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Programme Manager - Cyber Security

Bury, North West England, United Kingdom
Closing date
17 Aug 2024

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As a Programme Manager you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of the Cyber & Data Protection Transformation portfolio. This portfolio consists of a number of complex projects across the JD Group with the ambition of ensuring we have a much more robust cyber security, risk management and data protection capability.

• Job Title - Programme Manager

• Location - BL9 8RR

• Working rota - Monday-Friday

• Working hours - 40 hours

What You'll Be Doing:

As a Programme Manager, you'll be doing the following:
  • You will work closely with business stakeholders, project managers, business analysts, operational teams, technology teams and suppliers to help the business implement our Cyber & Data Protection strategy.
  • Ensure outcomes, objectives and scope are clearly understood, defined, documented and aligned to the overall Cyber, Data Protection and JD strategy
  • Lead and manage the Cyber & Data Protection Transformation Portfolio, including the projects that sit within it to agreed time / cost / deliverable targets
  • If new pieces of work emerge, work with the business to create project proposals, project initiation documents, business cases, enhancement and change requests

What We're Looking For:
  • 2+ years of Programme management experience, with significant Cyber / Information Security experience
  • Previous experience in an omnichannel retail environment is highly advantageous
  • Highly organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritise and manage multiple demands simultaneously
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills

The Company:

The JD Group is a leading omnichannel retailer of Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms with over 60,000 colleagues over 3,400 stores across several retail fascia's in over 30 markets around the world.

We are an equal opportunities employer who embraces and values differences. We recognise the importance of an inclusive workplace culture in which everyone can thrive irrespective of their background or identity.

To be a part of this successful and continuously growing company, you will have the desire to ingrain our strategic goals of being a people first, a digital leader and customer focused organisation which provides operational excellence and is continuous with identifying new areas of growth into our day-to-day.

We know our employees work tirelessly to make JD Sports the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:
  • Incremental Holiday Allowance
  • Staff Discount on qualifying purchases across Group retail stores and online
  • Exclusive Colleague Bike Discount scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and develop at work
  • Access to Apprenticeships and accredited qualifications


If you are interested in this position, then press the Apply Now button.

Due to the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it takes time to review them all. If you don't hear back within two weeks of your application, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Applications that meet the skills criteria will be contacted for a 1st stage meeting with the talent team. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to interview with the hiring manager.

Thank you again for your time.


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