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IT Project Manager

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£30 - £35k pa for a 40 hour week
 

We create, empower, innovate, inspire, push the boundaries and most important of all, we practise what we preach.

Designed to enhance performance, Sweaty Betty workout wear is the perfect fusion of fashion and functionality. Tailored to sports from yoga to run, ski to swim, gym to tennis, our luxury activewear combines design innovation, technical fabrics and feminine style.
 
Born in 1998 in London’s Notting Hill, Sweaty Betty now has 39 boutiques including concessions in world-famous department stores Harrods and Selfridges, plus two boutiques in the USA. With a new mobile website, more international stores in the pipeline and a passionate, 400 strong fitness-loving team at its helm, Sweaty Betty is growing exponentially. There has never been a more exciting time to join us.
 
As the IT Project Manager you will responsible for maintaining and improving our IT structure for the entire business. You will work directly with outsourced IT support companies and key internal stakeholders to design innovative solutions that drive the business forward and shape the direction of our IT policy.
 
Our Values: We bring out the best in each other. We push boundaries. We have a positive attitude. We love what we do.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for implementing key IT projects and managing outsourced providers in ongoing IT support for the company. In your first year, the focus will be on several exciting and high profile projects including project managing key updates to Sweaty Betty’s retail system and documenting company-wide disaster recovery procedures.
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
Specific responsibilities include:
 
Strategy & Policy

  • Owning the company’s IT strategy and establishing infrastructure for a rapidly growing business in both the UK and US
  • Managing the company’s Data Protection policy, evaluating the key IT risks semi-annually, and implementing controls to reduce risk
  • Developing and maintaining company-wide disaster recovery procedures
     
    Project Management
  • Project managing key IT projects including implementing fundamental system-wide changes to the retail IT system, rolling out a virtual private LAN service (VPLS) to all stores, equipping all stores with a mobile till solution, and implementing a new payment solution across all channels
     
    Support and Administration
  • Managing two outsourced IT support teams and acting as the liaison between the business and the suppliers
  • Acting as first point of contact for Support Office IT issues, including resolving basic user IT issues, logging advanced issues with the support team and managing remote access rights for office users
  • Acting as the system administrator and “super-user” for retail IT system
  • Overseeing IT equipment procurement and replacement


WHAT YOU'LL HAVE
Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience, including IT project management and support
Strong IT project management background, with strengths in managing functional system implementations and business process re-engineering initiatives
Experience providing IT helpdesk style support and assisting others in resolving IT issues
Skilled in creating and reviewing system documentation such as data flow maps, requirements documentation, and design specifications
Natural authority and comfort communicating and working with all levels within the business
Excellent organisation and communication skills
Ability to balance the demands that arise from a varied role that includes project management, system documentation, and support responsibilities


WHO YOU ARE

You’ve spent several years performing functional IT roles and managing IT projects. Now you’re ready to apply your skills to a new adventure in a growing fitness company where you can take real ownership. Organising projects, getting stakeholder buy in, and driving tasks to completion all come naturally to you. You’re quick to build relationships at every level, always willing to help out, and patient with others. Also, you are a self-starter who can confidently design and implement IT procedures for the business. You love keeping up with the latest developments in technology and the idea of planning IT infrastructure and systems that can support a growing business excites you.

Most importantly you live an active life and are in love with the Sweaty Betty brand and the lifestyle it endorses!

WHAT WE DO FOR YOU
We offer a very generous clothing allowance, 50% off SB all Sweaty Betty merchandise, lots of office workout classes, free on site gym, sample sales, cycle to work scheme, company bonus scheme…and lots more!

HOW TO APPLY
If this sounds like you we'd love to hear from you! Please email us your CV & cover letter (telling us why you want to work for Sweaty Betty) to
iwanttowork@sweatybetty.com.

 
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