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Project Manager


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Hybrid

Hybrid role - in the office once a month either Corby or London. You will be working from home virtually the rest of the time


We are looking for a strategic technology Project Manager to join us at RS Group, with experience of managing multiple projects, managing outlet/multisite related IT changes in the Technology environment. As a strategic Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering key technology infrastructure, Cloud AWS, Azure, application projects across the business.


What you will do

  • Understand key business / Technology plans and current priorities to deliver Infrastructure projects to transition and/or transform the current RS estate.
  • Deliver Technology projects to drive time/cost & quality improvements
  • Lead large complex projects or multiple technology projects
  • Lead one or more project teams; allocating and monitoring tasks, motivating staff and supporting individual performance.
  • Take responsibility for the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects, directing and counselling project team members and advising internal and external stakeholders as necessary on all phases
  • Ensure that realistic project quality and risk plans are prepared and maintained for the project. Monitor and control team performance against plans. Maintains effective financial project progress forecasting and report as appropriate.
  • Monitor and control allocated human and material resources associated revenue costs and all capital costs against the project budget. Ensures that a change control procedure is in place and actively used to assess the effect of changes to the projects on costs, timescale and/or resource needs and reports these to the project sponsors.
  • Ensure that projects are formally closed and where appropriate, subsequently reviewed and that lessons learned are captured and appropriate action taken.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations/ decisions on technical options as appropriate, in line with RS Group technical strategies
  • Act as the liaison between the customer and supplier organisations, enabling all communications to take place effectively and efficiently.
  • Help to mentor junior PM’s in good project management
  • Present and report up to C suite level


A bit about you

  • Extensive and hands on experience as a Project Manager in Infrastructure technical delivery
  • Experience and knowledge of working on SAP projects
  • Experienced in managing multiple IT projects including large projects concurrently
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills; able to inspire and influence teams and senior exec alike
  • Passionate about technology with the ability to translate solutions so they are easily understood by non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience of Agile delivery and collaborating with cross functional global teams
  • Experience with budget management


We are RS Group

RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.


Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


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