IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager


Are you Agile or PRINCE2 qualified?


Do you have proven IT Project Management experience in a consumer lead environment?


Do you have a strong understanding of IT testing methodologies?


MacGregor Black is currently partnering with a Consumer Goods Business, on the search for IT Project Manager. This is a permanent role based in Windermere.


As the IT Project Manager, you will be report into the IT Development Manager. You will be critical in defining, designing, managing and implementing system changes in order to maximise the operational effectiveness of the business.


Key Responsibilities


  • Driving business success by taking ownership of assigned projects through the software lifecycle, adhering to agreed quality gates and controls, whilst ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Ensuring that IT changes do not compromise Lakeland’s data integrity, data security or system security, or impact adversely upon our customers, and are compliant with all applicable UK regulations and general IT best practice.
  • Ensuring that sufficient functional and integration test coverage is in place for all changes, so as to ensure the delivery of high-quality system changes.
  • Ensuring that all projects have all associated documentation as required by Lakeland’s change control procedures.
  • Managing a team of system integration testers providing leadership, support and training as well as being responsible for effective matrix management of project resources.
  • Being an ambassador for Lakeland by building effective working relationships cross-functionally and also with 3rd parties ensuring that IT change has a positive effect on customer relations, business operations and commercial success.


What are we looking for?


  • Proven experience in IT project management and fundamental understanding of software development lifecycle and IT testing methodologies
  • Exposure to system architecture and design, able to understand the relationships and integration between existing business systems
  • Proven experience in business processes analysis, and how these map onto the end to-end system and data flows
  • Experience of building relationships at all levels including experience of managing 3rd party relationships
  • Proven experience breaking down complex issues into viable solutions
  • May hold Agile or PRINCE2 qualifications
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to draw meaningful conclusions and recommendations for functional, non-functional and technical change
  • A high level of accuracy, attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Can present a problem and solution clearly and logically whilst inspiring confidence and trust from others
  • Positive stakeholder management skills with the ability to manage and deal with competing priorities
  • Has commercial & business acumen
  • Resilient, resourceful and able to influence others to deliver the right outcomes for the business and the customer
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Daniel Hookway

Daniel Hookway

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