Interim Director of Shared / Business Services

United Kingdom
Day rate + expenses
20 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
CFO, Director, Senior Management
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

We are working with a FTSE 100 global organisation which is about to embark on a business services redesign.

The role is to lead the UK Business Services function, developing the business services model and delivering improved services to the business.

Covering core functions of; Finance, HR, IT, Procurement and Property with a captive and outsourced hybrid model totalling c. 1000.

Key areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Manage the BAU of the team whilst delivering a cost effective and efficient service to the business
  • Engage with the key stakeholders of the business and promote the BS function
  • Liaise with external, 3rd party suppliers to ensure service levels are met and targeted outcomes delivered
  • Manage and motive the internal and external teams to deliver excellent performance in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provide innovation and continuous areas of improvement
  • Oversee projects of enhancement including SAP upgrades across certain modules

Experience required:

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a recognised accountancy qualification
  • Managed a role of similar size and scale with a budget in excess of £50m
  • Extensive knowledge of working with SAP, having either led a successful implementation or upgrades  
  • Manged a business / shared services operation to include Finance and HR, ideally with IT and procurement or other transactional corporate functions
  • Demonstrable experience of developing a shared service function, improving performance, extending to other functional areas etc. within a blue chip environment.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire others to reach a common vision
  • Excellent communicator, influencer and the with ability to engage stakeholders, both internally and externally.

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