AppleCare BPR Project Manager

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Support and Service

Summary

Posted: 11 Sep 2019
Role Number: 200101992
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Our teams feature a collaborative environment with creative people and cutting edge technologies. Project Management excellence is expected and encouraged. Come, join us in crafting solutions the world doesn’t know of yet! A job at Apple is one that requires a lot of you, but it’s also one that rewards forward-thinking and hard work. None of us here at Apple would have it any other way. The Project/Program Manager position is part of the AppleCare BPR team in EMEIA. You will oversee the management of various programs of work relating to Service and the preparation of documentation and schedule of many different, sometimes related, Service projects. You will have a proven track record managing large cross-functional projects in Apple and have at least 5 years experience in program management. Effective and clear communication, risk management, change management, technical aptitude and attention to detail are required.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience planning, managing, delivering medium (6-8 month) to large (8-12+ month) projects
  • Proven ability to manage to deadlines and meet cost constraints
  • Proficient at managing multiple efforts simultaneously in a global company
  • Excellent communication across project and management teams
  • Excellent leadership skills that enhance project team effectiveness
  • Ability to develop new strategies and options for new projects
  • Understanding of the business processes as needed by the project
  • Excellent organisational and documentation skills
  • Proficient knowledge of the systems implementation and development life cycles
  • Proficient in business process flow diagramming
  • Ability to facilitate brainstorming sessions to gather requirements
  • Ability to perform robust business process analysis and recommend solution
  • Literacy with word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and basic project planning tools
  • Process flow drafting skills
  • Consulting background experience is a plus
  • Service support or warranty contract experience preferred
  • EDI experience preferred
  • Customs and Global Trade Compliance experience preferred

Description

You will lead and coordinate a multitude of activities required to make projects successful. You will have a solid ability to lead medium to large size, global projects that are cross-functional in nature, incorporating Apple's best practices for Project / Program Management to ensure consistent delivery of a quality projects. - Manage, plan and organise project activities in a dynamic environment - Develop business project plans/schedules while balancing business needs and expectations - Identify and manage project team to major milestones - Identify and get key business partners to support project roles - Manage project risk throughout the life of the project - Develop and maintain issues logs to ensure accountability for resolution of key issues. - Communicate with the customers to ensure quality of product and service on a regular basis - Prioritise and delegate key project tasks to team members - Ensure the business is prepared for the change - Work with internal customers to get alternatives for key problems - Work with external suppliers to determine best solutions - Writing or editing formal business requirements documents for projects/enhancements - Lead brainstorming sessions to gather requirements - Assist business units in creating quality documents required for project approvals - Complete business case documentation for senior management on selected projects - Knowledge transfer to business unit employees as required - Act as a liaison between the business and technology to ensure business project needs are adequately met with technology solutions - Assist the business to develop strategy for specific business process areas.

Education & Experience

Bachelor degree required, MBA a plus Project Management qualification required

Additional Requirements