Strategic Project Manager
We’re proud to be the UK’s leading cider, beer and pub business. With over 2,300 colleagues employed across the UK, we offer fantastic opportunities for people with talent and drive. From brewing to sales and marketing, from logistics to finance, IT and HR - there’s much more to our business than you might imagine.
Our unrivalled portfolio of brands includes Foster’s, Strongbow, John Smith’s, Bulmers, Desperados and of course the world-renowned Heineken®. And, with 2900 pubs, we’re one of the UK’s leading leased pub businesses.
We’ve ambitious goals. And we know it’s the expertise and enthusiasm of our people that fuels our growth. Right now we’re looking for an outstanding Strategic Project Manager to join our team.
This role sits within the Supply Chain Support team supporting our Brewery Operations across the UK. Reporting directly into the UK Capital Projects Manager, this is a key role where you will be required to initiate, conceptualise, design, lead installation and manage and safely deliver capital projects on our production sites within the HEINEKEN UK portfolio. This role also takes the lead and ensures that all projects are carried out in line with HEINEKEN UK / Global project procedures and standards and that the optimisation of Heineken assets and asset utilisation are at the best possible value.
What we are looking for?
We are looking for someone who has qualifications at degree level in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience/HND. Due to the nature of the projects you will be managing you will hold IPMA Level B Qualification (or working towards) or hold Project Management Institute PMP Qualification (PMP). You will be an accomplished PM with extensive major project experience (managing projects circa £12m+) within a similar Food & Drink FMCG or Chemical Processing organisation. You will also have commercial experience with track record of accurate Capex Finance Management. A natural networker and communicator you will have a proven ability to establish excellent working relationships with a wide range of senior people, both internally and externally.
Please note our projects relate to our manufacturing lines and assets - so we need an engineering background. These are NOT Information Technology nor general change management projects.
What do we offer?
Along with your salary and flexible benefits (can be taken in cash or to buy additional benefits), we offer an award-winning double matched pension (up to 10% from HEINEKEN), a discretionary performance bonus, private health insurance, subsidised on-site canteen facilities, a case of our delicious products every month (can be accrued) plus a number of other perks included in your package.
PRIDE IN WHO WE ARE, PASSION FOR WHAT WE DO
If this sounds like a journey you’d like to join, we’d love to hear from you, apply today with your CV and a covering letter.
Closing Date: Tuesday 19th March 2019