Programme Manager at Wunderman Thompson Commerce, London, 3 Months, £Negotiable Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • May 03, 2022
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Programme Manager with strong hands on technical delivery and consultative skills. The successful candidates must show a track record of working in complex client environments, with multiple stakeholders on large scale digital transformation programmes. You will act as a focal point, coordinating cross-functional teams to deliver solutions and capabilities that provide business benefit and value for our clients. You\'ll have demonstrable experiences working with 3rd parties, other agencies and business stakeholders.

What we want from you:

  • Significant experience in an agency or consultancy background is essential
  • Strong core project/programme management core skills (eg risk assessment, planning, estimating, dependency appreciation, programme roadmap management and reporting)
  • Demonstrable experience with strategy-led engagements and a strong grasp of delivering against business objectives and outcomes
  • Recent experience of running large scale web build projects, ideally using AEM (eg budget 1m +)
  • Client management skills coupled with the ability to coordinate the work of several development teams, led by Project Managers with a group of wider stakeholders and other teams within the business to deliver a world-class web experience
  • Ability to manage conflict and ambiguity
  • Savvy in broad and sophisticated digital ecosystems (AEM, analytics, Digital Asset Management, CRM, Social Media etc.)
  • Delivery experience within large, complex organizations working with multiple vendors, onsite and offsite teams
  • Experience of working with high profile global brands
  • Client facing with good presentation skills and ability to raise and manage issues
  • Ability to self-manage and make decisions as needed
  • Identifying, escalating, managing and resolving issues as they arrive, across the teams.
  • Leads Programme Team meetings; ensures programme governance is operating effectively
  • Industry recognised qualifications are a plus, eg MSP or Agile certification
  • Daily interactions: Business Product Manager, Project Managers, Lead Business Analyst, Technical Architect, QA lead, Business Development Manager.

Wunderman Thompson Commerce inspire people to shop online through digital solutions, driving growth for world-leading brands and retailers.

How? We create, support, and improve digital shopper journeys, across leading channels including retailers, direct-to-consumer (D2C), marketplaces (Amazon and beyond), and social channels. And we work with some of the biggest and most exciting brands around, such as Calvin Klein, MAC, Nestl\xc3\xa9, Sainsbury\'s, Selfridges, Shell, Tiffany & Co. and Tommy Hilfiger.

Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, Wunderman Thompson Commerce are unique in our ability to connect world-class strategic thinking and creative insight with deep executional capability across technology and operations. Together, this enables us to deliver winning commerce solutions across all major digital routes to market worldwide.

We\'re part of WPP, a creative transformation company who use the power of creativity to build better futures for people, planet, clients and communities and is recognised as a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Commerce Services.

Tell me more! We are a diverse team of 1700+ commerce experts across more than 20 offices worldwide, including state-of-the-art offices in Watford, Central London and an eCommerce Centre of Excellence in Lisbon. We believe that growth through commerce begins with connected customer experiences that amplify the brand and drive business outcomes. We excel at orchestrating commerce touchpoints through intelligent deployment and integration of world class technology from strategic partners like Adobe, SAP, Salesforce, HCL, Shopify, BigCommerce and commerce tools, as well as driving sales from marketplaces and retailers. We have recently expanded our capabilities to include NN4M, specialists in Mobile Commerce and Satalia, experts in Artificial Intelligence.

Our reputation is based on our people, and we believe we have some of the best in the business - people who are inspired, energetic and straight-talking, and who really want to understand both our clients and their customers. We are happiest when we are innovating and shaping the future of commerce. We live and breathe our values and take pride in what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them.

As our business grows internationally, we\'re looking for new people to join us on our journey to inspire and take a key role in shaping some of the best commerce solutions, services and websites in the world. Working as a team, no problem is insurmountable; we share in our client\' successes and believe that anyone can show creative bravery no matter what their role is in the team.

At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.