Project Manager

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Sector
Retail
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

JOB DETAILS

The Project Manager will lead the delivery of an IT project across its entire lifecycle from initiation through to closure. The Project Manager will manage project resources, stakeholders, cross functional activities and dependencies to deliver projects on time, on budget and to a high-quality standard, ensuring alignment to scope with closely managed risks/issues and with a focus on meeting the Burberry defined objectives. 

JOB PURPOSE

Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables by conducting primary and secondary research, such as interviewing stakeholders, facilitating workshops, collecting market research, etc. 

Engage business functional or IT stakeholders to establish project sponsorship, and collaboratively draft project charters 

Establish project plans and initiate project mobilisation by confirming project scope, budget estimate, resources, roles and responsibilities 

Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date project plans, continually revising to reflect changes in the project – and manage third party providers to ensure adherence to planning expectations 

Manage project financials including initial estimates, budgets and forecasts 

Create and maintain accurate Risk / Assumption / Issues / Dependencies (RAID) logs and ensure that the relevant parties are involved in addressing each factor 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage project resource allocation, co-ordinating resources to meet project objectives 

Engage the necessary stakeholders on an ongoing basis 

Monitor and control execution of projects, whether delivered by an internal or third party team, though project phases (i.e. Analyse, Design, Build, Test and Release) 

Provide leadership and decision making support by establishing project governance. Chair project governance boards as needed, and ensure the participation of the relevant stakeholders in decision-making 

Establish and maintain change management plans and stakeholder engagement plans 

Develop delivery life cycle documentation as per the internal method requirements and governance framework 

Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s), and ensure that internal or third party project team members have the access to necessary tools, people, and information 

Perform project status and performance reporting during the execution, and complete project documentation upon project closure 

Facilitate project completion and transition to rel

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