Project Manager Retail IT

Rainford Berry Ltd
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager (Retail IT) is sought to join our client, a UK based provider of mobile customer engagement solutions to the retail industry. Named as one of five (globally), 'Cool Vendors in Retail' by Gartner, they have developed a market leading, cloud based, mobile CRM platform, proven with multiple retail and FMCG clients. The company has launched with a number of high profile retail clients and is looking to strengthen its project delivery capabilities.

This is a client-facing Project Management role involving a high level of client relationship management. The ideal candidate should be able to offer efficient and technologically astute project delivery skills whilst acting as a key point of contact for management of the client account. They should be pro-active in pre-empting issues and problems, a good team worker, a self-starter and flexible in order to alter plans in reaction to shifting priorities and timelines.

In return the company offers a competitive basic salary, as well as a success-based remuneration.

Project Manager (Retail IT) required skills:

1. Project Management

  • Assist in defining the scope and objectives of internal and client projects
  • Provide overall development project leadership and liaise with development teams in the delivery of high-quality products within committed timeframes
  • Act as the client liaison for all development issues specific to projects
  • Liaise with development team lead to manage resource availability, task allocation, and project scheduling in the development team.
  • Develop, monitor and track project plans, making changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project cost using appropriate verification techniques
  • Ensure complete understanding of development estimates and project scopes
  • Co-ordinate with the development team and third parties/vendors to ensure the right resource is allocated to the right development components, with clear expectations of milestones

2. Account Management

  • Work closely with the CEO / Business Development lead to ensure a smooth hand over of new client projects
  • Act as the key point of contact for the company's key clients in relation to the day-to-day running of the services
  • Provide regular progress reports to client's stakeholders on live and scheduled projects
  • Attend regular client meetings as required (e.g. to review the performance of our services, to scope new projects)

Skills/competencies required from the Project Manager (Retail IT)

  • Proven working experience in project management in IT/Technology/Software environment
  • Proven ability to provide excellent project leadership. EPOS experience ideal
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software delivery
  • Understanding of different delivery and project management methodologies including Agile, Prince2, ITIL, Waterfall, KANBAN, TOGAF
  • Project documentation, leadership and people management skills
  • Organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking

Location: Central London

Salary: £50K to £55K

Please send your application direct to Rainford Berry Ltd.

Keywords: Project Managment, E-commerce, EPOS, Retail, Technical, APMP, Prince 2, Mobile Loyalty, Mobile apps