Senior Project Manager, SAP

Dublin or Kilkenny
18 May 2018
15 June 2018
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Manager, SAP

Due to continued growth and expansion, a vacancy has arisen for a Senior Project Manager, SAP at Glanbia Business Services in Kilkenny or Dublin. This role is permanent and will report to the IT Programme Manager, GBS

Key Elements of the Role

  • Manage the set-up and implementation of a number of business systems projects for Glanbia business units
  • Ensure the successful delivery of projects to plan and within budget, while ensuring that the deliverables meet the underlying business case
  • Lead and manage project teams from Initiation through Go-live
  • Create and manage project plans ensuring appropriate feedback and buy-in from all functional groups
  • Proactively assess project issues and facilitate mitigation plan to ensure project success
  • Present status updates and report on potential issues and mitigation plans to steering group


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Business or Engineering)

Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years’ experience gained in successfully managing complex projects involving significant business change. SAP Project Management experience preferred
  • Experience gained in an FMCG / Manufacturing environment essential
  • Able to act as business change manager as well as project manager
  • In-depth knowledge and practical experience of a best -practice project management methodology.  PMP certification an advantage
  • Experience of dealing with and managing third-party consultants in a project implementation
  • Strong people management skills
  • Strong analysis, problem resolution, judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience in addressing key business issues with IT solutions
  • Commercially focused


  • Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with senior management and users
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better

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