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Progamme Manager DIP

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Our Technology teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best Technology Specialists in the industry, you'll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

As a Programme Manager, you will ensure the successful delivery of organisational change encompassing systems and processes across Primark's Depot Estate.

You will be responsible for managing the full programme lifecycle across technical and business work streams, developing and implementing an effective plan to ensure the programme delivery is aligned to quality, cost and time objectives.

What You'll Get
The world is changing and it's important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it's essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That's why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:
  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, the opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks - Discounts with some local partner businesses to our offices

What You'll Do:
In your role, you'll collaborate with different people across a range of skill sets. Here's a flavour of your day-to-day:
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across both Technology and the various business functions to identify, make recommendations, develop, and implement strategic solutions for the organization.
  • Manage key relationships within the business, and with identified strategic third-party partners.
  • Support the teams across new systems and changing ways of working, providing systems and delivery guidance to the teams.
  • Understand and monitor internal dependencies and external dependencies to other projects and programmes
  • Define the internal and external resourcing needs of the project teams within the programme
  • Management of a significant financial budget, working with Project managers/Work-Stream leads to track costs, monitor resource allocation and develop project plans
  • Own the systems and programme change roadmaps for the Business units. Identifying and driving major programmes of change to deliver the requirements of the company for customer service, value and growth.

What You'll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued - so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • Educated to degree level with extensive and proven IT Management experience within a Corporate & International environment (Retail & Supply Chain desirable), of which 5 years should be operating at a Senior Programme Management level.
  • A proven track record of defining, driving and delivering complex solutions in a fast-paced international organisation.
  • Significant experience and applied knowledge of establishing cross-functional organisations
  • Functional understanding of Retail and Supply Chain systems, and how they interface from a process perspective to upstream and downstream business areas.
  • Experience in managing multiple delivery disciplines i.e. planning, requirements definition, business process development, organisational set-up and change, project delivery etc.
  • Experience in managing the onboarding evolution and specialist partners

Ready? Good - because we can't wait to see what you can offer. You'll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you'll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you're excited about this role but don't meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we'll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist .

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including the right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.


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