Vacancy ID:  41668

Senior Project Manager

London (Hybrid Working)

Grade 4


The role will lead the technical delivery of large sized projects and work in partnership with senior business stakeholders, Finance, Procurement and wider business and technical functions to manage projects through the full lifecycle (definition, design, build, test, implementation and handover to support) to aid the realisation of the Currys strategic vision. 

You will be responsible for:


•    Takes responsibility for the management of and successful execution of large, high-profile Tech and Transformation projects that span across multiple business units and areas totalling over £1m in cost.
•    Work in collaboration with project sponsors and key stakeholders within the business to ensure shared ownership for the delivery of project outcomes;
•    Lead complex cross-functional change into the organisation through the application of ‘best in class’ project, programme and change management
•    Develop high performing project teams
•    Co-ordinate the definition and delivery of detailed business requirements through collaboration with the business, IT and other 3rd parties
•    Take ownership for key project deliverables (such as the plan and budget) across the project lifecycle and applies appropriate methodologies to support the achievement of wider project aims and objectives

Required Skills & Experience: 

•    Demonstrable experience at senior project manager level
•    Experience of performing a similar role within a major FTSE 100 organisation or comparably complex, fast-moving organisation
•    Expert knowledge and experience of relevant project management methodologies, development life cycles e.g. Waterfall, Agile and Continuous Improvement.
•    Hands-on Experience implementing projects within multi-million pound transformational programmes in latest technologies e.g Cloud, Data Centre, Point of Sale etc. 
•    Strong infrastructure (legacy & cloud) experience in a retail environment beneficial
•    Experience in managing 3rd party vendors and working with outsource partners
•    Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA/Confluence) is preferred
•    Proven ability to communicate to stakeholders at the appropriate level and build effective working relationships 
•    Extremely strong organisational skills in manging multiple teams (including offshore) in order to deal with issues/risks/defects/deliverables/design queries etc. 
•    Willing to be flexible to meet tight deadlines. May require commitment to work beyond contracted hours from time to time to support deployments and deal with urgent issues impacting deployments
•    Must be able to hit the ground running at pace


We’re one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits including: 

Private medical insurance 
Competitive pension scheme
Access to discretionary company bonus scheme


Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.