Retail Project Manager



Retail Project ManagerThe retail world is changing as we know it and we are looking to appoint a Retail Project Manager on a years fixed term contract initially. The key purpose of this role is drive and execute a suite of projects across our national portfolio of 56 shops. This is an incredibly varied role which will leading projects on digital transformation, new shop openings, process changes all with the overarching aim to innovate and deliver our stores for the future. This role will work at pace and have multiple projects coinciding at any one time across the Charity, you can expect to be working with multiple functions internally and suppliers/contractors externally.

What we can give you is an environment to thrive as we continue with our growth plans for 2021. You will be able to own and see first-hand the tangible differences you are making to an innovative Charity Retailer. We will give you the freedom to deliver but all the support you need to make it happen.

Retail Project Manager Requirements:

We need someone who has ideally managed end to end projects within a retail setting, we are very open to both commercial and charity retail settings. You will have managed multiple projects working consecutively that have involved stakeholders from across the organisation. Any experience in property, new stores, digitalisation and process improvement will be beneficial to your application.

Behaviours: These for us are integral for the role to be success and the ideal person will be energetic, have a passion for retail (innovation and improvement) and have a collaborative approach. We all work together here to deliver the most success for the Charity so you will be able to influence and gain buy in from both the Leadership teams but also our amazing teams on the ground in store.

A bit about us:

We save lives, be it the Emergency or Children’s Air Ambulance our Helicopters and our operations teams ensure we are with people in their upmost time of need. To keep our helicopters flying; our retail shops, fundraising teams and volunteers raise the much needed funds required.

We are on a journey to be the organisation of choice and opportunity for the most talented and driven people from diverse backgrounds.

Location: Daventry. The role will a mixture of remote and office-based working with also travel to our shops when required. Our Retail HQ is in Daventry and our Charity HQ is in Rugby.

Job type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract initially

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

You may have experience of the following: Retail Project Manager, Retail Change Manager, Retail Programme Manager, Area Retail Manager, Retail Innovation Manager, New Store, New Opening, etc.

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