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Project Manager

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of a number of projects aligned to JD’s Transformation portfolio.  This portfolio consists of a number of complex projects and programmes designed to deliver substantive change and business benefit across the JD Group in an exciting, fast-paced, global, multi-fascia environment.

You will work closely with business stakeholders, other project managers, programme managers, programme directors, business analysts, operational teams, technology teams and suppliers to help the business implement our strategy and further enhance our market-leading multichannel offering.

·       Job Title – Project Manager

·       Location – BL9 8RR

·       Working rota – Monday - Friday

·       Working hours – 40 hours

What You'll Be Doing:

As a Project Manager, you'll be doing the following: 

  • Identify all stakeholders, develop a communications strategy for each, manage expectations and be politically aware
  • Work closely with business analysts to ensure requirements are captured and validated at an appropriate level to provide effort estimates and plan delivery sprints
  • Capture, question and validate information collected about tasks, durations and dependencies.
  • Work closely with third-party suppliers to ensure work packages are delivered as expected and manage timelines and priorities accordingly

What We're Looking For:

  • Previous experience in an omnichannel retail environment is highly advantageous
  • Previous experience in supply chain, logistics, and warehousing transformational change is required
  • Highly organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment and plan/manage time accordingly
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills

The Company:

The JD Group is a leading omnichannel retailer of Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues over 3,400 stores across several retail fascia's in over 30 markets around the world.

We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces and values differences. We recognise the importance of an inclusive workplace culture in which everyone can thrive irrespective of their background or identity.

To be a part of this successful and continuously growing company, you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people first, a digital leader and customer focused organisation which provides operational excellence and is continuous with identifying new areas of growth into our day-to-day.

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount on qualifying purchases across Group retail stores and online
  • Exclusive Colleague Bike Discount scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work
  • Access to Apprenticeships and accredited qualifications

Interested?

If you are interested in this position, then press the Apply Now button.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of your application, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.

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