Programme Manager - 3PL - Fixed term Contract

West Midlands Temporary £70,000 - £85,000
  • Programme Manager - 3PL - Fixed term Contract
  • DC build/start up, Contract Implementations, Automation, WMS

About Our Client

A Leading 3rd Party logistics provider with a broad portfolio of clients including both Open book single customer and closed book multi-user operations.

Job Description

This role is the key project and programme interface within my clients business. the successful candidate will have responsibility for but not limited to the following

  • Responsible for the Project Governance process
  • Report to the Board on the progress status, customer experience and risk management
  • Development of Project Managers as well as external resource, to deliver change programmes within the Client sites in a risk free manner adhering to Project definition principles and quality standards.
  • Supporting the Commercial and Business Development Team in providing commercially focused solution support in order to deliver new business names.
  • Managing the delivery of Strategic Planning process outputs within the Sector ensuring individual plans are robust and aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Supporting Customer change plans with key responsibility for project initiation ensuring all resources approved and available, both people and funding.
  • Managing forecasting, measurements and delivery of budgets relating to all managed work streams.
  • Conduct a pre-project assessment and post handover success audit
  • Deliver projects as required and appropriate to skill base, to dovetail into workload and support project delivery overall
  • Attending and updating the central change board and working with the central change team to drive process and policy improvements.

Create a relationship with all key project sponsors and act as a project audit or point of escalation for clients.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have track record in leading large scale logistics projects and programmes.

  • Previous projects will include Site/contract Start-ups, Closures, reloactions including TUPE transfers, WMS/TMS implementations, Operational improvement.
  • Experience of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and Visio is essential.
  • Operational experience in contract logistics is advantageous
  • Advanced knowledge of the tender phase and understands the Gates/stage control process.
  • Financial experience of managing project budgets including challenging costings
  • Prior training in Prince2 to Practitioner level, PMQ, PMP, MSP or similar is highly desirable.

This role will require national travel and occasional overnight stays depending upon the specific project/customer requirements.

What's on Offer

12 month Fixed term contract £75,000 -85,000 and benefits

Phil Townend
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Phone number
+44 1908 302 416

Job summary

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Transport & Distribution
West Midlands
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Consultant name
Phil Townend
Consultant phone
+44 1908 302 416
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