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Opportunity with Leading Online Grocery Retailer

Job reference:
South East
Job type:
Perm - Consulting
Project / Programme Mgt
Date posted:

Our client is looking to expand and grow by delivering their cutting edge solution for operating online retail businesses to European markets, to help bring this about they are looking for capable professionals with experience in retail consulting. They are offering a unique chance to be responsible for project managing multiple business development projects through the sales process, from research to successful implementation

Roles & Responsibilities 

Project management of sales plan for defined existing and prospective clients
In collaboration with key stakeholders within our clients organisation and in defined client organisations, ensure the smooth, high quality and timely delivery of large and complex retail technology implementation to meet or exceed stakeholder and client expectations
Liaise with and build productive working relationships with subject matter experts within our clients business to facilitate successful pre and post sales activities
Be responsible for measuring, monitoring and reporting on progress at project milestones
Identify issues and problems, recommending approaches to address them, testing quality of data and reconciling data across sources, and presenting facts and evidence in meetings
Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring that the risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
Be responsible for multiple (between three and five) potential and live clients at varying levels of business development maturity at any one time
Responsible for successful transition to Account Management post implementation

Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

Retail or consumer consultancy background with excellent relationship management abilities and strong project management skills
Ability to understand client needs, build productive relationships, propose blended solutions within, contribute to deal conclusion and successfully manage projects to successful implementation
Knowledge and experience of change management including development of comprehensive project change plans; formulating change impact assessments; developing communications and training for end users
Proven experience of managing large scale technology projects
Comfortable dealing with data, spotting issues and innovating how outcomes can be driven, tracked & reported on
Good understanding of commercial developments within the retail market
Experience of working within budgetary constraints to quality standards and targets
Excellent data gathering, analytical and listening skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and maintain progress
Collaborative team player, able to bring different skills and personalities together to present a cohesive solution to the client
Ideally has experience of working internationally
Ideally speaks other languages to the level where they can conduct business

Business Competencies

Commercially astute and Intellectually curious
Pragmatic and Motivated
Resilient and Tolerant of ambiguity
Driven and Passionate


Life Assurance
Private Medical Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Income Protection
23 days holiday, increasing to 25 with 3 years’ service

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