Role details

Operations Implementation Manager

West Midlands   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Must have operational & project management experience
  • Must be flexible to travel across the UK

About Our Client

A leading 3PL with offices in the Midlands. This is a national role.

Job Description

  • Lead and support the operational workstream in the implementation of new business wins and operational change projects
  • Working with Operations teams and Business Development to support the verification of solution design and define operational processes and procedures
  • Support in the management of Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Analysis and interpretation of data to design robust, fit for purpose operating solutions focusing on strategic sectors/services
  • Create and manage new operations training and procurement requirements
  • Ensure the operational workstream deliverables are managed to time, cost and quality
  • Guide operations through the testing and training of new systems
  • Utilise relevant Project Management tools and practices across all projects
  • Lead project teams to ensure new operations are successfully integrated
  • Management of due diligence process for acquisitions and transfer of new operations
  • Develop and promote change management best practice to both internal and external customers

The Successful Applicant

  • Ideally from a supply chain or logistics background, with experience in change management
  • Proven project implementation experience, ideally in both operations and administration roles
  • Demonstrates awareness of the key drivers to project success and is able to identify and tackle potential obstacles in sufficient time to limit or negate their impact
  • Ability to support and lead the implementation of new operations.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to perform to tight deadlines
  • An effective and confident communicator able to present information in a clear, and persuasive manner both orally and in writing
  • Is able to build effective relationships with all stakeholders and gain the respect of customers and project teams
  • Should have comprehensive IT skills (MS Office)
  • Good working knowledge of Information Systems (in particular WMS & TMS)
  • High degree of numeracy and analytical skills
  • Financial awareness - understands dynamics of 'open/ closed book' contracts
  • Possesses a high level of drive and energy and an overriding commitment to succeed
  • Flexible and mobile

What's on Offer

Salary on offer is between £35,000 and £40,000 plus a Car

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