Supply Chain Planning IT Program Manager

5-9 years
a month ago 3 Applied
Job Description

The role requires individuals to be responsible for successful delivery of Supply Chain consulting engagements in the area of Demand, Supply and Inventory Planning and Production Scheduling spread across various industries, sectors and geographies.

The role requries to assists clients in the selection, implementation and support of market leading supply chain planning solutions which naturally includes all the SDLC phases 0 design, configuration, validation and testing.

The Project/Program Manager may also need to provide functional and business process expertise to the project team which generally consists of consultants, subcontractors, remote global resources, and client employees. They have to participates in design activities and fit-gap analysis and will be part of a multiple disciplinary team in the delivery of customer contractual obligations and is responsible for the successful and timely completion of projects resulting in customer sign off and project acceptance.

The role would need individuals to gradually pick up both functional and technical aspects of supply chain technologies that are currently used by client or other market standard technologies recommended by us to the client.

  • Deep understanding of business processes in supply chain Planning Supply, Demand, SOP and Production Scheduling
  • Design To-Be processes and perform Fit-Gap analysis by assessing client s requirements and business processes
  • Ensure the successful completion of quality product and solution implementations utilizing strong leadership, project and resource management skills
  • Creation of business blueprint documents and validate design by conforming to best industry practice
  • Ability to drive projects in a matrix management environment that includes influencing, efficiency, collaboration, candor, and openness with a focus on results orientation
  • Prepare FMEA, Functional Specifications, Test cases and Training documents
  • Manage Project teams (both on-site and off-shore) ensuring on-time delivery of project deliverables Eas per expectations
  • Preparation of Status reports, Project plans, Activity Plans for robust project management as and when required.
  • Responsible for issue recognition, identification and application of appropriate resources necessary to resolve issues, status reporting, and overall management of issues through resolution
  • Adheres to priority based management based upon business impact and urgency

Required Skills:

  • Must have worked on delivering Supply Chain Planning projects with 5 to 9 years of exp
  • Good to have - Exposure to best in class supply chain software tool e.g. JDA, SAP, Kinaxis
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders with emphasis on follow through and reporting
  • Analytical and Problem solving skills along with self-motivation to excel
  • Meticulous planning skills with attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working experience in Microsoft tools (Excel, Power point etc.) including good presentation skills
  • Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to cope in a technically complex and fast-changing environment, and to respond calmly and rationally to changing aspirations in a deadline-driven situation.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally.
  • Good influencing and persuasion skills with the ability to enthuse and inspire multidisciplinary teams and build successful relationships at all levels.
  • Good team player, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.
  • Clear decision-making ability with the facility to judge complex situations and assess when to escalate issues.
  • Ability to balance conflicting and changing demands through prioritization and a pragmatic approach.

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