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Project Manager

Change and Transformation

Job Number: 30081

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

There's no feeling quite like uniting tech lovers everywhere and we get to do it every single day. Connecting our people, our customers and our partners. We're a team of 41,000 colleagues working across nine countries to deliver excellence. Be part of framing the future with us. You'll certainly feel proud when you see what you can achieve here.

 We are now looking for an IT Project Manager to manage large sized IT projects from initiation through to implementation spanning across the Dixons Carphone Group’s business. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the management and successful execution of large, high-profile and ambiguous IT projects that span across multiple business units and areas totalling over £1m in cost.
  • Build and manage multiple project teams built from internal teams, third party organisations and specialist contractors.
  • Provide very strong leadership to the project team and actively represent the IT project team.
  • Ensure strong working relationships across the Dixons Carphone Group business are built rapidly and sustained through the project lifecycle.
  • Ensure that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and proactively managed.


Key skills/experience

  • Expert knowledge of relevant project management methodologies, development life cycles etc. including first-hand experience of agile and waterfall delivery methodologies.
  • Expert knowledge of financial forecasting and budget management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including creating concise PowerPoint slides for senior stakeholder distribution.
  • Good knowledge of resource and service management tools and techniques when working with multiple third parties.
  • Experience in effective team coaching and managing high performance teams.

 

We're one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including:

 

  • Onsite gym with free membership
  • Onsite subsidised gym and starbucks
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • staff discounts and offers.


Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it. 

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