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Data Migration Project Manager

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Our client, a well-established and recognised brand, are currently hiring for an experienced Data Migration Project Manager to lead the data work stream on the programme including the definition of data migration strategy, detailed planning and data cleansing and transformation approach through to execution of data migration to the future state architecture. Responsibilities • Work with senior stakeholders, SME and technology providers to define business requirements for data migration and develop the strategy and plan to migrate the organisation from legacy to future state software applications. • Work with legacy software application and database technical subject matter experts to analyse and assess the quality and readiness of legacy data to be migrated. • Understand how the data is used within the platform and across the enterprise application eco-system to assess and manage the implications for data migration both from a technology and a business operations perspective. • In collaboration with technology providers, lead the design, planning and management of the data migration process. • Work with business stakeholders and change readiness managers to assess the potential risks and challenges to business processes and ensure that the data migration process is designed and implemented to avoid impact to business operations and customer experience. • Create and manage the data migration plan, including activities, risks, issues, dependencies, milestones and business acceptance. • Regularly report status and progress in accordance with project governance standards. • Take responsibility for ensuring the source data is comprehensively analysed to assess completeness, accuracy and quality. identify and action remedies to address any issues identified with full engagement and cooperation of the business and technical delivery teams. • Support mapping to target data formats ensuring that the implications of agreed transformation is impact assessed and agreed by the business. • Oversee migration and testing of static and transaction data from legacy to future state application. • Ensure business processes are not compromised as a result of data migration. • Implement data migration controls and perform data migration audit, reconciliation and exception reporting. • Ensure the testing approach and execution of the testing phases of the data migration is fully aligned to the overall test strategy and that testing coverage ensures quality outcomes. Requirements • Proven ability to lead large scale data migration workstreams representing the business as the go-to SME for data migration • Proven ability to work with technical experts and third parties in order to build costed technical roadmaps across IT infrastructure, that set out how the delivery phases will be accomplished, and benefits realised • Competent in the role of task leader/coach with proven skills in team building • Record of delivering workstreams to budget and timescale • Good understanding in all stages of the system lifecycle and proficient in a number of Project Management methods and disciplines • Good understanding of Project & Change Management best practices This is an immediate start 12 month fixed term contract for 12 months, which will likely extend to 24 months. This is a 100% home-based/remote working role. Some travel to Hampshire HQ required post-covid. Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects. Please apply online to be considered.

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