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Application Project Lead

As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative and sustainable metal packaging solutions. Our customers are some of the world’s largest and most-respected companies.

About this opportunity

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As the world leader in metal packaging technology, Crown Holdings Inc. produces innovative packaging products for consumer marketing companies around the world.

We are looking for an Applications Project Lead to work within the European Information Systems and Services department (EISS). This role will be based in the UK.

The appointed candidate will be required to lead or assist on projects that deliver new services or changes to existing services. Changes and delivery of services includes rolling out new systems.

Changes are delivered through the ITIL framework and Prince 2 methodology, coordinating within the Application Services Delivery Team. Support to existing systems may be required during times of  peak support activities.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Work with the businesses or with the Model and Service strategy team, as appropriate, to capture and deliver proposals for application services in line with Business strategy
  2. Follow Prince 2 methodology from initiation to sign off and transition
  3. Advise the Project Manager of any deviations from the plan and the solutions, recommend corrective actions, and help to prepare any appropriate Exception Plans
  4. Handle communication and training/document packages
  5. Coordinate project delivery with partners and outsourced teams
  6. Analysis and resolution of incidents, changes and problems when appropriate
  7. To act as a  service owner as well as guide and assist service owners within the team
  8. Meet governance requirements and comply with SOX and ISO/ITIL framework procedures

Job Requirements

•    Educated to degree level in Information Technology or related subject.
•    IT or project management background with experience working with a similar role.
•    Strong problem solving skills
•    Time management skills with a flexible and self-motivated approach.
•    Deadline focus
•    Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
•    Continuous improvement mind set
•    Ability to work and communicate effectively within a diverse cultural environment.
•    A positive attitude and able to work well as part of a team.
•    Be able to learn new tools and technologies.
•    Flexibility to travel within Europe and the Middle East
•    Prince 2 qualification
•    ITIL Foundation level
•    Exposure to the ITIL service design, ITIL service transition and business analysis.
•    Experience of SAP implementations and projects would be an advantage for this role.

What Crown can offer you? 

  • the opportunity to build a career in a multi-cultural environment
  • to be rewarded fairly and promoted based on merit and performance  
  • professional and personal development through training and work experiences 
  • strong engagement and commitment to the safety of our employees  

Join us and become part of an international team of professionals who are passionate about sustainable packaging.  

Equal opportunity 

Crown is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. 

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Application Project Lead

Requisition ID:  1466

Wantage, GB, OX12 9BP

Functional Area:  Quality
Experience Level:  Experienced professional
Type of Contract:  Permanent

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