Programme Manager

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As Programme Manager, you will report to the Strategy & Planning Manager and will be accountable for ensuring the successful execution of an Aftermarket business transformation programme. The most significant delivery will be the SAP system deployment, which is vital to Aftermarket growth commitments.

You will be responsible for leading the cross-functional program team, working closely with the ERP deployment partner organisation. You will also own and manage the Master Control Plan for the Aftermarket business transformation project. This programme will be active within several Aftermarket functions, including but not limited to: Supply Chain, Business Systems, Marketing, Pricing, Purchasing, Finance and Lifecycle Management. It will also involve enterprise functions such as Global Information Systems.

You will also be responsible for the facilitation of planning workshops and regular reviews with work stream leaders. On-time delivery of program commitments is key, and you will be responsible for implementing program metrics and managing associated progress reporting. Leadership of the Governance process will also be a key component of the role.

Programme Manager Responsibilities and Duties:

Leading a cross-functional program team with work streams to deliver across the Aftermarket group and the wider enterprise.

Ensuring a robust project plan is in place and maintained accurately.

Microsoft Project Plan management and reporting.

Establishing programme metrics and Scorecard reporting.

Change Management – to be a Change Advocate and support project team & wider business.

Communication across multiple divisions including leading senior stakeholder reviews.

The role will be based in Irlam, Manchester but will typically require an average of 1 day a week with the team in Peterborough.

Programme Manager Requirements:

Experience of managing significant ERP deployment programs across the breadth of organisations including planning, budgeting and managing business readiness activities.

Experience of SAP implementation with in-depth knowledge of areas which need focus to ensure successful right first-time implementation, such as user acceptance testing.

Expert in use of project planning tools, with the ability to plan complex, multi-discipline activities.

Change management capability to define and provide the communication and training framework for the program and manage the change plan to maximise ROI.

Strong communication skills, with the ability to present at all levels of the organisation.

Educated to a degree standard or equivalent experience.

SAP S4/HANA implementation.

Knowledge of Agile methodology.

6 Sigma Black Belt qualified.

Experience within / related to Supply Chain.


Applications are welcomed from Candidates who possess the relevant skills and experience as detailed in the job description.

Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of skills and experience need not apply.

In order to submit you for this vacancy, we require your National Insurance number. This is used to generate a unique candidate ID number for our client. Please include this information in your application

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