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Project Manager - Retail IT

Department:  Information Technology
City:  Leeds
Location:  GB
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Have you got a track record delivering multi-million pound projects within the retail arena? If so we’d love to hear from you. 

Our Retail IT team are looking for a  business facing Project Manager to lead on global retail transformation projects. The Retail IT Team are responsible for running and delivering projects to the systems and applications used to run Burberry’s global store estate, consisting of over 500 stores. 

You will lead delivery of IT projects across the entire project lifecycle from initiation through to project closure.  You will be instrumental in engaging Retail business teams, IT teams and suppliers to deliver projects to quality standards, ensuring alignment to scope, carefully managing the plan, the finances and associated risks & issues.   

We’re looking for someone who’s delivered within our space, so if you are looking for an opportunity to work on a global scale within a fast paced and ever changing environment, this is a perfect fit. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables  

  • Engage business functional or IT stakeholders to establish project sponsorship, and collaboratively draft project charters 

  • Establish project plans and initiate project discovery by confirming project scope, budget estimate, resources, roles and responsibilities 

  • Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date project plans, continually revising to reflect changes in the project – and manage third party providers to ensure adherence to planning expectations 

  • Manage project financials including initial estimates, budgets and forecasts 

  • Create and maintain accurate Risk / Assumption / Issues / Dependencies (RAID) logs and ensure that the relevant parties are involved in addressing each factor 

PERSONAL PROFILE

 

  • You will have delivered large scale projects within the retail space – this is essential for the role. 

  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills 

  • You’ll be comfortable with ambiguity and be able to priorities multiple pieces of work with conflicting deadlines. 

 


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