Supply Chain/ ERP Project Manager @Remote ( Horsham,UK)


Smartedges Solution
Horsham, WSX
United Kingdom

Work Schedule
Contract

Job Description

Smartedge's client is looking for a “Supply Chain/ ERP Project Manager @Remote ( Horsham,UK)”

Position Title: Project Manager – Supply chain/ERP

Location : Horsham, UK or in mainland Europe (Remote)

Contract: 3-6 months

Job Summary:

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Partner with cross-functional teams – Business Units, Operations and commercial team, IT team, across geographies with conflicting needs/priorities to launch multiple technology solutions
  • Leverage lean thinking in building processes and metrics, growing agile practices across the organization to support end-to-end product delivery.
  • Communicate product risks, progress, launches and retrospective across all stakeholder teams – consistently and transparently.
  • Strive constantly to improve and establish a high bar in product/project execution using objective metrics.
  • Establish business priorities, identifying and communicating product progress, risks and mitigation plans, launches and retrospectives in collaboration with stakeholders – consistently and transparently.
  • Develop and maintain product goals, delivery plans (milestones, deliverables and schedules), success criteria/KPIs and performance against them.
  • Plan out sprint resourcing and manage/groom your team's development backlog.
  • Be detail-oriented and proactive in identifying and closing gaps in the product development lifecycle.
  • Present product updates to senior-level stakeholders, welcoming feedback and implementing/driving changes quickly.
  • Lead team to resolve all program/project issues and impediments on a timely manner, effectively communicate, manage expectations and resolve conflicts working closely with team and leadership.
  • Build and execute operational and technical project plans, facilitate all project gate reviews, utilize PPM tool, PowerBI and effectively escalate issues to meet the project milestones/goals.
  • Align to business and IT priorities by effectively leveraging Waterfall, Interative/Hybrid, Agile methodologies, while coaching and mentoring team members.
  • Manage multiple product Scrum teams (internal, external, & for multiple divisions) in parallel, with regular standups, promoting team collaboration, innovation and quality outcomes.
  • Actively manage backlog aligning to business priorities, identify risks and impediments, prioritize conflicting needs, handle matters expeditiously and proactively, follow-through on tasks to successful completion with minimal guidance, often with deadline pressures.
  • Provide regular status update to the executive Leadership and Management team with constant drive to make improvements to the outcomes.
  • Demonstrate high adaptability and flexibility to take responsibility to support new projects that has priority and as communicated.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science/Technical discipline
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as a Project/Program Manager preferably with experience in ERP/Supply chain implementation projects
  • Project Management Professional certification is a plus

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in ERP (SAP/JDE/others) supply chain implementations working with different business and product teams, preferably in a large global organization
  • Experience as Application Project Manager/Scrum Master leading multiple Scrum teams supporting business transformation.
  • Strong familiarity of Project Management Waterfall methodology, gate reviews, resource, budget, risk, communication and change management process.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies, facilitating the ceremonies like backlog grooming, epic /User story, daily standups, estimation and velocity, resolving impediments, sprint retrospection, coaching team members and usage of JIRA, Confluence and metrics reporting.
  • Strong communicator with effective presentation skills delivering formal presentations & facilitate Demo to various levels of management articulating project/Sprint status, risk mitigations, benefits & financial realizations.
  • Self-motivated and independent critical thinker who can visualize and guide team during conflicting situations to stay focused on business goals & priorities
  • Has strong experience in Agile methodologies, Kanban, Scrum of Scrums, lean budget, managing release train, process improvements, provide training on Agile tools & dashboard.
  • Effective conflict & impediments management in a fast-paced environment, take higher responsibilities working with cross functional team who are working on multiple priorities
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to influence stakeholders and team members with variety of personal styles to focus on right priorities under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is a must.

If you are interested, please contact me on (chandana.r@smartedgesolutions.co.uk) OR +44(0)2035002385.


 
Employer
Smartedges Solution
chandana r

London
United Kingdom