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Project Manager - New Business Implementation

Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Type
19 Jul 2022
Project Manager - New Business Implementation
Northampton, Northamptonshire (working remotely up to 4 days per week)

About Us

Yusen Logistics is the world s preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities - through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services.

We re dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world s preferred choice.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager, to join our team in Northampton on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £50,000 (subject to experience)
- 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
- Car allowance of £5,000
- Health cover
- Company Pension Scheme
- Employee benefits i.e. Discount schemes including E-vouchers and gift cards, gym membership as well as a recognition platform
- Critical Illness Cover
- Tailored development and career opportunities
- Company sick pay
- Employee Wellness initiatives - WeCare- includes 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programme and more
- Remote working (up to four days per week)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager with experience in the logistics industry to join an internationally renowned company.

We pride ourselves on offering our staff stimulating and engaging environments. Joining us, you ll discover the opportunity to engage in a varied workload that will kindle your analytical and problem-solving abilities, meaning no two days will be the same.

This is the perfect opportunity to advance your career, as you showcase your organisational talents and problem-solving abilities with our world-class logistics organisation. What s more, we offer a hybrid working arrangement, meaning you can work remotely up to fours day per week.

The Role

As a Project Manager, you will provide expert leadership and project management across the business delivering new business implementations.

Managing the project pipeline from design to implementation, you will produce clear project plans within defined workstreams, timeframes and budgets. During the project lifecycle, you will provide ongoing status reporting and manage project handoffs and support upon completion.

Operating across the business, you will form key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, present at project meetings and steering committees and ensure all stakeholders are kept well informed of the project lifecycle.

Additionally, you will:

- Co-ordinate internal workstreams/resources and third-party vendors
- Identify skills required in the project team to meet the business objectives
- Apply problem-solving skills to resolve any roadblocks that arise

About You

To be considered as a Project Manager, you will need:

- Project management experience, with a track record of successful project delivery
- Experience of the logistics industry
- Experience of working across functions, cultures and geographies
- Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
- Good organisational and administrative skills, with a strong delivery focus
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a transparent leadership style
- The ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
- Knowledge of MS Office including MS Project and MS Teams
- A full, valid driving licence

Ideally, you will have experience of business implementation projects that cover transport and warehousing operations.

Other organisations may call this role Project Lead, Programme Co-ordinator, Logistics Project Manager, Logistics PM, Operations Project Manager, or Warehouse Project Manager.

Webrecruit and Yusen Logistics Ltd are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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  • Job Reference: 661979691-2
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Yusen Logistics
    Yusen Logistics
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent