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Senior Project Manager

Reference:A005195 Location: Kildare
Qualification:DegreeExperience:5-7 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: BD Manager, Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

About the Company
A career with this food production company offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you with opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with us is something you can feel good about.

About the role
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager tosupport the business to define, develop and deliver a large-scale global project. The role would be responsible for recognising areas for improvement within the defined scope, as-well as overseeing all areas of the project; implementing any operational changes and delivering measurable improvements; reviewing new and existing processes, resources and systems, in line with the transformation.

Key responsibilites

  • Facilitate and assist to drive the pre-design, design, configuration, testing, training and phased deployment of the software globally.
  • Responsible for the scoping, planning, executing and reporting of project according to strict deadlines and within budget.
  • Lead and direct execution of the project end to end with a strong focus on change management, cultural change and the project management of deployment of the software in over 100 sites globally.
  • Maintain a master project plan to include as a minimum the communications plan, weekly status reports, and project schedules and liaise with all workstreams to ensure milestones and plans are managed
  • Owns communication of the project status to the sponsor and stakeholder community.
  • Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to the project sponsor and all affected team members
  • Collect, review and publish project status with regard to resources (people and financial), schedule (time), stakeholder management, risks and the features that influence project performance and completion
  • Manage and identify the requirement for project resources and mobilisation of specialist skills.

Qualifications and skills

Skills Requirements:

  • Key competencies required; critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making, influencing, project planning, negotiation and stakeholder management
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, including proven ability to establish and run effective Steering Committees. Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to lead and coach cross-functional teams within a fast moving global organisation
  • Willingness to be ‘hands-on’ when required

  • Experience of leading projects in a manufacturing environment would be advantageous

Education and Experience

  • A recognised project management qualification
  • 5+ years direct work experience in project management capacity
  • Experience of leading projects in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven ability to lead and coach others
  • Analytical with strong business acumen
  • Flexible and adaptable with excellent ability to work cross functionally within an organisation

Joining us means being supported by, and learning from, talented people who really care about what they do. You’ll get bags of responsibility early on, and we’ll be open to your ideas. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Our current CEO joined us as a grad. How far willyougo?

If you would like further Information you can contact the recruiter directly:

Libby Ryan | Tel: +353 (0) 1 507 9254