• Digital Programme and Delivery Manager

    Location UK-Nottingham
    Job ID
    2018-3207
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Digital & Ecommerce
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    Key Purpose of Job:

     

    The co-ordinated planning and management of digital projects, including BAU (business as usual) across our portfolio of brands, that together achieves the digital ambitions of Pentland Brands

     

    Responsibilities

    • Defines, manages and realises the strategic benefits of the programme as a whole
    • Responsible for ensuring successful delivery of the programme of projects and activities
    • Manages interdependencies between projects and BAU activities.
    • Takes a total programme view/manages together to deliver the desired strategic benefit.
    • Manage resources available and resource conflicts
    • Manages risks issues and charges at a programme level.
    • Make connections between data and requests leading to recommendations to manage successful delivery of the entire programme. May accelerate, decelerate, redefine, terminate and initiate projects within the programme.
    • Works with multiple teams to establish clear governance, ways of working and authority process to manage the programme effectively.
    • Develops tolerances for stages, and exception plans to mitigate.
    • Ensures risks with business case are identified, assessed and controlled.
    • Manages change process.
    • Full financial tracking and visibility of all work streams and brands. Actual v forecast on costs and returns/benefits.
    • Ensure robust business case applied to all work streams, is monitored and achieved
    • Uses portfolio thinking; business cases, prioritisation, returns given resource, continuing monitoring and adjustments to hit timings, capacity bottlenecks, limited resources and risk v returns.
    • Stakeholder management across the business with key interfaces at all levels.
    • Works closely with Digital Experience, Production Studio, Product Teams, Technical and Product Managers to deliver as a whole.
    • Single view of all work streams, at any one time – including status, costs, and projected revenue & profit.
    • Drives correct decision making and trade-offs with the wider business
    • Keeps digital linked, and anchored with wider business initiatives both long term and short term/reactive
    • Controls and refines ways of working for maximum efficiency and visibility

     

     

                             What you need to have

     

    • Takes initiative, and uses sound judgment, taking user, business(financial/strategic) and people into account in making recommendations
    • Ability to develop robust business cases, using consumer, market and financial rigour.
    • Communication skills at all levels – board, external, functional experts with an ability to tie information together interpreting what that means for relevant parties. 
    • Consistently inspires trust from others.
    • Evidence of delivering programmes to time and budget
    • Strong relationship emphasis, drives results through others.
    • Use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

                        What we need to see in you

     

    • Commercially minded, with strong business acumen and broad experience working with different programmes, potentially different industries/functions.
    • Fluent in running programmes, with successful results.  Demonstrated start to end success – having remained true to original business cases
    • Able to present clearly and succinctly in order to get to crux of situation and swift resolution.
    • Able to adapt quickly to an ever-changing landscape
    • Assertive style, with a track record of holding teams to account on non or poor delivery,
    • Well-developed influencing and negotiating skills.

     

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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