Ecommerce Solutions Project Lead

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United Kingdom
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Company description

SuperGroup plc is the owner of the dynamic Superdry brand and operates in the premium branded fashion clothing sector. Superdry focuses on high quality fashionable menswear, womenswear and accessories, fusing vintage Americana and Japanese graphics with a British style. Superdry operates a multi-channel business through a combination of standalone stores, concessions, ecommerce, and UK and international wholesale.

Job description

The Role

The Superdry brand is a genuine British success story that has grown to a turnover of £750m, £87m profit and a strategic plan in place that will make us a £1bn company by 2020. We are a multichannel operator with well-developed and highly successful retail, ecommerce, wholesale and franchise businesses and customers in virtually every country in the world. We are well on our way to achieving our goal of becoming a global lifestyle brand.

Our ecommerce business has experienced incredible growth in recent years and is now one of our most profitable and successful sales channels. This position will be of interest to strong project managers with ecommerce experience, excellent stakeholder and team management skills, a good technical understanding of ecommerce systems and the ability to manage projects end to end, from requirements gathering to final delivery.

You will

- Define common working practices in line with the wider team processes
- Measure and manage the team’s performance
- Support with the short, medium and long-term team strategy
- Support your team with mentoring and 1-2-1’s to strengthen weaknesses and recognise successes
- Continuously manage the teams resource schedule ensuring the team have the appropriate focus
- Report on project spend and project progress weekly to your peers
- Manage risks proactively providing mitigation where possible and escalating if necessary
- Manage issues as they occur keeping stake holders up to date
- Deliver allocated ecommerce roadmap projects on time, within budget and to specification keeping stake holders informed
- Manage and guided your team creating high levels of productivity and maintaining working practices
- Proactively challenge solutions and technological approach where necessary helping to contribute to the best solution for our customers

You are

- Experienced in ecommerce projects and solutions with deep experience in a similar role
- From an ecommerce company, an agency servicing online retailers, or an IT solutions consultancy
- Technically minded with a strong grasp of relevant technologies and systems
- Comfortable managing complex, multi-faceted, highly challenging projects with lots at stake
- An extremely strong communicator with superb influencing skills
- Able to challenge colleagues hard to think differently, stretch themselves and be truly innovative
- Unwilling to accept ordinary or be told that something isn’t possible
- Analytical and inquisitive, able to identify the right questions to get to the right answers
- Able to manage stakeholders at all levels, including those who can be demanding and difficult
- Experienced in managing and developing a team
- Able to work in a fast paced, demanding environment, juggling multiple tasks
- Based within easy commuting distance of Cheltenham of willing to relocate for the role

What We Offer

- A generous salary, pension contributions, life assurance, personal medical insurance and 25 days holiday
- One of a kind Founder Share Plan, plus other great Share Scheme initiatives
- An unrivalled range of Learning & Development programmes
- Amazing staff discount, 50% online and in store, plus an on-site staff shop and subsidised Starbucks Cafe
- A range of team and social events (this year we even had a catwalk show in a castle!)
- Discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, wellbeing services and much, much more!