CareerZone - IT Project Manager - Infrastructure (89640)

Job description


IT Project Manager - Infrastructure

Job reference 89640


  • Job Title :
    IT Project Manager - Infrastructure
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    8 December 2023
  • Line Manager
    Ian Ferguson
Job Advert

Asda are recruiting for an IT Project Manager to work in our Technology department, specifically focused on infrastructure related projects. Initially this will be working within our Infrastructure Future program of works, delivering migration activity associated with our divestment away from Walmart.    This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team who can offer you a great working environment and flexible working. Not only will you be given the opportunity to progress in one of the world's largest company, but you will also receive an in-depth training plan to take you to the next level.

You must have a strong Project Management background in delivering infrastructure projects along with excellent stakeholder management skills and used to working on 3-5 concurrent projects at any one time.


This role is for an initial 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

Your Role:

  • Creating and delivering project plans and prioritisation of project activity to meet the overall business project objectives. Delivery of 3-5 concurrent projects
  • Managing the project stage gates in accordance with the Asda project management best practice and the Lifecycle methodology
  • Identifying and communicating project risks, concerns and issues and escalate to the Programme Manager
  • Understanding, prioritising and managing the changes to scope, timescales, costs, resourcing, and 3rd parties
  • Delivering products in a serviceable state including hand-over to service support teams.
  • Negotiating and influencing across a number of different geographies and time zones to remove political, financial and resource constraints
  • Preparing and delivering regular project communications to all key stakeholders
  • Maintaining the project risk log, ensuring appropriate actions are in place to manage the risks in accordance to their priority
  • Assembling and leading teams of technologists from internal and external sources with diverse technology skill sets to analyse, design, build and implement technology and business process change


About You:

  • Strong Project Management background in delivering infrastructure projects 
  • Proven track record of project delivery using a project methodology and lifecycle (Waterfall & Agile ideally)
  • Proven track record of managing cross functional resource
  • Proven record of interpersonal and communication skills, managing risk and the appropriate escalation
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment


Hybrid Working 

Work Where it Works.  Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to complete your daily tasks where you'll be the most effective.  It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.  We would love to talk to you about this. 


You will also get an excellent benefits package including: 


  • £5,700 company car allowance, plus discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.


We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves. 


If you have any questions, then please email 

#LI-ES1 #LI-Hybrid

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