E-Business Project Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive Salary
23 Aug 2018
23 Sep 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Alexander McQueen are recruiting a new and pivotal role for the E-Business team. The E-Business Project Manager will lead on driving all digital projects forward from initial concept to delivery ranging from front-end improvement and re-platforming to realizing bespoke new business models with a global scope. 
The successful candidate will be comfortable balancing technology with business requirements, while being sensitive to the specifics of a top tier luxury house.

Working across multiple projects simultaneously this person must be passionate, organized with a mind-set adept at managing and building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally, reporting on the status and managing opportunities/ risks to ensure projects are driven forward efficiently and effectively. Competencies in Agile methodologies and Salesforce are highly desired.
Key Responsibilities (project management - e-commerce - marketplaces - salesforce commerce cloud - UX/UI - digital - technology)

* Owner of the E-Business project stack and technical roadmap managing and prioritising day-to-day activities and deliverables: including but not limited to defining project scope, business requirements, objectives, setting up project plans and budget control
* Act as project lead for all Front End projects working with strategic, creative (design and UX/UI) teams as well as business analysts and development teams, to manage end-to-end project cycles
* Managing a technical roadmap of transformational and site optimisation projects ranging from launching new e-commerce markets, introducing new business models, functionality or onsite feature enhancements
* Manage delivery of change through Agile processes and coach the wider team to effectively apply these methodologies
* Excellent communication and leadership skills, responsible for presenting to various internal and external stakeholders, developing communication channels between the relevant parties
* Provide weekly status reporting and escalate all opportunities and risks against timeline and cost objectives
* Rigorous attention to detail with the desire to drive continuous improvement


Desired Skills and Experience

Key Requirements:

* University degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
* Significant project management experience in E-Commerce, tech/digital related field or business strategy consulting
* Must have strong experience in E-Commerce technology with Salesforce Commerce Cloud highly desirable
* Ability to multi-task and manage multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously
* Experience working with retail organizations and understanding of E-Business
* Project management certifications desirable
* Agile certification desirable
* Experience in project management tools and methodology - Jira/Confluence and Microsoft Project
* Collaborative, team player with the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders and team members
* Naturally proactive and creative problem solver
* Strong eye for detail, highly organized and able to work calmly under pressure and timelines
* Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and consistent follow-through
* Proficiency in Power Point and Word
* Advanced Excel Skills, confident in analyzing and interpreting data
* Proactive attitude and work ethics. Self-motivated and goal-oriented
* Second European language desirable (Italian /French)

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