Our client is looking for a Project Manager to work within the Logistics department. The role will be based at the Centurion Distribution Centre in Johannesburg and will report to the Supply Chain Projects Manager
-To ensure effective and efficient customer service by identifying possible solutions through the interpretation of KPI's and root cause analysis.
-To provide insight into Best Practice and industry benchmarking, providing proof of concepts, business case and standardisation in terms of reducing costs and improving efficiency.
-To enable change by proactively developing and maintaining cross-functional relationships in order to implement sustainable solutions.
-To ensure that skills are embedded, by facilitating the assessment and training of people, particularly in relation to new initiatives.
-To follow a structured project management approach ensuring appropriate governance is in place to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Qualifications and Experience:
-Industrial Engineering Degree/ Equivalent qualification in Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management
-1 to 3 years Logistics experience in either FMCG or a retail environment
-1 to 3 years Project management and evidence of successful implementation of continuous improvement initiatives
Skills, Abilities and Job Related Knowledge:
-Basic financial and cost management
-Warehouse layout and design
-Computer literacy (Excel and Access)
-Written and oral communication skills
-Presenting and Communicating Information
-Creating and Innovating
-Persuading & Influencing
-Formulating Strategies and Concepts
-Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations