Project Manager - IFRS16

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:12 Apr, 2018
Newbury About the role The future is exciting, Ready to join our Finance Team as our next Project Manager? Let’s get factual. Our Finance teams work to provide crucial support to ensure only the soundest of decisions are made for both our customers and us. Whatever you excel at, whether it be management analysis, facts and figures, forging partnerships or supporting business-critical decisions – we’ve got the role for you. The Finance Transformation team is responsible for delivery of significant programmes of change in Finance Operations.   The role is to define, plan, manage and deliver projects in the programme, working with subject matter experts within Finance Operations and managing dependencies on other project teams and third party suppliers.  The role will manage the transition of business change arising from the implementation of the IFRS 16 change programme into the Financial Operations area. Key Accountabilities: Work closely with all areas of Finance and the business as a whole to understand their needs and develop recommendations for business improvements. Lead complex Finance Business Improvement projects.  Lead cross functional / virtual teams across all impacted business areas to drive successful project delivery.  Business Case preparation. Effective management of budget and costs, working with Senior Business Improvement Manager / Senior Programme Manager and Project Sponsor. Define and communicate the impact of the project in terms of changes to organisation, process and technology. Build rapport with internal and external 3rd parties to drive cost-effective and efficient delivery of in/outsourced deliverables. Build and lead the cross functional team in Vodafone, ensuring they are focused on delivery success in line with the Vodafone Way.  Build strong relationships within the project team and nurture trust and a spirit of empowerment. Execution. Manage the delivery of change initiatives, ensuring work packages are on time, within scope and to budget, enabling optimum benefits realisation. Identify and manage risks, issues and dependencies, proactively intervening to remove roadblocks. Challenge the status quo and drive transformation of the business through an innovative project delivery approach. Qualifications Must have technical / professional qualifications:  Project Management experience including relevant industry qualification/certification (APM, PRINCE2 etc.) Track record of delivering real business change & solutions to complex business requirements through innovative concepts involving multiple 3rd party suppliers and partners Leadership experience and qualities – ability to drive change through directing and motivating cross functional project teams across international boundaries and different cultures Ability to work in constantly changing environment ACCA/CIMA or equivalent qualification would be useful but not essential  Microsoft Project desirable Corporate at Vodafone Well – we work within the heart of our business, providing top notch support, expertise and guidance across our UK and Group operations. In a nutshell, we’ve been trailblazing the way to our next stage of digital growth. Here at Vodafone we’re always moving, always growing and adapting. It’s this attitude and approach that has allowed us to create a continuous culture of development – ensuring we’re always streets ahead of our competitors and continue to attract and secure the best talent around.  What makes our corporate function a great place to work? It’s simple really.  We challenge the business to move forward, and in return can offer you no shortage of exciting projects designed to encourage growth and success. Hard work is valued and rewarded with us and we can offer you a world of opportunities for future development, and a culture that makes you truly proud to work here. Sound like the corporate function you’d like to be part of? Get on board today    Commitment from Vodafone   Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

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