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Date:  Sep 14, 2022
Job Req ID:  7601
Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  GB
State: 
City:  Salford
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Lead Project Manager

Description: 

IT Project Manager

 

 

Join our dynamic, progressive team of IT professionals in an environment where you can learn and grow, and create innovative technology solutions to help our business flourish. Become a part of our rich heritage that has grown from a small family business to a global organization with a presence in over 180 countries.

 

 

HERE'S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships vital to the success of the project, including business owners, project sponsors, business analysts, solution architects, vendors and key clients.
  • Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members, project governance and other stakeholders.
  • Works closely with IT and business stakeholders to manage budget, costs, schedule, scope, risks, change management and performance of the project.
  • Works with resource managers to effectively align resources across projects.  And provide work direction, leadership, assignment and review of efforts with assigned resources, to maintain the health and performance of each project.
  • Provides advice on the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes during procurements on projects.
  • Identifies, analyses, prioritises and develops plans to mitigate project risks and resolve project issues, so as to keep projects on track.
  • Monitors and controls the actual cost of a project versus the budget, and analyses and reports on financial discrepancies.
  • Negotiates conflicts and resolves issues that arise, acting as a mediator between stakeholders and team members.
  • Communicates project successes, lessons learned and project management recommendations.
  • Complies with all Project Management Office processes, and also contributes to their continuous improvement.
  • Coach or mentor less experienced team members.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 8+ years’ experience, with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role to that described.
  • Certification in a project management methodology (e.g. PMP, Prince2, CAPM, Certified Scrum Master) is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience in industry standards in project delivery methodologies is a must.
  • Excellent team leadership skills, with the ability to build a project team that performs and succeeds.
  • Ability to communicate, negotiate and consult with all levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to plan, execute and respond in a timely manner to changes in project or team priorities.
  • Continually seeks ways to improve our ways of working, to help drive higher levels of quality in project delivery.
  • Able to manage multiple small to medium-sized, moderately complex IT projects.
  • Expertise in at least one major business/functional area in the CPG industry and strong knowledge of a major software application (such as SAP).

 

 

Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact european.recruitment@kellogg.com  

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.

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