Continuous Improvement & Project Delivery Lead - 12 months fixed term contract

Salary £25,000-£30,000 depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Discipline Logistics

The role

We’re looking for a Continuous Improvement & Project Delivery Lead to join our Logistics Change team!

In this role you will play a crucial part in supporting the Senior Leadership team in delivering operational Continuous Improvement and Cost Out projects by supporting the roll-out of an AGILE program of works.  You’ll report to the Head Of Supply Chain Change and you’ll help with driving the organization towards achieving Operations improvement objectives and contributing “Change Value” into the Warehouse operation.

As a key member of the Change Team you’ll provide project support in delivering the operations for our Warehouse Continuous Improvement pipeline for 2024/2025. As well as leading the validation and implementation of opportunities outlined during a recent Supply Chain Review.


Working pattern

Please note, this role is based in Shaw (Oldham) and will be Monday – Friday (38.5 hours per week). This role will be hybrid split between our office in Shaw (3 days per week) and from home (2 days). You’ll need to be flexible with the business needs and be prepared to be in the office more on some weeks if required.


N Brown – who we are and why work for us?

At N Brown, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment that values equality for all. Our vision is that by ‘championing inclusion, we’ll become the most loved and trusted fashion retailer’. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging are, therefore, at the heart of our culture.

We’re a forward-thinking digital retailer with a financial services proposition to be proud of. We’re customer-obsessed, serving them through three core brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, and Jacamo. We’re experienced, with over 160 years of trading under our belt. We’re inclusive, as we believe in fashion without boundaries; and we’re sustainable, striving to make as little impact on the planet as possible.

In May 2024 we were delighted to be named one of The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024. We work hard to create a happy and inclusive culture for everyone and we’re so proud to have made this list - as voted for by our very own colleagues!


What will you do as a Continuous Improvement & Project Delivery Lead at N Brown?

*        You’ll support with co-ordinating activities ensuring they are completed within scope, time and planned resource.

*        You’ll work with Supply Chain departments to validate Initiatives to support the delivery of Continuous Improvement and Cost out opportunities.

*        You’ll work closely with various departments by engaging with them to understand their processes and improvement needs.

*        You’ll support with fostering a culture of continuous improvement and AGILE working by engaging and motivating staff.

*        You’ll provide reporting and up-dates to the Head of Supply Chain Change and Senior Leadership Team on the progress of Continuous Improvement& Project delivery activities


What skills and experience will you have?

*        You’ll have a background in Project Management both operational and system delivery

*        You’ll have previous experience in a continuous improvement role or related field. 

*        You’ll have demonstrated success in leading improvement projects and initiatives. 

*        You’ll have strong analytical skills to assess processes and identify improvement opportunities.


What’s in it for you?

*        Hybrid working

*        24 days holiday (+ 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 days

*        Annual bonus scheme

*        Enhanced maternity and adoption leave

*        Access to Apricity, a self-funding IVF benefit at a reduced rate

*        Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution

*        Mental Health support both internally and externally, including access to our wellbeing champions and counselling services

*        A range of financial wellbeing support

*        Colleague discount across all N Brown brands

*        Onsite café with subsidised rates and local restaurant discounts!

*        Paid volunteer time – all our colleagues can take a full day paid to volunteer for a charity of their choice


Our promise to you:

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


What happens when you apply to a role at N Brown?

As soon as we receive your application, we’ll send you an email to let you know. We always aim to come back to you as soon as possible with an update and we really appreciate you taking the time to apply for a role with us. Good luck!