CareerZone - Business Project Manager (85151)

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Business Project Manager

Job reference 85151


  • Job Title :
    Business Project Manager
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    29 September 2023
  • Line Manager
    Valerie Vanni
Job Advert

“Everything about Asda” 

We are a values-led Organisation. As such we, encourage everyone to be open and honest. We work creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone's input. 

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business and our belief in the empowerment of the individual means opportunities at Asda are abundant. 

We conduct £300m worth of transactions every week. Our website handles over 2 million transactions a month. We have more than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  

Please note this is an 18-month secondment / fixed term position, but a high percentage of our fixed term colleagues secure permanent opportunities along the way.

“Everything you'll love ”  

  • Hybrid and flexible working – everyone is looking for that work/life balance and Asda have it

on point. Flexible working meaning you work where it works to meet both your needs and the business needs 

  • Discretionary bonus – Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts
  • Car allowance - £5,700 car allowance / electric company car
  • Company Pension Scheme matched to a limit  – Looking forward to the future
  • Minimum 25 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays – Making sure you take time for your self and switch off
  • Private medical – single, couple, family or single parent cover available
  • 4 weekly pay – which means you get an extra payday a year
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions – Asda genuinely cares so we create a culture where our

people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of all our people          is very important to us 

  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - with extra discounts running throughout the year – really makes a difference, saving the colleagues an average of £700 a year
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - we want our colleagues to excel and grow with our business. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page) 
  • Free city centre parking – you can also use it outside working hours

       Plus much more! 

“That's more like it”


“Find your role”  

You'll report into the Senior Programme Manager where you won't have any direct reports, but you'll have the opportunity to help mentor other colleagues within the team and department, and will matrix manage the project team.

  • Owning and managing project plans (timescales, budgets/finances, resources, governance)
  • Facilitation of Tech/Business project interface across projects within the Supply Chain functions
  • Co-ordination of business teams and resources to deliver business tasks, milestones and artefacts
  • Working with third parties and internal teams to ensure on time, high quality delivery
  • Responsibility for project artefacts (risks, issues, dependencies, assumptions, RACI, decisions logs)
  • Responsible for status reporting and ensuring the Senior Programme Manager, Programme Lead and other key stakeholders receive regular updates on progress
  • You will identify, communicate and resolve risks, concerns, issues, and dependency blockers, initiating appropriate escalation to the Senior Programme Manager where required
  • Liaising/coordinating with other project teams to manage interdependencies, align on timescales and coordinate resources

Let's find out about you”

  • You are an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record of project delivery, utilising methodologies such as Waterfall & Agile into challenging, complex, ambiguous, and fast paced Retail environments.
  • You will have experience of managing cross functional resource and motivating diverse teams.
  • You will have experience of Microsoft Project, and creating and maintaining project plans
  • You will have Retail project delivery or transformation experience.
  • You'll have excellent written & verbal communication skills, and will be experienced in managing and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the business.

“Find your everything at Asda” - bringing brighter living within everyone's reach.

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda.

If you have any questions, then please email 


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