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Project Manager - Technology

Employer
Next
Location
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Closing date
17 Aug 2023

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Function
Technology
Level
Manager
Next's website is one of its crown jewels and is under constant development and enhancement. The eCommerce team in responsible for it's continued success and ensures it is delivered across 70+ countries with multiple languages and currencies.

About the Role

You will manage a portfolio of application development projects from start to finish within agreed budget and timings. You will also be responsible for managing a development team to ensure the most efficient resources are used and that business interests are managed and satisfied.

You will oversee all aspects of project delivery in a highly collaborative and agile framework, providing on-going communication to ensure that progress is transparent and aligned to the quality and standards expected by the business, user and IT governance.

This role demands strong leadership skills and technical ability aligned with excellent management and communication. You will lead, coach and develop a team of Developers to consistently deliver the highest standards of service required by the business.

You'll oversee accounting, estimating and billing for all project resources used and will provide timely and effective communication on progress or issues. You'll agree to appropriate design standards, methods and tools and ensure they are applied whilst actively managing all risks, issues and key decisions within the projects.

There are flexible working options available with this role, including home working.

Criteria
  • Proven track record in a Technical environment.
  • Extensive experience of managing complex projects and portfolios.
  • Strong senior stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills, with previous team management experience.
  • The ability to plan and prioritise workload in a demanding environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Exposure to Agile practices specifically Scrum and Kanban


About Us
You know Next, but did you know we're a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We're the UK's 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we're the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it's now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we've gone global!

About some of our Benefits
  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy & Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

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