Senior Project Manager

  • Salary: benefits that will get you excited
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Senior Project Manager

Head Office – Whyteleafe, Surrey (3 days a week in the office)

Competitive salary + benefits that will get you excited

Ann Summers is SEXY, DARING, PROVOCATIVE and NAUGHTY – we push boundaries and buttons to give our customers exactly what they want!

We’re the destination brand for must-have lingerie and sex toy innovation and stand proud as the authority in our industry. We passionately champion sexual liberation and believe that every woman in the world should feel like the sexiest woman in the world!

Whether you are working at our head office or in one of our stores, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We are a unique brand with a phenomenally talented team of experts across all our channels – together we’re empowered to achieve the brand’s global vision.

We are looking for an Experienced Senior PM to deliver successful Business Transformation and technical projects within Ann Summers. You will drive specific and measurable business benefits through the successful delivery of these projects using standard governance, to support the company vision and strategy. You will provide guidance and assurance to all colleagues within our business, to deliver end-to-end change through the project life cycle. This role sits within our amazing IT team, who look after all the cool existing and upcoming technologies we utilise to delight our customers! This is an interesting opportunity for someone with a passion for Technology and Change to support the Transformation and continuous improvement of our business.

So, what would you be doing?...

* Lead, launch, and land key projects to ensure the enhancement of the company's products and strategy
* Effective resource planning and efficient allocation to ensure objectives are met within expectation. Working with other project and product teams ensuring the best outcomes for the business
* Identify and evaluate potential project risk including the development of contingency plans
* Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
* Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
* Lead a team of internal and external change specialists to ensure successful delivery of the project through the identification, definition, design, and delivery stages
* Working closely with the Business Leads to scope, plan and deliver projects within business systems, EPOS, ERP, Digital and supply chain management.

You need to be this kind of person…

* Passionate about providing unparalleled levels of service and simplicity for our customers
* Able to work and learn quickly in a fast-paced, fun, and dynamic environment
* Care about doing a great job and pushing boundaries with the quality of what you do
* An amazing stakeholder manager and relationship builder

We always support colleagues to develop their skills. But to be successful in this role you will need to have

* Expertise in project management techniques with an emphasis on agile ways of delivering and project governance.

* A background in retail projects preferred, although transferable skills form leisure or hospitality will be considered.

* Must have strong core project management skills, be comfortable leading and driving a plan and managing stakeholders.
* A proven track record of delivering complex initiatives across the full project lifecycle
* Experience of working in an agile environment is desirable.

* Ability work with non-technical people in a clear manner and translate between them and the technical teams.
* Strong organisational skills, able to handle multiple projects and activities concurrently.

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.

Ann Summers complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this ad your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise.

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