IT SDM Candidate Mobile Application Functional Lead

Function IT
Location Multiple Locations
Manager Name Global IT SDM


Mission Being the functional expert about Candidate/Associate solutions, on a specific functional domain and/or a specific country / region / business unit.


Responsibilities Main Accountabilities/Measured On: 

•       Ability to propose solutions that answers to business needs

•       Maintain a coherent solution that respects expected benefits, best practices and global standards

•       Maintain an accurate, up-to-date, operational functional expertise


Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

•       Making the link between Business product owner and delivery team during the core project

    • Take part of business requirement session and ensure requirement as documented with the right level of details.
    • Participate actively on the solution road map definition.
    • Ensure the right presence during Business demo or country demo when expected.
    • Work with the delivery team and ensure the requirement are well understood.
    • Support the delivery team during the detailed design and validate their documentation.
    • Support and / or participate to the business Acceptance test of the project.

•       Ensure that the IT and business project managers are supported during Candidate/Associate solutions rollout phase. This includes:

    • Onboarding rollout teams, both global and local, about the functional aspect of Candidate/Associate solutions
    • Delivering demos of the solutions or delegate demos to fellow functional lead in case a particular expertise is needed
    • Driving the requirements gathering: organising functional workshops with rollout team, especially business representatives, collecting requirements, understanding / documenting processes, challenging requirements and if necessary proposing alternatives, detailing requirements and acceptance criteria so that they can be estimated, entering requirements into Version 1
    • Actively participating in the rollout analysis / confirmation phase after the BC is validated by detailing the requirements so that the delivery team can design the appropriate implementation
    • Understanding and validating proposed design from the delivery team, challenging them and asking for alternatives if needed, from a functional and end-user perspective
    • Explaining design to project team, especially business to get their buy in
    • Supporting the project team in the BAT and early live support period
    • Ensuring that proper functional knowledge about the solution is transitioned to local business and IT so that they can run the solution

•       Maintain functional knowledge on country / BU regional implementation

    • Stay in touch frequently with rolled out country & BU
    • Collect, challenge and review design of country / BU requirements closely with the delivery team
    • Participate to country / BU FO steerco to understand needs and promote FO solutions

•       Participate to the solutions roadmap

    • Keep up-to-date knowledge about their functional domain of expertise
    • Contribute to the innovation lab activity when appropriate
    • Make suggestion of improvements to global Candidate/Associate solutions
    • Participate with the Solutions Lead to the elaboration of the global Candidate/Associate solutions roadmap
    • Drive the requirements gathering, as explained above
    • Validate the proposed design
    • Organise the BAT and propose sign off decision to Candidate/Associate Solutions Lead

•       Participate actively in the Functional Leads community

    • Share knowledge with other functional leads on their functional and/or domain of expertise
    • Help identify potential requests that could be interesting across countries and could be proposed as enhancement of the core solution


Management Responsibilities & Decision Power:

•       No particular management responsibilities


Work Experience Experience working in project mode

Consulting experience

Experience in change management is an additional advantage

Ideally CRM/Sales/Recruitment Business experience or good knowledge



Education University Degree preferably in business or any comparable education



Travel Requirement Regular (20-50%)

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