ERP and Systems Project Manager

Application deadline: 
Sunday, 28. October 2018 - 23:45

ERP and Systems Project Manger

 
• Location: Cambridge, UK
• Full time: 35 hours per week
• Contract: 2 years fixed term initially, with the potential to extend
• Salary:  £45,000 - £60,000 per annum (dependant on skills and experience) plus competitive 12% pension benefit
• Annual Leave: 25 days pro rata per annum in year 1, increasing by 1 day pa to 28 days
 
BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.
 
This is a new and exciting opportunity to take on a key role within the organisation leading the project management and implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning System, ensuring on time delivery, within scope and budget. Working with key stakeholders, staff and partners in an international setting through the implementation of change
 
Key responsibilities
 
Project Manage the full lifecycle of the ERP Systems implementation project including:
 
• Oversee the planning, development and implementation of the project
• Define the project scope, goals and deliverables in consultation with key stakeholders
• Define the tasks and requirements and ensure resource availability and allocation
• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
• Create detailed schedules and timelines that enable effecting tracking and progress of deliverables
• Motivate those designated to the tasks on the project to actively involve themselves in the success
• Ensure effective working relationships with key stakeholders, partners and staff within an international setting
• Lead quality assurance and risk management 
• Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
• Evaluate and assess result of project
• Ensure the project is delivered on time, within scope and within budget
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
 
The ideal candidate
 
We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate significant Project Management experience ideally within a multi-site, international setting along with:
 
• Strong organisational skills
• Excellent verbal and written skills along with the ability to effectively delegate tasks
• Proven leadership skills
• A systematic approach to problem solving 
• Ability to work to own initiative
• Specific ERP implementation experience
• Ability to manage time and resources effectively and creatively to meet goals in a cost effective and timely manner
• A high degree of computer literacy and proficiency in related software tools
• Ability to communicate project concepts and deliverables to all audiences, including to people whose first language is not English
 
 
 
Closing date: 28 October 2018
 
Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: recruitment@birdlife.org   
Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held 5 November 2018 in Cambridge.