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CFIN Training PMO

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

CFIN Training PMO

  • NE03246
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.

The Role

Location: The role can be performed remotely

**This role is offered as a 9-month contract opportunity


Responsible for Coordinating and Administering all the training requirements for the CFIN Programme including:

  • Maintain and coordinate Training Needs Analysis workshops with the Super Users, owning the completion of the deliverables
  • Understand and escalate the TNA findings, in particular any concerns or potential risks to delivery with solutions to minimise any impacts
  • Drive and own the localisation of training materials – which may require Tax, Legal and Statutory updates to the materials, working with the local market experts to reflect this
  • Ensure that training logistics (including the creation of trackers) are in place ahead of training and provide support to trainers and trainees as required during training (including train the trainer scheduling)
  • Develop training schedule in conjunction with Super Users and Training Lead – ensuring training availability options for all end users
  • Issue training invites and track acceptance and attendance – ensuring where we can that all the location population has been offered adequate training options
  • Compilation of daily training reports as required
  • Capture and consolidate training feedback – including report compilation
  • Support Training lead and trainers with raising and logging of risks and issues
  • Support the Training Lead and Super Users with all training related requirements including as noted the issuing of invites, tracking of acceptances, rescheduling of training sessions if required, the tracking, creation and maintenance of all reporting with the markets
  • Manage and work with the key stakeholders within the markets (Change champions, Super Users etc)
  • Manage and deliver any key stakeholders’ engagement, communications, support and guidance around the above training activities
  • Representation for the Training Lead as and when required

Additional Information

Finance at Imperial has a vision to become trusted business partners, creating value for our customers and leading sustainable change to help deliver the company’s strategic priorities. As part of this transformation, we’re looking to deploy SAP S/4 Central Finance globally through our CFIN programme.  This programme of work over the next two years will deliver us a new core finance system and a single source of truth.  It’s an exciting time to join the CFIN programme and is an opportunity to take it through the complete project lifecycle, working at pace to initiate, mobilise and deliver.  We’re looking for people who can bring your own experience and skills to help shape the role and play a pivotal part in delivering a high performing finance function.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordinate and administer all training requirements for the CFIN transformation programme
  • Maintain and coordinate required TNA activity and action any findings across the markets
  • Own and deliver the TLS training changes required for the respective markets as required
  • Plan and coordinate all training sessions with the Change Champions and Super Users
  • Support the relevant key stakeholders across the markets as required (Change champions, Super users \ trainers)
  • Understand and highlight risks and concerns across the training arena including any key dependencies
  • Ensure activities are delivered in a timely manner – TNA, training materials adjustments, training scheduling

Key Relationships

Internal (excluding direct team and manager)

  • Market Change Champions
  • Market Super Users
  • CFIN team project team
  • Group Finance and other Market Finance teams across Imperial
  • GPOs
  • Process Leads
  • Training Lead
  • Market and Cluster FD’s occasionally


  • 3rd party suppliers e.g., PWC, SAP, IBM etc.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • A proven track record for the coordination and administration of Training needs for medium to large scale Finance Transformation projects in major organisations
  • Successfully supported the provision of input and constructed training materials in new environments
  • Strong planning and coordination skills, including mobilising the trainers and directing efforts to complete deliverables on time
  • Experience of meeting deliverables timelines at pace
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to “tell a story” around specific topics to ensure that these are easily understood by the market teams.
  • The ability to incorporate training needs into the technical training materials in an easy-to-understand language for new users
  • The ability to understand the differing market TLS needs and work with the relevant experts to modify the training materials where required
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Teams & SharePoint
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays) and hybrid work.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.

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