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Transformation Manager

Finance TransformationManager

Reports to: Head of Finance Operations and Transformation

Purpose of role:
The Finance Transformation Manager will be responsible forleading the delivery of automation activities across all Finance, creating and implementing the Finance Automation Delivery Framework and mentoring team members in a range of roles on Process efficiencies and Automation Delivery

Key Responsibilities:
  • Defining the creation and evolution of the Primark Finance RPA Delivery Framework
  • Manage the planning of future process on-boarding, ensure timely delivery of automations
  • Create and deliver Sprint plans and project reporting to communicate project status to stakeholders
  • Perform opportunity assessment activities, evaluate and validates business cases;
  • Monitor automation prerequisites setup (hardware and software infrastructure, user access, etc.)
  • Maintain the product backlog and plan Sprint execution;
  • Manage daily scrum meetings, Sprint planning, Sprint review meetings;
  • Coordinate user stories and testing plan definition
  • Monitor test scenarios outcomes
  • Mentor colleagues on best practice for RPA process assessment and development techniques
  • Engagement with business and IT change management teams to proactivelymanage operational and system changes to maintain service delivery
  • Own the operating model for the delivery of high quality and consistent automated
  • processes
  • Be able to manage a control a virtual bot workforce once deployed in Production, defining and tracking Automation KPIs
  • Manage the relationship with RPA vendor in case of RPA platform or workflow challenges
  • Understanding the existing Finance Systems landscape – identifying opportunities for efficiency and improvement, and working with the Change Lead and Finance BA to deliver system enhancements and/or implement new applications with a proven business benefit
  • Support the GFR (Goods For Resale) and GNFR (Goods Not For Resale) Global Process Owners to develop the process vision, strategy and objectives for the endtoend processes that impact Finance Operations and the wider Finance Team

Knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Track record in leading/mentoring individualson development and delivery disciplines
  • Experience dealing with C-Level Leaders and getting buy-in to implement new and emerging technologies
  • Good oral presentation skills with the ability to present non-technical details to a technical audience
  • Good written skills with the ability to produce clear and concise documentation;
  • Good inter-personal skills, communicating well with process SMEs, business process owners, and other members of the Automation team
  • A self-starter who delivers high quality work and can adapt to challenges, either individually or as part of a team
  • Commercial awareness and mind-set, with ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of wider business
  • Excellent planning and project management skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self and team and work within agreed timescales

Successful candidates will meet the following criteria:
  • At least 5 years in a team coordination role spanning Finance and/or Operations, with experience delivering Business/IT Transformation
  • Knowledge of Business/System Analysis in a structured environment
  • Demonstrates initiative with strong work ethic
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, tact and professionalism
  • Experience designing, documenting and developing workflows using Automation Anywhere as a certified developer would be an advantage
  • Experience designing, documenting and developing workflows using Alteryx would be an advantage
  • Finance background and/or a knowledge of industry-leading ERPs (Oracle Financials etc) is essential
  • Experience with Agile Development and Project Management
  • Experience with Six Sigma or other process engineering methodologies would be an advantage


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