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National Logistics Project Manager Paragon

National Logistics Project Manager Paragon

Posted 16 March by Search Consultancy Easy Apply Ended

National Logistics Project Manager (Paragon)

Interim - 12 Months

Circa £60,000

Bonus & Car

National Based Role, Location - Flexible

We are looking for an experienced Logistics Manager to act as a project manager delivering the development of a Paragon planning system across 18 national depots and 400 x vehicles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare Transport Assessments and Route Plans in consultation with Directors
  • Oversee and conduct training on route planning software (Paragon) across all depots
  • Improve routes across 18 x depots using a computerised route planning software (Paragon)
  • Increase driver productivity and drive forward transport operations nationally
  • Improve efficiency and productivity across multiple distribution functions
  • Take day-to-day responsibility to lead a varied workload of projects, supervising colleagues, project managing, ensuring achievement of financial goals and contributing strongly to the technical content and delivery
  • Manage Project Team & coordinate internal resources
  • Delivering site infrastructure change programmes in line with agreed business cases and time
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget lines
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Management of logistics projects
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

Required Skills & Attributes

  • Paragon route planning experience (essential)
  • Paragon super user (desirable)
  • A Logistics Distribution and transport route planning background
  • A proven record of implementing and training Paragon route planning across a national business
  • Proven experience within the Pharmaceutical, FMCG industry is desirable but not essential
  • Have worked within a Project role within a distribution and logistics operation
  • A positive 'can-do' attitude Ability to evaluate processes and understand where change can improve efficiency within a distribution and route planning set up
  • You should have excellent inter personal skills be able to communicate at all levels professionally and discreetly
  • Analytical with the ability to align development plans to short and longer term objectives
  • You must have the energy, determination and commitment to operate in an environment where regular customer contact and scrutiny is the norm and effective customer communication is essential

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

Reference: 34701287

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