Logistics Project Manager ( 9mth FTC)

£35,000 to £53000

My client urgently need to hire a Logistics Project Manager. Nottingham base role offering hybrid / flexible work location. 9 month fixed term contract, pro rata salary in the region of £35k – £52K

The primary focus of the Logistics Project Manager is to help with the consolidation of multiple DC’s into one larger, technologically advanced Automated Warehouse alongside the on boarding of new Logistics (3PL) Providers.

As the Logistics Project Manager you will lead the seamless transition to the new Automated Warehouse / Depot and 3PL provider.

Before, during and post project you will ensure that all Logistics, Warehousing, Stock and Inventory considerations are identified, mapped and plans put in place to: Ensure no reduction of On time in FULL, OTIF, delivery, maintain customer service levels and generally ensure the project runs to plan.

Combining your Logistics and Supply Chain success, project management skills and strong IT / system experience this role is ideally suited to a Logistics Manager who has a demonstrable history of leading change within complex organisations.


Key Responsibilities Include: 

Project manage the implementation, integration and on boarding of new 3rd Party, 3PL, Logistics providers

Support the seamless move from multiple, manual Depots to a new Single site automated Warehouse.

  • Support the end to end project, from awarding the 3PL contract to implementing them into the new supply chain structure.
  • Responsible for managing the day to day Logistics and operations project elements.
  • Implement, set up and manage the new Logistics 3PL provider
  • Act as the main point of internal and external contact for all activities relating to the project
  • Identify risk in a proactive manner, set up processes and procedures to eliminate / reduce problems
  • Simplify Logistics, Warehousing and Operations
  • Design change road map
  • Run stock, inventory and logistics reports to ensure full visibility of operations during the switch over.
  • Ensure IT systems are aligned to the new operation
  • Stress test IT systems and platforms.


 Who we are looking for:

  • Proven track record of leading Logistics and warehousing projects
  • Suitable applicants will have implemented Automated Warehouse Operations
  • Prince 2 holder
  • Ideally you will have existing ASRS / Automated Warehouse Systems knowledge
  • Expert understanding of an end to end logistics operation, from inbound flow from global suppliers to final mile delivery to end customers
  • You will have previously worked in similar logistics projects and have strong IT skills
  • Proven history of partnering with work stream leads, suppliers and customers
  • Be able to start work at short notice for a period of 9 months


What’s on offer:

Salary in the region of £35 to £53K

Initial 9 month contract on a fixed term salary ( not day rate) basis