Within Ocado Group sits Platform Implementation, whose mission is ‘to orchestrate the implementation of Ocado’s platforms globally’. This department focuses on the full programme management life cycle of the implementation of our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) - from pre-deal, through to the design, construction, installation, testing and ‘go-live’ phases (with all the process and portfolio management in between). This department is instrumental in ensuring we deliver these CFCs on time, to budget, and to the specific requirements of each client.
We are now looking for a Programme Manager - Portfolio Planning to join the Project Office & Design Solutions stream, to take accountability for driving portfolio planning activities, defining strategies and building capabilities among the wider PI functions in order to positively influence and help build our future product offering and project horizon for our growing number of retail partners globally.
This position will own the creation and reporting (to board level) of the PI project portfolio. From evaluating technical implications of new product introduction/projects and the commercial risks/opportunities that these present, furthering these capabilities (including strengthening our analysis of territory specific considerations) while considering supply chain implications and assessing resources vs. project deadlines, to driving the maturing of new concepts to a ‘delivery-ready’ state for our retail partners and successfully coordinating the introduction of these new products to the PI project portfolio.
The individual in this role must be highly analytical, ensuring complex and multifaceted problems and challenges are met with creative and timely solutions, with strong relationship-building skills to lead and drive these solutions alongside the wider team. The role requires strong communication, relationship-building and influencing skills to ensure buy-in of senior stakeholders and colleagues, as well as a proactive and inquisitive approach, not just taking what we do on face value, but appreciating the why, how and future impact from both a technical and commercial perspective.
The role is based at our Head Office in Hatfield, but some UK/international travel may be required.
What will you be doing?
Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.
About Ocado Group...
When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re a FTSE 100 business developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!
Transforming an industry means also transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the brightest talents to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.
Only a 20 minute commute from London King’s Cross and with a free shuttle bus provided from Hatfield Station to the office
Ocado employee experience is very important to us. As well as keeping a smile on your face with weekly massages, a games room, coffee shop, weekly food samples and amazing food hall to satisfy your daily breakfast and lunch taste buds..All Ocado employees are offered a benefits package of - 25 days holiday + the option to buy an additional 3 via salary sacrifice, 15% discount on your weekly ocado shop, pension, share options, discounts on gym memberships and much much more….
We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Please note that unfortunately we are unable to cover the cost of your visa at this time. We do cover the relevant company costs for visa sponsorship. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
Our values: we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better…
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