Programme manager - ERP

Programme manager - ERP

Country: United Kingdom
Office: Berkshire, Bristol (Edenhouse), Bristol (St Georges Hall), Harrogate, London (Staines-Upon-Thames), Reading, Swansea
Business area: Professional Services

We are Unit4, a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. We enable people to use business applications at work or at school with the latest technologies and trends. That is why we create business software that fits the way people work and not the other way around. Help us be the best and join us!

The role encompasses programme and project management for Unit4’s high end projects which constitute customer complexity and multiple workstreams, you will also be expected to take on project sponsorship.  You will be required to manage across the global resource pool when required and own the overall plan and govenernance for multiple projects.

Within the project management team, you will assist with the leadership, direction and motivation throughout changes in methodology and governance.

What you will do

  • Excellent leadership of project teams – decisive, influential and motivational;
  • Skills in contributing towards the management of change throughout an organisation;
  • End to end ownership for the successful ERP Programme/Project implementations;
  • An approach which will help pre-empt problems, avoid common pitfalls and ensure best practice;
  • A good working relationship with clients and Unit4 Stakeholders.

Your approach

  • Excellent leadership of project teams – decisive, influential and motivational;
  • Skills in contributing towards the management of change throughout an organisation;
  • End to end ownership for the successful ERP Programme/Project implementations;
  • An approach which will help pre-empt problems, avoid common pitfalls and ensure best practice;
  • A good working relationship with clients and Unit4 Stakeholders.

We ask

  • BSc or MSc education in a relevant area;
  • PMP certified. Certifications like PMI, PMBOK, IPMA, PRINCE2 and Agile/Scrum are an advantage;
  • +5 years experience in a similar position;
  • ERP background and a financial background as a vendor Project Manager;
  • Effective communication– displaying a calm exterior, prepared to be assertive when required and demonstrate the ability to listen effectively.
  • The ability to oversee and manage multiple projects and workstreams throughout their various phases
  • Expertise and a successful track record for previous projects that instils confidence in senior management
  • Encouragement of inter-disciplinary working and new thinking

We offer

  • A challenging international environment in which you can create your own business;
  • Enthusiastic colleagues who are eager to learn from your knowledge;
  • Great office & colleagues in 
  • A flexible and solution-oriented work place; where you work hard but also play hard;
  • A chance to further develop your strong leadership skills and sales skills;
  • You have the freedom to create your own business and use your entrepreneurial instinct.
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