GTR NPI Delivery Manager

30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Southampton
Duration: FTC 12 Months

BAT is currently recruiting for an NPI Delivery Manager to join on a Fixed Term Contract of 12 months the Global Travel Retail Operations team based in Southampton.

The main purpose of the role is to lead the deployment of the NPI process to successfully deliver projects, while ensuring the utilization of best practices.

Principal Accountabilities:
    Leadership; lead and champion the deployment of the NPI process across cross functional teams, to successfully deliver projects, in accordance with planned timing, volume, cost and quality criteriaGovernance; ensuring utilisation of best practices and associated system (Decision Rights, Protocols and the NEXUS 2.0 system usage) and participate or provide inputs to the appropriate decision making forums Local SOP, PDT’s etc.Management; of the designated NPI projects end-to-end utilising the Nexus system. Ensuring business functions are effectively managing; resource allocation, project budget, the creation and completion of the local business case (as required), project risk (ensuring adequate risk mitigation is in place), deal with operational issues, and highlight lessons learned through improvement plans during reviewsFinancial; ensure the delivery of NPI’s as per the cycle plan, which generates growth through innovation, optimisation through productivity and regulatory compliance of the portfolio (1 – 20 bn cig. ). Ensure that Local business cases, provide the appropriate transfer price, capex, gross margin impact and write off information required to allow effective business decisions Stakeholder; collaborate with stakeholders in Marketing, Product and Operations to aligned plans & priorities, resolve project issues and secure support necessary to assure project delivery with effective visibility to facilitate informed decision making. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other managers in the NPI community to allow a common and integrated way of workingCommunication; prepare the required documentation and reports in a timely and consistent mannerPerformance; management of assigned projects to agreed time, quality and cost, criteria whilst maintain project documentation and ensuring adherence to protocols and process
Essential requirementsThe job holder would have good experience in project and programme management with a working knowledge of Operations, Product and Marketing. Demonstrated effective engagement across multiple levels of stakeholders. Proven ability to manage complex issues, work independently and manage detail as validated by experience.
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