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Finance System Project Manager contract - invitation to tender

The Royal Society is looking to appoint a Project Manager, either as an individual contractor or through a company, to project manage the implementation of our new finance system. This is an exciting opportunity to support a dedicated and enthusiastic finance team on the first step on a journey of continuous improvement for our finance systems and processes.

The Society recently ran a finance system tender process and selected a supplier to provide a cloud-based finance system on the basis of implementing the minimum viable product for a go-live date of 1 October 2023. The new system will deliver all essential functionality, being able to efficiently process financial transactions and to integrate effectively with other systems, whilst providing a positive end user experience.

The contract is anticipated to be for a period of 40 weeks, starting in February 2023. The budget is based on 110 days of engagement, approximately apportioned at three days a week for 30 weeks and two days a week for 10 weeks. The detailed project plan is yet to be agreed and flexibility will be required to meet the needs of the project.

We are looking for a Project Manager with demonstrable experience and knowledge of:

  • the charity sector, and
  • project management of finance system implementation projects.

For more information, and to receive the Invitation to Tender, please contact, quoting the procurement reference of ‘RFP 706’.

The Invitation to Tender closes at 5.00pm on Monday 16 January 2023.

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