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Project Co-Ordinator

Project Coordinator (FTC - 12-18 months)

Purpose of role:
The Project Co-ordinator will lead on key projects across the business that impact our retail operational expenditure. Working with stakeholders to identify and review activities across the store estate where costs could be reduced or removed, the co-ordinator would develop and plan the engagement, communication and management of the cost saving initiatives within a project framework.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Own the Smart Spend initiative which focuses on cost saving across key operational areas within a store environment and drives best practice among vendors
  • Work closely with vendors, Procurement, Finance and Operations to reduce operational expenditure through an analytical, value-driven lens
  • Develop project plans from initiation, scope, stakeholder engagement and sign off to implementation, delivery and finally embedding of process
  • Identify key stakeholders, ensuring alignment and agreement across relevant business functions on all cost saving initiatives
  • Provide financial analysis and analytical support where required to the Retail Operations function
  • Contribute, as required, to other projects and initiatives in the Projects & Improvements area within Retail Operations
  • Represent Retail Operations in a professional and positive manner with other business functions


Essential knowledge, education, skills and experience:
  • Ideally retail experience
  • Have 2 plus years’ experience in a support office role, ideally in a fast-paced organisation
  • Highly organised, detail-oriented, possessing the ability to effectively prioritise projects and deliverables whilst meeting deadlines set by management
  • Business related qualification - desirable but not essential
  • Have a good level of business acumen and a genuine interest in the retail industry
  • Excellent planning, communication and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self
  • Positive ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Strong attention to detail, professional and calm under pressure
  • Confident, pro-active, organized and professional attitude
  • Ability to use own initiative is essential
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience in working as part of a diverse and geographically dispersed team
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