The Lean Thinking team is part of our wider Operational Excellence approach that combines People, Processes and Technology to support and drive continuous improvement across all ASOS. The team provide SME capability for end-end process improvement alongside developing the business knowledge/skills required to ensure all change is embedded in our operating model. The team is a centre of excellence, bringing together a variety of disciplines into one approach enabling ASOS to continuously drive out waste (become more efficient) and utilise freed capacity to deliver more value (become more effective) for our fashion-loving 20-something customers. This newly established team offers the opportunity to be part of establishing best practice and inspiring others.
As a Process Architect you’ll be part of our Operational Excellence team, creating the foundations for effective change by actively creating, governing and improving business processes. This will involve engaging with a wide range of teams across multiple departments, so you will be truly immersed in the ASOS culture and build relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.
We’re passionate about development at ASOS and you will learn lots and be encouraged to develop in your career whilst you’re with us. We’re a dynamic company so you’ll have the chance to run with your ideas when you want and have a true input into how ASOS do things.
You will be…
Facilitating cross-functional review and workshops, driving consensus to document existing processes and govern the overall process architecture
Create and maintain process documentation standards working within our Lean framework and BPM system
Working in cross functional teams to support process creation, set-up of working with process system tools to identify process risks and driving continuous improvement
Support and drive integration of new and existing processes
Providing high quality insights based on system data to drive performance and standardisation across end-end processes
Training stakeholders across ASOS in the use of processes to underpin best practice and improvement
Tracking improvements effectively to understand benefits and identify future opportunities
Working with BA colleagues to improve data-based decision making through visualisation of processes and their performance using Visio, Process Mining systems and Power-Bi dashboards
Work closely with senior stakeholders to understand business problems and positively influence outcomes, whilst ensuring alignment with relevant business strategies
Understand, document and prioritise processes and business requirements in a way suitable for Lean/Agile Technology development
Provide effective communications, so all changes are understood across the business
Assist with the implementation of the wider Lean Thinking & Operational Excellence approach, helping the upskilling of new capabilities and cultural change across ASOS
We’d love to meet, someone with…
Experience working as a Senior/Process Architect in a digital Retail organisation, with familiarity of Lean Thinking or Process Excellence
Previous experience of Business process modelling (preferably BPMN), Process Mining and relevant systems & management skills
Experience working across end-end processes in iterative environments, ideally with some experience of Intelligent Automation, Data Services and Data Science including AI
Experience line managing and coaching
Exceptional organisation skills to manage multiple activities across multiple teams and locations concurrently
A passion for developing knowledge and capability in others that will drive daily continuous improvement
Willing to learn quickly and take on responsibility for developing the next stage of Lean Thinking & Operational Excellence
Ability to prioritise workload and collaborate with multiple stakeholders at a variety of Business levels
Professionalism and a positive approach to work
Strong communication and organisational skills.
What's in it for you?
Competitive salary, bonus and pension matching
Life insurance, free private medical care, cycle to work scheme + more
A bespoke flexible benefits scheme catered to you
Best in class Learning & Development schemes and career development programmes
25 days holiday + never work on your birthday again!
Free modern onsite gym, plus personal training and wellness rooms
A dynamic social environment, from company-wide sports days, charity days, ‘Give A Week Away’ opportunities to visit our charity partners in India & company-wide celebrations to name just a few
Huge staff discounts and sample sales