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Senior Project Manager | Retail IT Systems |WMS | Supply-Chain

Job Title: Senior Project Manager | Retail IT Systems |WMS | Supply-Chain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £65K - £70K per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: DH1096_1509018457
Contact Name: Douglas Horner
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior IT Project Manager | Retail IT Systems |WMS | Supply-Chain | London | £70K

The Senior IT Project Manager will be joining a Leading UK and Global fashion brand and as such must be able to manage a large multi-faceted project/account/campaign or multiple projects at the same time. You will be responsible for the delivery and scope of prioritised business or IT projects on time and to quality. Bringing together resources from our own internal teams, our large system integrators and from within our business units you will ensure that we continual and consistent delivery to a high quality.

*Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
*Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of a project
*Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements
*Define project success criteria
*Determine and assess need for internal and external resources and recruit the appropriate resources if necessary
*Prepare progress reports and manage project expectations with stakeholders
*Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
*Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
*Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
*Track project milestones and deliverables
*Conduct project reviews and create recommendations report in order to highlight successful and unsuccessful project elements

*5+ years in a Project Management Role within the retail space, managing large project budgets
*Advanced knowledge of the project lifecycle and experience of various project development methodologies (including Waterfall, Agile and KANBAN). Able to draw on past-experience to shape / drive the delivery of assigned projects
*Experience of managing several projects at once of various sizes, preferably in an agile environment with a delivery track record
*Experience of managing projects utilising resources from other functional departments, managing cross project and department dependencies effectively to ensure delivery
*Experience of managing financial budgets (including project budgeting, monitoring financials etc).
*High level of communication, interpersonal and presentation skills including experience of writing accurate and concise reports up to senior levels.
*Intermediate/Advanced MS Office skills
*An ability to manage both internal technical resource but also set expectations with end customers as to scope of delivery and timescales
*A demonstrable understanding of the supply chain market place, ideally with eComm experience

*Appreciation of supply chain and Warehouse Management Systems ideally but limited to Manhattan WMS
*Experience of legacy systems integration would be preferable
*Familiar with Jira and project planning tools

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.