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Logistics Project Manager - fixed term contract

Job Title: Logistics Project Manager - fixed term contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/CK/C/LPM_1648734927
Contact Name: Chaitra Katkar
Contact Email: chaitra.katkar@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Logistics Project Manager - 12 month FTC - Reading (Hybrid working)

A reputed client in Telecom sector seeking a 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 focused Project Manager who will work with out Logistics SME's to oversee and drive the project forwards to completion.

Key responsibilities

Responsible for establishing and maintaining both projects to company requirements and maximising the delivery of benefit to the company & 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 the company & the shareholders through the 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.

Key Requirements

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

If you are interested in applying for the above role please apply or email your CV to chaitra.katkar@projectpeople.com

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