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Transformation Project Managerat CDW Careers (UK)

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28 Apr 2022
London, United Kingdom
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Bring your career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your job and future. With revenues of over £1 billion, CDW UK is a leading supplier of IT solutions and services to a broad range of commercial and public sector customers globally.


CDW has a mission to become the leading B2B integrated technology solutions provider in the markets that we serve. Enabling, supporting and accelerating our ambitious plans to grow from a £1.35bn business to £5bn by 2026 requires a major programme of transformation; understanding the needs of our customers, partners & coworkers, redefining & optimising our operating models and modernising our business systems.


Business Transformation is establishing enterprise-wide strategic alignment, with a vision to redefine new ways of working by encouraging agility, transparency and ownership to anchor transformation. Through bold and rapid decision-making, governance, and practical knowledge and support, it will do this. With this in mind, Project Delivery will play a pivotal role in challenging the status quo and enabling the successful delivery of transformative initiatives.

We seek a Project Manager to join our Transformation Management Office (TMO) to lead and manage the execution of one or more key transformation initiatives, including: Operating Model, Process Re-engineering, Enterprise Data and Business Systems.


In this role you will act as a Project Manager within the Transformation Management Office enabling project delivery in collaboration with our broad and ambitious Business Transformation team.


Working with autonomy in a fast paced, dynamic environment, this role will engage with functional teams including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Legal, Corporate IT, Coworker Services and Services to:


  • Develop, maintain and drive project plans and prepare regular reporting on projects
  • Support planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities in running a project / portfolio
  • Monitor and manage project risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies whilst escalating as required
  • Facilitate workshops and planning sessions
  • Ensure Project Delivery governance is followed and help to define/optimise delivery standards and processes
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across teams
  • Write compelling business cases to support specific transformation projects
  • Use creative and effective approaches to drive projects forward with an emphasis on supporting the teams through changes and achieving the best outcomes
  • Coach, encourage and hold people to account for delivering their responsibilities within projects
  • Actively contribute to developing a positive culture of continuous improvement across the organisation


What you need to succeed:


  • 5+ years in a Project Management role
  • Good understanding of programme management methodologies, frameworks, processes, tools and industry best practices
  • Experience in leveraging tools to enable project management, issue tracking and reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Experience in applying and embedding PMO methodologies across large scale programs is desirable
  • Effective written and verbal communications including ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms to stakeholders as required
  • Working experience in handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent planning and task management skills
  • Proven experience in facilitating workshops and program planning sessions
  • Experience of working with business stakeholders across multiple businesses, markets and support functions 


Personal Attributes:

  • Self-driven, doesn’t require micro management.
  • Articulate and credible
  • Excellent organisational skills inlcuding attention to details, multi-tasking skills and time management skills
  • Positive attitude and influence to others
  • Fast learner and able to adapt to new ways of working and keep abreast of current industry trends and practice
  • Excellent communicator in all forms to key stakeholders
  • Able to achieve potential, stay inspired and motivated
  • Able to drive an individual plan based on business strategy


You will become a core member of our Business Transformation team and Transformation Management Office. You will have the opportunity to work closely with executive stakeholders to define and drive transformational change within our business, working with a dynamic and curious team. We look forward to meeting you!



Who we are:

CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 


What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers:

CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.



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