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Logistics Project Manager

Job Title: Logistics Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 12 month FTC
REF: PP/CK/Logistics_1648735381
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email: caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Logistics Project Manager

12 month FTC

Hybrid working - Reading 1-2 times per month

MBNL are seeking a Logistics Project Manager to oversee 2 supply chain projects including a systems migration and set up of a new Warehousing contract. We are seeking a delivery focussed Project Manager who will work with Logistics SME's to oversee and drive the project forwards to completion.

Key responsibilities of the Logistics Project Manager include:

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining both projects to MBNL requirements and maximising the delivery of benefit to MBNL SMT & Shareholders.
  • The proactive planning, monitoring, management and reporting of project progress.
  • Chairing and managing the respective meeting forums and governance control points for effective communication and timely reporting of key information.
  • Proactive management of all programme interdependencies, risks, and issues. Initiating corrective action, recovery plans and intervention to achieve successful delivery of the projects.
  • Management of the project budget, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting spend against the delivery of benefit to MBNL & the shareholders through the MBNL governance and commercial processes.
  • The proactive identification and implementation of efficiency and cost saving initiatives.
  • This role will be responsible for project governance including budget, progress reporting and stakeholder communication.
  • Overall coherence, quality, and integrity of the projects from initiation to closure. Using and adhering to, Project Management methodology.
  • Ensuring full close into BAU, support & financial arrangements are entirely complete.

The successful Logistics Project Manager will have

  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent experience in Project Management
  • Can demonstrate a good Supply Chain & Logistics understanding
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time & to budget
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of key logistics processes and techniques
  • Proven ability to identify and implement business improvement opportunities

To apply for the Logistics Project Manager please send your CV to caroline.kennedy@projectpeople.com

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