Project Manager - Automotive Logistics Leader

£43,000 per annum
08 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Project Manager - Automotive Logistics Leader
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45K (negotiable, DOE)
Reporting to: Operations Director

Company Car and Fuel Card (To be discussed)
Pension; Stakeholder maximum 1% Employer contribution
Holidays; 25 days plus bank holidays
Other benefits such as health etc. Private medical. Childcare vouchers
Career progression opportunities


- Minimum of 5 years continuous experience at a Project Manager level
- Project manager certification such as Prince2

Ethero Staffing Coventry is looking for a Project Manager to join a well-established vehicle company in Birmingham. You will be responsible for the management, delivery and implementation of variety of projects that are intrinsically linked to the logistics operation. Within the role you will work alongside both the day to day operational team & key operational stakeholders & also provide project statues updates to the Senior Management team.

Key Responsibilities:

- Create a robust project delivery structure including accountability, transparency & financial control
- Produce detailed business cases which support future projects and ultimately gain business sign off.
- Create & maintain a realistic and achievable project delivery roadmap identifying resource required and assigning accountability
- Effectively coordinate and communicate with project teams, key stakeholders and business support functions to ensure projects remain with scope, timelines & budget.
- Effective management of key external suppliers supporting all project delivery
- Produce & publish project updates, providing detailed commentary on all aspects of the projects including deliverables vs. plan
- Ensure the Company has a robust project implementation plan and guidelines
- Along with company support functions develop, manage and deliver a robust/agile User Acceptance Testing environment (UAT)
- Working with operations and key stakeholders develop an effective project handover and sign off process, including training
- Work closely with finance to ensure that projects are from the outset realistically & fully costed and ensuring they remain within budget. (CAPEX & OPEX)
- Ensure that the Company has the capability of measuring the success of delivered projects once live, this includes developing reporting methods to ensure the Company achieve the identified business case benefits
- Where required liaise with Group IT and identify input required to support project delivery

Required Skills & Abilities:

- Strong Management & Leadership qualities
- Exceptional communication & listening skills
- Highly motivated with passion; desire & enthusiasm to achieve results and excellent service through an engaged management style
- In-depth understanding of project management methods to develop the method and procedures appropriate for each project
- Ability to drive change whilst achieving operational excellence
- Proactive approach with a can do' attitude
- Confident & effective negotiator
- Strong organisational skills with a detailed approach
- Strong financial experience; understanding of project costing and associated financial impact
- Organised; highly efficient; dedicated & ambitious
- Innovative thinker; identifying new opportunities that enhance the business service offering
- Ability to build & maintain effective working relationships
- Excellent project management & time management
- Computer Literate: Word, Exel, MS Project, Visio etc.

Additional Information:

- Full UK driving license

If you want to know more about the role, please call Maria at Ethero Coventry Branch

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