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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Posting Date:  Apr 30, 2021
Location: 

Remote, Remote, United Kingdom

Business Area:  Supply Chain
Company:  Körber Supply Chain

Körber Supply Chain is a software company in the supply chain industry. We provide a flexible work environment where you get to work with smart and driven people on cutting-edge solutions.

Working on high profile projects within well known brands, the Senior Project Manager will be directly responsible for projects being delivered and invoiced on time, to specification, within the project budget, while enforcing the company’s project standards and methodology and minimising exposure to risk. Project success will be achieved through solid decision making, scheduling, customer relationships and effective utilisation of charegable resources. This role not only maintains customer relationships, but also manages and mentors team members to achieve project success and sustained growth. Communication and organisation skills are essential as you will need to liaise between multiple parties including the Körber Supply Chain team, customers and third-party organisations to ensure smooth transition from prospect to a successfully completed project.

Working closely with the Operations Director, this is a senior role with a structured career path.

Körber Supply Chain is continually looking to enhance our offering, through the use of new technologies and solutions so you need to be flexible and able to adapt your skills to work on different projects.

 

Your role within our team:

  • You will own and drive the overall program of projects success by developing strategies and tactics for the project management team.
  • You will Create, maintain, and control project documentation, including the production of regular project status reports.
  • You will Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects, including the setting and management of client expectations and responsibilities, whilst identifying and minimising potential areas of “scope creep”.
  • You will review deliverables prepared by the project team before delivery to clients.
  • You will facilitate and prepare for team and client meetings, including production and delivery of presentations where required.
  • You will manage and mentor team members to achieve project success.
  • You will take ownership of Project commercial control and margin maintenance; identify up-selling opportunities and prepare client quotations and progress as appropriate.
  • You will contribute to the annual team budget.

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • You have proven commercial experience in a similar role (5+ years).
  • You have experience in managing complex IT projects, preferably in a warehousing / logistics environment.
  • You have good customer facing skills and ability to develop lasting client relationships.
  • You are experienced in working to strict deadlines – on-time, to budget and quality.
  • You are Prince2 Qualified, similar or equivalent experience.
  • You are experienced in the software development lifecycle.
  • You have high level understanding of hardware infrastructure including RF networking.
  • You have experience in using Microsoft Office and MS Project.
  • You are Self-Motivated, able to use own initiative and confident to question.
  • You are Organised and proactive individual displaying high standards of professional conduct and attention to detail.
  • You have a BA/BSc in Computer Science, Business Administration, Operations or related field
  • You can manage and deliver sensitive information to clients.
  • You have excellent stakeholder management skills
  • You are able to travel to customer sites when required in the UK and potentially overseas

In the Business Area Körber Supply Chain, we have a broad range of proven supply chain solutions to fit our customers' size, business strategy and appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, voice solutions, robotics and material handling – plus the systems integration expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage.


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Körber Supply Chain is a Business Area of Körber, an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. At Körber Supply Chain, we have a broad range of proven supply chain solutions to fit our customers' size, business strategy and appetite for growth. Our customers conquer the complexity of the supply chain thanks to our portfolio that includes software, automation, voice solutions, robotics and material handling – plus the systems integration expertise to tie it all together. Körber helps to manage the supply chain as a competitive advantage.


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