Project Manager, Global Business Change

DIMENSIONS

Turnover The proposed GBCP delivery success will be fundamental in securing the improvements required in efficiency and processes of working to grow sustainably the business as per the long term plan of FDB to achieve $1b sales in 2023.
Site Numbers 2500 across 4 sites
No of staff reporting to individual The job holder will be directly/in-directly responsible for the management of global project teams (~between 2 and 20 people). These project teams may include both FDB employees and third party companies, and will be located across all FDB sites.
Forward work plan Up to 36 months
Project Budget Responsible for day to day management of project budgets $1Million +

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Taking direction from the Director of PMO and Project Delivery – US, oversee the delivery of both strategic and operational change projects within the PMO.
  • Follow the PMO ways of working to deliver projects on time, on budget and to specification
  • Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Contribute to good customer service by ensuring the seamless transition of a project from initiation, through detailed planning and design, to implementation, and closing
  • Developing a critical path of key activities, providing planning support and identifying and managing dependencies across the plans
  • Identify resources and assign responsibilities. Liaise with third parties to agree responsibilities for deliverables and track progress against milestones
  • Manage the project budget on a day-to-day basis. Perform day-to-day control of a project including preparing and presenting progress/issues/budget to the appropriate steering committee
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored. Track and report on project delivery and progress, and to identify and manage dependencies, risks and issues
  • Provide estimates of workload and costs for activities and tasks within a project or sub-project
  • Analyzing complex situations and issues, and managing stakeholder requirements. Working in a matrix-managed environment with competing change needs and drivers. Influencing a wide range of stakeholders (up to ELT level) to manage conflicting requirements, demands and priorities
  • Matrix-managing teams undergoing substantial change, and building collaborative and high-performing teams through this change. Provide on-the-job training to and motivate other team members, providing support, guidance and assistance as required to meet project objectives
  • Communicating on a wide level: engaging internal colleagues, external partners and business stakeholders at all levels, ensuring clarity of requirements, the positioning of proposed solutions and securing the buy-in to those proposed solutions

COMPETENCIES

Competency Demonstrated Behaviours
Thoroughness

 

·         Takes action to tie up loose ends.

·         Checks to ensure data is accurate and sustainable.

·         Makes sure all necessary tasks have been completed.

·         Takes care of both small and large aspects of a task.  

Rational Persuasion

 

·         Draws on reason and logic in making a case.

·         Uses cost benefit arguments in order to influence.

·         Presents arguments based on factual information.

·         Refers others to source data when debating contentious issues.

·         Focuses on the problem rather than the person in a debate.

Concern For Impact ·         Effectively communicates in order to influence.

·         Considers in advance the impact of actions on others and adjusts actions in order to influence.

·         Maintains people’s self-esteem in situations of criticism, disagreement, or discipline.

Efficiency Orientation ·         Actively seeks ways of improving current methods, systems, processes and structures.

·         Finds ways to use time and resources more cost effectively.

·         Points out redundant or unnecessary steps in methods or procedures.

·         Actively reviews schedules to avoid unnecessary ‘overruns’.

Concern for Standards ·         Explicitly defines consequences of not achieving standards.

·         Works to meet standards of excellence.

·         Takes action to ensure consistent application of procedures/systems.

 Person Specification 

    Essential Desirable Method of Assessment
 

 

E1

 

D1

Educational Attainment

 

Degree level education

 

Project management qualification

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Application form/Certificate

 

Application form/Certificate

 

 

 

E2

 

 

E3

 

E4

 

E5

 

 

D2

 

D3

Work Experience

 

5 years+ experience of successfully leading multi-stream projects

 

Experience of mentoring project leads

 

Experience of delivering training

 

Experience of using a wide range of project management tools and techniques.

 

Change management experience

 

Experience of relevant project management software applications

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Application form/interview

 

 

Application form/Interview

 

Application form/interview

 

 

Application form/interview

 

Interview

 

 

Application form/interview

 

 

 

E6

 

 

E7

 

 

E8

 

 

E9

 

 

E10

 

E11

Knowledge/Skills/Aptitude

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Ability to influence, negotiate and persuade, especially at a senior level.

 

Ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner

 

Ability to provide leadership to a project team.

 

Ability to effectively prioritize

 

Ability to adjust personal style when dealing with different individuals

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

   

 

Application form/Interview

 

 

 

Interview

 

Interview

 

 

Interview

 

 

Interview

 

Interview

 

 

D4

Circumstances

 

Evidence of continued professional development

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Application form/interview

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