IT Project Manager

Posted 13 February 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline IT
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameJoe Keenan
Expiry date 15 April 2024

Job description


Why Greencore?

 We are a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better. We supply all of the major supermarkets in the UK. We also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire Puddings. 

In FY22 we manufactured 795m sandwiches and other food to go products, 127m chilled prepared meals, and 249m bottles of cooking sauces, pickles and condiments. We carry out more than 10,600 direct to store deliveries each day. We have 21 world-class manufacturing units across 16 locations in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.7bn in FY22 and employ approximately 14,000 people. 

We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership – in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work. Why not come join us? 

We’re always looking for passionate and talented people who can help us drive our future success. To see how you can grow your career with Greencore, visit our careers website and find your future in food. For further information go to or follow Greencore on social media. 


What you'll be doing 

As an IT Project Manager you’ll be working within a fast-paced delivery team to manage a range IT projects of varying complexities and differing technologies. You’ll be responsible for all aspects of project scope and budget, project governance, resource management and stakeholder engagement. As such, you’ll be working across a number of teams within IT and across the wider organisation, with opportunities to try new things, enhance our delivery methods and contribute to a culture of continual improvement. You’ll get: 

  • Experience working in an established but growing delivery team, in an environment that is fast-paced and demanding. 
  • Experience working within multiple project delivery methodologies and across a range of IT projects: infrastructure, applications, bespoke software and SaaS. 
  • Exposure to business teams and stakeholders across the whole organisation. 
  • Full responsibility for your projects and autonomy to work within our delivery frameworks. 
  • Freedom and opportunity to test out new methods, try new things and contribute to our continual improvement agenda. 
  • Flexibility of working pattern and location: we have a policy of ‘core hours’ with flexibility outside of those and offer a balance of on-site and working from home. 
  • Support to grow, learn, improve, and progress your career at Greencore. 


What we’re looking for 

  • Smart, enthusiastic, high-performing individuals with a strong track record in IT delivery. 
  • A great communicator with the positivity and perseverance to get stuck in, solve problems and to see projects through to the end. 
  • Capability to manage several projects at one time, handling conflicting priorities in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. 
  • Ideally, good experience of different delivery methodologies (e.g. waterfall, Agile etc.) but, more importantly, a willingness to learn, self-improve and to contribute to the lifeblood of the delivery team and Greencore IT as a whole. 

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.