Project Manager - Digital IT (FTC)

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
04 Oct 2021
Closes
02 Jan 2022
Ref
149325-en_GB
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
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

  • Burberry is looking for a Digital Project Manager with Agile delivery experience to manage customer related projects across our platforms with a focus on Personalisation.


  • The projects will span across customer technologies and will have a wide business impact across departments. This will give the ideal candidate great exposure across the business and will provide opportunities to develop knowledge of the luxury retail sector.


  • The ideal candidate will have responsibility for the process and enhancements, development, testing and adoption of projects - working closely with a team of Business Analysts, Engineers and Product Owners.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage projects from inception through to delivery as a key member of the IT Digital team.
  • Support the delivery of project on time, within budget and scope while maintaining stakeholder engagement throughout.
  • Iterate the delivery process for the team to ensure the team are working efficiently and effectively.
  • Facilitate Agile ceremonies for the stream, communicating agendas and outcomes.
  • Orchestrate the deliverables from the team, holding the team members accountable to their commitments.
  • Manage resources across departments.
  • Monitor and report delivery progress and budget updates monthly.
  • Own the ongoing communication of delivery status to stakeholders.
  • Facilitate and assist the team in vendor management.
  • Facilitate and support the team and unblock issues from around the business.
  • Raise risks to team members and stakeholders when necessary.
  • Help team members prioritise their work in alignment with business priorities.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Experience of running delivery of Agile projects is essential. An understanding and certification in Agile and an understanding of Agile Project Management approaches and how to apply them. Understanding of Jira and continuous delivery.
  • Significant industry experience working across customer projects including but not limited to Personalisation, Marketing and Customer Services.
  • Good knowledge of API development and maintenance as well as understanding of data principles and attributes and how they are leveraged to enable personalisation.
  • Demonstrable background within a technical project management role.
  • Experience working with offshore teams and agencies.
  • Familiarity and appreciation of the strengths and weaknesses of a range of technologies is useful.
  • Passion for retail and experience within a software delivery company is essential.
  • Pro-active character capable of driving the projects forwards in a positive way - with a hunger for inspiring change and operational improvement.


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || IT || DIGITAL || n/a ||

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