

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: No Weekends

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

Summary of Duties
The Finance department of Sunnybrook Health Science Centre is embarking on a significant system implementation project, involving an upgrade from SAP ECC to SAP S4 Hana and the implementation of Ariba P2P. This project aims to transform the way end-users engage with purchasing and invoice submission/approvals, necessitating changes in local business processes for finance users to align with the new SAP Rise.
Role Overview:
We are seeking an experienced Finance Systems Change Manager – SAP Implementation to guide and manage the change management activities associated with our SAP upgrade and Ariba P2P implementation. The OCM Lead will be responsible for developing and executing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and minimize resistance. The OCM Lead will coordinate training and end-user adoption efforts, ensuring a smooth transition for all affected departments.
Responsibilities for this role include:
  • Develop and implement comprehensive change management strategies and plans to support the SAP S4 Hana upgrade and Ariba P2P implementation.
  • Conduct change impact analyses to understand the changes in processes, systems, and job roles, particularly how end-user departments manage contracts and perform purchasing or payment functions.
  • Engage with stakeholders, including finance users, to understand their needs, concerns, and resistance points.
  • Design and deliver communication plans, training programs, and support materials to facilitate smooth transitions for approximately 150 core system users and 2000 users involved in purchasing/approval processes.
  • Collaborate with project teams, including a Project Manager, Finance Lead, Finance Team, Requisition Lead, SMEs, and Testers, to ensure alignment and support for change initiatives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of change management strategies, making adjustments as needed.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation, encouraging feedback and suggestions from end-users.
  • Coordinate training sessions and end-user adoption efforts to ensure all users are well-prepared for the new systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development, or a related field. Advanced degree or certifications (e.g., Change Management Practitioner, PMP) is a plus.
  • Proven experience in leading change management initiatives, preferably within healthcare or similar industries.
  • Strong understanding of SAP S4 Hana and Ariba P2P systems, with experience in similar system implementations being highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to conduct impact analyses and develop effective change management plans.
  • Familiarity with change management methodologies and frameworks (e.g., Prosci ADKAR, Kotter’s 8-Step Process).
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.