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Senior Project Manager - Warehouse Management System

Employee - Full Time

Leicester, United Kingdom

Great Career Opportunities

Global Reach

Complex Projects

Job Description

Here at TBA Group, Leicester we are recruiting a Senior Project Manager our Warehouse Management System (WMS) & Automation team. Are you an individual who has demonstrable experience of delivering high quality customer-facing and internal projects, and you enjoy the challenge of delivering complex software project implementations, then this is the role for you!
 
We are proud to have a truly global customer base who operate across logistics, warehousing, terminals and ports, many of which are blue-chip and are based here in the UK as well as globally, by having similar experience from a customer base perspective is preferred.
 
To be successful in this role we're looking for candidates who have previous experience in a project management role, ensuring disciplines and techniques are adopted on all assigned projects in order to meet or exceed the time, budget and quality expectations of all project stakeholders. As this role has a number of direct reports, having line management experience is also required as well as taking an active role on the coaching & development of their team. 

Delivering high quality customer-facing and internal projects.

What are we looking for?

You will ideally hold a 2:1 BSc Honours Degree, or higher, in an appropriate subject or have equivalent industry experience.

We are a multi-national group of companies producing market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide with substantial growth plans over the next 5 years.

  • Salary: £negotiable, depending on skills and experience
  • 25 days annual leave + BHs
  • Central East Midlands location, easily accessible from M1 and A46
  • Fast growing and market leading organisation
  • "I enjoy working with the development team trying to help them achieve great things"

    Mark Cullen

    Senior Software Engineer / Scrum Master

    Job Description

    TBA Group was established over 30 years ago; we’re award-winning and one of Europe’s leading software development companies for the intermodal and logistics companies. Through our innovative software, we produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide.
    The work we do is complex, challenging and rewarding and together with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a close-knit team, we believe we offer a unique working environment; our enviable staff retention rate speaks volumes about our ethos. It’s our aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years and with our sights set on our ambition and there are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation.

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    Key Responsibilities

  • Programme management and accountability for projects from Initiation to BAU (including budget management) for Key Customer Accounts
  • Identify, assess, and raise project risks & issues (escalate where deemed appropriate)
  • Develop contingency plans, manage customer expectations, ensuring that customers (internal/external) are aligned and informed
  • Deliver monthly project status update to customer leadership team
  • Provide Monthly & Quarterly project status reporting to internal senior management (risks, issues, budget)
  • Ability to manage across 3 to 4 inflight projects for new and existing customers
  • Facilitate project workshops and support the commercial team in quote preparation
  • Mentor, manage and motivate project resources both internal and external whilst recognising and managing differing skill sets, performance and conflicts.
  • Set challenging goals & objectives for direct line reports and provide feedback for team member performance reviews.
  • Support the Business Line Lead in leading and developing the WMS & Automation business line.
  • Provide management escalation cover for the OOH service rotas
  • Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of complex software project implementations.
  • Experience of managing IT projects and/or warehousing/logistics systems and implementation, including project proposals, business cases, project schedules, financial justification etc.
  • Experience of using formal project management methodologies such as PRINCE2
  • Experience of working with software development teams using methodologies such as Scrum/Agile
  • 1. Submit your application

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    2. Shortlisting

    Shortlisting normally takes around five working days. If you are selected after the initial assessment, you will be invited for a face-to-face interview or an interview via MS Teams.

    3. The Interview Stage

    We always give applicants adequate time to prepare and we strongly advise to do as much research as possible. Your interview process will be communicated ahead of time.

    4. Offer Stage

    If you have been successful, congratulations! Our interview stage is meticulous and by no means easy. So, if you’ve been offered a place with us, we wholeheartedly welcome you to the team and look forward to exciting times ahead.

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