Technology Project Manager - Wholesale

Morrisons HO
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

We?ve got an opportunity for a Technology Project Manager to join our Wholesale team within Technology, based in Bradford.

You will lead the Project Management of IT projects aligned to a significant business change initiative / programme. At any time, managing either one large/complex initiative or a range of smaller projects (Projects may be large in scope, spanning multiple business areas and involving large project teams of c.25-30, Associated project / portfolio budgets fall between £1m and £20m); Impact of IT projects (successful or unsuccessful) is significant and affects shareholder value and employee engagement.

Here at Morrisons our Project Managers do the following;

  • Co-ordinate end user requirements into project deliverables

  • Regularly communicate updates (message to be tailored to audience)

  • Provide clear direction to project teams

  • Structure project governance and environments to ensure colleagues are able to maximise their contributions

  • Safeguard BAU operations from adverse impact from project delivery

  • Ensure projects delivers benefits within time & budget constraints

  • Co-ordinate dependencies and assumptions between projects to ensure no detrimental impact to other projects while ensuring the successful delivery of own project

About You

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Project Manager?

  • Track record of delivering IT projects within a Wholesale, Logistics or Supply chain environment

  • Experience of working with a range of project management methodologies (Prince2, APM, Agile qualifications would be advantageous)

  • Skilled in working within matrix structures and leading others

  • Experience of managing using offshore delivery models is advantageous

  • A track record in building and leveraging strong business and stakeholder relationships; able to manage conflicting views and requirements to achieve win win outcomes

  • Successful achievement of results whilst working under pressure; a tenacious approach and ability to maintain a positive attitude

About The Company

Our fresh digital thinking is driving a giant change programme that will make Morrisons a digitally focused retailer. And we?re reinventing our tech and opening up new opportunities from mobile first to the cloud.

We?re making improvements across our diverse business. We?re revolutionising our online journeys and making our processes faster, simpler and smarter to provide the freshest of products and an even better experience to millions of customers and over 111,000 colleagues.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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