IT Project Manager

13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Project Manager

We are looking for an IT Project Manager to be based down in George House in Lutterworth. This is a very exciting time for us and we have some exciting projects to work on along with a FUN dynamic environment “Asda Culture”. We put a lot of investment into our colleagues and we are committed to ensure that you will receive the relevant training to provide you with the opportunity to progress within the business.

You must have a strong Project Management background along with excellent stakeholder management skills and used to working on 3-5 concurrent projects at any one time.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Creating and delivering project plans and prioritisation of project activity to meet the overall business project objectives. Delivery of 3-5 concurrent projects.
  • Managing the project stage gates in accordance with the Asda project management best practice and the Lifecycle methodology.
  • Identifying and communicating project risks, concerns and issues and escalate to the Programme Manager.
  • Understanding, prioritising and managing the changes to scope, timescales, costs, resourcing, and 3rd parties.
  • Delivering products in a serviceable state including hand-over to service support teams.
  • Negotiating and influencing across a number of different geographies and time zones to remove political, financial and resource constraints.
  • Negotiating and influencing contracts with 3rd parties (financial & legal).
  • Preparing and delivering regular project communications to all key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining the project risk log, ensuring appropriate actions are in place to manage the risks in accordance to their priority.
  • Tracking and managing the project budget in line with PMO guidance with revenue and capital budgets between £40k and £50M.
  • Assembling and leading teams of technologists from internal and external sources with diverse technology skill sets to analyse, design, build and implement technology and business process change.
  • What you’ll need:

  • Minimum 5 years project management experience
  • Proven track record of project delivery using a project methodology and lifecycle (Waterfall & Agile ideally)
  • Proven track record of managing cross functional resource
  • Proven record of interpersonal and communication skills, managing risk and the appropriate escalation
  • Asda benefits

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Cash/Car Allowance
  • Family Healthcare (BUPA)
  • Sharesave Plan
  • Stakeholder Pension Plan
  • Colleague Discount
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • This position is open to Flexible working / Part Time / Job Share

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