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IT Project Co-ordinator - Digital (IT2A)

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 2 2 5 4 4 8 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia
Contract: Perm
Location: Nottingham

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 Coordinator to join the Digital Core Programme.
The Project Coordinator role is a key position within Boots IT, responsible for the mobilisation and management of projects within a large investment portfolio. This is a great opportunity to work at the heart of the business, delivering technology critical to Boots’ performance. The role involves working collaboratively with key business users, Boots IT colleagues and the wider Walgreens Boots Alliance group, in an interesting and engaging environment.

Key Responsibilities
• Co-ordinating all aspects of the project to ensure successful delivery of customer and business objectives
• Bringing together project team members from across the business and third-party organisations to build and deliver the project plan
• Leading the end-to-end project lifecycle, from planning, implementation, and evaluation of the projects
• Adhering to project management frameworks and standards within the team, including good financial governance
• Troubleshooting, problem-solving, and escalating issues as required

What you’ll need to have
• Our ideal candidate is extremely organised, with experience in project management. The key characteristics needed for the role are:
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with rapidly changing priorities and challenging stakeholders
• Confidence, flexibility and resilience - and willingness to challenge when deadlines are not met or standards not achieved
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and good attention to detail
• Works well with others and experienced in working cross-functionally with a diverse range of people
• Self-starter, highly proactive and assertive in a demanding and dynamic environment.

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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