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Programme Director - FMCG / Pharma / demerger - OT

Programme Director - FMCG / Pharma / demerger - OT

Location: London,United Kingdom
Salary: £ 1000 per day
Date Posted: 29/01/2022

The Job


Working as the programme director within the supply chain for this large consumer brand, your role will be to lead the Operational Technology separation programme that is integral to the successful demerger of this business.  To do this you must successfully migrate the OT from the holding business to the New co.  This will be achieved over 27 locations globally  (-6 hrs GMT / +8 Hrs GMT).


Your role will be to :        Create a delivery strategy for the successful migration of OT and then build the governance that allows stakeholders to manage overall impact. 

Lead steering committee meetings and manage multiple SVP level stakeholders and you will be responsible for a budget of £50M.

Create a delivery process that covers tools and way of working to ensure consistency, repeatability and reliability of delivery across all 24 manufacturing sites and 3 x R&D locations.   You will ensure that all quality risk and compliance standards have been meet.

You will be accountable for all members of the project team.  This will involve up to 10 direct reports and up to 400 indirect reports.


Accountable for on time and on budget delivery, with minimal disruption to production, you will  develop a highly integrated project plan that combines the needs of the manufacturing facilities with the enterprise level Tech transformation that the company is going through.


Your leadership will ensure that site automation teams work seamlessly with a variety of specialised Tech teams, to standardised tools and processes, to implement the new OT infrastructure and enable the business deliver during a huge amount of change.


About you

You will need to have extensive experience working with operational technology within the manufacturing industry. As such you will have FMCG or Pharma experience.  You must have held signification budgets in the past (£20M +) and be comfortable managing senior stakeholders.  This is a large complex programme so any experience of running a similar demerger who be a significant advantage.


The company


This is one of the worlds most successful companies who have taken a strategic decision to demerge the two sides of their business.  Your role will be to help the direct consumer side split away from the parent company.

This is a large organisation where you will be supported with all the resources that you need to complete your project on time.  Based in West London they have sites across the globe. 


Why you should take this job?

This is a well paying long term contract – The programme is scheduled to last 3 YEARS (initial contract is 24 months)  at least and if you are interested in going permanent a successful stint in this job will ensure you join the business at the right level.  

It is a high profile project that needs to be completed, meaning you will work at a senior level and we lead to more contract assignments.


The location

Working in a hybrid way the office is based in West London


Rate & duration

£1000+  per day, 24 month initial contract with option to extend for a further 12 months


What should you do now?

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