We are looking for an ambitious and experienced Project Manager for an exciting logistics provider. You will be working closely with the IT team and wider business to deliver a variety of projects. Outstanding customer service and internal communication skills are vital in this exciting new role. You will have the opportunity to contribute to enhancing and developing the IT provision across the business.
You will be part of a diverse organisation with huge opportunities and significant opportunity for continuous learning and progression.
Your responsibilities will include:
*Formulate and embed project management framework for all IT projects
*Schedule and coordinate resources for execution of successful in budget and on time projects
*Assembling and coordinating project team members; assigning individual responsibilities
*Perform risk analysis and management to minimize project risk
*Ensure that all projects are documented and ensure quality standards are met
*Create and provide weekly project status updates, highlighting any areas of high risk and flag dependencies
*Preparing requests for proposals and conducting all necessary meetings to facilitate selection of project services and products
*Planning and overseeing the preparation and dissemination of project communications.
You will have strong knowledge of and possess the following key competencies:
*Experience with implementation and embedding technology projects and programmes.
*Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
*Experience of working with and managing external IT suppliers and business partners.
*A proven track record of successful hands on project implementation.
*Experience of the whole 360 project/programme life cycle, from the initial definition, approval, conceptual design, detail design, delivery, test, go live and through life support.
*Strong communication skills
As a Project Manager at this level, you must be eager and willing to step up to the plate! Most importantly, the ideal person must have the right attitude and is sociable as your team are extremely friendly and outgoing. Responsibilities of the role will involve working closely with the IT team and wider Operations team to deliver a variety of exciting programmes, projects and business initiatives.
You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the optimisation of departmental and team processes as well as improvements to project lifecycles and reporting.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
I am currently recruiting for the UK's leading logistics and global trade management provider. Driven by a relentless determination to deliver value to customers, they have become synonymous with quality, reliability and innovation. Their commitment to continuous improvement is not just aimed towards staff but also towards advancing the organisation.
Based in Essex, they are based in a great location as you will be working with great facilities and opportunities abound.
ABOUT THE REWARDS
£35,000-£45,000 per annum
Generous holiday allowance
Investment in training
HOW TO APPLY
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- Prince2 Certified
- A proven track record of successful hands on project implementation
- Experience with implementation and embedding technology projects and programmes
- Experience of working with and managing external IT suppliers
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