Project Manager - Sortation & Transport Contractor

Yodel Delivery Network Limited
03 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager - Sort & Transport

Competitive Day Rate Offered

Locations: Hatfield , Wednesbury or Shaw

Yodel delivers 155 million parcels a year, generating revenues in excess of £400m. We’re a big business with ambitious plans to transform and become even bigger. We are looking for a number of experienced operational project managers to deliver multiple transformation projects across sortation and transport to drive operational efficiency and service improvement.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Working with the sortation and transport business area to identify operational and service improvement opportunities.

Identifying opportunities for change and the ability to convey the need for change

Managing the project lifecycle and setting deliverable timeframes.

Engaging with stakeholders to ensure all parties are kept updated on the progress of the project.

Managing the project team resources to ensure everything is in place to successfully deliver the project on target.

Working with stakeholders and the project team to minimise risk and prevent any issues materialising

Communicating regularly to project team and senior stakeholders – through project meetings, steering and weekly reporting

What you’ll need to show us:

Previous experience in a similar role managing or supporting operational projects

Previous operational experience and knowledge ideally within sortation, transport or similar

Experience of working within a highly competitive and pressurised operating environment

Understanding of project management, a project lifecycle and project terminology

You are Self-motivated, driven with the ability to work effectively on own as well as within a team

Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels

Excellent verbal, written and presentational communication skills

You possess a full UK Driving Licence

If you are ambitious, open minded, thrive on challenges and enjoy working together as part of a team, we want you to be part of the Yodel story!