Group Programme Lead

  • Carpetright
  • Full Time
  • Bradford

Job Description

Role Responsibility

Group Programme Lead – Long term contract – Flexible location (travel to Purfleet & Redditch will be needed)

This is a newly created role, and the objective of the Group Platform Programme Lead will be to lead the integration of the EPiServer commerce platform across a number of Nestware group companies.

Nestware is backed by Talal Shakerchi via his PE fund Meditor and is the holding company for Carpet and Flooring, Carpetright, Flooring supplies and Flooring Megastore. This commence platform will support the growth strategy of each trading companies in the Nestware portfolio, so it can become number one in the flooring sector.

What you will be doing:

  • Migrate all the businesses onto the selected single group platform (Optimizely)
  • Ensure the platform programmes are delivered on time, within budget and with maximum commercial impact
  • Ensure each of the platform projects are clearly scoped, defined, prioritised and resourced
  • Develop and maintain clear project plans, working with key stakeholders, 3rd party system integrators, other internal project leads
  • Keep sponsors and stakeholders up to date and ensure all project participants remain informed and empowered
  • Support the recruitment of the Digital project team. Then lead, motivate, coach, and develop them to become a high performing team
  • Manage budgets for each programme to ensure they are kept within the agreed costs

What we are looking for:

  • Proven experience of successfully managing a range projects integrating front-end ecommerce platforms with back-end ERP’s
  • Ideally has experience of Optimizely (EPiServer), D365 or Epicor ERP’s
  • Excellent technical, programme management and communication skills
  • Resilience coupled with the ability to drive results across a broad range of teams
  • High business intellect, financially astute with excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
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