Project Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Caterham, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Project Manager – Technology Team

Based at our Head Office in Whyteleafe, Surrey (just 15 minutes outside of Croydon, easily commutable from London)

Competitive hybrid working model enhanced by variable core hours

Great benefits that are worth getting excited about!

We’re on the hunt for an exceptional Project Manager to join our evolving Tech team, and support in the delivery of our ambitious plans.

With a team of over 20 people, our Tech team is the “pulse” for enabling the success of the business. Our roadmap over the next 3 years is exciting and extensive, and to achieve the goals we have in our sights, we need to build upon our existing team of talented tech experts. The growth in the team will be unprecedented, and full of opportunity for everyone that joins to truly make their mark in the business.

A bit about Ann Summers…

You might know us as the inventors of the Rampant Rabbit, or even the destination for must-have lingerie and sex toys, and you’re right, but we’re SO much more than that…

We’re an inclusive brand that strives to EMPOWER, lives to PUSH BOUNDARIES, gets kicks off MAKING IT HAPPEN and absolutely LOVES OUR CUSTOMER!

Whether you’re working at our head office, in one of our stores, as part of our warehouse operation or as a self-employed Ambassador, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique and diverse brand with phenomenally talented experts – together we inspire to achieve the brand’s global vision.

The role…

As Project Manager you will deliver successful business transformation, projects and product delivery, driving specific and measurable business benefits using standard governance to support the company vision and strategy.

* Support the Business Transformation Team to deliver the company and department strategy as well as continuous improvements of products.
* Work within the standard Business Transformation and Project Management methodology adopted by the brand, enabling agile, effective, and successful delivery of change, proactively contributing to structured continual improvement of the standards.
* Ensure all relevant standard documentation and reporting as a project manager is completed to the standard agreed for the Project. Such documentation to include Business Case, Requirements, Project Brief, PID’s, Steering presentations and RAID logs etc.
* Create and maintain accurate Project Plans to control Projects. Ensure these plans also provide enough information to provide clarity on the status of the project to all stakeholders.

* Ensure change demand is captured and managed through the full project lifecycle with appropriate tailored governance applied to allow sufficient understanding of the functional and non-functional requirements or As-Is / To-Be processes to allow delivery within agreed timescales, cost, and quality.
* Build strong relationships with business stakeholders and promote the benefit of standard change governance.
* Manage Projects within agreed Cost, Time, and Quality tolerances, escalating to the project board where appropriate.

We’re looking for someone who is:

* Experienced as a Project Manager with proven results
* Organised, with excellent communication skills.
* Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
* Highly self-motivated, with keen attention to detail
* Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
* Applies best practice with a touch of pragmatism
* Enjoys accountability, is proactive and manages own workload
* Leads by example, earns team members trust and respect
* A real team player with flexible and collaborative approach
* Builds positive and constructive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
* Objective and effective decision making, underpinned by facts and data
* Focuses on delivering best possible outcome, adding value for the business and the customer
* Has a positive and proactive approach to identifying and resolving risks and challenges

At Ann Summers we are proud to continue embracing inclusion, diversity, and equality in our every day, supporting our people to be themselves. We are committed to building teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views.

What’s in it for you?

Being part of the AS family offers some fab benefits, not only is it a great brand to be a part of, but not only will enjoy 50% staff discount, but so much more, take a look…

* 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) and additional 1-day holiday up to 34 days for each additional year you’re part of the AS family
* Company-wide bonus scheme
* Workplace pension
* Life Assurance
* Your Birthday off
* A week off after getting married/civil partnership
* Colleague social activities
* Eye care vouchers
* Company perks scheme
* Holiday purchase scheme
* Free on-site car park at HO

We value each one of our colleagues and aim to make Ann Summers a great place to be - after all, if you love what you do, you'll never WORK a day in your life.

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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