Tech Programme Manager - FARFETCH

Location
PT Braga
Posted
10 Feb 2022
Closes
31 Jul 2022
Ref
7cbd9c7d-7e7c-48b7-80b6-91baba7bb014
Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.

TECHNOLOGY

We're on a mission to build the technology that powers the global platform for luxury fashion. We operate a modular end-to-end technology platform purpose-built to connect the luxury fashion ecosystem worldwide, addressing complex challenges and enjoying it. We're empowered to break traditions and revolutionise, with the freedom and autonomy to make a difference for our customers all over the world.

PORTO

Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano during your lunch break!

THE ROLE

To be part of an exciting business unit at Farfetch focused on harnessing the power of the Farfetch Platform to enable global omnichannel e-Commerce for High Luxury Fashion, managing a team of Tech Delivery Managers coordinating the development and delivery of high-quality e-commerce projects for our Brands. You'll report to the Head of Delivery Management.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Coordinate a team of Tech Delivery Managers implementing eCommerce projects
    • Work with our clients and internal cross-functional team leads to support the implementation and transition to the Farfetch eCommerce Platform Solutions
    • Ensure the tech programme planning coherence, execution, and delivery with quality, on the planned time and cost
    • Manage change, analyse, evaluate, and overcome program risks and issues
    • Communicate with stakeholders to perform project status updates. Engage with High Luxury Brands, to provide a clear and articulated description of the current project status, risk and concerns
    • Prepare and participate in Projects Steering Committee Meetings
    • Ensure customer satisfaction within project execution and rollout
    • Develop and assist Tech Delivery Managers in their role. Build processes to ensure delivery management across the team
    • Provide operational and strategic support to all stakeholders


WHO YOU ARE

    • Degree in Information Systems or related field
    • Specific training in Project Management and experience with Agile
    • Experience in tech leadership roles, including programme/project management experience in eCommerce or large web projects
    • Experience in client-facing
    • Knowledge and practical experience of change management principles
    • Have collaboration and team-building skills, with the ability to lead by influence
    • A motivator, able to instill an upward trajectory of success
    • Fluency in English, with the capability to communicate and to discuss ideas at all levels in the organisation
    • Stakeholder management practitioner, with the ability to easily build relationships with the different players of the business, at different functional areas and levels of the organisation (from C-Level to Analyst)
    • Consolidated experience working in large scale organisations on a multi-national level with multicultural teams
    • Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts. Knowledge of Web and Mobile development, Accessibility, Performance, SEO, and Web tracking methodologies is a plus
    • An advocate of quality and continuous improvement


REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, flexible working environment and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program
    • FARFETCH Equity plan


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.


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