Development Manager - In-Home Services
J Sainsbury plc
 GB-Milton Keynes
9d ago

We’re going digital in a big way. As one ofthe UK’s leading digital retailers, Argos now offers more than 60,000 productsonline and in-

store helping to make our customer’s lives easier each andevery day.

We’re ahead of the curve, and investing indigital like never before, from easy, intuitive apps to our new Fast Trackcollection and delivery service, we’re making shopping effortless andenjoyable.

And as part of the Sainsbury’s Group, we’re creating an environmentwhere you can really get ahead in your career too.

Join us in this DevelopmentManager In Home Services role and help us push ahead in our retailrevolution. In-home Services are a growing area of interest within retail andrepresents a significant opportunity for Argos.

This unique role will enableyou to directly impact the development of innovative in-home services roadmap,working closely with colleagues across the business to define, pilot andimplement our plan creating a market leading home delivery operation.

More about the role :

  • Explore Opportunity Define the size ofthe opportunity for in-home services, considering the competitor landscape andworking closely with commercial strategy to understand the role this could playacross our categories
  • Projectmanagement : Define project scope, deliverables, project plan, business case andbusiness change impact.
  • Developroadmap - Shape clearoptions / recommendations for our future in-home services roadmap, includingexploring considerations like potential operating models, branding, etc
  • Definerequirements / change impact Identifynew IS / digital / operational / commercial / other business change requirements
  • Pilot Explore opportunities to better understand customer appetite and potentialsize of opportunity
  • Drivedelivery ensuring deliverables / outcomes deliver the project intent at pace,tracking progress, identifying and mitigating risks, providing project updates,managing budget and keeping stakeholders informed / engaged
  • Leadership : Lead cross functional teams - you will help drive and deliver the project usingstrong communication, flexibility and the right balance between driving theproject and taking people with you, exhibiting our values and agilities
  • More about you :

  • Strong project / programme managementqualifications / experience
  • Experience of developing well considered business cases, with theability evaluate sales / cost / margin impact of any proposed changes
  • A diverse business background perhaps gained in strategy consultingand / or project & programme management
  • Strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit Experience taking ahigh-level business idea and exploring the potential opportunity to develop aclear strategy and roadmap to engage stakeholders
  • A rounded skill set enabling you to see a proposition, question orchallenge from every angle (customer, competitor, market, commercial,operational) allowing you to identify tactical and strategic businessimprovements
  • Experience managing complex, highly cross-functional business changeprojects
  • Comfortable using a variety of styles to either influence other teams toprioritise solutions to issues or to fully manage a key business project rightfrom idea inception through to project delivery.
  • An ability to translate strategy into action, with a track record ofdelivering significant and lasting business change
  • Assertive, challenging and confident with well-honed inter-personalskills.
  • An ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way to wide audiences.
  • Work with energy and pace. Collaborate to win and have fun
  • What you’ll get in return :

    If being part of ahighly successful home delivery team wasn’t enough, you’ll also receive a hostof great benefits. As well as a competitive salary and rewarding bonus schemeyou will receive a huge range of learning and development opportunities, 24days’ holiday, a save-

    as-you-earn scheme, pension and staff discounts at Argos,Sainsbury’s and Habitat.

    Work Locations

    Argos - AveburySainsbury's Argos489-499 Avebury BoulevardSaxon Gate WestMilton KeynesMK9 2NW


    Full-timeAdvertised Salary : Competitive Salary

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