Central England Co-Operative Careers

IT Delivery Manager
Full Time

£Up to £50,000
Contract Term

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IT & Digital - Staffordshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

About the role

A fantastic opportunity to join the IT & Digital team in a newly created position as an IT Delivery Manger. Reporting into the Head of IT Delivery, you will be aligned to one of the key functions within the Society: Trading, Corporate or IT and will act as the link between IT & Digital and your assigned function.

You will

Be working with business leaders to understand and create a clear roadmap for planned activity made up of: business as usual plan, in-flight project and pipeline demand.

Agree appropriate resource for delivery and scheduling of project with the Business Change function.

Lead a team comprising of IT Project Managers, IT Product Analysts and IT Test Analysts this will be a mixture of permanent colleagues and temporary resource when demand increases to deliver projects.

About you

Demonstrate the ability to communicate, influence and work collaboratively with senior colleagues

Experience of delivering projects in both an Agile and Waterfall methodology

Good leader to your direct team through coaching and regular catch-up sessions. Providing a supportive environment for them to flourish

Be able to plan and anticipate the business needs highlighting risks where appropriate to existing plans

Proven ability to lead senior meetings and present back to the leadership teams

Experience of managing external stakeholders to get the best value from the relationship

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.