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SAP Project Manager

Requisition ID:  75653
Business Unit:  Meggitt Aerospace Central (1428)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.


With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.


We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence

Role Summary

The Meggitt IT Group (ITG) and Applications team work closely with functions across the global business to identify, develop and deploy manufacturing capability globally. The portfolio is varied but is focussed on the manufacturing arena. The IT Project Manager will oversee a number of parallel projects and deliver a varied mix of manufacturing applications projects but with the prime focus being on SAP related projects. The SAP projects cover a broad spectrum regards outcomes and are a mix of delivery sizes from the merging of 3 manufacturing sites into a new facility to a single new SAP Plant.


The role will need to work closely with the business and workstream leads to shape and drive a delivery plan. Knowledge and strong experience of successfully delivering shop floor capability plus application rationalisation programmes and projects is paramount.  


The role will work closely with the manufacturing sites and workstream leads to shape and drive a delivery plan.  

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure projects within the portfolio are delivered to Time, Cost, Scope and customer satisfaction is high.
  • Own the Request For Proposal (RFP) process to identify and appoint the 3rd party delivery partners.
  • Be the prime project interface for internal stakeholders and customers. Facilitate creation of communication plans.   
  • Develop integrated resource plans and ensure appropriate internal and 3rd party resources are engaged, directed and co-ordinated in a timely manner.  
  • Develop and execute the plan for delivering project milestones and manage all costs and internal and external resources to ensure on-time delivery of the project plans.
  • Work with the IT PMO to implement effective project governance and ensure projects follow the approved gated reviews and governance processes.
  • Project status reporting, both creation and deliver, to all levels within the organisation.
  • Establish appropriate performance metrics and track performance for each project, provide status updates to senior IT and business leadership, and escalate issues for resolution in a timely manner.   

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Must have experience of delivering a variety of SAP projects in a manufacturing environment. Includes warehouse capability.
  • Experience of working in the manufacturing aerospace sector.
  • Successfully delivered projects in a security regulated environment.
  • Successful delivery of enterprise manufacturing applications along with IT infrastructure in a security regulated environment
  • Leadership and gravitas and the ability to motivate and drive a team to success.
  • Strong people skills are a must.
  • Operated within an IT Function.
  • Project delivery mindset so lived and breathed project delivery as opposed to have only operated in a PMO or BAU function.
  • Strong project delivery governance mindset and ability to embed governance disciplines.

What We Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • Flexible working policies and the ability to accrue time off in lieu or for some roles to earn overtime. 
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 8% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Share Buying scheme
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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