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IT Project Manager

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Who are we?

From Manchester’s best kept fashion secret to one of the fastest growing international etailers, boohoo group has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation encompassing boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing, NastyGal and MissPAP.

Combining cutting-edge design with an affordable price tag, we’ve been pushing boundaries for the past thirteen years to bring you all the latest looks for less.

We are on the hunt for two Project Managers to join our IT Team at our HQ in Manchester.  Are you interested in joining one of the fastest growing companies in the UK?  Do you want to share our growth?  Do you want to join our brand and bring a shared experience and enthusiasm for what you do and how you do it?  We have, and if you agree, we think you should too!

The Project Manager is required to proactively manage a portfolio of Projects and Programmes to completion, while maintaining communication with all stakeholders, and ensuring the quality of the deliverables produced.

On some projects, the Project Manager may be required to input into the analysis of the business requirements and also into the overall solution design. The Project Manager will also be expected to contribute to the overall setup of the PMO function for boohoo.com plc, including implementing processes and standardising documentation.

The Project Manager will manage projects, activities and tasks in order to ensure commercial success, to deliver desired outcomes and deliver change. The project manager will manage all activities within budget, and with an approach that matches and recognises the fast paced and continually evolving nature of the business.

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

  • Set up standard project processes and documentation
  • Leads and directs a variety of projects within IT, which may involve both internal and external resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with business executives
  • Interfaces with executive level management on a regular basis
  • Presents project status and issues to executive level personnel through formal and informal presentations
  • Conducts regular meetings with executives documenting current status of project including technical, schedule and financial issues that may be present
  • Manages projects from conception to completion
  • Works in a thorough and detailed manner on all aspects of the job role
  • Coordinate the activity of internal and external teams to deliver the solutions required
  • Manages the team involved in the process indirectly as needed to ensure the success of the project
  • Responds to identified systems and organisational needs in a proactive manner
  • Communicates, influences and updates key stakeholders to ensure the success of projects
  • Maintains a high level of commercial awareness to ensure all projects are continually aligned to the changing business needs
  • Controls time, cost and resources to ensure completion to balance budget with meeting needs and demands of the business
  • Develops awareness and skills relating to project management within the immediate and wider team

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of Scrum practices (including Sprint cycles, etc) under Agile methodologies.
  • Degree in Business, Computer Science or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in IT Project Management, with the ability to multitask and manage multiple cross-functional projects.
  • Qualifications in Project Management.
  • Working knowledge of business processes, system development and process improvements.
  • Proficient in gathering business requirements, process flows and uses cases.
  • Ideally, a background of being a hands-on IT professional within the ecommerce industry.

What you'll get as an IT Project Manager: 

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Bonus
  • ESOP Share Scheme
  • SAYE share buying options
  • Contributory Pension
  • 40% discount across all brands
  • On site gym
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.