Description

As a leading international food wholesaler, we at METRO are specialized in catering to the needs of hotels, restaurants, caterers (HoReCa), independent merchants (Traders), and more. With approximately 15 million customers worldwide, our unique multichannel mix offers the flexibility of purchasing goods in-store or via our digitally connected Food Service Distribution (FSD) delivery. In addition, we are continuously expanding our international online marketplace, METRO MARKETS, to meet the needs of our professional customers. We furthermore take pride in our commitment to sustainability which is considered in all our actions and being listed in various sustainability indices and rankings for years is proof for our dedication (e. g. MSCI, CDP). With our business operations spanning 32 countries, over 90,000 employees worldwide and generating sales of around €30 billion in the fiscal year 2022/23, we are determined to continue our journey to growth.

At METRO, we have set ourselves ambitious goals with our “sCore” growth strategy which is closely accompanied by our Fundamentals. These shared values provide us with rules of conduct that are binding for everyone at METRO, in all countries and companies. Our commitment to wholesale is at the forefront of our mission, and we are constantly striving to improve. With our ONE METRO spirit, everyone stands together, bringing curiosity, determination, courage, drive, commitment, and trust. Find out more about METRO at careers.metroag.de.

The PMO Consultant in the S/4HANA Finance Transformation project plays a pivotal role in the operational steering of the project towards success by managing its complexities and ensuring alignment with the strategic goals of the transformation. This role involves close collaboration with business and IT leadership to drive the S/4

  • Project Management and Oversight: Ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget, and to all stakeholders’ satisfaction. This includes driving crucial project processes, ensuring transparency, and coordinating with various stakeholders to manage the project backlog and implementation phases
  • Strategic Alignment: Work with the steering committee and joint business/IT project leadership to develop a business transformation approach that aligns with the company’s strategic vision
  • Value and Impact Focus: Set up a content and value-oriented transformation office that drives significant organizational impact. This involves scoping the program effectively to focus on high-value areas and avoid low-value customizations
  • Stakeholder Management: Facilitate detailed reviews and decision meetings, ensuring effective communication and collaboration between the program team and external partners. Regularly update stakeholders and senior management on project progress
  • Risk and Compliance Management: Identify risks and develop mitigation strategies. Ensure compliance with project management standards and best practices
  • Change Management: Lead change management initiatives, ensuring timely alignment with key decision-makers to secure organization-wide buy-in. Ensure change management in each Rollout Wave is effectively articulating the key benefits of the S/4HANA transformation

  • Experience: Proven track record (at least 3-5 years) in project management, preferably with experience in managing large-scale ERP or finance transformation projects. Experience in S/4HANA implementations is highly desirable
  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Technical Skills: basic understanding of S/4HANA Finance and core business processes. Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Soft Skills: Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership: Capable of leading multi-disciplinary teams and managing complex stakeholder relationships. Ability to drive project agendas and make strategic decisions
  • Languages: good command of English (written and spoken)
  • Living experience in Europe and working experience in a European-based company

  • We offer to be part of a fast-growing international team that has significant scaling ambitions across multiple markets.
  • Work-Life Balance: Trusted working hours, 30 days of vacation and home office options
  • Further training: A comprehensive further training offer over an own training team as well as an own annual training budget
  • Well-being: Health programs, a free fitness studio on our campus and regular employee events
  • Comfort: Very good public transport connections and free parking spaces including charging facilities for e-mobility. A canteens with a varied selection of meals and discounts in our stores and at many partner companies

Please note that all job opportunities at METRO AG require that you live in/move to Germany and can be in office in Düsseldorf at least 2 times per week. We don’t offer 100% remote opportunities.