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IT Project Manager - SAP

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Date: 20-Sep-2022

Location: Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear P, Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear Park, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic, we strive to be the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow. We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.
As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

Our story started in 1938 as a product that was an affordable source of vitamins to the Great British public. Originally selling Tomato Juice, followed by other juices and mixers, the brand has continued to evolve, becoming a fantastic core range of fruit juice and soft drinks sold across the globe.
 
You will know some of these brand and most likely have some in your homes, such as Robinson's cordials, Tango, R White's Lemonade, J20, Pepsi and 7up.
We have operations in Great Britain, Ireland, France & Brazil and have been taking our brands around the world, exporting to over 50 countries and working with carefully chosen partners to franchise our brands. 
 
About the Role:
The purpose of this role is to manage business change projects or work-streams within IT Programmes.
This role plays a key part in determining the overall success of key business objectives to drive value, cost benefit from IT projects or IT components of wider business change projects.  The role needs to work across all functions involved in the delivery of projects ensuring everyone is aligned to the objectives of the project and is clear on their part to play.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • To ensure that project objectives are clearly stated and fully bought into, the scope clearly defined and success criteria understood and agreed.
  • Ensure a clear benefits case exists with the required business change plans for delivery.
  • To build and lead Project team ensuring the clarity of roles, responsibilities and skills for successful project delivery are in place.
  • To produce, manage and execute project plans, including a communication and review strategy ensuring regular updating of senior management and stakeholders on progress.
  • Raise, control and manage the project budget in order to ensure that project costs, quality and time scales are delivered on target.
  • To identify risks and issues to the project, and to develop and manage contingency plans in order to eliminate any risk to the business.
  • To manage all processes relating to the completion of Service Level Agreements as agreed for hand over to I.T. support and service and any relevant business areas or third party providers, ensuring the smooth embedding of the new technology delivered.
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the end-to-end deployment of the project, enabling the delivery of clear business benefits as agreed by the Sponsor and senior management.
  • To manage the sign off and closure of the project, including the return of the project team members back to their teams, closure of the project budget and post-implementation review, making sure that all project learning’s resulting delivery project management process improvements are implemented.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • Experience of managing at least 5 large projects (over £1m each) with a significant IT element from start to finish – ideally SAP projects
  • Experience of managing project teams with greater than 8 FTEs and external partners
  • SAP practise
  • Good functional understanding of FMCG processes
  • Good understanding of project management methodologies and techniques
  • Dependencies identification and management
  • Risks, Issues and Change management using structured techniques
  • Team Definition, Leadership and Management
  • Budget forecasting, tracking and control
  • Change and Communications Management
What we Believe - We're Striving for better
 
Our Purpose
We give our all to creating products people truly love. Together, we are united by one shared purpose: enjoying life's everyday moments.
 
Our Vision
The world around us is changing - and we must evolve too. We're on a mission to become the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow.
 
Our Values
At Britvic everything we do is informed by our values. It's the way we act in order to achieve our goals and nurture a culture we can all feel proud of.
We care - We care deeply about our brands, our role in society and our impact on the planet. But above all, it's the happiness and health of our people that always comes first.
We're courageous - We're free to dream big, act bravely and lead with heart to deliver breakthrough outcomes.
We own it - Our Integrity, how we work, show up and take accountability matters. We do the right thing, for the right reasons, in the right way. We say what we mean, and do what we say.
We act with Pace - We cut through complexity, responding to opportunities or challenges with agility and pace. We listen to understand, identify solutions and are trusted to deliver.
We're stronger together - We are open, collaborative and inclusive, respecting and learning from each other's unique contributions, while celebrating our collective success. 
 
We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.
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