Project Manager

Ref: MON10799
Salary: Competitive
Department: IT
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

We are now looking for a Project Manager to join our technology team, initially on a 12 month fixed term contract. This role will own end-to-end technology project delivery using project management best practice and understanding of financial and change management processes to ensure successful delivery.

What will you do as a Project Manager?

  • Work with key stakeholders in preparation of business case to initiate project
  • Establishment of project scope sign-off mechanisms
  • Definition of appropriate governance structure
  • Working alone or alongside business analyst to carry out process review & requirement capture
  • Building project plan and cost estimate for project
  • Responsible for gaining budget sign-off against technology costs
  • Demonstrate understanding of the technology function’s architectural standards as they develop and ensure delivery adheres to these standards
  • Accountable for management and coordination of development and delivery of technology through internal and 3rd party project resource
  • Ensuring plan, risks and finances associated with project delivery are tracked as required and made visible for governance and portfolio management purposes
  • Accountable for stakeholder management including project updates
  • Definition of testing approach and delivery of test phases of the project through internal and 3rd party project resource
  • Coordination of training provision and delivery through business analyst as required
  • Management and communication of implementation plan
  • Responsible alongside service team for operational acceptance and handover of technology into support
  • Production of post implementation review as required
  • Understand and contribute to management of the technology capital budgeting process
  • Support the technology leadership team in recommending change prioritisation
  • Represent the technology team part of companywide project teams providing technology guidance and support
  • Positively represent the technology function alongside internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Create a culture of honesty, accountability and engagement within the function ensuring everyone is treated with respect
  • Effectively manage expectations of key stakeholders throughout the life cycle of change initiatives – from inception to delivery

What will you need to succeed as our Project Manager?

  • Proven IT Project Management experience across a broad range of projects
  • Experience of managing project budgets
  • Displays an eagerness for change and continuous improvement
  • Personable, diplomatic and approachable, with an enthusiastic and motivational nature and an overall passion for delivery excellence
  • Ability to communicate effectively across business and technical teams
  • Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail - operates strategically with an understanding of the 'big picture'
  • Pro-active, and pragmatic attitude, someone who welcomes a challenge and seeks a solution
  • Experience of Buying and Merchandising and/or eCommerce related projects is desirable, though not essential

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

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