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Retail IT Project Manager - PERM - Supply Chain/Merchandising


Posted on Jan 6, 2023 by Lorien

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£65k - £65k Annual

We are currently recruiting for an IT Project Manager for a Powerhouse company within the Retail/Luxury Fashion industry, who will lead on critical delivery of IT projects within the Product Development and Supply Chain Portfolio of the client. They will lead across a complex multi-function, multi-vendor, global environment and ensure delivery balancing time, cost and quality while maintaining excellent stakeholder management. This is a great opportunity for a strong Project Manager looking for a clear Pathway to Programme Manager level.

Project Manager


£65k + package

London/Hybrid (up to twice a week in London office)


Essential experience:

  • Come from a Retail/Pharma/Manufacturing background
  • Understanding of Product Development, Merchandising, Internal Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • Any experience or knowledge of CMT (Cut, Make, Trim) Manufacturing is advantageous
  • Leading projects end-to-end, from inception and vision creation through to acceptance into service and support
  • Strong experience managing project financials including initial business case, estimates, budgets, and forecasts across Opex and Capex
  • RAID planning (risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies)
  • Ability to control over projects/budgets/time/risk
  • Experience of delivering £250k-£5m projects/programmes on time and on budget
  • Using Microsoft Excel as a management tool
  • Extremely pro-active and thrive in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Proven leadership and people management expertise, with the ability to prioritise activities and influence internal and external stakeholders to achieve results
  • Act as the bridge between the business and technical functions and understand the broader, business wide context of decisions


  • Lead and manage internal resource across a Matrix organization and across a supplier landscape globally
  • Define and manage a clear communication strategy across project team up to executive levels
  • Create and maintain accurate programme-wide RAID log and ensure that the relevant parties are involved in addressing each factor
  • Directly manage experienced workstream leads within the project of work
  • Work closely with product manager/BA/Architect - forming the delivery side of a very structured team
  • Establish an approach for ensuring the realisation of benefits and the measurement of those benefits against the business case across the entire programme
  • Proactivity manages a complex project stakeholder environment up to executive level, as well as managing challenging 3rd parties/vendors
  • Close projects and conduct lessons learned sessions to capture and document the knowledge and ensure its availability to other programme and project managers


Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1847283512


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