Senior Manager – Technical Project Manager

c. £120k package

Our client is the UK’s leading management consultancy in the world of digitally enabled procurement and supply chain transformation.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technical Project Manager, for their digital Supply Chain practice to support large organisations deliver technology-led Supply Chain transformation programmes using Oracle or SAP and support Powered Supply Chain business development activity.

If you are looking for a stretching role in a high growth environment, helping blue chip organisations and regionally based clients to digitally transform their Supply Chain & Operations, enabling them to achieve their strategic goals and making them future-ready, then this role is for you.

They are seeking a talented individual with experience of Supply Chain Cloud implementations and detailed working knowledge of Supply Chain software in the key process areas of Forecast to Plan, Schedule to Produce and Store to Fulfil, with one of the following providers – Oracle or SAP.

The successful candidate will play a leading role in building and growing our client’s digital Supply Chain offering in the UK – which is a key element of their overall growth strategy within Operations.

You will be responsible for overseeing teams across multiple workstreams and clients to ensure the timely delivery of programs within scope and budget. You will also be required to develop mid-level team members in the PMO/Project management workstream and perform business development work in parallel with program delivery oversight.

Key accountabilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day project management activities of Powered Supply Chain engagements for various clients, including team management, plan and project RAID management, status reporting, project reviews and resource management
  • Overall accountability for the delivery and quality of client deliverables
  • Ensure Powered implementation methodology for all clients is applied and tailored to meet each customer’s unique business needs
  • Develop strong relationships with senior client stakeholders, colleagues and third-party partners
  • Oversee the creation of program plan(s) with input from the relevant workstream leads
  • Chair meetings such as program kickoffs, workshops, reviews and governance bodies
  • Provide consistent and quality reporting  and client upper management/executive level
  • Drive program delivery leading practice and provide subject matter expertise and strategic guidance to the client(s)
  • Lead business development activities such as identification, proposal development, and other prospect activities; work with the appropriate resources from other service lines/industries
  • Facilitate goal-level creation for the Project Management/PMO function and work with managers to ensure the goals cascade to all grades
  • Proven ability to prioritise issues and multitask in fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation
  • A track record of working with onshore, offshore and 3rd party teams to source relevant expertise to deliver solutions
  • Manage customers where up to 50% of your time may include travel
  • Oversee management of engagements according to financial and risk management policies
  • Deliver engagements on time and within the engagement profitability targets
  • Executes projects to a level that meet member firm’s Quality standards within a commercial context. Contribute towards creating innovative and repeatable solutions which strengthen business performance and differentiate from competition.
  • Holds review (s) on completion of projects to identify lessons learned and enhance future quality and commercial planning.
  • Supervise and performance manage staff working on assigned engagements
  • Foster and develop junior and mid-level talent resources across all functions
  • Ensures team accurately charge time to Engagement codes to see the true value of work delivered and to recognize individual/team effort.
  • Meets deadlines throughout the Performance cycle both for personal development and appraisees ensuring quality feedback is requested, goals are set and monitored, providing feedback on engagement reviews
  • Identifies development needs of the team and provides coaching, mentoring and stretch assignments to attract, develop and retain our most talented colleagues.

Skills and Experience:

  • You must be a passionate and committed leader with experience in developing and running delivery teams. You will have the ability to inspire a group of professionals and 3rd party partners to deliver for clients.
  • The ideal candidate will be a Supply Chain Technology professional with a proven track record of successful delivery of large scale, complex technology solutions in a consulting environment
  • Have detailed working knowledge of Supply Chain software in the key process areas of Forecast to Plan, Schedule to Produce and Store to Fulfil, particularly with Oracle and SAP
  • A track record of client delivery, innovation and transformation using cloud solutions, at large FTSE/blue-chip organisations
  • Knowledge of the external Cloud technology delivery market and the latest trends in the industry
  • Excellent planning skills, proficient in Smartsheet, Microsoft Projects or similar planning tools
  • Creative problem-solving ability, working in ambiguous situations
  • Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Excellent people leadership
  • Proven ability to prioritise issues and multitask in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation
  • A track record of working with onshore, offshore and 3rd party teams to source relevant expertise to deliver solutions

To apply for this job please email your CV and covering letter to: georgia@edburydaley.com or call us on 0161 222 0515 to find out more.

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