Salary:
Competitive
Location:
Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Role Purpose

As a Retail Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a range of small to large scale projects simultaneously, as defined within our CORE Retail plan. You will work on a variety of projects within our Retail division, including new product development, technology rollouts, process and procedure improvement, business efficiency, regulatory change and everything in between. Therefore, this role would lend itself to a more generalist Project Manager, who has strong experience in a large retail business. 

You will be responsible for all parts of the project life cycle, from project initiation, planning, execution and closure, in line with our agreed retail project framework. Furthermore you will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders including subject matter experts and the senior leadership team to ensure the project is delivered on time, on budget and on brief.

Critically, as well as overseeing the overall project delivery, you will also be responsible for ensuring effective implementation of the project by working closely with our Internal Communications teams to deliver clear, concise and timely communications to the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Identify and receive appropriate retail project mandates in line with agreed business strategy and needs
  • Develop comprehensive business cases for change, identifying risk, benefit, cost and timescale analysis – gaining required support & securing funding where appropriate
  • Deliver successful outcomes through excellent project governance, ensuring all deviations, changes and risks are escalated through the defined channels
  • Ensure every project is planned and phased with the CORE Retail Plan, aligned with any pre-existing activity
  • Establish appropriate benchmarks against which projects can be assessed
  • Ensure projects are effectively communicated through their development and into execution & implementation
  • Manage all projects to deliver agreed outputs, ensuring they remain aligned to business strategy, are within the original scope and on target
  • Manage both internal teams and external partners to deliver project obligations to time and to budget by developing relationships with all key stakeholders 
  • Work with Procurement team to identify & procure the most cost-effective and competitive solutions
  • Ensure appropriate handover of project outcomes to BAU environment and completion of project post evaluation using agreed KPI’s
 
Additional Information
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
 
  • We’re looking for an experienced project manager who has strong background in delivering a broad range of small to large-scale transformation projects.
  • Holds a qualification(s) in Project Management (PRINCE/AGILE/etc) are beneficial and demonstrate at least a theoretical understanding of project management.
  • Great attention to detail is a must in this role, as are excellent communication, planning and negotiation skills, alongside experience of budget control and the ability to bond well with others as a team player
 
 Specialist Skills and Experience Required
  • Skilled in project management, business analysis and associated disciplines
  • The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills verbal, facing and written
  • The ability to influence, motivate and lead, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ability to plan and lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Deploy a disciplined approach to project management
  • Able to build strong effective business partnerships
  • Communicates persuasively in a range of challenging situations
  • Ability to compare & contrast competitor propositions and form recommendations
  • Create contingencies in the face of projects not running to plan

 
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.