Project Manager

The Works Stores Ltd
Coleshill, UK
22 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description - Project Manager

Over the past 12 months online sales growth is more than double the industry average and is expected to improve on that performance for this financial year. In order to support the predicted sales growth and deliver the long term strategy, it is critical that The Works digital platform and it supporting infrastructure is fit for purpose for development, trading, volume, integration, and security.

To support and deliver the strategy is about to embark on an 18 month programme of work to migrate the main website onto a new Salesforceplatform, which has created an exciting opportunity to join the Multi channel department as a Project Manager until June 2020.

Working within the Web Development team, the successful candidate will have exceptional project management skills developed within a fast paced multi channel environment and be expected to manage multiple work streams across the entire business and 3rd parties.

Main Responsibilities
  • Prepare project scope and requirements documentation
  • Manage multiple work streams and create and circulate supporting documentation
  • Creation and ownership of the project plan
  • Estimate time and budget spend per project
  • Establish strong and effective working relationships with 3rd Parties, and internal stakeholders
  • Ensuring project requirements are understood by all stakeholders
  • Highlight to key stakeholders the impact on quality, budget and deadlines of any changes to project
  • Communicate project progress and key milestones to the senior team
  • Prioritise and manage project workload for The Works and any other 3rd party
  • Oversee the creation of test plans and manage the end to end test process

Key Skills & Attributes:
  • Project management experience in a fast paced multi channel retail environment, preferably relating to Salesforce implementations
  • An understanding of all project methodologies - Waterfall, Agile and specifically Kanban or a hybrid usage
  • Able to prioritise multiple work streams
  • Strong commercial acumen including budget management
  • Must be accurate and have great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Understand technical frameworks and infrastructure - web ecosystem
  • Be able to build and maintain effective relationships with all levels of the business and 3rd parties
  • Proficient with the Microsoft product suite

  • Experience of working with Salesforce Commerce and Service Cloud
  • Experience of delivering eCommerce projects
  • A business/IT degree would be preferable but is not essential
  • An understanding of website architecture topology

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