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Ann Summers

Senior Project Manager

Freelance/Temporary

Flexible in Surrey, BC, Canada

This major British retailer specialising in lingerie is looking for a Senior Project Manager for major business transformation. Overall Purpose of the role is to deliver successful Business Transformation, projects, and product delivery across this brand. Drive specific and measurable business benefits through the successful delivery using standard governance to support the company vision and strategy. For this position it's important to have at least 5 years of project management business transformation experience, a background in retail with a strong understanding of digital business.

Level

Freelance / Consultant

Skills

Project Management (Advanced)

Business Transformation (Advanced)

Retail (Advanced)

Digital Business (Intermediate)

Information Technology (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

Lead, launch, and land key projects to ensure the enhancement of the company's products and strategy. The environment is a Microsoft stack business with Dynamics NAV ERP)

  • Effective resource planning and efficient allocation to ensure objectives are met within expectation. Working with other project and product teams ensuring the best outcomes for the business
  • Identify and evaluate potential project risk including the development of contingency plans
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Lead a team of internal and external change specialists to ensure successful delivery of the project through the identification, definition, design, and delivery stages
  • Working closely with the Business Leads to scope, plan and deliver projects
  • Must have strong core project management skills, be comfortable leading and driving a plan and managing stakeholders
  • Experience of working in an agile environment is desirable
  • You will have a strong customer service orientation, as well as a proven track record of successful delivery of major IT projects at an organisational level
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels up to and including Board level
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability work with non-technical people in a clear manner and translate between them and the technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to build trust and communicate effectively to people of all different technical abilities
  •  Strong organisational skills, able to handle multiple projects and activities concurrently, retail background and digital understanding
  • Immediate start, initially a 3 month FTC

Level

Freelance / Consultant

Skills

Project Management (Advanced)

Business Transformation (Advanced)

Retail (Advanced)

Digital Business (Intermediate)

Information Technology (Advanced)

Languages

English (Fluent)

This major British retailer specialising in lingerie is looking for a Senior Project Manager for major business transformation. Overall Purpose of the role is to deliver successful Business Transformation, projects, and product delivery across this brand. Drive specific and measurable business benefits through the successful delivery using standard governance to support the company vision and strategy. For this position it's important to have at least 5 years of project management business transformation experience, a background in retail with a strong understanding of digital business.

Lead, launch, and land key projects to ensure the enhancement of the company's products and strategy. The environment is a Microsoft stack business with Dynamics NAV ERP)

  • Effective resource planning and efficient allocation to ensure objectives are met within expectation. Working with other project and product teams ensuring the best outcomes for the business
  • Identify and evaluate potential project risk including the development of contingency plans
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Lead a team of internal and external change specialists to ensure successful delivery of the project through the identification, definition, design, and delivery stages
  • Working closely with the Business Leads to scope, plan and deliver projects
  • Must have strong core project management skills, be comfortable leading and driving a plan and managing stakeholders
  • Experience of working in an agile environment is desirable
  • You will have a strong customer service orientation, as well as a proven track record of successful delivery of major IT projects at an organisational level
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels up to and including Board level
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability work with non-technical people in a clear manner and translate between them and the technical teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to build trust and communicate effectively to people of all different technical abilities
  •  Strong organisational skills, able to handle multiple projects and activities concurrently, retail background and digital understanding
  • Immediate start, initially a 3 month FTC

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