Investment Programme Manager
Things are moving pretty fast here at Halfords! Have you got the pace, experience and career aspiration to move with us?
We have a great new opportunity for an Investment Programme Manager to lead all aspects of Halfords store investment programme; including store selection, development timelines, key project sign-offs, performance reporting and post-implementation reviews.
This new role has been created to ensure that we develop greater focus on our store investments. This includes working in an environment of data-driven decision making and an ability to understand the key drivers of store performance.
Working closely with Finance, Property, Store Development and Retail, this role requires cross-functional working to manage and deliver the store investment programme, drive continual process improvements and develop a forward-looking approach to investments.
Additionally, the role requires an ability to influence senior managers and achieve consensus on the investment programme, especially with Retail’s Divisional Directors.
•Work closely with stakeholders to develop the investment strategy.
•Using various data sources, formulate lists of candidate investment stores.
•Engage and influencing the Retail Leadership Team to ensure that we choose, deliver and report on the right stores.
•Build a master programme that is distributed and used across the business.
•Communicate important information, investment milestones and deadlines to all stakeholders and hold them to account to deliver actions within the programme timescales.
•Monitor the performance of investment stores, understand drivers of performance and recommend improvements that can be applied to future stores to ensure optimal return on investment.
•Lead corrective actions when stores don’t perform as expected and ensure all stakeholders understand and deliver their remedial actions.
•Responsible for providing updates and presentations for the Board on our investment programme and store performance.
•Ownership for the development of ‘Single View of Store’, a new database that will house all of the key information needed to make decisions about maintenance and investment in our stores.
•Programme manage the various work streams that form part of the Milestone development project.