SAP Programme Manager – Manufacturing – SAP – Coventry

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SAP Programme Manager – Manufacturing – SAP – Coventry

Transformation / Business Change / Programme Manager / PRINCE2 / SAP / Manufacturing / Coaching / Infrastructure

SAP Programme Manager required for a leading manufacturing company based in Coventry to be responsible for a portfolio of manufacturing applications and transformation projects ranging from application version upgrades, delivery of new manufacturing applications, SAP projects to new facilities application requirements.

The role will need to work closely with the business and workstream leads to shape and drive a delivery plan. Knowledge and experience of successfully delivering SAP manufacturing projects plus applications migrations is key but the role will also deliver some non-SAP plus infrastructure projects.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, resourceful and resilient leader capable of managing multiple IT delivery projects with challenging timescales. They will have experience of working with and delivering IT capabilities across globally spread teams using a structured project management methodology. An element of global travel may be required depending on projects.

Transformation / Business Change / Programme Manager / PRINCE2 / SAP / Manufacturing / Coaching / Infrastructure

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the business teams, IT architects and project sponsor to define and deliver Manufacturing programmes and portfolio of IT Projects to the business requirements.
  • Own the Request For Proposal (RFP) process to identify and appoint the 3rd party delivery partners.
  • Be the prime project interface for internal stakeholders and customers. Facilitate creation of communication plans.
  • Develop resource plans and ensure appropriate internal and 3rd party resources are engaged, directed and co-ordinated in a timely manner.
  • Develop and execute the plan for delivering project milestones and manage all costs and internal and external resources to ensure on-time delivery of the project plans.
  • Work with the IT PMO to implement effective project governance and follow the approved gated review processes.
  • Establish appropriate performance metrics and track performance for each project, provide status updates to senior IT and business leadership, and escalate issues for resolution in a timely manner.
  • Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues and proactively manage project risks, issues, dependencies and changes.

Key Skills

  • Experience delivering SAP projects in the manufacturing arena including knowledge of MM, IM, PP, PS, MRO
  • Experience in delivering non SAP, facility migration from an applications perspective, and infrastructure projects
  • Ability to deliver projects to Time, Cost, Scope and Quality.
  • Project Management qualification or equivalent.
  • Track record of delivering projects in a matrix organisation through multiple vendors.
  • Technology expertise – knowledge/awareness of Manufacturing/design applications landscape plus SAP and experience of managing and delivering complex IT projects in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of working in manufacturing, aerospace or automotive sector.
  • Interest in managing change and leading and coaching teams during the business change process.

The salary my client is offering is between £70,000 and £80,000 per annum depending on experience.

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Transformation / Business Change / Programme Manager / PRINCE2 / SAP / Manufacturing / Coaching / Infrastructure

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