Next PLC

Change Specialist - Finance Modernisation (Oracle Fusion)

Next PLC
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive salary + benefits
24 May 2024
07 Jun 2024
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time

Job Description

Change Specialist - Finance Modernisation (Oracle Fusion)

NEXT is a leading retailer dedicated to innovation and excellence. As part of our strategic initiatives, we are undergoing a significant finance transformation, transitioning to Oracle Fusion. We are seeking a skilled and experienced Change Specialist to support the Change Lead to manage the change efforts and ensure successful adoption of Oracle Fusion within our Finance function.

About the role

Reporting to the Change Lead, the Change Specialist will support the change management efforts for the finance transformation to Oracle Fusion. The Change Specialist will assist in the development and execution of change management strategies, plans, and interventions to facilitate user adoption and ensure the successful implementation of Oracle Fusion within the Finance function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Change Lead in developing and executing change management strategies, plans, and interventions to facilitate user adoption of Oracle Fusion.
  • Assist in conducting change impact assessments to identify potential risks, challenges, and opportunities associated with the finance transformation.
  • Assist in developing and delivering training programs, workshops, and materials to build competency and confidence in using Oracle Fusion.
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance to end-users, change champions, and project team members throughout the implementation process.
  • Assist in monitoring and measuring change progress, adoption rates and user feedback. Identify areas for improvement and assist in implementing corrective actions as needed.
  • Support the Change Lead in developing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation to promote buy-in and alignment with the finance transformation goals.
  • Assist in promoting change management best practices and methodologies within the organisation. Support knowledge sharing and capacity building initiatives to enhance change management capabilities.
  • Coordinate with the Training lead to develop and deliver training programs, workshops, and materials to build competency and confidence in using Oracle Fusion.

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Change Management, Organisational Psychology, or related field.
  • Professional certification in change management (e.g., Prosci, Change Management Institute) is desirable.
  • 3+ years of experience in change management, organisational development, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion

About Us

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

About some of our Benefits

  • 25% off most NEXT, MADE*, Lipsy*, Gap* and Victoria's Secret* products (*when purchased through NEXT)
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Restaurants with great food at amazing prices
  • Access a digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking
  • Financial Wellbeing - Save, track and enhance your financial wellbeing
  • Apprenticeship - Grow and develop on the job whilst gaining a qualification
  • Direct to Work - Discount online and instore, collect your items the next day for free from your place of work or local store
  • Support Networks - Access to Network Groups to empower and celebrate each other
  • Wellhub - Discounted flexible monthly gym memberships, with apps, PT sessions and more

Conditions apply to all benefits. These benefits are discretionary and subject to change.

We aim to support all candidates during the application process and are happy to provide workplace adjustments when necessary. Should you need support with your application due to a disability or long-term condition, feel free to get in touch with us by email (please include 'Workplace Adjustments' in the subject line), or call us on 0116 284 2486 and leave a voicemail.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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