Senior Project Manager, SAP

Date: 8 Feb 2024

Location: Dublin 24 OR Kilkenny, IE

Company: Glanbia

Senior Project Manager, SAP

Glanbia Business Services

Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey


The opportunity

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Project Manager, SAP at Glanbia Business Services. This role can be hired on a permanent OR fixed term contract OR a daily rate contractor basis and will report to the IT Programme Manager.


  • Manage the set-up and implementation of business systems projects
  • Ensure the successful delivery of projects to plan and within budget, while ensuring that the deliverables meet the underlying business case
  • Lead and manage project teams from Initiation through Go-live
  • Create and manage project plans ensuring appropriate feedback and buy-in from all functional groups
  • Proactively assess project issues and facilitate mitigation plan to ensure project success
  • Present status updates and report on potential issues and mitigation plans to steering group


The skills you will bring to the team    

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business or Engineering) 
  • Significant experience gained in successfully managing complex projects involving significant business change. SAP Applications Project Management experience essential
  • Experience gained in an FMCG / Manufacturing environment essential
  • Able to act as business change manager as well as project manager
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of a best -practice project management methodology.  PMP certification an advantage
  • Experience of dealing with and managing third-party consultants in a project implementation
  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong analysis, problem resolution, judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience in addressing key business issues with IT solutions
  • Commercially focused


Where and how you will work

The base location of the role can be in either of our offices located in Kilkenny OR Citywest, Dublin 24 with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.



About Glanbia 

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.