Project Manager - Polaris

  • Department / Function :
  • Technology & Transformation
  • Location :
  • Bristol / Dublin / Glasgow / London
  • Contract Type :
  • Fixed-term
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Are you a seasoned Project Manager with a passion for overseeing transformational initiatives? C&C is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead a programme of individual projects aimed at rationalising our legal entities. In this pivotal role, you will manage multiple projects concurrently across all value chains and functions, ensuring they align with our strategic objectives and are delivered on time and within budget.


    About the Role

    As the Project Manager, you will lead the planning and coordination of the programme, defining its scope, objectives, deliverables, timelines, and resource requirements. You will develop comprehensive programme plans and schedules, ensuring effective project execution and alignment with organizational goals. Managing individual projects within the programme, you will oversee project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure, ensuring successful delivery by coordinating activities, monitoring progress, and managing risks and issues.

    Engaging with key stakeholders across the organisation is crucial. You will build and maintain strong relationships, gaining buy-in, alignment, and support for programme objectives. Communicating programme updates, milestones, and outcomes effectively to stakeholders will ensure transparency and alignment throughout the organisation.

    Resource management is a key aspect of this role. You will manage programme resources, including personnel, budget, and technology, to optimize project outcomes and minimize risks. Efficient allocation of resources, monitoring utilisation, and proactively addressing constraints or dependencies will ensure successful project delivery within budgetary constraints.

    Risk management is essential to the success of the programme. You will identify potential risks and issues, developing and implementing mitigation strategies proactively. Monitoring programme risks and issues, implementing risk mitigation plans, and escalating issues as necessary will ensure timely resolution and minimise project delays.

    Quality management is also a priority. You will ensure that project deliverables meet quality standards and adhere to established processes and procedures. Conducting regular quality assurance reviews and audits, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing corrective actions will maintain project quality and compliance.

    Performance measurement and reporting are critical. You will define key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to track the progress and performance of individual projects and the overall programme. Monitoring project performance against targets, analysing data, and preparing regular reports and dashboards for senior leadership and stakeholders will provide visibility into programme status and outcomes.

    Driving a culture of continuous improvement within the programme is vital. You will identify opportunities for optimisation, innovation, and efficiency gains, solicit feedback from project teams and stakeholders, capture lessons learned, and implement best practices to enhance project delivery capabilities and drive long-term success.


    About You

    To be successful in this role, you will have proven experience as a Project Manager managing programmes of individual projects and implementation across all value chains. A strong understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) and programme management best practices is essential.

    You will possess excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire teams and stakeholders. Proficiency in project management tools and software (e.g., Microsoft Project, JIRA, is required.

    An analytical mindset with the ability to analyse data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions, strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively, and adaptability and resilience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment are all critical to this role.

    Joining C&C as a Project Manager offers a unique opportunity to play a vital role in shaping the success of transformational initiatives within the business. If you are a proactive, strategic thinker with a passion for driving change and delivering results, we invite you to apply and contribute to our dynamic team.


    About Us

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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