Senior It Project Manager
Manage major projects from initiating through planning, executing and closing
Responsible for the delivery of the project in planned time, scope and budget (in charge of project financial management)
Manage stakeholder’s expectations
Manage risk and issue processes, report to agreed project governance (example: steering committee, IT site manager)
Setup the project team with the right resources and skills from technical / IT and business perspective
Ensure the production of the relevant functional and technical requirements by the business and technical analysts
Own the day-to-day interaction, communication and management of any vendor supplying services to the project
Manage quality of deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
Own communication and training requirements relevant for all stakeholders
Work with the Release Manager to manage any IT changes into production.
Work with the Business project manager to plan communication and necessary change management / training for the changes delivered by the project.
Manage User Acceptance testing for changes implemented by projects
In charge of handover to Service Operations team and/or site IT teams.
Provide guidance & oversight on small projects without dedicated project managers
Embrace role as mentor and subject manager expert for project management and delivery
Manage project coordination between Central (Corporate) and site initiatives
Be an active contributor in developing project management
Contribute to the development of Project and Portfolio management.
Mentor junior project managers
Coordinate with Central teams, European & North American sites in the project management area.
Bachelor’s degree in information Technology or business administration field; Master’s in Business preferred
Demonstrated project management skills (PMP certification is a plus) in international IT environment, experience
+10 years with delivery of numerous end-to-end large and complex projects with significant budget (> 5 million euros)
Experiece in vendor relationship management
Solid understanding of financial processes, preferably experience with implementing finance projects n similar environments
Experience in the deployment of S/4 Hana program is a plus
Fluency in English and French is a must, German a plus