Jobs at Sainsburys For Development Manager

Website Sainsbury's

Job Description:

Our Supply Chain & Logistics Fulfilment Strategy team is at the heart of our Argos brand GM transformation, enabling us to move towards a standalone national ‘Local Fulfilment Centre’ network capable of providing market leading fulfilment to customers, whether that be for collection or to a customer’s home. In addition to this, the team is focused on optimisation of our other established fulfilment channels including Large Item, Installations, Tu and Habitat.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage/implement business change from concept through to delivery/review
  • Take an ambiguous issue and collaboratively establish a clear problem statement, solution operation with recommendations and roadmap for delivery
  • Create clear strategy/vision to engage stakeholders across the business
  • Manage projects through all delivery phases, monitoring progress against milestones and budget ensuring all activities are completed on time
  • Work with cross-functional teams across the business to deliver the change (ranging from IS/Digital to property, to Marketing or HR)
  • Communicate and report on project status, addressing issues or barriers to progress, escalating as appropriate to mitigate any risks/issues

Job Requirements:

  • Strong project/programme management experience
  • A strong understanding of the UK retail market (General Merchandise focused)
  • A strong understanding of Home Delivery / Customer Fulfilment
  • A diverse business background perhaps gained in strategy consulting and/or project & programme management
  • Strategic thinking with an entrepreneurial spirit – experience taking high-level business idea and exploring the potential opportunity to develop a clear strategy and roadmap to engage stakeholders
  • A rounded skill set enabling you to see a proposition
  • A strong focus on delivering a great experience for our customers
  • Financial and commercial acumen, ability to understand cost and margin drivers

Job Details:

Company:  Sainsbury’s

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Engineering

Job Location: Avebury, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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