IT Project Manager - Retail

6 days left

Spring Personnel
05 Feb 2017
05 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
South West London

A leading UK Retail Group is currently recruiting for a IT Project Manager to come on board and work closely with stakeholders across the group to deliver IT projects from initiation to "go live" taking into consideration quality, budget and timescales.

The company is looking to invest heavily in IT and has projects pipelined for 2017 and is looking to bring a successful IT Project Manager who will be able to shape these projects and manage them alongside business users. The IT project Manager should ideally be working (or have worked) in the Retail industry or have been involved in fast moving customer-focussed environment.

*Deliver all Group IT projects ensuring they meet/exceed, the stakeholders' (i.e. the businesses) and IT's expectations, e.g.:
*Manage the Group IT projects throughout their lifecycle from initiation to handover into operation
*Document the stakeholders' requirements, and ensure the stakeholders fully understand the plan and solution.
*Ensure requirements / business case is appropriately authorized before commencing work.
*Deliver rigorous business, process and systems analysis for all projects, ensuring solutions are reliable and future-proof.
*Define and deliver practical, workable, pragmatic and cost-effective solutions to stakeholders' business requirements.
*Meet/exceed requirements (e.g. functionality, usability, performance, scalability, security, resiliency, quality, etc.).
*Manage resource, scope and timescales to reduce cost and ensure milestones are met during the usual project flux.
*When required manage third party suppliers to ensure their successful implementation of agreed work to scope, to quality, to budget and on time
*Ensure successful handover of the deliverables to relevant departments operations, including working with the business to identify training needs, developing and delivering end-user training
*Transition all projects to live with a smooth and methodical cut-over (with a rollback plan in place).
*Manage projects using the approved lifecycle with controls and documentation as defined by the PM library.
*Perform appropriate, documented and authorised change management control throughout the project.

Skill and Experience
*Ran concurrent (at least 5) medium-sized (2 man-years) technology projects in the retail sector.
*Created and delivered effective, pragmatic, timely and cost-effective technology solutions in retail sector.
*Deliver projects on-time, to specification, budget, quality and to delighted customers.
*Experienced in retail systems and omni-channel technology (WMS, ePOS, web, etc.).
*Worked within a structured methodology Prince 2, DSDM or similar,

Please apply today if this sounds like a role you might be interested in.

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