IT Programme Manager- Logistics Systems

Michael Page Technology
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Additional benefits
11 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Transport & Distribution client are currently recruiting for an IT Programme Manager- Logistics Systems to join their business in Birmingham

Client Details

Our client is a global Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain business based in Birmingham and undertaking a programme of work to replace their Logistics related systems


As part of IT Programme Manager- Logistics Systems role your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage a large IT programme of transformation surrounding the replacement and/or upgrade of our clients core Logistics based systems- ERP, WMS, TMS etc
  • Manage a team of Project Managers and Business Systems Analyst to ensure the successful delivery of 3 key work-streams that make up the programme (ERP, WMS and TMS)
  • Establish best practice within the team to ensure efficient delivery
  • Engage with Director level stakeholders to ensure business buy in
  • Liaise with the Business Transformation team to ensure this programme ties in with the wider Business strategy
  • Manage third party suppliers to ensure project progress


To be successful in your application for the IT Programme Manager- Logistics Systems role you will:

  • Have a strong background in programme management
  • Have a demonstrable experience of delivering ERP, WMS or TMS solutions
  • Have excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to push-back and challenge when needed
  • Have strong project management process- Prince2 certification desirable
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment and to tight project deadlines
  • Experience with one of the following is essential; SAP ERP, SAP HANA, WMS or TMS systems
  • ERP experience in general is essential
  • Have worked for a Logistics/3PL business
  • Be willing to travel UK wide as part of the role

Job Offer

£60,000-£70,000 + Additional Benefits

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