Senior Logistics Project Manager

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Location
England, Northamptonshire
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Car, bonus
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
24 Oct 2018
Ref
13717700/001
Contact
Phil Townend
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

A Senior Logistics Project Manager is required to lead and implement distribution development projects across the UK for a leading 3rd Party logistics provider.

Client Details

Leading 3rd Party Logistics Provider

Description

UK Based; the role of a Senior Logistics Project Manager is to assist the development of major infrastructure change and improvement within the distribution network.

The role will entail : -

  • Delivering major depot infrastructure change programmes in line with agreed business cases and time lines.
  • Responsibility for a variety of projects that will include opening new and re-purposing existing operations where appropriate.
  • Facilitating and managing senior stakeholders on one to one or through natural work teams.
  • Influencing key senior stakeholders to achieve the proposed solution and ensure delivery of the project.
  • Full Project budgetary responsibility for the successful completion of multi-million pound change programmes.
  • Identifying and delivering the key success factors within Operations, HR, IT, Property and Maintenance that will lead to the effective delivery of critical projects.

This is a genuinely exciting position that will provide the successful candidate with strong exposure to the strategic thinking that goes into creating a world class Logistics distribution and supply chain network. Due to the national nature of the business this role could entail a significant element of UK travel.

Logistics distribution and supply chain

Profile:

  • UK based role of Senior Logistics Project Manager requires a degree calibre individual seeking to develop and progress their careers within a fast-paced, forward thinking and global organisation.
  • The ideal candidate will have an operational background within Logistics distribution and supply chain and the ability to apply this experience within a more strategic role. Any past experience of managing and delivering projects within a distribution/logistics environment and exposure to Project Management techniques is therefore preferable. Due to the cross-functional nature of the role strong team-working and relationship building skills are critical. The willingness to take on a role with a high element of travel including spells spent working away from home will be an essential feature of the successful candidate.
  • Experience using Project methodologies (Six Sigma, Prince2, PMP, Agile, Waterfall)
  • Six Sigma accreditation is preferred although not essential.
  • Experience of using MS Project is essential

Job Offer

Competitive + Car, Bonus and excellent benefits

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