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IT Project Manager - Digital

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 2 2 5 3 0 2 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

IT is at the centre of what we do.

This is retail IT for the real world, you’re so close to your customers in all ways – in store, online and internally.
You can get involved with all the different areas of our business, working on projects that make a real difference – from our hugely successful Boots App to our world-class warehousing system.

We place so much value on our IT team – if you want to build a career that will keep developing with your skills, there’s no better place to do it.

Who we are
International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance based in the UK, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA. We leverage emerging technology and robust data to transform our pharmacy and retail offerings, improve experiences for customers and patients and enhance operational effectiveness for team members. Partnering with some of the finest tech providers and utilising a cutting-edge tech stack, we support two of the UK’s most trusted and established brands - Boots and No7 – in personalising their customer interactions. We’re an innovative team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we passionately embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.
About the role

Our Digital Team are looking for a dynamic IT Project Manager to join the Digital Core Programme.
As a Project Manager you will be accountable for key projects within this major growth area in the Boots IT department. This is a great opportunity to join a high performing team at the forefront of IT initiatives for the Boots Digital Core team.

Key Responsibilities
• Managing key projects through stages of the project lifecycle following initial shaping by Lead BA to ensure effective and high-quality delivery
• Manage and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (both business & technical) to shape, influence and inform strategic direction
• Work with the RTE to facilitate PI planning.
• Adhering to project management frameworks and standards within the team
• Continually assessing projects to ensure Risks and Issues are captured and understood
• Managing and tracking project finances

What you’ll need to have
• You will have significant experience of working within an agile software delivery environment ideally in a leadership role.
• Strong Programme and Project Management experience
• Enthusiastic Project Manager able to work under pressure in fast moving environments.
• Experience of Retail and Digital preferable
• Experience of Waterfall and Agile preferable
• Excellent relationship building, negotiating, and networking skills, able to engage and influence senior stakeholders
• Ability to explain, simplify and communicate
• Structured and organised
• Strong understanding of principles, theories, practices, and techniques for managing activities involved in planning and delivering software development projects.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage, influence, negotiate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders at all levels in the business.

Our benefits

• Boots Retirement Savings Plan
• Generous employee discount plus enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare
• Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria and outdoor seating

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).

What’s next?

If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.

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