Strategic Program Manager

Discover Opal


 As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations.   We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.   We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.  


Discover the Opportunity 

We are currently embarking on some exciting integration activities in order to deliver a best-in-class centralised supply chain and procurement function to support our six operating divisions.    In building our Centre of Excellence capability we are now looking to appoint a Strategic Program Manager to provide the governance, reporting and oversight of our Supply Chain projects.   In this key role, you will be responsible for;


  • Managing and reporting on all aspects of the Supply Chain and Procurement strategic programs including scope, schedule, budget, risk, dependencies and benefits versus targets


  • Developing and administering a governance framework to support effective execution of major programs of work


  • Striving for capability uplift in project management and governance throughout the supply chain organisation and identifying and deploying continuous improvement opportunities


  •  Supporting the identification of opportunities to close capability gaps across the project delivery community through structured development activities


  • Maintaining strong engagement with internal stakeholders and key external partners



Discover Yourself 


We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves.    We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change.    Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;


  • At least 10 years prior experience in project management and delivery with the latter period operating in a PMO Lead capacity.
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability  to create and foster strong working relationships and lead a cross functional project team of SME’s
  • Well-developed expertise in project governance frameworks and reporting cadence
  • Understanding of supply chain and procurement disciplines having worked in other large, multi-divisional, supply chain centric organisations.
  • Bachelor’s Degree; Project Management qualifications desirable


Discover more… by contacting Kathy Head on 0418494015 or jump right in by hitting the apply button now.





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