IT Project Manager

London, United Kingdom
23 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022

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.


The Project Manager will lead on critical delivery of IT projects within the Product Development and Supply Chain Portfolio. They will lead across a complex multi-function, multi-vendor, global environment. You will ensure delivery balancing time, cost and quality while maintaining excellent stakeholder management.


  • Leading projects end-to-end, from inception and vision creation through to acceptance in to service and support
  • Manage project financials including initial business case, estimates, budgets and forecasts across Opex and Capex
  • Proactivity manage a complex project stakeholder environment up to executive level across multiple internal functions and locations
  • Lead and manage internal resource across a matrix organization and across a supplier landscape globally
  • Define and manage a clear communication strategy across project team up to executive levels
  • Create and maintain accurate programme-wide RAID log and ensure that the relevant parties are involved in addressing each factor
  • Directly manage experienced workstream leads within the project of work
  • Establish an approach for ensuring the realisation of benefits and the measurement of those benefits against the business case across the entire programme
  • Close projects and conduct lessons learned sessions to capture and document the knowledge and ensure its availability to other programme and project managers


  • Experience of delivering £250k-£5m projects/programmes on time and on budget
  • Experience across multiple project delivery methodologies (waterfall, agile and hybrid)
  • Ability to apply both creative and pragmatic thinking to problem solving
  • Can work autonomously with excellent attention to detail
  • Proven leadership and people management expertise, with the ability to prioritise activities and influence internal and external stakeholders to achieve results
  • Self-motivated, driven and proactive; able to acclimate in a very fast-paced environment
  • Ability to take a holistic view of the business case, using this to guide programme execution, and understanding of the broader context of decisions
  • Strong judgement with willingness to take responsibility for project decisions
  • Experience in the Retail industry, Product Development and Supply chain beneficial


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


Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || IT || PRODUCT & SUPPLY CHAIN || n/a ||

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