• Infrastructure Project Manager

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(26/10/2018 12:29)
    Job ID
    2018-6011
    # of Openings
    1
    Store Name
    AllSaints Studios East London – London
    Department
    IT
  • WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    AllSaints are looking for a highly organised Project Manager to manage our fast growing stream of infrastructure, back of house and B2B projects. You will facilitate the timely communication of project deliverables, estimations, critical path and issues to the wider business, acting as a bridge between the technical team and business. You'll be required to ensure that the business have confidence in what is being delivered within agreed timescales, whilst also enabling the technical team to get the answers they need when it matters.

    At AllSaints, we believe in building fast, highly usable systems, using agile methodologies to deliver real business value, whilst taking the opportunity to innovate and build a platform that we're proud of. You will have a real voice in the future of AllSaints platform whilst being a member of a lively and engaging team.

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING

     

    • Establish and champion the processes and procedures for the B2B development team.
    • Working with the global Infrastructure Team (US, Asia, EU),  managing core IT projects
    • Bring disparate B2B stakeholders into the team’s new way of working.
    • Provide accurate & timely updates to stakeholders and Program Manager.
    • Build relationships throughout the company that inspire confidence and trust.
    • Coordinate technology requirements in any new stores opening across Europe.
    • Escalate issues and ensure timely resolution.
    • Forecast longer term plans using resource levelling techniques and historical experience. Facilitate estimations & planning with analysis, development and test teams.
    • Identify and communicate critical paths and other key dependencies.
    • Manage and ensure productivity across the team.

    WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR THE ROLE?

    • Recent experience working on infrastructure projects.
    • Relevant retail project management essential
    • Understanding of networks, hosting, unified comms, and retail technologies
    • Experience with working with offshore development teams.
    • Experience with managing the expectations of multiple, sometimes conflicting product owners across different streams of work.
    • Strong organisational skills with a rigorous attention to detail.
    • Project Management principles and methodologies, including Prince2 and Agile.
    • Strong technical skills with particular competence using project management tools (such as MS Project or TeamGantt), word, excel and Google docs.

    A BIT ABOUT ALLSAINTS AND THE TEAM

    THE ALLSAINTS STORY

     

    Founded in 1994, AllSaints has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.

     

    The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base in a way that embraces each unique culture. AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the East London based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.

    ALLSAINTS PEOPLE

    We recruit the best creative innovators and design thinkers across the globe to spread the AllSaints message of integrity and sophistication. Our People are the ambassadors for our brand.


    We look for individuality, confidence and attitude when we recruit, we seek people who disrupt the norm, push boundaries and are collaborative in their approach. They act with honesty and humility and treat those around them with respect. Our people are able to bring others with them and are the best in what they do.

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