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Project Assurance Coordinator

Support Office»Technology

Summary

Job Reference: 2 2 6 4 9 1 B R

Nottingham Support Office

Permanent

37.5 Hours

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia

Contract: Perm

Location: Nottingham

Reporting into the Project Assurance Manager

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 embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

About the role

The IT2A Project Assurance Coordinator will support the Project Assurance Manager in ensuring the successful execution of IT projects within the organization. Reviewing reports and artefacts to aid the evaluation of project adherence to quality standards and policies, this role identifies non-compliance and project health issues and tracks actions to mitigate. Working closely with PMO and project delivery teams, you will play a key role in providing assurance to IT leadership and the business on the organisation’s ability to manage projects effectively and efficiently.

Responsibilties:

  • Carry out project assurance activities, including the monitoring of project data and artefacts to evaluate quality and compliance with agreed standards.
  • Support the Project Assurance Manager in the preparation and execution of project stagegate reviews, ensuring all information is available to decide whether the required thresholds have been met to move to the next phase.
  • Produce regular status updates on the health of the IT2A portfolio, highlighting projects or areas of concern that require action to address
  • Prepare and track risk mitigation plans to address issues found, liaising with stakeholders to ensure completion
  • Help define project quality standards and metrics for project deliverables, working alongside PMO and delivery team to monitor these throughout the project lifecycle
  • Identify opportunities to improve project processes and controls in order to enhance project delivery quality and eficacy
  • Work with stakeholders to address gaps in skills, processes and controls in order to improve the delivery of IT2A projects
  • Promote project quality best practices across the IT2A organisation

What you’ll need to have

  • Experience in project coordination/management, IT assurance or related field
  • Understanding of project management methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall), tools and best practices
  • High degree of organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication with project teams and stakeholders

It would be great if you also have

  • Experience in identification and mitigation of risk

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discount
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Flexible benefits scheme including discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes, holiday buying and much more.

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). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

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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