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Project Manager

Date: 20-Sep-2022

Location: Eindhoven, NL

Company: GXO Logistics

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


 Working at GXO Logistics as IT Project Manager

Are you an expert in the field of WMS, TMS and EDI? And do you have experience in managing large projects for logistic warehouse processes? Then at GXO we are looking for you as IT Project Manager!


 What do you do as IT Project Manager?

As IT Project Manager, you are constantly 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 providing the best IT solution for our logistics operations. Besides offering these IT solutions, you also have the great task of realizing these solutions. Of course, you do this together with internal IT specialists and business specialists. In this realization phase, you combine your project management skills with your detailed application and logistics knowledge to ensure a smooth implementation. In this role, you have final responsibility for the IT solution, budget and planning of these IT Projects, while also being the point of contact for the customer.

You will work in the central IT department, where IT is taken care of for all GXO sites in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. You will be part of a team that deals with the Core WMS and TMS applications for existing and new GXO activities. You will report to the Manager IT - Implementations.


 Your tasks as IT Project Manager:

  • You assure high quality implementations of distribution centers for new and existing customers
  • You design, organize and monitor the overall IT project plan including the individual project tasks. You identify risks and take the necessary actions to prevent them
  • You collect, formalize and validate the functional and non-functional business IT requirements for the project
  • You lead your IT project team, you support on the content and you are a sparring partner for the team
  • You are responsible for drawing up and managing a master test plan, go live runbook and coordination of 'Go live' support
  • You report on a regular basis to internal and external stakeholders on the progress of the project


What we offer you:

  • You work in a dynamic organization where development and personal input are key
  • Besides a competitive salary, we offer a bonus and a lease car. For this position, you will spend most of your time working at the various GXO locations in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
  • A job with a lot of responsibility, where no day is the same
  • Enterprising, open and informal organizational culture


What do you have:

  • You have a minimum of HBO (Dutch higher professional education) work and thinking 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 projects
  • You have excellent written and spoken knowledge of the  English languages. Knowledge of the German and Dutch  language is an advantage.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and powers of persuasion
  • Experience in a complex, high demanding and fast-paced international environment, preferably in Supply Chain industry
  • You drive high performance in the team


Your work environment:

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

Every day, more than 4,500 employees give the best of themselves to meet the supply chain challenges of the various customers; no matter how different, challenging or specific the requirements may be. We have almost a million square metres of storage space and around 200 vehicles. Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and a safe working environment are key to GXO Logistics' business philosophy.


In short, this is the next place you want to work!For more information please contact Patricia Guisado (Corporate Recruiter) via email:


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