Digital Development Manager

Oliver Bonas

ChessingtonCompetitive plus benefitsFull time

We have an amazing opportunity for a Digital Development Manager to join Team OB in our Support Office.

As a Digital Development Manager at OB you will be responsible for developing the Oliver Bonas trading website, as well as working with the wider business for cross-departmental projects in this newly created Ecommerce Development Manager role,

You will be managing an initial team of two working across site development and support, in addition to an external development agency and you will work collaboratively with internal stakeholders across the business.

Drawing upon your previous experience, you will be a clear and confident communicator with the ability to share complex information or processes in a concise way. You will also be innovative and well-organised with the ability to drive forward projects and ensure they are completed on time and in full.

Our Support Office is based in Tolworth, near Chessington, only a 30-minute journey from London Waterloo. We are working a 50/50 split of office and home working.

A bit about us …

Oliver Bonas is an independent British lifestyle store. We are proud to call ourselves Team OB and believe Oliver Bonas is a truly special place to work. Our company values are Work Hard, Play Hard & Be Kind, and these values sit at the heart of every role here at OB. We are passionate and provide everyone with a fun place to work. Working at OB is more than just a job; it’s somewhere to build a career you are passionate about.

More about the role …

An OB Digital Development Manager will:

  • Lead the development of our mobile focused website and any subsequent sites or applications
  • Ownership of our UAT environment
  • Work with stakeholders to develop scope of project (SOP), brief building and reviewing Statement of works (SOW) and quotes
  • Ensure that all development meets the requirements of the brief and that any change requests are documented before sign-off
  • Scheduling of development and sprint planning with communication management of estimated delivery timelines and updates
  • QA testing of completed projects and scheduling for live release
  • Manage technical requests from our SEO team and agency partners ensuring all tasks are processed
  • Experience of managing and testing Magento upgrades for both full release and patches
  • Management, publication and maintenance of internal development roadmap
  • Development of ticketing system for internal support, query tracking and bug fixes
  • Building and developing an efficient and highly motivated team
  • Working as part of wider organisational project teams as required.

Bonas Benefits:

  • Up to 50% employee discount.
  • Westfield Health Be Well Cash Plan.
  • Auto-enrolment into our pension plan.
  • Access to Looop – our eLearning platform.
  • Access to the Retail Trust and Care First employee assistance programmes – offering financial, emotional and vocational support to everyone at OB.
  • Annual discretionary profit related pay scheme.
  • An opportunity to work at the highest placed retailer in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in the UK list 2022.

What we look for:

  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience working for an online or ecommerce business
  • Experience of managing front and back-end development ideally within a Magento 2 environment
  • JIRA/Click-UP experience desired but not essential
  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at OB

At Oliver Bonas, our promise is to do our bit to make living a joyful experience and give cause for optimism. This promise is central to our work in equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). To bring joy to others, we must first ensure everyone at OB feels valued, included and most importantly, can be themselves at work.

We also expect everyone at OB to value and look out for each other by always being considerate and mindful in everything they do.

To read more about our commitments, head over to the EDI page on our website: