Project Manager

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Project Manager

  • Post Date:29th November 2021
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Job Description

Farrow & Ball – Project Manager, Wimborne (Full-Time, 12-month Fixed Term Contract)

Farrow & Ball are a luxury British lifestyle brand that prides itself in creating richly pigmented paint and handcrafted wallpaper using only the finest quality ingredients and an eco-friendly water base. Today the unique Farrow & Ball look transforms modern and traditional homes, large and small, inside, and out, around the world. With more than 60 showrooms worldwide and a global network of stockists, we’ve never forgotten our local Dorset roots.

The key to our success is our passionate craftsmen, showroom teams and support functions who ensure that our customers have an excellent experience at each stage of their journey with us.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager individual to join our Project Management team in Wimborne on a Fixed Term Contract.

As Project Manager you will manage multiple change projects across the business, on a global scale, based on the value-based prioritisation as set by the business, ensuring all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget; whilst involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

Key Responsibilities of Project Manager

  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties for flawless execution of projects
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation, escalating to Project Office Manager if bottlenecks occur
  • Following the Farrow & Ball change framework and governance to develop detailed plans
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation whilst facilitating project workshops, meetings, and post implementation reviews
  • Measuring project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
  • Performing risk management to minimise project risks and report. Escalating, as required, any concerns around project governance and deliverance
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with Global business stakeholders and third parties
  • Engaging at the appropriate level to work cross functionally to ensure a robust and sustainable end to end solution is implemented
  • Providing regular project updates, through presentation, documentation and/or relevant systems
  • Ensuring Company values, goals and brand principles are considered throughout each project
  • Developing robust communication plans to ensure Global awareness at all stages

Your Key Attributes

  • Experience of working with project and change methodologies, preferably Agile
  • Understanding of specification preparation and process / procedure mapping
  • Strong track record of delivering to target, plan and tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Relevant Project Management qualification
  • Professional qualification / practitioner in relation to change such as Six Sigma, LEAN etc. would be desirable
  • Can do attitude with flexibility and adaptability to different environments and varying priorities/objectives
  • Highly organised, capable of managing multiple and complex activities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective at building relationships and motivating others
  • Solutions and change orientated, able to challenge the status quo and apply influencing and persuading techniques
  • Able to troubleshoot and improvise with tools and resources available
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Team player, able to work cross-functionally and flexibly

What you can expect from us

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually based on individual performance
  • 24 days’ annual leave which increases with length of service (plus bank holidays)
  • Group Pension Scheme, matched by F&B
  • Generous staff discount on F&B products
  • Access to Perkbox, our retail discounts platform
  • Free onsite parking at our head office
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 support
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Life Assurance
  • Refer a Friend scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans for travel

This is an outline Job Description and employees are expected to undertake other duties as directed.

Must be prepared to work as part of a team and assist or carry out other duties during periods of high workloads, sickness, holidays and emergencies. Must be prepared to travel.