Technology & Planning Specialist (Retail)
Salary: £32,500 - £37,500 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Flexible - with travel into the office once a fortnight
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time 35 hours
Application Deadline: 11th November 2021 11:59pm
We will be shortlisting upon application and will close the role once filled, please apply ASAP to be considered.
Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with experience in Technical Project Management that can help us beat cancer sooner?
Working closely with CRUK Technology Directorate to support and help to deliver technology initiatives at a localised and national level; which support the Corporate Strategy, Trading department's long-term plan and the maintaining of business-critical shop infrastructure. The Technology and Planning Specialist support the development and delivery of our retail teams technical roadmap - scheduling changes, enhancements and fixes, to the technology systems and services used by the Trading team.
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If you are a retail application support analysist interested in moving into more of a delivery role working with different stakeholder and leading on projects, then this could be of interest to you. This role could also suit a technical project manager with an interest or knowledge of retail.
To execute this, some of the things you can expect to be involved in are…
Championing improvements to till devices, it's associated software and hardware peripherals, for 600 Cancer Research UK (CRUK) shop's, throughout the UK.
Providing support and advice on several complex tech lead projects, helping to identify success measures, work with project teams/stakeholders and provide timely updates to Operational Support Manager and Strategy & Planning Manager
Supporting both short and long-term departmental objectives/outcomes relating to Tech, maintaining a strong understanding of the strategic and performance objectives of Trading
Working proactively with the Operational Support Manager to support the day to day management of EPOS technology in Trading, ensuring a high level of supporter experience. This includes engaging directly with shop and regional Trading staff to gather more information about, and provide advice on, issues/problems.
Building a detailed level of Technical knowledge of Trading's systems and processes to support Trading teams with system changes or operational activities throughout the year.
To be successful in this role, you will need to bring your…
Practical knowledge of project management techniques
Good knowledge of retail technical requirements and EPoS systems
Experience in building collaborative and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
In depth of working with data sets and building data gathering and reporting functions.
Commitment to new approaches driving new ways of working showing resilience and stamina
Good knowledge and/or experience of retail operations and support functions would be beneficial for this role
What's in it for me?
25, days annual leave (plus bank holidays and the ability to buy up to 5 days per annum) and 1 CRUK day.
Pension (employer contributions of up to 10%), life insurance and a great benefit discount platform.
A brilliant learning and development environment
If this describes you, you can enjoy a phenomenal career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Please apply by submitting your CV and answering some short application questions.