Hybrid working mix of home and office.
Sitting within the IT team, you’ll be a key collaborator ensuring projects receive the IT support they need to deliver optimum results. You’ll manage IT resources, maintain project cost models and advise on Project RAG including RAID status from an IT perspective. In short, where the IT aspect of projects is concerned, it’s over to you.
By coordinating recording and analysing project data and responding to reporting requests, you’ll provide a crucial strategic overview of project progress, costs and impact. You’ll also direct IT governance, managing project plans to ensure efforts are being made in the right places for projects to deliver desired commercial outcomes within time and budget constraints.
You’ll be an influential figure encouraging a culture of constant improvement within IT governance. With 80% of Clarks’ project spend sitting within IT, your resource management will have a potentially large impact on our profitability—make that a positive impact and you’ll be able to put your name to some significant achievements here.
A bit about you
You’ll be experienced with data analysis and delivering insight-rich reporting using business intelligence tools and Microsoft programmes. You might have gained this experience at a similar sized organisation as a project planner or coordinator where you’ve used methods like Waterfall and Agile. You’ll also have developed a good understanding of industry developments.
Just as important will be your ability to fit in with the changing culture here at Clarks. That means having an open-minded creative approach and highly-developed communication skills to make you a great collaborator and influential figure with colleagues at all levels of our business. Providing reports to our IT Portfolio and Change Manager for stakeholder meetings, you’ll gain knowledge into more senior roles that will prepare you for the move up when the time comes.
Clarks, based in Somerset, England, has been at the forefront of innovative shoemaking since its foundation in 1825, when brothers James and Cyrus Clark made a slipper from sheepskin off-cuts. At the time it was ground-breaking; a combination of invention and craftsmanship that’s remained at the heart of what the brand does now.
In the Clarks archive of more than 22,000 pairs are shoes that have sparked revolutions and defined generations. From the original Clarks Desert Boot, first designed by Nathan Clark and launched in 1950 to the iconic Wallabee, each design has an instantly recognisable signature – a unique combination of craftsmanship and innovation that make it unmistakably Clarks.
Underpinned by a rich heritage and strong values, Clarks is a leading global footwear brand serving millions of consumers across the world, operating retail, wholesale, franchise and online channels in over 100 markets worldwide supported by nearly 6,000 employees across the world.
In February 2021, Clarks entered a new chapter in its history as it formed a partnership with LionRock Capital, positioning the iconic footwear brand for future success as it enters its third century.
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