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Strategy and Transformation Manager

Bracknell
GB

Strategy and Transformation Manager

 

Software AG's mission is to help organisations "turn data into value".

We’re a global software company founded over 50 years ago and continually growing and innovating. With a presence in over 70 countries, our customers include many of the world’s major airlines, well-known makers of sodas, chocolate and PCs, and key players in the rapidly expanding world of industrial IoT.

 

We’re passionate about software, passionate about our people, and passionate about using technology to create truly world-class products. 

 

YOU’VE PROBABLY USED OUR SOFTWARE—IF YOU LIVE ON PLANET EARTH

The name “Software AG” may never appear on your online banking screen, your sweet wrapper or the cup from your barista. You may never see “Software AG” in the movie’s credits, on your mouse or on the side of the plane you just flew —but our software is virtually everywhere. The fact is leading brands use Software AG technology every day to serve you better. Leading organizations trust us. One reason: We’re driven by customer success.  Every day, our decisions and actions are guided by the values of this Software AG development mission statement.

 

Position Purpose

The Strategy and Transformation Manager will work with the Transformation Office (TMO) and manage, consult on and in some cases run end-to-end (Helix) transformation initiatives and workstreams, including change management initiatives. The successful candidate will be a good problem solver and work well independently as well as in a collaborative environment.

This is an opportunity to add value by working on high-impact business projects within Software AG right at the heart of our transformation. The role also represents a superb opportunity to work with and learn from high-performing team members and develop broad business knowledge that will support all future career activities.

Success in this role will be measured against delivery progress of key transformation milestones.

 

Job Functions

  • Work with project teams and business departments on transformation initiatives and projects
  • Support the delivery of transformation reporting and project management activities to build reporting transparency on transformation’s progress
  • Own and independently manage and coordinate transformation initiatives while pushing forward and contributing to group problem-solving
  • Support transformation program success by coordinating initiatives and foster cross-initiative collaboration
  • Own and steer transformation change management activities
  • Assess progress toward strategic goals and KPIs across helix transformation workstreams 

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

  • A clear desire to learn
  • Minimum six years of relevant work experience
  • A broad understanding of Software AG’s commercial and back-office operations
  • An understanding of how to drive successful change management at scale
  • A “self-starter” who is lead on outcomes and impact in their role, while working within a matrix organization
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail; ability to prioritize and multitask; strong communication skills across all levels in an organization
  • Solid problem-solving orientation
  • Proven team player, highly developed social competencies
  • Master in business administration, marketing, finance or economics
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Labcase, and ARIS
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral); desirable German (written and oral)

 

Interested?

We look forward to receiving your application. Your application should include a short cover letter, a curriculum vitae.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Holly Greenfield on holly.greenfield@softwareag.com.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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