Business Change Project Manager at Wargaming, Guildford, 6 Months initial, £Contract Rate

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  • Guildford, UK
  • Oct 09, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Job Overview

Wargaming is looking to hire an experienced Business Change project manager to support a wide range of business change and transformation activities that are being driven by a migration programme from SAP R3 to S4. This will be a contract role for an initial period of 6 months though there is an expectation that there will be a rolling extension depending on the needs of the programme. In the current situation, remote working with travel when possible will be considered as will applicants from any major European location.

Reports To

Change Director

What will you do?

  • Define business change requirements by identifying key milestones, phases and elements; forming change delivery teams within a product driven (matrix) organisation; establishing project budgets and deliver against agreed time, cost and quality criteria

  • Daily project management throughout the program life cycle

  • Identifying supporting project governance requirements within an established framework (controls)

  • Planning the overall business change agenda for programmes of work, owning the delivery of these and reporting on progress

  • Managing project budgets

  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measures

  • Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies

  • Managing and utilizing resources across projects

  • Managing stakeholders’ communication

  • Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the project(s) “outcome” with the aid of the business change director

  • Managing project documentation (for example Project Initiation Document – PID)

What are we looking for?

  • The project manager must have practical experience of delivering business change initiatives and activities for complex SAP implementations and migrations

  • Degree educated or equivalency through practical project management experience (7+ years in an active Business Change project management role)

  • Can demonstrate 5+ years in delivery of projects with increasing levels of seniority and complexity

  • Proven project delivery experience (likely to be supporting business transformation and change management activities and likely to be 5+ years in an active project management role)

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and have demonstrable experience of having been able to navigate through a complex matrix organisation while maintaining operational excellence

  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills

  • Commercial awareness and the ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines

  • First class communication skills with the ability to adapt communications to the audience and simplify complex matters

  • Ability to work positively with the wide range of individuals involved in project management

  • Capable of demonstrating complex problem-solving skills

  • Able to demonstrate project leadership skills in complex product based organisations where lines of communication and spans of control aren’t always explicit

What additional skills will help you stand out?

Relevant Project Management qualification APM/Prince 2

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!