SAP Manufacturing Programme Manager

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £700 per day

  • Contact:

    James Jarvis

  • Contact email:

    james.jarvis@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029177_1569327075

  • Duration:

    6-12 Months

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

SAP / PROGRAMME MANAGER / END TO END DELIVERY / PLANNING & DEPLOYMENT

SAP Programme Manager (Group Manufacturing)
Rate: £650-700PD
Start: ASAP
Location: Luton
Duration: 6-12 Months

My client is looking for an experienced Senior Programme/Project Manager with solid experience of planning, mobilising, managing the full project life cycle and delivering transformational IT projects. This role is specifically aligned to finance transformation programme, which is undertaking a Manufacturing Accounting project to improve ways of working and realise benefits from new processes and technology solutions.

Accountabilities/Responsibilities

In this role, the Project Manager must have experience of delivery success in the domain of Group manufacturing - including cost accounting standards and specifically;

Product costing
Manufacturing variances
Value of Production
Inventory

Delivering with an SAP data foundation is also required.

The Project Manager has a relentless passion for delivery, with a strong customer focus. The role must also ensure that delivery occurs with a sense of urgency. Projects are completed within the approved programme budget and schedule commitments, whilst continuously assessing risk and balancing the need for flexibility and agility with conformance to standard methods and tools.

Focus areas include stakeholder management across Business, IT, and vendor partners, risk management and delivery of business benefit.

Required:

*Around 8 years plus Project Management experience, in a manufacturing / SAP environment as described
*Blue-chip or multinational company experience, and experience of working with matrixed organisations
*Demonstrated skills interacting with Senior Leaders
*Project Management certifications preferred (Prince, PMP, MSP, Agile - Scrum, SAFe)
*Experience of working with onshore and offshore suppliers
*Experience of working with internal matrix managed delivery teams
*Demonstrated understanding of quality and compliance
*Excellent relationship management, and influencing skills
*Proven track record negotiating across complex groups
*Experience shaping innovative solutions
*Experience working in global organization and across cultural boundaries
*Excellent collaboration and communication skills (both oral and written) and facilitation skills with the ability to work with others to achieve objectives.
*The ability to travel both domestically and internationally