Project Manager P&C

 Coles Supermarkets  Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth 

Requisition ID: 32928 

Employment Type: Part time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


We’re a diverse bunch and we authentically celebrate this at Coles Group. Our People & Culture team work hard to create an inclusive workplace driven by support and empowerment. Working across our Centres of Excellence, P&C Central and Business Partnering, we focus on bringing out the best in our people, making their lives easier through better experiences, helpful tools, innovative tech and ongoing career opportunities.  


About the role

A great part-time opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to manage the business activities related to the onboarding and integration of a key Coles group business onto the existing enterprise people systems and process landscape. The role sits within the People & Culture Central function within the People Systems and Process team and will work closely with Coles’ business stakeholders and the Technology team.


Please note this role is initially a 9-month fixed term role across 4 days a week. This role is location flexible across Australia.


What you’ll be doing

  • Responsibility for project delivery of the HR business stream
  • Establish strong working relationships and project rhythms with the Business leads and Tech Project Manager
  • Identify key stakeholders across the organisation and ensure appropriate engagement by the project to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Manage and maintain the HR business project plan, prepare and present business reporting
  • Coordinate HR business system testing activity
  • Oversee HR business impact and associated change plans


Good things you’ll need

  • 3+ years in a Project Manager role - delivering HRIS related system and process projects within a large organisation
  • Qualified in the Project Management discipline/practice (Prince 2 o similar)
  • Demonstrated understanding of change management and communications methodology
  • Experience working within digital/business transformation programs (preferred)
  • Analytical problem solving, able to identify problems; apply structured methodology to identify root cause using data
  • Broad business knowledge, including working in or partnering with a People & Culture (HR) function, and very strong commercial orientation #LI-PC



Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.