• Providing Project Management services and delivery for the IT products and solutions across all Princes Group worldwide.

  • Liaising with senior stakeholders in the Princes business.

  • Manage virtual teams of up to 50 including internal and external resources.

  • Management of key implementation projects with an asset value of up to £2 million per annum

Principal Responsibilities


  • Perform the role of IT Project Manager on complete IT projects and programmes.

  • Facilitates and fosters a project-management-oriented culture and mindset.

  • Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects.

  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required activities and tasks.

  • Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confer with project staff to outline work plan.

  • Establish work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.

  • Implement project communication plan.

  • Perform risk assessment, and implement mitigation plans.

  • Monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and “look and feel” across the enterprise.

  • Ensure that project goals are accomplished and are in line with business objectives.

  • Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel.

  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure that the project progresses on schedule and within budget.

  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and modify schedules or plans as required.

  • Engages senior leadership and business partners to deliver the project mission, goals and operating model.

  • Follows defined project management processes, methods, tools, guidelines and standards in order to establish a stable framework that supports all project teams and stakeholders to improve the probability of successful project delivery

  • Executes the process that develops plans and prioritization by leadership and governance.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with senior leadership within and outside IT becoming a trusted advisor.

  • Contributes to opportunities to improve the project management best practices in order to achieve higher maturity in Princes Project Management.

  • Contributes to a project management community of practice to facilitate collaboration and best-practice sharing among project managers..

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


Knowledge / Education


  • BSc/BA in Computer Science or related business experience.
  • Have knowledge or experience in implementing projects in an FMCG organisation.
  • Deep understanding of project management methods and practical practice.
  • Strong Project Delivery skills and demonstrated practice.
  • Practical demonstrated experience will be considered above and ahead of any formal qualifications.
  • Understanding of change management principals and practice.
  • Broad understanding of business processes associated with all aspects of an FMCG manufacturing operation


Additional Key Behaviours


Business Acumen and Enterprise Knowledge

  • Solicits information on enterprise direction, goals and strategy to determine how the PMO function can add value to the organization and to customer satisfaction
  • Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization’s strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics

Relationship Building

  • Builds both formal and informal professional networks, and extends these networks within, across and external to organizational boundaries

Change Advocate

  • Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words
  • Acts as the organizational change agent for improving Princes Project Management maturity and practices, in support of business/agency goals and strategy.
  • Mobilizes others within and outside the PMO to support and enable change efforts within individual initiatives and inside business/operations units

Results Orientation

  • Sets and accomplishes challenging goals
  • Defines standards in terms of doing what is appropriate and doing it well
  • Competes resourcefully and takes calculated risks to achieve results



  • Working in the IT and business/industry.

  • Extensive demonstrable project delivery experience with 5 to 10 years for demonstrated project delivery success.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading diverse teams.

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