Project Manager

Posted 23/05/2024 by Abbey Logistics Group

WA3, Lowton, Borough of Wigan
£45,000 - £50,000/annum Car allowance


To develop plans and manage various key projects across the business by gathering information including financial data, keeping projects on track within budgets, and collaborating with different departments to ensure all leaders understand where a project is in the development process and the timeline for execution. 

Initially 12 month contract

Based at Head Office (WA3 2SH) with travel

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with department leaders across the business to define, prioritise, and develop various ‘key’ projects.
  • Assemble project management plans, including setting deadlines, prioritising tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables.
  • Analysing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation.
  • Assemble financial reports and budget outlines and present them to the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee the development and delivery of each project and ensure that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently.
  • Evaluate projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhere to budgets, and meet deadlines.
  • Document the project’s creation, development, and execution as well as the project’s scope, budget, and justification.
  • Manage the delivery of the project to a standard that mitigates any reputation risk.
  • Ensure Health and Safety is never compromised.
  • Produce management reports/KPIs/statistics on a regular basis to identify risk and monitor success.

Qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience

  • Educated to graduate level or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3 years of proven work experience as a Project Manager or similar role.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and/or part of a team.
  • Strong attention to details and technicalities.
  • Excellent organisational and technical abilities.
  • Good interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Project Management Officer.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in Project Management in the Logistics Industry (desirable).
  • Full Driving License and ability to stay away from home as required.
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