Junior/Intermediate Project Manager

Location: Goole
Closing Date: 17th August 2018

Working as part of the Projects Team, this appointment will report directly to the Senior Project Manager for the company. The role will include fielding incoming calls and emails from customers, drivers and sub-contractors, assisting and dealing with the planning & scheduling of road transport operations and planning and assisting with the movement of abnormal indivisible loads (AILs), including obtaining required permits, undertaking route surveys, and providing customer reports.

The Role

Working as part of the Projects Team, this appointment will report directly to the Senior Project Manager for the company. The role will include:

  • Fielding incoming calls and emails from customers, drivers and sub-contractors
  • Assisting and dealing with the planning & scheduling of road transport operations
  • Planning and assisting with the movement of abnormal indivisible loads (AILs), including obtaining required permits, undertaking route surveys, and providing customer reports
  • Managing operations on a cost effective basis
  • Assisting in producing method statements, CAD drawings, lift plans etc.

Experience required

The candidate will initially be responsible for assisting with the running of projects, with a view to developing to take responsibility and manage these functions.  They must be customer focused, have an attention to detail, be able to complete all necessary documentation, commercially astute and be suitable to work on a personal level with the client base.

Qualifications

  • Minimum education to O Level (GCSE) standard (maths and English essential), but A Level or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in a logistics environment preferred but not essential
  • Full clean driving license preferred but not essential

Office Skills

Demonstrate ability to complete tasks, with attention to detail.

  • Have a good understanding and geographic knowledge of UK and Europe
  • Ability to record and report progress & development of the task
  • Reasonable level of computer skill and competency, preferably including use of CAD software (CAD training can be provided)

Personal Qualities

  • Flexible and willing to learn in order to develop in the role
  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Build business relationships with colleagues and clients

Location

The role is based at our Goole depot, but the successful candidate may be required to travel between other depots or clients in order to oversee or manage some percentage of the task.

Conditions

Remuneration package variable and subject to discussion, which will be dependent upon the individual’s previous work experience. 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays. Company contributions to the company pension scheme are offered subject to conditions. Overnight subsistence costs are paid when away from base

The Opportunity

Industry approved further education will be provided for the correct candidate. The appointment will enjoy a varied work load and will have opportunity to help grow and develop the Heavy Lift & Projects Division, contributing to the company’s development and their own prospects for promotion.

To apply for this position please forward your CV to our HR Department or alternatively complete our Online Application Form referencing Junior Project Manager Vacancy.

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