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Project Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Car, Pension and other benefits

  • Contact:

    Sarah-Jayne Healy

  • Contact email:

    sarah-jayne.healy@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1141_1669220500

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-21

  • Consultant:

    Sarah-Jayne Healy

My client is looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for overseeing and managing key projects across supply chain, warehousing and logistics.

It is a delivery-focused role that involves establishing and maintaining relationships to drive engagement and achieve objectives.

A highly successful global logistics and supply chain business which is considered, "Best in Class" by many industry leaders.

  • Deliver projects in accordance within the business project governance.
  • Deliver projects using a variety of different methodologies, depending on the type of project.
  • Manage business projects to agreed time/cost/deliverable targets.
  • Ensure business and Supply Chain sign off at each stage of the project
  • Ensure compliance is adhered to against legal, regulatory, policy and best practice requirements within any given project.
  • Ensure that full requirements gathering and analysis is completed where appropriate, and traceability is maintained against the set project success criteria.
  • Control the storage and access of documented business processes relating to any given project and its implementation in accordance with the business PMO Guidelines.
  • Ensure the smooth transition of projects from development to operations.
  • Contribute to a central repository of documented business processes for use in any future project activities.
  • Produce and maintain MS Project plans
  • Management of any project related Risks, Issues and Change Requests

  • Must have 3PL contract logistics experience - ESSENTIAL
  • Experience of being involved in complex projects or change programmes
  • Strong operational service orientation and customer facing skills
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in verbal, written or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure, ever changing work environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A positive outlook, demonstrating a "can do" attitude to colleagues and partners, treating everyone with respect
  • General business awareness: empathising with the priorities and needs of a range of functional business groups. Understanding the subtleties and constraints they work under and tailoring our response to them.
  • Experience within the Supply Chain.

£65,000 - £70,000 + benefits

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.