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Project Manager - Restaurants & Kitchens

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Management and Support
  4. Permanent
VAC- 28098

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We are recruiting for a brand new role here at Harrods for a Project Manager to join the Restaurants and Kitchens team.

This role supports our evolving and dynamic business needs: with over 27 outlets in our Knightsbridge store as well as innovative collaborations with leading superbrands, we are continuing to invest in the latest industry innovations to enhance our brands and customers needs. 

About the Role

Our team is looking for a strong, dynamic and fresh thinking Project Manager, who is able to lead both our internal and external teams to ensure efficient and timely deliver of our Harrods Restaurants & Kitchens Projects. 

Within this role, you will be responsible for managing the full project life cycle of medium and large hospitality projects from initiation and analysis to design, build and implementation.

Your duties will include: 

  • Producing plans, documentation, and the provision of guidance for project team.
  • Ensuring communication is maintained between all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  • The assembly of multidisciplinary project teams to deliver specific projects.
  • Overseeing the production of project specifications and agreement of project scopes.
  • Identifying, assessing and managing risks and issues to the success of the project, escalating exceptions as appropriate.
  • Producing and communicating clear and accurate progress reports for all projects in line with Governance & Reporting Calendar.

About You

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading projects, with a track record of delivering both medium and large scale projects in the hospitality industry. You will be able to demonstrate your success in delivering said projects by meeting deadlines, staying within budget & ensuring a high quality of output. 

Having delivered projects for a Restaurant & Kitchens business, you will be well versed in all stages of the lifecycle: Initiation, Analysis, Design, Build and Implementation - as well as associated methods and tools. 

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Hold a formal Project Management qualification E.G Prince 2 Practitioner, MSP
  • Be technically minded with a strong commercial focus. 
  • Possess a charismatic, personable approach: able to build strong and long-lasting relationships both internally and externally. 
  • Have delivery experience using Agile & planning tools such as Microsoft Project.
  • Be experienced in change management. 

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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