Technical Project Manager

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 54903 

Employment Type: Full 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.


Technical Project Manager (54903)



What you’ll be doing


In this role you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end lifecycle of some exciting projects within the HR (People & Culture Space). You will be a key part of ensuring the management and delivery of applications that are required to support our workforce of over 125,000 team members!


You will be joining the greater Corporate Systems team, which as part of the broader Technology team, are responsible for the development and support of applications across multiple parts of Coles including Finance, Procurement, People & Culture, Risk, Safety and Legal. 



Key responsibilities will include:


  • Ability to manage all aspects of a project including, planning, project cost, scope definition, stakeholder engagement, risk and issues, project reporting, team/resource management, and project close out.
  • Partnering with senior stakeholders to ensure expectations are met and managed.
  • Ability to guide and mentor a diverse and dispersed team
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, and the ability to establish and follow lean processes to ensure high productivity.
  • Previous experience working in a retail environment or within a large complex organisation is a huge bonus.




Good things you’ll need


  • At least 5 years’ experience in an IT project management or senior delivery role
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • Senior stakeholder management experience
  • Experience with delivery of projects through practical Agile & Lean methodologies
  • Formal Project Management accreditation
  • Successfully managed complex projects that involve multiple cross functional areas, teams (including vendors), technologies and critical systems.
  • Experience working in SAP and or a SuccessFactors environment desirable (but not essential).



If this sounds like you, we’re keen to talk to you.





Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website. 

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 > 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.