About Us : Virgin Active was founded in 1998 with the intention of creating a health club that is different to all the rest.
A health club that welcomed everyone had no hidden extras and above all was fun. Now with over 200 clubs based across the globe in Italy, UK, South Africa, Namibia, Australia, Thailand and Singapore, Virgin Active is the largest international health club in the world with 1.
5 million members. There are currently 38 clubs in Italy and 43 clubs in the U.K. with new businesses opening soon. Your mission : The Italian IT team is based out of head office, which is above the Corsico club in Milan.
The team is small, and is supplemented by a set of external partners. The team provides services and support across all of the systems in place for Virgin Active in Italy and U.
K.. We support a user base of around 2,000 staff and one hundred and fifty thousand members. This role reports to the IT Programme Manager / IT Manager.
The portfolio of IT projects is spread across a range of operational, Commercial and IT investments. Innovation and agility are the main characteristics of all IT projects.
This role will be working on the introduction of a new e-commerce platform and the integration with new and existing platforms and technologies.
You will also be responsible for requirements gathering, business analysis working closely with our marketing teams, customer experience teams and 3rd party resources to help translate the business strategy into a successfully delivered project.
You will be expected to own the e-commerce project end-to-end, with a firm focus on planning and budget. You will coordinate and manage project teams that may include IT, different business areas, and 3rd party resources.
Stakeholders can include a range of staff from Sales Consultant to Directors and Executives, therefore, you will need to be comfortable with presenting at all levels.
Responsibilities - Delivery of the e-commerce Project to time, quality and budget. - Working closely with the business to deliver projects in line with the business requirements.
What we’re looking for) - A tenacious project manager with a persuasive style. - Adept in high pressure situations. - Comfortable with the occasional chaos and lack of structure that comes with working with a highly ambitious and challenging company.
What we can’t live without - A successful history of project management with demonstrable experience in a project management role.