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WMS Project Manager

Logistics done differently

Working at GXO Logistics means working in a dynamic and international organization. A fascinating environment where there is a lot of room for personal input and development. Employees at GXO Logistics are in charge of their own success. Whatever your role at GXO Logistics, every day you face new challenges, enabling you to develop optimally. We support you in your development, so that you can contribute to the entrepreneurship of our organization.


Working as a WMS Project Manager

Are you an expert on WMS, TMS and EDI? And do you have experience in managing large projects for logistics warehouse processes? Then we at GXO are looking for you as a WMS Project Manager! As a WMS Project Manager you are continuously working on the implementation of IT applications for existing and new customers of GXO. In cooperation with our Sales/Engineering and Operations teams, you are responsible for delivering the best IT solution for our logistics operations. In addition to providing these IT solutions, you also have the nice task of realising these solutions. Of course, you will do this together with internal IT specialists and business specialists. In this realisation phase, you combine your project management skills with your detailed application and logistics knowledge to guarantee a smooth implementation. In this role, you are ultimately responsible for the IT solution, the budget and the planning of these IT Projects, whereby you are also the point of contact for the customer.

You will work in the IT department, where IT is provided for all GXO sites in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. You will be part of a team dealing with the Core WMS and TMS applications for existing and new GXO activities. You report to the IT Manager Core Applications.


Your tasks consist of

  • You design, organise and monitor the overall IT project plan including the individual project tasks. You identify possible risks and actions to prevent them
  • You collect, formalise and validate the functional and non-functional business IT requirements for the project
  • You lead your IT project team, you support the content and you are a sparring partner for the team
  • You draw up and manage a master test plan, go live runbook and coordinate go live support
  • You report regularly to internal and external stakeholders on the progress of the project


What we offer you

  • You work in a dynamic organisation in which development and own input are central
  • In addition to a competitive salary, we offer you a bonus and a lease car. For this position you will regularly (25-50%) work at the different locations of XPO in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany (BeNeGe)
  • You are entitled to 25 holidays
  • A job with a lot of responsibility, where every day is never the same
  • Enterprising, open and informal organisational culture


Your qualifications

  • You have Bachelor degree working level
  • You have excellent knowledge of WMS systems and logistical warehouse processes, preferably in a 3PL environment
  • You have at least 4 years of experience in managing large projects and you use structured methods to manage the projects
  • You have excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English languages, both spoken and written
  • Flexible (no 9 to 5 mentality) and willing to travel within and outside the Netherlands


Your working environment

GXO Logistics offers advanced supply chain solutions for the world's most successful companies in many industries; as e-commerce, food & retail and industrial multinationals. In the BeNeNeGe region (Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany) GXO operates from 30 different locations with headquarters in Eindhoven (NL).

Every day, more than 4,500 employees give the best of themselves for the supply chain challenges of different customers; how different, challenging or specific the requirements can be. We have almost a million square metres of storage space and approximately 200 vehicles. Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and a safe working environment are crucial within GXO Logistics' business philosophy.


In short, this is the next place you want to work!

For more information, please contact Julia Gerrits (Corporate Recruiter), who can be reached via telephone number 088-5881000.



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