Vacancy ID:  42358

Senior Project Manager

London (Hybrid Working)
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Grade 4


Currys is going through an exciting period of change, with the Technology Team at the driving seat. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for Technology and Change to support the Transformation of our business.  This role is to lead the technology delivery for a major compliance programme within our business. The role with report into the Technology, Data & Transformation team who are responsible for all tech transformation across our business. 


You will be responsible for:


•    Take responsibility for the management of and successful execution of large, high-profile Tech and Transformation projects that span multiple business units across all stages of the project lifecycle
•    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
•    Own senior project stakeholder relationships and engage the business more broadly with project communications
•    Establish and sustain an effective governance framework to ensure the appropriate level of oversight and control is in place across their projects
•    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 


Required Skills & Experience: 

•    Ideally 5+yrs project or programme management 
•    It is important that the person in role has experience of performing a similar role within a major FTSE 100 organisation or comparable organisation, or has experience of delivering the requirements of this role across multiple clients as a member of a top tier professional services (consulting) firm
•    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 Salesforce, ERP, SAP, Oracle, Legacy Integrations 
•    Experience of dealing with file transfer process and multiple system connectivity changes. 
•    Experience in managing 3rd party vendors and working with outsource partners
•    Experience with Atlassian products (JIRA/Confluence) is essential
•    Proven ability to communicate to stakeholders at the appropriate level and build effective working relationships


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.