Programme and Project Manager
Arriva Plc
Holborn, London, United Kingdom
2d ago

Responsibilities

Manage and deliver projects within Procurement Processes and Systems to agreed scope, time and budget, following the agreed project management methodology, and working jointly with the Global Process Owners.

This includes among others : -Project initiation : design and delivery of research necessary to build the project proposal and the project business case and the approval of the project proposal / business case-Stakeholder engagement, building consensus and support to projects-Change management : change impact analysis and their integration into the project planning and delivery -Project planning, resourcing, and scheduling -Project delivery, including risks and issue management and coordination of the project team-Deliverables quality : monitoring, testing and reporting -Project status and progress tracking and reporting -Coordinating project communications and training -Project governance and escalations-Project closure and handover to Business as Usual-Promote process-driven culture, working closely with other team members and with the Finance and Engineering GPOs and the Deutsche Bahn teamsOwn the consolidated pipeline of procurement process transformation projects -Develop and maintain the consolidated project pipeline for procurement systems and processes -Support delivery of project plans that feed into the consolidated project pipeline and are owned by other team members -Coordinate projects in the pipeline, support their prioritisation, monitor resources allocated to the projects and support resolution of gaps / issues Drive the implementation and adoption of best practice in Project Management for projects led by the Procurement Process and Systems team-Develop the Project management methodology and standards for the team -Monitor and ensure consistent application of the methodology and standards for all projects in the team, with specific attention on high quality stakeholder communication -Drive culture of excellence in Project Management Qualifications Essential -Project management experience evidenced through independent end to end delivery of at least two major process and / or systems projects in a major corporation and applying a recognised project management methodology to a high standard- Examples of suitable projects include group policy design and implementation, group-wide process design and implementation, multi-country e-Procurement systems rollouts-Experience in structuring and managing change, evidenced through successful application of change management frameworks and tools -Experience in managing a programme or a portfolio of projects, coordination and prioritisation of workload, resources and budgets, building the projects pipeline based on the individual project plans and its maintenance -Excellent stakeholder management skills and experience-Ability to influence others to build consensus behind shared goals and initiate and deliver change -Cultural sensitivity and significant experience of working in an international environment Advantageous -Strong understanding of best practice in the Procurement Systems and Processes and significant exposure to at least one of the major software solutions for strategic / operational procurement -Experience working within a mature ERP systems / SSC environment -PMI qualification and proven ability to coach / train others on the project management methodologies

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