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Position Title: Delivery Lead 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Toronto HQ 

Requisition ID: 12553 

 

 

We know the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. Our purpose is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great tasting food, in a way which reflects our values.

 

JOB PURPOSE:

The Strategic Investments team primary focus will be on leading and managing the technology implementations to support the capital expansion projects such as a new plant/site or line upgrade in the current McCain global landscape as well as mergers, acquisitions and divestiture. 

 

The Delivery Lead will understand the project requirements and will collaborate with the Build and Delivery team, regional teams, other technology partners, subject matter experts, and solution architects on defining the optimal approach and plan to deliver the desired business capabilities and ensuring the implementation/deployment is complete, scalable and risk are mitigated.  The Delivery lead will collaborate with the System integration partner and drive accountability for the desired solution results.

 

The Delivery Lead duties will include:  

 

  • Performing system requirement analysis, 
  • Providing / working on functional and technical analysis, 
  • Providing guidance and understanding of the user stories and 
  • Promote global template standards with exceptions for Legal and Regulatory requirements
  • The Delivery Lead will be the primary liaison to the technology and delivery teams to ensure successful delivery of solutions.
  • The Delivery Lead will clearly define and manage template scope and ensure that the global template scope are appropriately reflecting the needs of respective business units (plants, warehouses, sales offices etc)
  • The Delivery Lead will ensure proper test planning and execution of various test cycles (FUT, SIT, and Regression Testing) and will partner with the Technology teams and business process managers for User Acceptance Testing. 
  • The Delivery Lead will ensure an effective quality assurance management all along the new project deployment. 
  • The Delivery Lead will lead in deploying best in class processes that conforms to audit requirements, creating supporting policies, and drive process changes with global and regional teams. 

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Be able to communicate persuasively, instill accountability in self and others, leverage as a leader, drive an increase in collaborative behavior and team participation with all stakeholders
  • Proactively identify changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken with internal and external stakeholders to reassess and amend the scope of work requirements, budget and timeline
  • Guide and review the quality of project deliverables and ensure proper use of McCain’s project management methodology, standards, tools, processes and procedures
  • Responsible for technical planning, coordination between development teams and business needs. It also includes coordination of verification on requirements, validation of requirements, and fielding questions on global design and providing analysis of functional requirements and use cases into technical design specifications. 
  • Review of business processes and corresponding mapping into IT architecture, create/review documents of business requirements, analyze the requirements for regional/global development needs or integration requirements
  • Provide inputs and recommendations in the technological architecture design based on process requirements, application and system landscape 
  • May also recommend improvements in the existing business processes and define regional/global roles for executions
  • Map and validate performance indicators after deployments and provide an advisory role in developing a business continuity plan for regions/sites
  • Support implementation phase and assist with the development of project requirements, scope and acceptance testing
  • Generate business cases and assists in defining project benefits/costs, and participates in project reviews.
  • Actively align required global template scope with Regional business process module representatives
  • Ensure alignment of template scope with involved business units. 
  • Clearly define and manage template scope and ensure that the template scope is appropriately reflecting the needs of respective business units (plants, warehouses, sales offices, …)
  • Understand and promote global template standards to ensure the intended 80-85% level of standardization of processes and data
  • Facilitate the development and Implementation of key processes to drive efficiency and standardization across purchasing globally.  Will facilitate the development of Detailed Feasibility Studies (DFS) for proposed initiatives including cost of proposed systems and supporting business justification. 
  • Focus on standard “out of the box” functionality and minimize customization. 
  • Work on the Project Deliverables and ensure its completeness both on quality and content.
  • Assist in evaluation and selection of new software solutions 
  • Creating/writing tests scripts and working with users to ensure proper system testing 
  • Monitor status of business readiness activities including training to support local deployments during deployment of new solutions or enhancements 


MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Project Management: strong project management skills 
  • Change Management: ability to manage multiple stakeholders and communication platforms to ensure success of projects
  • Facilitations Skills: Stakeholder Management: Ability to work with all levels within the organization including SLT


KEY QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCES:

  • The Delivery Lead must have a record of having been part SAP global systems implementation project, template development, deployment and roll out initiatives, demonstrating an ability to influence the business to achieve rapid step-change in results. 
  • The Delivery Lead must have a background in SAP ECC – Purchasing for Direct and SAP – SRM for MRO and Indirect, understanding of COUPA purchasing would be beneficial and Accounts Payable.  The position is to manage the Procure to Pay end to end processes.
  • The Delivery Lead must be hands on, demonstrate a strong intellect and superior skills in communications, combined with a drive to deliver results. 
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in end to end SAP project implementation
  • Strong leadership, relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Delivery acumen and report to regional/global leaders on program performance
  • Proven experience as a stream lead working with multi-disciplined, matrixed global teams and multi-cultural transformations 
  • Effectively manage and mitigate program / project risk and issues
  • Possession of a ‘Can-do’ attitude
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem solving environment
  • Consumer goods industry experience will be an asset 
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite of programs 
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline  
  • Master’s Degree in Business (asset) 

 

Other Competency Requirements:   

  • Excellent communication skills: is able to effectively and persuasively articulate positions both verbally and in electronic mediums to various audiences including senior executives 
  • Sound fact-based decision making; responsive and problem solving ability with a focus on delivering results 
  • Courage to  have difficult discussions with groups from all level of the organization 
  • Collaborates in a cross functional team environment  
  • Demonstrated skill in change and stakeholder management  
  • Supports program direction by completing assigned work and responding to program needs 
  • Resilient after business set-backs, and demonstrates persistence in tough circumstances 


Key Competencies:
Drives Results, Collaboration, Customer focus


OTHER INFORMATION

  • Key internal relationships: Information Technology teams and Data and Integration teams, Global Leadership Team, Corporate Communications
  • Key external relationships: External vendors
  • Travel: as required
  • Job is primarily performed in a standard office environment

 

The above information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
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Job Family: Information Technology      
Division: Global Technology 
Department: ​Strategic Investments Finance/Commercial ​
Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto || CA - Canada : Alberta : Calgary || CA - Canada : Alberta : Coaldale || CA - Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || CA - Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie || CA - Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge || CA - Canada : Alberta : Red Deer || CA - Canada : Alberta : Rocky View || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Burnaby || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Kamloops || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Kelowna || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Richmond || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Surrey || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver || CA - Canada : British Columbia : Victoria || CA - Canada : Manitoba : Carberry || CA - Canada : Manitoba : Portage la Prairie || CA - Canada : Manitoba : Winnipeg || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Bathurst || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Centreville || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Edmundston || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Fredericton || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Grand Falls || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Moncton || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Saint John || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Somerville || CA - Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : Clarenville || CA - Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : Corner Brook || CA - Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : Marystown || CA - Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : St. Anthony || CA - Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : St. John's || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Bedford || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Belleisle || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Dartmouth || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Kentville || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Middleton || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : New Glasgow || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Sydney || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Truro || CA - Canada : Nova Scotia : Yarmouth || CA - Canada : Ontario : Bolton || CA - Canada : Ontario : Borden || CA - Canada : Ontario : Brampton || CA - Canada : Ontario : Dedicated Mississauga || CA - Canada : Ontario : Etobicoke || CA - Canada : Ontario : Forest || CA - Canada : Ontario : Guelph || CA - Canada : Ontario : Kingston || CA - Canada : Ontario : Kitchener || CA - Canada : Ontario : Lansdowne || CA - Canada : Ontario : London || CA - Canada : Ontario : Maidstone || CA - Canada : Ontario : Markham || CA - Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || CA - Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || CA - Canada : Ontario : Thunder Bay || CA - Canada : Ontario : Waterloo || CA - Canada : Ontario : Windsor || CA - Canada : Ontario : Woodstock || CA - Canada : Other : Reference job description || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Bloomfield || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Borden-Carleton || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Charlottetown || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Elmsdale || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Kinkora || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Montague || CA - Canada : Prince Edward Island : Summerside || CA - Canada : Quebec : Ancienne Lorette || CA - Canada : Quebec : Anjou || CA - Canada : Quebec : Blainville || CA - Canada : Quebec : Chicoutimi || CA - Canada : Quebec : Drummondville || CA - Canada : Quebec : Duberger || CA - Canada : Quebec : Gatineau || CA - Canada : Quebec : Lachine || CA - Canada : Quebec : Laval || CA - Canada : Quebec : Montréal || CA - Canada : Quebec : Pointe-Claire || CA - Canada : Quebec : Quebec City || CA - Canada : Quebec : Terrebonne || CA - Canada : Saskatchewan : Regina || CA - Canada : Saskatchewan : Saskatoon 

Company: McCain Foods (Canada) 

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