The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is implementing an Eighteen (18) months project (October 2013 - March 2015) to replace current systems with a SAP ERP Public Sector solution for finance, materials management, travel management, human resources and payroll.
The SAP server and hardware is housed at the ECOWAS Commission Headquarters. The SAP environment, also to be supported at ECOWAS Commission Headquarters, is ECC 6.0.
The following SAP modules are to be installed, providing integrated enterprise resource planning and management :
ECOWAS Commission requires the support of an experienced Change Manager to work on the SAP Project. The Change Manager will be accountable for all the change activities within the SAP Implementation Programme.
Duties of the Consultant :
The change Manager will play a key role in supporting the deployment of technology by ensuring that project activities included in the project budget are delivered in line with agreed business change methodology that includes business transition planning, communication planning, working practices and training development, in order to realise business benefits.
The person will focus on the people side of change - including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organisation structures.
The primary focus will be creating and implementing change management plans that minimise employee resistance and generate total employee acceptance.
The change manager will act as a coach for senior leaders and executive leadership by helping them fulfill their critical role of Change Sponsor and will also support the Project Team in integrating change management activities into the project plans.
The following Duties are key aspects of the Assignment :
Qualification Required & Experience
The Consultant selected to conduct this mission should have the following :
The ECOWAS Commission now invites eligible Consultants (Individual) to indicate their interest in providing these services.
The interested Consultant must provide all information supporting their qualification to
Past Experience of similar jobs over the past ten (10) years; IT knowledge; knowledge of the area; language and any other information useful for the accomplishment of this project).
The selection will be based on comparison of curricuium vitae and the selected successful Consultant will be invited to submit Technical and Financial Proposals which will serve as the basis for negotiation of the Contract (Selection of Individual Consultant based on Qualification).
Selected consultant should be in position to join