Senior Project Manager
West Bromwich
6d ago

The Aptos EMEA Project Delivery Team is responsible for end-to-end Project and project management and governance of the Aptos EMEA project portfolio that supports the P&L and realisation of the Aptos EMEA strategy.

Providing a consistent approach, improved control and clear accountability for delivery. The purpose of this role will be to deliver Projects (individually or part of a small portfolio) that enable Aptos EMEA clients to achieve their business goals.

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The Project Manager role is a delivery role, focusing on the delivery of specific project / work-stream within the project portfolio and to provide the governance that supports the P&L

  • Support the client in scoping and mobilizing projects. Includes thorough understanding of Aptos EMEA governance processes and coaching of clients in adherence to them.
  • Prepare and regularly maintain project plans based on work packages which are agreed with suppliers (internal and external).
  • Hold regular calls and meetings to enable Issue resolution, project change control and status monitoring in terms of delivery to agreed timescales and budgets.

    Ensure requisite attendance at meetings and log headline minutes and actions and progress as appropriate.

  • Report progress in agreed format and identify and escalate key risks and issues.
  • Develop co-operative working relationships across all Aptos EMEA functions to maximize Project delivery efficiency through effective use of all available resources.
  • Proficient in project planning, organizing, team motivation, and delegation
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Team player and able to manage others through teamwork
  • Understanding and experience with related business and development processes
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Goal-oriented - ability to work with tight deadlines in an ever changing environment
  • Fast learner with ability to operate effectively in new environments
  • Able to collaborate as a strong team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to integrate information from multiple sources in order to anticipate issues, come up with solutions, and resolve the problems
  • Able to influence individuals at all levels in different departments, including senior executives
  • High degree of commitment, flexibility, self-motivation, self-confidence, assertiveness, and high tolerance of ambiguity
  • Project management skills :
  • Risk management with risks identified, options agreed & plan in place. Contingency planning in depth knowledge of both contingency planning and mitigation
  • Budget control
  • Supplier management
  • Contract management and negotiation
  • Able to manage a portfolio of loosely related projects and Projects
  • Relevant industry experience within a ecommerce / retail product environment
  • Specific experience of delivering technology and organisational change projects
  • Broad knowledge of technology sector and strong competitor awareness
  • Understanding of product development life cycle, product design and implementation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of process design and implementation
  • Change management (organization and cultural skills)
  • Experience of development of processes and roles within associated functional departments
  • Negotiation skills
  • Prince 2 Qualified, Membership of APM, IPM or 6 Sigma is advantageous but not essential.
  • Degree qualification is advantageous but not essential.
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