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Project Manager Leathergoods - Supply Chain Strategy & Excellence

Department: 
City:  Florence
Location:  GB

JOB PURPOSE

 

The role will report to Corporate Headquarter, however, it will be based in Italy and will have a global reach and impact/collaborate with many of the divisions within corporate and the regions. Additionally, this role will have a number of interactions externally to the Burberry Supply Chain external network.

The Project Manager will facilitate the successful delivery of the Burberry Supply Chain Leather Goods Strategy; improving the agility, effectiveness and performance of the Burberry business.

The person will drive the delivery of the programme by engaging stakeholders to form a team, shaping plans, managing delivery, cultivating enthusiasm, communicating progress, identifying and managing issues, verifying results and transitioning the project into business as usual.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage projects from a true end to end perspective
  • Input industry knowledge and promote best practice 
  • Scope definition and refinement  
  • Centrally manage and provide insight on all relevant data and information
  • Build business case; qualitative and quantitative
  • Ensuring alignment to the Supply Chain/Company objectives
  • Gaining business buy in/sign off to the project
  • Creating/Managing the project team
  • Setting up managing governance structures
  • Creating/Sign Off for Project Initiation, Execution and Support
  • Developing & Managing Project Delivery Plan
  • Managing Key Risks/Issues (at project and programme level)
  • Communicating to all levels of business
  • Supporting change management process
  • Post Go-Live Support/Transition Planning
  • KPI tracking including Benefit Tracking & Measurement

 

PERSONAL PROFILE 

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  • Manufacturing experience essential
  • Experience in implementing change in big organisations and / or big program delivery
  • End to end understanding of Supply Chain processes and the value created for customer / consumer
  • Working knowledge of the upstream supply chain (sourcing, manufacture, FG’s/RM’s, supply planning, etc.) would be highly advantageous
  • Understanding of luxury fashion, particularly Non- Apparel  
  • Strong time management to balance priorities
  • Strong analytical profile, able to conduct sound analyses to guide discussions
  • Strong data visualisation and PowerPoint skills to produce impactful and meaningful decks to support discussions and document decisions and analyses, and create organisational collateral
  • Able to prepare and conduct cross-functional meetings independently
  • Experience in Fashion & Luxury, with a focus on strategy implementation
  • Excellent project management skills (both qualitative and quantitative) to plan, manage & execute the Transformation in context of Fashion & Luxury business
  • Excellent communication skills, able to translate vision into practice whilst obtaining buy-in across all stakeholders
  • Strong analytical profile, able to conduct sound analyses to guide discussions
  • Strong data visualisation and PowerPoint skills to produce impactful and meaningful decks to support discussions and document decisions and analyses, and create organisational collateral


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