Lead Project Manager - 12 Months FTC

Date: 19 Sep 2023

Location: Northampton, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Here at GXO Logistics, we are on the lookout for a Lead Project Manager to join our successful project team on a permanent basis. You’ll apply your project and programme management expertise, skills, tools and techniques to assigned projects across various customers and sectors. You’ll be delivering large and often complex projects ensuring delivery is within scope, budget and timelines on behalf of GXO Logistics and our customers. Our head office is in Northampton, however, this role can be based anywhere in the UK as you'll be travelling to GXO/ customer sites each week. 


This position is being offered on a 12 month fixed term contract, predominately working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 however, flexibility is needed, this is logistics after all!


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £75,000 per annum pro rata, depending on experience. In addition, we are offering a company car or car allowance, 25 days annual leave (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:


  • Delivering varied projects from complex warehouse and transport operational start-ups including warehouse management system implementations and mechanisation through to simple site transitions and operational enhancements
  • Leading and motivating the project and programme work streams including the delivery teams
  • Capturing and documenting the project requirements and outcomes in order estimate required resources and timelines
  • Preparing business cases, as required, to secure funding and investments as required by GXO Logistics


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Extensive experience of delivering large scale and complex projects and/ or programmes within the logistics industry
  • A strong track record of leading the delivery of measurable value projects against time and budget constraints
  • A Prince2 qualification or similar would be advantageous
  • A structured and methodical approach with meticulous attention to detail


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. 


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain 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 GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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 GXO's candidate privacy statement here.