• 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.

     

    We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.

     

    We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the global licensee for Karen Millen footwear and Kickers in the UK.  We also have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.

     

    All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.

     

    We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.

     

    At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:

     

    • Success is a team game
    • With clarity and courage
    • Better as standard
    • In good conscience

     

    To find out more go to www.pentland.com or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook. 

     

    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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