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Project Manager

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

Job Title

Project Manager

 

Reports to

Project Delivery Manager

 

Your Role

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for delivery of IT projects across multiple agile product teams. Working closely with Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Release Management you will ensure a consistent approach to project delivery in line with PLT’s agile ways of working.

 

What you'll do

  • Manage delivery of IT projects across multiple agile product teams and third parties
  • Ensure project governance is consistent across all IT projects
  • Work with the Project Delivery team to ensure the correct priorities are delivered to deadlines
  • Manage risks and issues as they arise
  • Ensure project scope is clearly understood and critical milestones are identified and tracked
  • Provide consistent project reporting across the department and ensure information is relevant and accurate to support effective decision making
  • Tracking and managing project benefits
  • Develop standards and processes that align with PLT agile ways of working
  • Provide delivery support to teams through training, coaching mentoring and quality assurance
  • Ensure consistent tracking and monitoring of Service Quality KPIs
  • Work closely with all Stakeholders to ensure priorities are understood and expectations are set

 

What you've got

  • Excellent project management skills with experience of agile delivery methodologies.
  • At least 2-3 years experience of working extensively with Scrum and Agile
  • Excellent relationship / stakeholder management skills
  • Confident and competent presentation skills
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or relevant industry experience
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility to work on several different projects concurrently
  • Experience of JIRA
  • Experience of working within the retail industry would be desirable but not essential
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    Miscellaneous

  • Is an ambassador for the brand.
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside of own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.