Project Manager – Logistics/Distribution - Home Based (Midlands/Kent)

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United Kingdom
From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
08 Jan 2021
29 Jan 2021
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager – Logistics/Distribution - Midlands or Kent - working from home

Salary £55K - £60K depending on experience

Our Client is a market leader in the Logistics Industry

Post- COVID our client has adopted a “work where you like” policy so there is the option to work onsite, from home, mobile or a mixture depending on what suits. Having said that the operation is mainly in the Midlands or Kent so an ideal location would be around the Midlands area or Kent area

The Role

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of operational, technical, commercial and service-related projects. These projects include the mapping of processes and IT systems, delivering improvements through process analysis and change, and IT systems election and implementation.

Theinitialprojectswillspecificallyinvolvetheconsolidationofoperationalprocesses,and the planning, implementation, and training of commercial off-the-shelf(OTS)software. The software is likely to cover CRM, ERP, Financial, WMS and specialist logistics applications. The role will initially focus on the introduction of a new specialist logistics solution, with the long-term ambition of delivering continuous improvements across the organisation.

Key Criteria/ Requirements:

·Project management qualifications such as PRINCE2/MSPorAgile.

·5+ years’ experience in project management.

·Proven track record of planning and managing large scale projects from start to finish.

·Proven track record in coordinating cross functional teams.

·Demonstrable familiarity with AGILE principles in software delivery.

·Experience in the logistics or transportation sectors.

·Experience in process analysis and IT system implementation.

·Some familiarity with commercial software covering CRM, ERP, Financials, WMS, and TMS.

·Familiarity with managing testing and training activities for technical project implementations.

·Experience with change management.

·Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a team ethos.

·Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Key Skills and Experience

·Logistics Industry experience

·Business projects with a large technology change impact

·Technology based project management.

·Delivered highly complex processes.

·Data driven approach to projects.

·Delivery of commercial software–Transport Management/Warehouse Management systems/

·Be able to anticipate problems and surface risks/issues in a constructive way by actively managing Stakeholders

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