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Operations Project Manager

Date: 24-Nov-2021

Location: Gotham, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently


Do you have a background in project management, IT systems, or analytics? Fancy doing something a little different? We’re currently recruiting for an Operational Project Manager to be based at our transport operation center in Gotham (near Nottingham) for our contract with British Gypsum. You will be required to work closely with our 6 sites to influence and improve operational efficiencies and implement new projects into the network.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £35,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Lead, manage, motivate and coach the assigned project team in end-to-end implementations
  • As part of the network development team, you’ll establish strong working relationships, and proactively drive change across the contract with key stakeholders
  • Manage project schedules and communicate with workstream owners, utilising project management tools such as project scheduling software and contract specific systems
  • Take responsibility for risk and issue management throughout the project, ensuring key project team members are accountable for mitigation strategies
  • Pro-actively manage & ensure effective lines of communication are in place with all project stakeholders, both internal & external


What you need to succeed at XPO:


  • It’s important that you have a good understanding and interest in transport development and innovation
  • Understanding the financial sensitivities of delivering projects with cost and time budgets
  • Every day you’ll need to have an eye on continuous improvement of operational efficiencies and performance - do you have a track record of improving things?
  • Analytical with excellent attention to detail, project management qualifications such as PRINCE2 are desirable


Be part of something big. 



XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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