Work Location – London, UK
Job Type- Full Time
Travel – 10-15%
Who we are … we are Elida Beauty
Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty business within Unilever. We are re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around.
Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.
Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start. We ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’. Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.
Your Role & Key Responsibilities
As the IT Project Manager/Analyst, you will be for responsible for assessing and planning improvement projects, managing and delivering solutions, undertaking testing and implementing changes, and providing training to ensure benefits are realised. The Project Manager will proactively engage with the business and stakeholders to analyse existing procedures and identify opportunities for improvements.
Your Key Responsibilities and Tasks
The role will gather and understand business requirements and ideas; consistently translate ideas and requirements into clearly articulated definitions for projects; and ensure that approved projects remain on track to meet our requirements, align with strategy and realise the expected value.
Hands on BA role, identifying areas for improvements in efficiencies, concisely documenting business requirements, scoping projects and critically analysing business processes.
Hands on project management role, planning and scheduling multiple projects.
Identify and manage the change management aspects of projects.
Liaise with stakeholders at all levels and technical experts to define business requirements and develop solutions that meet the needs of the sponsor.
Keeping track of external resources within your projects
Ensure that the project teams consider and prioritise the information security requirements of every project you run
Bridge the gap between the business and IT and carry out business reviews where necessary.
Define implementation roadmap for process and IT changes
Extensive experience in process re-engineering and/or Business analysis
Familiar with front office terms and concepts
Presentation of processes and business requirements to senior stakeholders
Critical thinking is key – after analysis; conclude and propose a strategy to reduce risk exposure.
Managing new project requests and facilitating the prioritisation of such requests, liaising with IT for estimates, tracking progress against the project plan, providing regular updates to all stakeholders, logging and managing project issues.
Business analysis – compiling and maintaining project documentation such as business specifications, test packs, and project plans, planning and coordinating UATs, obtaining necessary sign offs, and managing implementations.
Responsible for growing and nurturing talent including succession planning ensuring organization is fit to win short and long term
Key representative of Elida Beauty Limited within organization as well as externally across various key stakeholders and organizational bodies.
Role reports directly to the Digital and Customer Lead
Role will primarily be Vendor facing but will have engagement at relevant Functional levels in managing the IT Programmes
A minimum 3 years' experience in a hybrid BA/PM role or similar within a CPG or FMCG company
Experience with both Business Analyst and Project Management - Tools, Methods and Techniques.
Preferably experience of both software and infrastructure-based projects
Experience using project tools (MS Project/Jira etc)
Articulate and good communicator with the ability to communicate technical issues in an easy-to-understand way.
Strong knowledge of project methodologies, principles, and frameworks.
Practical experience translating business strategy into technology roadmaps.
Strong understanding of the external technology market.
Results oriented with the ability to maintain focus on objectives in a multi-task demanding environment.
Good problem solving and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as a part of the team.
Language requirement: English
Accountability & Responsibility
Consumer and Customer Focus
Bias for Action
Building Talent & Teams
To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities.
Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.
Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us
The way we manufacture, package and distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.
Excited about the Role?
Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.
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