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Senior Project Manager

Date: Dec 27, 2017

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

Senior Project Manager
A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Project Manager at Glanbia Business Services in Kilkenny or Dublin. This is a permanent role and will report to the IT Programme Manager, GBS.
Key Elements of the Role
  • Manage the set-up and implementation of a number of business systems projects for Glanbia business units.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business or Engineering).
Skills & Experience
  • 7 plus years experience gained successfully managing complex projects involving significant business change. 
  • SAP experience preferred 
  • 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.
  • Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with senior management and users.
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.