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Senior Technical Project Manager

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £550 to £650
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 93 days ago
  • Company: IQ Talent Centre

Senior Technical Project Manager 

Our client within the Retai arena have embarked on a journey to provide a true omnichannel experience for there customers. One of the core enablers is the introduction of a new Omnichannel Frontend which will:

  • Implement a leading-edge technology to provide inspirational content and a personalised experience
  • Empower our omni-colleagues with more information and greater ability to service our customers 
  • Launch a new transactional app with improved features driving customer loyalty

This role will lead and ensure successful delivery of the change through the definition, design, delivery and go-live stages of the project. The role will work within a wider programme of change; working in partnership with our business, commercial, online, stores, marketing, IT and wider Group functions across our business.

 

So you must have the following skills & expereince to apply these are all essential:  

  • Implement a leading-edge technology to provide inspirational content and a personalised experience either Mulesoft & or Salesforce from start to finish within a retail / Telco client.
  • Empower our omni-colleagues with more information and greater ability to service our customers 
  • Launch a new transactional app with improved features driving customer loyalty

This role will lead and ensure successful delivery of the change through the definition, design, delivery and go-live stages of the project. The role will work within a wider programme of change; working in partnership with our business, commercial, online, stores, marketing, IT and wider Group functions across our business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Representation of the project workstream at daily stand-up meeting and work with the programme PMO to input in to the weekly programme board meetings.
    • Accountable for all aspect of delivery of the project workstream, including dependency management, risk and issues, budget tracking and owning the close down
    • Plan and design the project and proactively monitor its progress, reassess priorities, resolve resource conflicts, and agree additions, deletions or modifications to scope
    • Ensure the project implements capabilities which measurably meet the requirements and strategic needs of our business
    • Pro-actively manage communications with stakeholders
    • Manage the project budget to ensure business benefits are achieved in a cost-efficient manner
    • Provide strong leadership and manage the performance of the project delivery teams (in-house and 3rd party partners)
    • Develop and implement an effective programme governance structure across the project
    • Manage schedule and resource dependencies to mitigate potential conflict between programmes to keep timelines on track
  • Experience
    • Commerce experience (5 years+) working in Retail or FMCG is essential 
    • Experience of having successfully managed on and offshore delivery teams using a matrix management model
    • A technical background having delivered new system and / or application through the full delivery lifecycle (initiation through to implementation)

 Required Skills

    • Proactive approach to work and takes ownership
    • Ability to find and support innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems
    • Personable & approachable, building strong relationships within the team and within the wider business whilst role modelling behaviours and leadership style.
      • Bachelor’s Degree level educated
      • Project Management Qualification (APM, PRINCE2 or similar) Please do get in today for a full detailed overview.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.