Project Manager

Posted on 12-Oct-2017
Application Close Date: 26-Oct-2017
Logisitics & Supply Chain
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Sibelco mines and manufactures a wide range of mineral products for both local and international markets. Founded in 1872, Sibelco began in Europe and has grown into one of the largest industrial minerals companies in the world - privately owned and multinational, our vision is to be the best Global Material Solutions Company. We are market driven, operationally excellent and offer a compelling culture.

To lead the implementation of a Sales Forecasting Platform across the APAC region, we are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Manager, on a 6 month fixed term contract with a possibility for extension. There is flexibility to base the position out of our South Brisbane or North Sydney office.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to;

  • Lead the planning and implementation of the project through facilitating the definition of project detailed scope, goals and deliverables, developing a full scale project plan detailing project tasks and resource requirements
  • Manage the project budget, resource allocation, schedule project timelines and coordinate, provide direction and support to the project team
  • Develop and lead the risk management process across project
  • Track project deliverables and manage changes, including coordination of relevant support services, using appropriate tools and constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to stakeholders
  • Leading the identification and documentation of business requirements and process maps for the sales forecasting process
  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that the technical solution meets all business requirements
  • Provide recommendations to the Project Steering Committee and other managers within the business regarding familiarization and training requirements in relation to new processes or systems
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive change management plan in consultation with key stakeholders
  • Implement Forecast accuracy measures
  • Ensure that the processes and system deliver a significantly more accurate Sales Forecast into the S&OP process and Finance system, while providing systems support to the Sales team.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant tertiary qualification that is supported by proven, experience in managing business transformation projects, across multi disciplines, on time and to budget. This experience will include the design and analysis of complex processes across multiple platforms, in a large organisation. Professional qualifications in Project Management and experience with Forecasting or Supply Chain systems is also essential.

Your well-developed negotiation and critical thinking skills will be evident, as will your ability to build and manage relationships across various levels and departments to ensure project outcomes are achieved and the change management process successful.

Furthermore, with our Customers at the Centre, Sibelco's culture is built on the core behaviours of building positive relationships, explore possibilities, speak up and deliver on promise. The successful candidate will model and foster this great culture and help to shape this agile business that believes ‘Materials Solutions, Advancing Life'.

Applications (cover letter & CV) can be sent no later than Friday 26th October 2017.

Sibelco recognises the strength of our diverse global workforce and value difference in gender, age, disability, religion, nationality, ethnicity and sexual orientation. Our rich mix of people bring an exciting exchange of ideas and knowledge that keeps us moving forward and innovating new solutions. We seek talent of all backgrounds and abilities and continue to develop our leaders and our culture to help all employees, no matter our differences, to grow and reach their full potential.


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