Delivery Manager - LONDON - £550/£650 - 6 Months

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £550 - £650 per day

  • Contact:

    Christopher Hague

  • Contact email:

    christopher.hague@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH95897_1547144652

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-09

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Delivery Manager - LONDON - £550/£650 - 6 Months

Delivery Manager - LONDON - £550/£650 - 6 Months

The work location is in LONDON and is a 6 months contract.

Pay rate is between £550 - £650 per day.

The role is working for a well established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

You will contribute to leading the delivery of a key strategic digital project which will significantly improve the profitability of our ecommerce business and help to reduce costs while streamline operations. Working with Senior stakeholders across the digital business, you will manage all activity of the project, with diverse onshore and offshore product teams available to successfully integrate the third party Saas tool.

Your Profile

  • We're looking for has a minimum of 10 years IT Project Management/Delivery Management experience, of which the last 5 has been delivering large and complex projects and/or programmes.
  • Project management experience/ in the IT/digital department of a large organization
  • Proven track record in delivery of large digital implementations
  • Appropriate project management qualifications (Prince / PMI / Agile)
  • Retail ecommerce experience
  • Experience of project planning, budgeting and control
  • Strong organizational capability
  • Result driven approach to work
  • Excellent and proactive communications skills

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for managing and delivering a large scale digital project to a strict deadline. You must be able to deliver the projects on time, on budget and with agreed upon functionality, utilizing various IT and project methodologies:
  • Leadership - Setting goals for the project team and leading them through the change process to success:
  • Lead the assigned project/product teams through the project change
  • Display expertise on project management methodology and tools
  • Lead the project teams with integrity, honesty, and knowledge
  • Effectively manage project teams through unusual events to keep the team operating to standard
  • Engage wider teams on any impacts that may arise and assist in planning/management of efficient resolution of these.
  • Act as a champion and advocate for assigned projects

  • Planning and Execution - Develop plans for the project team, lead execution, and monitor progress:

  • Creation of project budgets in conjunction with sponsor and business functions
  • Plan and monitor the project producing associated project documentation
  • Organisation and chairing of project meetings for assigned projects
  • Manage progress, taking corrective action and/or escalating as required
  • Report to the Steering Group and line manager on matters of progress, exception and to ensure overall direction
  • Organise the necessary training required resulting from implementation
  • Project reporting
  • Structure project work and plans using a structured project framework

  • Communication and Engagement

  • Ensure communication is relevant, timely and effective
  • Make sure that all stakeholders are engaged, and part of the process

  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working in the IT department of a multinational organisation

  • Strong experience in all areas of digital technology

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation

  • Experience in managing internal and external teams

  • Experience in managing distributed teams in multiple time zones

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1416