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Project Analyst

Job reference 16191

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  • Job Title :
    Project Analyst
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
    Full-time
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Hours per Week:
    37.50
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    18 May 2021
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Are you a naturally analytical thinker who is working towards a career within the Projects space?

We are looking for a Project Analyst to work in a fun, dynamic and exciting “Asda Culture” environment.  This is a chance to work for a business that can offer you great career potential, and also offer flexible working and great benefits. We put a lot of investment into our colleagues and are committed to ensure that you will receive the relevant training and support to provide you with the opportunity to progress within the one of the world's largest companies

The Project Analyst will join our existing team and will be responsible for assisting senior members of the team with managing complex projects or be responsible themselves for managing elements of a project (workstreams).  You may be responsible for a number of activities in parallel, helping to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall project delivery team.  The team delivers a diverse portfolio of projects that enable technology across all areas of the Asda business.

The Role

As the Project Analyst, your responsibilities would include managing specific project workstreams on behalf of a Project Manager, maintaining project plans and prioritisation of project activity to meet the overall business project objectives, managing the project stage gates in accordance with the Asda project management best practice and the IT Lifecycle (Waterfall / Agile) methodologies, ensuring compliance with local and global IT standards and preparing and delivering regular project communications to all key stakeholders. You would also be responsible for administration/reporting tasks such as maintaining the project risk log, ensuring appropriate actions are in place to manage the risks in accordance to their priority and co-ordinating key project resources.

About You

  • Proven record of interpersonal and communication skills, managing risk and the appropriate escalation
  • Experience of managing a small team of cross functional resources (Desirable)
  • Proven track record of project delivery using a project methodology and lifecycle (Desirable)

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

  • 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.


 
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Asda House - Leeds
Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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