Project Manager (Manager, Project Manager)
We're the people who make top 10 UK grocery brand Kingsmill as well as Burgen, Allinson and Sunblest. You know us through our wholesome white, wholemeal and seeded breads that offer delicious options to suit every family member - and our rolls, pancakes, thins crumpets, muffins, hot cross buns, wraps and other delicious bakery products.
We're one of three divisions of Allied Milling and Baking, which in turn is a part of Associated British Foods (ABF) plc, a major international business with a turnover of £12.3bn and close to 106,000 employees working in 47 countries. In the UK, well-known ABF brands include: Twinings, Silver Spoon, Primark, Ryvita, Ovaltine, Patak's and Jordans Cereals.
The Project Manager (Manager, Project Manager):
This is a pivotal role to lead key IS projects across our business, responsible for end-to-end delivery within multi-discipline teams. Working out of our Shared Service Centre in Liverpool you will operate around the business visiting operating sites as and when required.
Key Accountabilities of the Project Manager (Manager, Project Manager)
•Ability to lead multi-discipline teams in the delivery of approved projects, on-time to budget;
•Manages expectations of both customers and team members
•Liaises with all other IS departments to ensure good communication and direction is maintained.
•Responsible and accountable for the end-to-end delivery of projects,
•Works closely with customer management to understand the business requirement for the project, delivering effective working relationships and on-going management processes for the project.
•Defines the deliverables, resource requirements and work plan for the project
•Compiles and presents project status presentations, ensuring a honest and objective view is delivered
•Responsible for ensuring vendor contact and relationships with regard to project and programme delivery are created and maintained.
We would expect you to have excellent communication skills with a proven ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions and motivate colleagues to meet tight deadlines. You will have experience of the whole project lifecycle and be able to operate equally effectively in the initial conceptual design stage through to release management and go-live.
With a good understanding of testing techniques and processes and experience of dealing with software vendors and consultancies
Technically we are looking for PRINCE2 or equivalent project management qualification and a thorough knowledge of MS Project and project planning.
In return we can offer the opportunity for you to really excel as Project Manager and lead major projects across a business that doesn’t stand still. With a competitive salary package and great benefits including health care and bonus.
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