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Planning Project Manager Food Retail London

Post Date: 11/12/2019
End Date:  11/17/2022
Recruiter: More People
Location: South East London, Greater London
Salary: Unspecified
Job category: Supply Chain
Employment type: Any ,
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Planning Project Manager Food Retail London
Job reference: 1329530646

Planning Project Manager | Food Retail | London Are you an experienced Project Manager with a background in retail or large blue chip businesses? Are you all about creating solutions and delivering projects quickly? Do you have an understanding of the food supply chain and able to improve processes and manage projects through critical paths? If so, we want to hear from you. About the Employer: Our client is an international, multi-channel retailer with a strong high street presence and reputation for superb quality. The business is going through a period of change with lots of exciting plans for the future that are coming to fruition. They are a well known brand and offer some exciting products and ranges. The company will offer you support and development with fantastic opportunity for progression and growth of your skills and career. About the Job: This role will focus on the food side of the business and will lead projects to fulfill efficient delivery within supply chains through effective project management. You will utilise your experience in project management and transformation/change management to drive the process of improving new store openings and closures. So, you will need to be able to liaise with a number of cross functional business stakeholders to gather information, solve problems, design solutions, pull together working groups, and make decisions so that projects can be delivered whilst improving customer experiences in new/closing stores. You will be able to guide projects through critical paths and key stages of each project. You will be familiar with tools/software to add this process. The Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have experience in project management within a retail environment - ideally food retail. You will have a proven ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and deliver projects on time and to budget. You will understand the retail supply chain, critical paths and key gateways to be able to deliver effective project management. You will be able to show a track record of overcoming hurdles to deliver projects and understand the impact on the customer/business for not delivering a store opening/closing correctly. You will be able to work with internal departments in supply chain and forecasting to plan for store openings and closures to ensure supply demands are met whilst minimising waste. Minimum Requirements: This is a challenging role that requires some niche experience. To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have a proven track record in project management. You will need to be a clear and concise communicator and be able to influence the wider team and business. You will need to be able to demonstrate your understanding of the retail supply chain and knowledge of managing critical paths. Application Process: The successful applicant will move through 2 stages, one of which will likely include a task or presentation. This process can take time to complete. If you feel you have the required experience and skills, please click on apply now. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or . Job reference TEM12122

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