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IT Programme Manager - Mat Cover


L3 - Manager

Closing Date:


Permanent / Fixed Term


Support Centre Location

Weymouth Office

More about the role

Here, at New Look, everything that we do is for the love of fashion.

We’ve been bringing the latest fashion to the high-street since 1969.  We’re now a global, multichannel brand offering on-trend, value-fashion for women, men and teenage girls.  Even after 50 years we’ve stayed true to our original mission of delivering fabulous products at a price our customers can afford.

We invented fast fashion and it’s our colleagues today that continue our journey to create a New Look that everyone loves.

It’s our values that inspire us every day - we play to win, we are customer obsessed, we work as one…and it starts with you.

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join our New Look team.

The Role:
We're looking for an experienced IT professional to join our team to cover Maternity leave. Our IT Programme Managers have the overall responsibility for planning, controlling ,and managing the end to end delivery of one or more IT programmes within their allocated business unit e.g. Corporate, Marketing, Risk & Renewal, International & Channels, Trading, Logistics or Digital.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Supporting the Head of IT Delivery with the creation and management of the programme portfolio, both in-flight and pending work

Ensuring early involvement in portfolio planning in order to feed in to decisions regarding resourcing, planning and solution options

Working with the stakeholders in the business areas allocated, the Head of IT Delivery and PMO, to set and agree the programme content to meet the functional and corporate strategic requirements

Responsibility for task management and line management of Senior/Project Managers and Senior/Application Developers

Responsibility for task management of the Senior/Business Analysts and Senior/Solution Architects

Leading planning and accurately estimating costs, timescales and resource requirements for successful delivery

Managing the implementation and working with the business lead to ensure all required business change activities are completed

Ensuring 3rd party suppliers resolve issues within agreed warranty SLA

About You:

Strong project management background in a complex, fast moving environment (minimum).

Demonstrable experience of successful multi-project project delivery consisting of multiple delivery teams and overall team size of 10+ (minimum). 

Demonstrable experience of £multi-million programme delivery consisting of multiple delivery teams and overall programme/project team sizes of 20+ (preferred).

Demonstrable experience of project/programme delivery under a recognised formal
methodology (minimum).
Strong people management skills and experience.

Strong financial management skills and experience.

Excellent personal and communication skills with an ability to work across all areas of the business and build relationships at different levels up to and including Director..

Completer/ finisher with a real desire to drive to programmes to successful conclusion.

Experienced negotiator and influencer.

Demonstrable experience of managing matrix teams (minimum).

Demonstrable experience of managing matrix teams across multiple locations, including International (preferred).
Educated to Degree level or equivalent

Certification under a recognised formal methodology (preferred).

Why New Look?

The amazing people, the love of fashion – there are so many reasons to love working at New Look.

We offer training to support you and your career progression, so that you can be at your absolute best.

You’ll also receive these amazing benefits:
• 40% staff discount
• Monthly 25% off  privilege vouchers for family and friends to enjoy
• Quarterly sample sales
• Season ticket loans
We are an inclusive employer and remain flexible on location, though we would need the successful candidate in our Weymouth office 2-4 days a week so this would need to be a consideration. We are also open to part time working though we would need a minimum 4 days a week due to the demands of the role

Apply now to find out more.

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