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Senior SAP & IT Project Manager

Job description

Our client is one the leading manufacturers of a food that is hard to dislike. For this international client, operating out of more than 40 countries, we’re looking for an Senior Project Manager for the Supply Chain domain with a background in SAP Logistics, and more specifically SAP PP.

Your responsibility will be to ensure the long term vision and sustainability of our clients production solutions. You will mainly report the to the Applications Manager. The focus area of this function is in the area of Supply Chain related improvement and rollout initiatives, and in supporting SAP rollout projects.
 

Your primary tasks and responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the overall planning, delivery, and coordination of all applications/IT-related project activities
  • Lead the applications/IT-related aspects of business change projects, covering all aspects of such change (e.g. supporting application/system and enabling IT-Infrastructure requirements)
  • Supervise Junior, Senior and Expert Business Analysts, and  Template Guardians
  • Supervise external Analysts and Consultants on projects
  • Align the roadmap at a global level with regional supply chain managers and review issues with regional supply chain managers
  • Define projects in terms of project objectives (benefits), project scope, timelines, effort/cost, and resource requirements
  • Manage the delivery of full lifecycle implementation of projects
  • Define, together with the Applications & Business teams, the application architecture for Supply Chain related applications
  • Contribute to business / applications governance in defining the Applications masterplan (“Project Portfolio Management”)
  • Manage the relationship with external vendors/service providers for her/his specific project(s)
 

What’s in it for you?

  • International context with global projects
  • Allowed to take on ownership in projects
  • Warm company culture where  ere ongoing development, passion, integrity, entrepreneurship and customer focus are encouraged and stimulate
  • Attractive salary
  • Permanent function, immediate fulltime contract, yearly increase of salary and no shortage of projects
  • Laptop and phone with subscription
  • Insurance package
  • Company car with fuel card
  • A fun, down to earth team around you with a motivating manager
  • Possibility to work from home (50%)
 

Your profile

Must

  • Master’s degree in one of the following studies or something similar: Commercial Engineering, Applied Economic Sciences, Civil Engineering, Information Technology
  • Around 7 years (or more) of experience in delivering application-based business change
  • Some experience in Project Management, Business Governance & Leadership
  • Proficient in business applications used by the company (SAP, SalesForce.com, Google…)
  • Good communications skills
  • Proficient in English
  • Last but not least, a lot of drive

No must, but bonus

  • Experience in business supply chain planning
  • Knowledge of WM & TM
  • Knowledge APO & OMP
  • Dutch language