WiggleCRC are looking to recruit an experienced Programme Manager to join the team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.
You will be r esponsible for managing?a?programme?to deliver strategic, business critical change?working with multiple 3 rd ?party vendors;?system integrators ?and key business stakeholders.
The programme looks to replace the current ecommerce architecture with a headless website architecture with best in class business tools and processes to improve customer experience and profitability whilst providing a platform for rapid change to drive future strategy and roadmaps.
What will you be doing?
Lead the development of a programme roadmap from definition through to development and implementation, using agile principles
Working with multiple 3 rd ?parties?to produce an overall programme plan?detailing out phases, tasks, milestones?and resources
Responsible for direction of resources?and teams?internally?to deliver as per the overall programme plan
Ensure internal teams are working consistently within agreed methodology, giving direction to project managers / scrum masters as required
To drive?the? programme providing?strategic direction?and?escalation management
Responsible for ensuring programme follows agreed?governance?as agreed at programme initiation, setting up regular checkpoints with all parties concerned
Build and maintain a range of senior stakeholder relationships and influence stakeholders to support change agenda?and?the target operation model
Communication of?complex problems / solutions in an articulate manner, using data to support and influence stakeholders
Capture and manage RAID, highlighting any significant risks, issues or dependencies to PMO and senior stakeholders
Capture and tightly manage programme ?budget, both external and internal resource spend
Create and update resource plans, highlighting conflicts to?PMO and Steering Group?in advance of conflicts
Ensure programme ?documentation?stored centrally and?is current and available to programme ?stakeholders as required
Manage change requests to ensure delivery timelines are not blindly impacted and business value is assessed.
Work with programme resource and business teams to ensure?appropriate communication, training and business readiness tasks take?place to allow a smooth transition to the new tools.
Who are we looking for ?
Minimum 5 years experience as a Programme Manager
Experience of?managing?multiple?3rd parties,?(both vendors and development partners) within a programme
Experience of managing?medium to large?change delivery? programmes ?(both IT and business)?in a fast-paced environment involving?cultural, system, process and people?impact
Experience of working within an Agile software development environment
Previous retail industry?and or eCommerce?experience is an advantage
Experience?of?working within?a distributed project team?..... click apply for full job details