Project Director - Contract Logistics Europe

International Permanent
  • The opportunity to work for a Global leading logistics provider.
  • EMEA Project & Transformation functional role.

About Our Client

The organisation is a globally recognised leader in the logistics industry. With a significant presence in many international markets, the company employs over 10,000 dedicated professionals around the world and boasts an impressive portfolio of blue-chip clients.

Job Description

  • Direct and oversee project team members to ensure objectives are met and work is performed on time and within budget.
  • Management of deployment of new activities, new clients or transfer of activities, in close collaboration with the clients and operations concerned, until the achievement of the jointly validated indicators.
  • Management of re-engineering projects on logistics files (warehousing, packaging, transport management) from analysis of the existing to the presentation of the analysis and recommendations, on various axes: economic, technical / process / informatics, actual or future service.
  • Propose and deploy innovative solutions to improve customer satisfaction, productivity and the quality of the services provided, be a force for proposals.
  • Develop and implement project strategies, plans, and procedures.
  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure project requirements are understood and met.
  • Provide regular project updates and progress reports to stakeholders.
  • Manage project risks, including the development of contingency plans.
  • Maintain project standards and ensure they comply with company policies.
  • Manage project resources and coordinate with finance team on project expenditure.
  • Lead post-project evaluation and identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Project Director should have:

  • A degree in Business, Logistics, or a relevant field.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Be prepared to travel extensively across Europe.
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the transport and distribution industry.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills.
  • Strong financial and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions under pressure.

What's on Offer

  • An attractive salary package.
  • French contract of employment - the candidate must live in France.
  • Additional benefits including car allowance, bonus etc.
  • Opportunities for professional development and progression within the transport and distribution industry.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to work in a global company with a diverse team.

If you are a dynamic and experienced Project Director looking for a challenging role within the transport and distribution industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Ben Carr
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8684

Job summary

Job function
Head Office
Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Ben Carr
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8684
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