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Project Manager / Retailer / Outside IR35 / Burton Upon Trent

  • Location: Burton-on-Trent
  • Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Industry & Commerce
  • Contact: Hannah Clifford
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: 11/07/2022
  • Expiry Date: 31 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-471857

My large retail client is looking for a Project Manager to work on a digital transformation program to lead teams in a variety of development projects.

Role Purpose

  • Delivering commercial, multi-disciplinary projects to hit our strategic objectives
  • Working with all departments across the business, engaging stakeholders at all levels
  • Ensuring an effective delivery of people, technology and process change
  • Forming cross-functional project teams to deliver simple, pragmatic and effective solutions


  • Maintain a structured approach to project management, ensuring projects are delivered to time, quality and cost expectations
  • Manage the project through the key stages of the project lifecycle ensuring authorisation to proceed is obtained from the project board
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables and document in project brief and initiation documentation
  • Define and gain agreement to the project business case using clear cost/benefit analysis
  • Work with senior stakeholders to analyse requirements, define business requirements and the required project outputs to deliver benefits
  • Define the project activities and plan required to deliver the project outputs
  • Define and gain commitment to change management activities across the business required to embed the changes delivered by the project
  • Lead the project team in delivering project outputs that are capable of delivering project benefits
  • Identify risks to the project and work with stakeholders to identify owners and mitigation plans including escalation to Executive level where required
  • Manage project issues through to resolution with project team members or escalate to appropriate levels where required
  • Track and report project deliverables to the project board and key stakeholders using standard templates
  • Manage scope changes through the change control process to ensure that the business case is still valid and that the project board sign-off any changes to scope
  • Ensure that deliverables are completed to acceptable time, cost and quality standards
  • Complete post-project project evaluation to capture key success and learning points for future projects
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across all functions of the business, in particular the Programme Manager, Heads of Department, Senior Stakeholders, cross functional project teams and external suppliers.