Online Store Project Manager

Deltra Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
£70k - £85k pa
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a large international consumer electronics organisation, is looking for a Project Manager with substantial experience in delivering complex software development and engineering projects. The suitable candidate will need to be an experienced project manager with a track record of success in managing web based and transactional application development with a background in eCommerce. They will have also ideally worked previously within a retail / consumer electronics environment for a large organisation on improvements to their online store. Responsibilities: - The ideal candidate in the role is expected to establish and drive assigned projects, either as outright owner of the project or an assigned subproject on a larger programme. - He or she will take ownership for the success of the project deliverables, both in terms of project delivery and business outcomes, including: - Establishing a close working relationship with business owners and stakeholders, understanding their immediate requirements as well as future programme roadmaps. - Creating project documentation in accordance with the appropriate methodology for technical and business audiences. - Managing IT teams, offshore development teams and third parties to deliver cross functional software features and enhancements against the schedule and budget. - Working closely with the team members to ensure that the team have a clear view of project progress and resource usage across the portfolio. - Managing expectations of key stakeholders - taking a clear interest in the success of the project outcomes Key experience required: - Background in eCommerce, with a strong understanding of the processes, functions and challenges of the end to end customer journey including payments, logistics and delivery. - Demonstrable experience in working with projects in an international organisation within a technical environment with globally dispersed business and IT stakeholders. - Understanding of different project management methodologies, internet-based application development and software development terminology and project life-cycles. - Excellent communication, presentation, organisational and writing skills. - Experience of working successfully with a mix of permanent, contract and offshore resources. - A structured approach to stakeholder engagement and planning communications. - A meticulous attention to detail and a focus on excellence. - An outward looking project management style, having worked closely with business owners, IT functions, vendors and suppliers. - An inclination for the relentless pursuit of project unknowns, closure of issues and clarification of assumptions. - Experience of working closely with business and technology functions to develop accurate resource estimates, plans and monitor them during the project lifecycle. - Flexible attitude and willing to take on new challenges. - CAPM, PMP or Prince2 Certification desirable. - Bachelors degree in a relatable field. Please note that travel to the United States and/or Ireland may be required occasionally. If you are interested in the role and it matches your preferences, then do not hesitate to get in touch.
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