Project Manager
Wunderman Thompson Commerce
Watford, England, United Kingdom
2d ago

Description

We are looking for a strong Project Manager to join Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s world class teams who are working to make our clients happy.

You will be encouraged to form strong relationships with your team and will be expected to follow best practices in development standards and coding reviews.

We are also looking for enthusiasm for learning new skills and initiative to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.

Main responsibilities include :

  • Project Management responsibility for the software project life cycle
  • Identification and initiation of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Motivation of the team to achieve individual and team objectives
  • Interaction with senior management and business stakeholders
  • Building customer confidence by understanding their needs and delivering first class solutions
  • Issues and Risks identification, mitigation and resolution
  • Regular reporting both internally and to the client
  • Production and maintenance of Project Plan and Budgets
  • Developing and mentoring junior members of staff
  • Keeping up to date with emerging industry practices
  • Management of the commercials for a project
  • Resource planning
  • Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and to challenge for smarter ways of doing things;
  • a team player proud of their work who wants to share it. You like working in a fast-paced environment and are ready to inspire outstanding online shopper experiences for consumers and brands, no matter what product, service, sector, device or channel!

    You will have a customer-first mindset, with the maturity and initiative to do what it takes keep our clients happy, including some working at client locations.

    When our clients win we win!

    We need you to be really great at :

  • Software development Project Management experience, eCommerce experience ideally within retail a retail environment
  • Ability to define, manage and deliver to customer expectations within strict deadlines
  • Full knowledge of the project lifecycle and experience of various project development methodologies (including Agile, Incremental and Waterfall)
  • Comfortable with complex technical environments and legacy systems integration
  • Experience of managing multiple projects with some exposure to eCommerce or web-based projects
  • Experience of managing people and financial budgets (including project budgeting, monitoring financials, reporting etc) of at least £10 million
  • Experience of managing 3rd parties
  • Strong time management & organisational skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills and an ability to handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Relevant Project Management qualifications
  • If you know some of this even better!

  • Experience of pre-sales engagements and proposal writing
  • Knowledge of eCommerce frameworks and hosting solutions
  • Relevant consulting experience beneficial
  • If you are interested in this role then please contact

    At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.

  • As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset;
  • our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

    Wunderman Thompson Commerce is a global Commerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to help its ambitious clients grow through Commerce solutions.

    How? By creating inspirational and shopper journeys. It’s why we work with some of the most exciting brands around such as Tempur, DFS, Domino's, Boots, Xerox Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Specialized and Ted Baker.

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