E-Business Project Manager

Recruiter
Kering
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
23 Aug 2018
Closes
23 Sep 2018
Sector
Retail
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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