Head of Programme - Operations Development (12151) in London

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Job Title: Head of Programme  - Operations Development


Job Type: Permanent


Location: Flexible working remote and London

Hours: 37.5hrs


Salary: Industry competitive plus company benefits


The Role

“Do you want to lead development of the largest retail transformation in history?”

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives.
Our mission is to be the leading player in global wellness chosen by millions as their trusted partner for personalised wellness journeys.
To achieve this goal, we are embarking on a radical transformation.
We are recruiting top talent in all areas of our business, from Finance to Digital Marketing, from HR to IT, as well as new functions around Health and Wellness.

The Role

Our IT, Technology and Digital teams are transforming our business beyond all recognition. This is where we create our industry leading digital solutions to satisfy our customer needs.  

This role will be responsible for the overall co-ordination of the Supply Chain Development portfolio. The portfolio involves a suite of divisionally driven initiatives as well as wider business projects which have a direct impact on Supply Chain.

The role will be the main pivot, making sure that relevant streams of activity are co-ordinated, providing programmatic support across the team and beyond. Liaising practically with central and other development functions and generally being the oil that helps the cogs of change work smoothly.

Structure and communication will be key to the success of this new role in delivering an ongoing programme of systemic and process improvements and step changes.

The role will work alongside colleagues across the whole business to deliver a coherent and cohesive set of initiatives.

The Role will be responsible for detailed tracking across the portfolio, which adds to the control across the varied streams of work but does not burden them with bureaucracy. There will be stand-alone projects that the role holder will be asked to pick up, own and drive.


The Person

About you

You will have a thorough understanding of programme management in the Supply Chain and upstream and downstream systems, as well as being able to articulate the position of projects in the context of the business-wide change agenda.

You must be able to demonstrate expertise in:

  • Direct experience of co-ordinating a portfolio of projects in a retail / manufacturing environment
    • Cross-functional communication a deep competence – written and spoken
    • An understanding of how multi-disciplinary projects knit together, particularly including technology
    • Deliver through influence and deal with ambiguity
    • Develop relationships and leaves the business in a better place than you found it
    • Positive, collaboration-focussed, and works with a smile on your face


The Reward

In addition to competitive salary, company benefits and flexible working, you can expect support and encouragement to build your career. Our leadership strongly promotes career growth and mobility. This is a great opportunity to put a career defining success on your CV!


The Company

Why continue your career with Holland & Barrett?

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…


Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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