It is not a secret that Canon's business has been evolving to ensure our customers stay at the centre of everything we do. We are on a journey of transition to be a truly customer centric company bringing new products and services to the market across our customer communities. At the heart of our business is our people and it's our people that help us evolve and adapt to the world around us.
As a Project Delivery Lead you will plan, implement and deliver sub-streams or sub-projects in large transformation projects across EMEA region in the Customer Fulfilment/Business Operation function.
What we give
With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
In this role you will:
Act as project delivery lead and be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, execution, and delivery of sub project(s) within Customer Fulfilment transformation project.
Translate the sub-project/workstreams sub objectives into a meaningful implementation plan, taking all aspects of the company direction (other transformation programs, specific countires situation) into account.
Run project preparation activities centrally and in the EMEA countries by mobilizing local project teams, analysing project scope, key requirements, project risks and delivering detailed planning.
Act as project point of contact for local BusOps management, and workstreams, ensure clear and impactful communication with multiple levels of stakeholders and support associated change management efforts in in the countries.
Manage project execution by leading end to end transition and stabilization activities in the countries and utilize project governance effectively to resolve any project challenges and escalations including management of external supplier(s).
Support strategic engagements with external supplier(s) to ensure establishment of long term partnership and secure Canon EMEA interests.
Keep supplier accountable and monitor execution of agreed scope of work and high standards of quality.
Assess project challenges and opportunities and develop solutions to meet the transformation projects objectives and targets.
Drive implementation of best practices and efficient ways of working within project and supplier management domains via collaboration and knowledge sharing across program team and EMEA countries.
What we ask
We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.
You are the candidate we are looking for if you have:
Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills.
Fluent English, both written and spoken.
Demonstrate strong analytical skills.
Exceptional organizing and planning skills.
Strong project management skills.
Educated to a degree level, preferably at a masters level.
Have a successful track record of 5-7 years of working experience in Supply Chain Management/Operations with medium and or senior management level, either with a large successful and reputable international manufacturer or through managing major transition projects as a Management Consultant.
Understanding of organization development and organization effectiveness concepts and their applicability to organizational performance.
Ability to influence and convince in situations without formal authority and to push back when appropriate.
Strong stakeholder management skills and familiarity with change management principles.
Conceptually strong whilst pragmatic and results-oriented and do hands-on change activities.
Good balance of strategic thinking and hands-on implementation.
You will need
Moreover you will need to:
Drive for Results.
Take Ownership and Accountability.
There will be an element of travel required for this role which we expect to be around 30% of the time travelling between various locations across Europe.
Please note that we only accept application in English and via our career portal (those in other languages or sent via email will not be considered).
Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company thats strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company.