Technology Project Manager

Recruiter
Asda
Location
Leeds
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technology Project Manager

We are looking for a Technology Project Manager to work in a fun dynamic and exciting “Asda Culture” environment. 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.

This is a great opportunity to work for a company who can not only offer you great career potential, but we also offer flexible working and great benefits.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL BE HOLDING AN ASSESSMENT CENTRE ON FRIDAY 1ST DECEMBER FOR ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS.

The Technology Project Manager will join our existing team who manage a wide range of technology enablement projects from Asset Renewals to Data Centre migrations to operating system upgrades. You must have a strong technology 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.
  • 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:
  • Strong technology 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
    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77524748