P2P GPO Project Manager

Elevate Direct
Brentford, UK
12 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
P2P GPO Project Manager

GSK House, Brentford

6 Month Initial Contract

Pay: up to £475 per day

Job Purpose

Provide and be accountable for project leadership, management and delivery of P2P GPO project goals & objectives. Focused on planning, resourcing, monitoring, timescales & quality.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for scoping, planning & execution of P2P GPO delivery projects following either agile or waterfall methodologies.
  • Responsible for managing senior stakeholders in the business & in cross functional programme teams to deliver on objectives & direction for the project.
  • Ensure effective project governance & controls are established.
  • Responsible for ensuring business ownership at critical stages of the project including requirements definition, user acceptance testing & business change adoption.
  • Ensuring stakeholder buy in of business requirements for the scope of the project and agreement of project plans, key milestones and funding needs.
  • Be the point of escalation for senior management in the business and key stakeholders in the programme or project.
  • Direct activities across the business units and local operating companies to ensure project progresses to schedule; ensuring adequate business resources are made available to support the project (If required)
  • Responsible for leading & inspiring teams under pressure & agile timescales on a day to day basis to deliver on milestones & deliverables.
  • Responsible for regular project reporting, project wall management, senior stakeholder reporting, risk & issue management & planning.
  • Ensure adherence to all quality & compliance requirements as dictated by Good Commercial or Manufacturing Practices (GxP) within the Pharma industry.
  • Ensure alignment and manage any dependencies with other business projects.
  • To operate with a continuous improvement & inquisitive mindset with a view to simplifying processes & ways of working.

Ideal Candidate Profile
  • Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience required 5 (min) project cycles as Project Manager
  • Demonstrate proper disciplined use of project management techniques & skills.
  • Project management experience with SAP an advantage
  • P2P experience within an ERP system/template
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional project teams across a wide range of technical, functional & business disciplines
  • To be able to maintain high professionalism, discipline & performance, not being afraid to address conflict situations & to hold people to account for their deliverables & commitments.
  • Manage a project plan of 6 - 12 month duration at L1 (plan on a page), L2 (key milestones) & L3 (detailed task level).
  • Ability to manage projects from inception to successful implementation following a complete end to end lifecycle & requiring business change.
  • Ability to manage people across different geographic locations, time zones and cultures.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid track record in setting and managing customer expectations with strong teamwork ethic and interpersonal skills.
  • Skill in identifying and prioritising workload, looking ahead & anticipating problems.
  • Ability to conceptualise creative solutions, articulate them, and gain buy-in from senior managers.
  • Ability to keep a high performing team delivering to their best whilst maintaining high energy & resilience & positivity when under pressure & stress.
  • Ability to operate across boundaries and influence others.
  • To be able to operate independently & have good judgement when to seek guidance & support.
  • To have an ability to empathise with the teams but also motivate & encourage in a constructive & collaborative way.
  • Ability to think and operate strategically but focussed on day to day delivery with an eye & view to the enterprise as well as the needs of the project.

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply.

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