Geodis- Project Manager II- Full Time

Summary:

The Project Manager II is responsible for providing project management support for medium scale complex projects within the warehousing, logistics and/or transportation management industry to ensure project success.  The PM II is expected to possess intermediate competency in project management, implementation/integration methodologies and extensive project management experience preferably within the Third-Party Logistics (3PL) industry.  This position functions as a key leadership role with medium scale projects in particular startups of recently signed new clients, extensions of existing client business or internal improvement projects.  The PM II is expected to deliver successful projects while working within constraints of time, resource and budget.

Primary Duties:
• Proactively lead and drive cross functional project management teams to ensure project success according to schedule, budget and quality requirements for assigned projects
• Create and execute comprehensive project plans to include scope, schedule, budget, procurement, resources, quality, risks, change control and communications according to GEODIS PMO policy
• Communicate and document project status directly to internal and external stakeholders at all organizational levels
• Manage multiple cross functional resource teams
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Other secondary duties as required and assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Logistics & Transportation,  Supply Chain Management, Project Management, or Business Management or logistics related field
• Minimum 4 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience within the 3PL industry
• 2 years demonstrated experience in managing projects related to 3PL solutions of new client startups
• Travel up to 40% as required by project
• Understanding of PMI methodologies – PMP certification preferred
• Proficient with MS Office applications with expertise in Project Management software, MS Project, MS Project Server 2013 preferred
• Familiar with warehousing/logistics/transportation industry operations and related systems: WMS / LMS / TMS
• Understanding of revenue models, P/L and cost-to-completion projections
• Possess high level communications skills, both written and verbal, applicable to all levels of the organization
• Executive level presentation skills

Essential Skills:
• Time management/balancing multiple priorities
• Team dynamics/team building
• Conflict resolution
• Effective communication and meeting management
• Professionalism
• Problem solving, analytical, and organization skills
• Adaptable to highly fast pasted and dynamic environments
• Self –motivated and able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee  is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. He/she is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. He/she must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.  He/she is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

Contact Vicki Kersey (vicki.kersey@geodis.com) if interested.

Duties

  • Jobs sumary
  • Location: Brentwood, TN, United States
  • Career Level: Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Positions: 1