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Following the creation and rapid growth of the beauty division PZ Cussons require an enthusiastic and detail orientated solutions analyst to help drive our ambitious global digital expansion plans.
Working within the Digital team you will facilitate the delivery of effective commercial solutions across all brands in the beauty portfolio. You will work with the business stakeholders to understand their requirements, provide insight into potential digital solutions and ensure timely delivery of digital projects.
o Identify any new requests for digital projects and highlight these to the Digital Director & Digital Solutions Manager for consideration and prioritisation.
o Assist in set-up activities for approved/prioritised projects i.e. agree resources, develop timetable and identify key milestones.
o Where appropriate operate as the project manager to facilitate successful project delivery ensuring it is on time, to budget and meets the requirements of the business.
o Work closely with the Digital Solution team on assigned tasks providing visibility of progress, milestones and risks to understand the impact on the wider programme of work.
o Define detailed requirements with the Digital team and other business stakeholders.
o Produce accurate documentation appropriate to the requirements such as use cases, site maps, customer journeys and wireframes.
o Define solution options that offer the best value approach considering resource availability, commercial proposition, alignment with the digital strategy and costs. Drive timely agreement on the final solution.
o Brief requirements into the Digital Technology team ensuring they are fully understood and test delivered solutions.
o Ensure timely and accurate completion and maintenance of solutions documentation such as functional requirements and test plans.
o Proactively co-ordinate the resolution of operational issues, liaising with the Digital Technology Team for technical support and ensuring visibility of issues to the relevant business stakeholders.
o Mentor and help in the development of more junior members of the Digital Solutions team.
o To regularly attend and effectively contribute to Operational Meetings.
Experience of working in a commercial environment with an understanding of how business cases are built.
Understanding of best in class web development processes and user journeys across a wide range of industries
Experience across a number of fields relevant to the position such as site development, business analysis, e-commerce, online marketing and mobile
Proven project management skills including end to end project delivery, successfully managing deadlines and planning tasks across multiple resources.
Strong consulting skills including the ability to acquire business requirements, manage business relationships & effectively communicate including the influencing of timely and productive discussions.
Awareness of digital solution documentation including site maps, IA, wireframes, use case design, functional specifications plus test scripts and training plans.
A solid understanding of web technologies (preferably including Magento and Drupal).
Experience working with agile and scrum methodologies for digital development.
Creative problem solving skills and ability to work on own initiative to drive and deliver results
Experience of working with and managing external agencies
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