We are currently seeking to recruit a Project Manager to join the Global Purchasing function of a leading international employer at their Belfast facility.
Duties within this role will include;
Primarily work on EDI enablement projects that will help transform procure to pay processes to Global best practice. These processes will eventually be run in an integrated ERP environment using SAP as the platform
The primary responsibility of the incumbent is to Identify, initiate, plan and lead / manage all aspects of identified / assigned process transformation projects, encompassing
Project team leadership, ensuring accountability for assigned actions, creation of plans workflows, presentations and information as required
Monitor process performance. Establish quality metrics
Manage Projects using Project Plan with deliverables and timelines reviewed at weekly project meetings.
Manage UAT project phases to ensure EDI implementation meets the needs of the business
Manage all issues to close and drive project execution phase to go live
Communicate with all business owners and support functions
Arranging stakeholder meetings as required to monitor and report against critical milestones and deliverables.
Participate (which may include travel) with other global and regional process transformation teams, as appropriate to meet business objectives
Issue regular project communications and consolidated information. Manage communications across the project stream, with all interested parties
Act as the focal point for any queries, issues, and interdependencies
Applicants for this role;
Degree and 3 years job related experience in a challenging business environment
HNC/HND and 5 years relevant experience in a challenging business environment
Substantially more job related experience with progressive responsibility in a challenging business environment
Relevant experience must include:
Project Management to include - experience of Identifying, initiating, planning and leading / managing all aspects of process transformation projects
Willingness to travel 20-30%.
Knowledge of EDI including message utilisation, system enablement and onboarding requirements
Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
Fluency in another European Language. English essential, French or German desireable.
Knowledge of Purchasing principles and techniques
6 Sigma experience
Experience of working in an SAP environment
Experience of Sarbanes Oxley requirements
Experience training others in a formal classroom setting
Professional Certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management
Certificate or professional qualification in Project Management
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