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Date Added: Thu 21/01/2021

Senior Technical Project Manager

London, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £550 - £650 / daily

Senior Technical Project Manager 

Our client within the Retai arena have embarked on a journey to provide a true omnichannel experience for there customers. One of the core enablers is the introduction of a new Omnichannel Frontend which will:

  • Implement a leading-edge technology to provide inspirational content and a personalised experience
  • Empower our omni-colleagues with more information and greater ability to service our customers 
  • Launch a new transactional app with improved features driving customer loyalty

This role will lead and ensure successful delivery of the change through the definition, design, delivery and go-live stages of the project. The role will work within a wider programme of change; working in partnership with our business, commercial, online, stores, marketing, IT and wider Group functions across our business.

 

So you must have the following skills & expereince to apply these are all essential:  

  • Implement a leading-edge technology to provide inspirational content and a personalised experience either Mulesoft & or Salesforce from start to finish within a retail / Telco client.
  • Empower our omni-colleagues with more information and greater ability to service our customers 
  • Launch a new transactional app with improved features driving customer loyalty

This role will lead and ensure successful delivery of the change through the definition, design, delivery and go-live stages of the project. The role will work within a wider programme of change; working in partnership with our business, commercial, online, stores, marketing, IT and wider Group functions across our business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Representation of the project workstream at daily stand-up meeting and work with the programme PMO to input in to the weekly programme board meetings.
    • Accountable for all aspect of delivery of the project workstream, including dependency management, risk and issues, budget tracking and owning the close down
    • Plan and design the project and proactively monitor its progress, reassess priorities, resolve resource conflicts, and agree additions, deletions or modifications to scope
    • Ensure the project implements capabilities which measurably meet the requirements and strategic needs of our business
    • Pro-actively manage communications with stakeholders
    • Manage the project budget to ensure business benefits are achieved in a cost-efficient manner
    • Provide strong leadership and manage the performance of the project delivery teams (in-house and 3rd party partners)
    • Develop and implement an effective programme governance structure across the project
    • Manage schedule and resource dependencies to mitigate potential conflict between programmes to keep timelines on track
  • Experience
    • Commerce experience (5 years+) working in Retail or FMCG is essential 
    • Experience of having successfully managed on and offshore delivery teams using a matrix management model
    • A technical background having delivered new system and / or application through the full delivery lifecycle (initiation through to implementation)

 Required Skills

    • Proactive approach to work and takes ownership
    • Ability to find and support innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems
    • Personable & approachable, building strong relationships within the team and within the wider business whilst role modelling behaviours and leadership style.
      • Bachelor's Degree level educated
      • Project Management Qualification (APM, PRINCE2 or si
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