Logistics Project Manager

Job Title: Logistics Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: attractive package + bonus
Reference: BBBH15884_1528182347
Contact Name: John Whitehead
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2018 08:05

Job Description

  • Lead high profile projects in a fast paced environment
  • Be apart of a major supply chain transformation
  • South Eastern Suburbs location

About the client

Our client is a leading national retailer with an expanding footprint, currently going through a period of positive change. With a number of key logistics initiatives to deliver, they are looking to add a senior logistics professional to the management team.

About the role

Reporting to the Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing a number of key projects across the network which may include; warehouse relocation, systems implementation, automation & 3PL contract review. With full accountability for delivering projects on time and within budget you will also be responsible for:

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring timely communication to the relevant stakeholders is maintained
  • Working cross functionally to support the broader distribution teams, optimise the opportunities within the existing network and play a role in continuous improvement
  • Embedding the safety culture/policy to ensure a clear understanding of expectations within the business unit

Skills & Experience

A Project Management professional with expertise in warehouse layout/design, network optimisation and systems implementation ideally from both the 3PL and retail industries, you will have managed a logistics function and delivered key high profile projects in a fast paced/challenging environment. You will also possess:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills at all levels of a business with the ability to influence senior management
  • Degree & Prince2 qualification with strong commercials/finance background
  • Negotiation & problem solving expertise in a challenging environment
  • Experience analysing a logistics network and implementing positive change in regards to utilisation and warehouse automation

How to Apply

To apply for this role simply click the APPLY button. For more information or for a confidential career discussion contact John Whitehead on 8613 3542.