Project Manager

Date: 15 Feb 2024

Location: Hemel Hempstead, GB, HP2 4TZ

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. 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.

 

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. 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.  

We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

 

About the Role:

The purpose of the role is to work as part of the IT Delivery function, working on the delivery of technical solutions in alignment with the IT roadmap and IT Architecture Principles.

The role holder will work with key stakeholders, third parties and technical teams through the project delivery process to ensure technical solutions are delivered that meet requirements and are embedded into the Finance function as usual operation.

The role will be part of the IT Delivery department.

We are looking for someone with language skills in Portuguese and/or French as we are looking to drive convergence across our wider Business Units and are keen to bring someone who can support our wider strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

-    To ensure that project objectives are clearly stated and fully bought into, the scope clearly defined and success criteria understood and agreed.
-    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 recruit, delegate, manage and mentor potential internal or external project manager in charge of a part of a programme or small project


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•    Experience of managing at least 3 concurrent projects with a significant IT element from start to finish. 
•    Experience of managing project teams with greater than 10 FTEs involving 3rd parties, Business change teams and budget of over £500k
•    SAP practice preferred
•    Good functional understanding of Finance processes
•    Proven delivery of projects across multiple geographies

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive