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Program Deployment Manager

Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


Be part of Metcash’s largest transformation program!


This project is going to revolutionise the way Metcash does business, bringing to life our promise of ‘being easier to do business with’ by streamlining and aligning our processes across all of our pillars, working together and supported by a common technology platform. 


Join the team laying the foundations for real transformation, including the ways we engage with our Suppliers, Retailers and of course, each other… this is a rare opportunity – career enhancing and rewarding! 


About the role:

As a key member of the Deployment Working Group, this role has overall responsibility for the execution of the Program Deployment Plan partnering with the Deployment Lead to drive end to end delivery.  


What you'll do: 

  • Lead and manage Working Group streams to deliver coordinated successful deployment
  • Detailed planning and tracking of all activities across Deployment stream
  • Capture and track all interdependencies including flagging upstream and downstream impacts of changes to schedule
  • Capture and monitor resource requirements across Deployment stream
  • Capture and track to resolution all issues and mitigate all risks
  • Capture and communicate all decisions
  • Planning and facilitation of workshops and forums to support deliverables
  • Ensure status reporting in place and all stakeholders are aware of status
  • Ensure alignment with key support functions such as Change, People & Culture, PMO, etc.


 This is a fixed term contract until January 2023.


What you'll bring: 

  • Process and business operations experience
  • Project Management Certification and/or Qualifications eg AIPM, PMI / PMP, PRINCE2, PROSI Accreditation, P30 and/or SAFe/Agile
  • FMCG experience is highly desirable
  • Strong program management experience of large, fast paced programs in a complex, matrix environment
  • Experience delivering multiple, frequent, simultaneous site go-lives
  • Ability to work collaboratively across and lead multiple functions simultaneously to deliver a common outcome
  • Disciplined approach to program and project management whilst remaining flexible in approach to getting the job done
  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to articulate complex issues with a simplistic and priority focus approach
  • Ability to solve problems, assist the business in decisions through use of analytical and robust decision making
  • Comfortability working with both waterfall and agile methodologies, as required
  • Commitment to team orientated success and collaboration


What we offer:

  • Showcase your capabilities and learn new skills
  • Reshape the retail landscape and give independents a fighting chance
  • The opportunity to be part of a pivotal project both career enhancing and rewarding
  • Career opportunities!

Make Your Mark!