B2B Senior Project Manager - Automotive Part Sector

Brussels Permanent

Added 10/09/2021

  • A challenging role in an International organisation
  • Project management

About Our Client

An international organization operating in the Automotive industry.

Job Description

As B2B Senior Project Manager you will be in charge of:

  • Taking responsibility for all B2B channel projects across our European landscape, from initiation to execution
  • Producing project documentation in line with the European PMO tollgate processes
  • Supporting the program manager(s) in producing relevant documents for European and regional project reviews, and SteerCo meetings
  • Actively managing issues, risks and dependencies which may impact the delivery of projects.
  • Communication of plans and status to the European PMO function/Program Manager(s) for program and functional reviews
  • Working with change management function to develop plans to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Working within the Project Management team, maintain a pipeline of work, and working with the business to set appropriate expectations for project delivery
  • Participating in and/or driving RFI/RFP vendor selections for the evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Creating and managing project budgets and be responsible for the management and reporting of spend against budget
  • Bottom up and top-down resource forecasting for projects and plans
  • Working with Finance, Planning and Accounts to communicate commercial B2B project budgets and maintain accurate forecasts
  • Acting as an internal quality control check and quality escalation point for projects
  • Leading on collecting customer and business needs and requirements from European channel leader and regional/local digital, channel and sales teams

The position requires to stay 2-3 days in Rotterdam. The rest of the time is based in home office in Belgium.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Exposure and experience to manage and communicate to all levels of stakeholders, including board level
  • Ability to influence in a matrix organization and across geographies
  • Consumer centric mindset
  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to manage projects from initiation through to implementation and support
  • Experience and knowledge in Digital and B2B platforms and capabilities
  • Experience in managing omnichannel initiatives and identifying potential channel conflicts and pain points
  • Knowledge and experience of consumer journey expectations at both global and local level
  • Understanding of local consumer behavior across different channels and markets
  • Strong project management skills with a good understanding of project management methodologies such as 'Prince 2' and Agile
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project control and governance skills across the management of multiple projects
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • A professional attitude to work, with the ability to motivate others to deliver to the best of their abilities
  • Knowledge of change management and experience of managing digital orientated change activity
  • Experience of project management tools including SharePoint, Confluence, Smartsheets and Jira
  • Leadership and management experience in a matrix organization
  • Fluent in English

What's on Offer

The offer will be based on the experience level. Our client offers a market-conform salary package, next to growth opportunities within the organization

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