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Senior Programme Manager - Logistics

Job Description

Job Description

  • Accountable for the shaping and delivery of Logistics Transformation Programmes. Acting as the focal point for key stakeholders. Building and maintaining strong relationships, fostering a culture of identifying and implementing lessons learned through Asda Technology.

  • Working closely with the Business Programme Manager, Tower leads, delivery teams and co-ordinating cross tower activities

  • Managing plans, as well as prioritising and negotiating at a senior level within Technology to make sure the programme wave will deliver the expected objectives of cost and quality within time constraints.

  • Leading, coaching and developing project teams to deliver the programme. Driving a positive change environment and culture of diversity.

  • Accountable for budgets, costs, timescales, resource utilisation, capitalisation and the associated communication to effectively manage the Asda Technology programme. Accountable for the accurate creation and central recording of project plans, cost plans and delivery dependencies related to all project activity.

  • Owning multiple vendor relationships to ensure on-time delivery at high quality. Negotiating at a senior level to drive delivery performance and commercial success.

  • Identifying and communicating risks, concerns, issues, dependency blockers and initiating appropriate escalation to the Senior Directors and Programme Director.

  • Delivering high-quality products and services in a fully serviceable state including hand-over to Service support teams.

Candidate Description

We are looking for supply chain professionals with proven track record of leading complex WMS implementations integrating with tier one ERP solutions, experience of Manhattan, SAP and warehouse automation is highly desirable.

You'll report into the Supply Chain Tower Lead and will have multiple project teams reporting into you. Line management of direct reports is also a key part of this role.,

  • Proven track record in delivering large logistics and supply chain transformational programmes

  • Experience of leading large WMS and ERP implementations

  • Proven ability to manage and lead large scale budgets, resource and 3rd party spend

  • Business change and Technology transformation experience

  • Experience in pulling together large-scale project plans for programmes that include multiple suppliers.

  • Proven track record of managing large cross-functional and 3rd party resources in multi-locations in the UK and Internationally within a project environment

  • Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills and ability to effectively engage and influence on a global level

Application Description

If you have any questions, then please email edward.simpson@asda.co.uk, Asda House - Leeds Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD Loading…

Employer Description

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Are you interested in working on one of the largest retail supply, chain and logistics transformation projects in the world?

Asda Technology is looking for a number of Senior Programme Managers with a solid background of Supply chain and Logistics to work on a large complex transformation programme. This is truly a 'once in a career' opportunity so if you like to be kept busy then you'll definitely enjoy this role!

Future is the name for the programme that will see Asda create their new operating model, independent from Walmart. Technology will undoubtedly be one of the most ambitious parts of this work - the technology decisions made will underpin the way the entire business will operate in the future.

In Logistics Asda is implementing the very latest SaaS WMS solutions across the entire network of 30 distribution centres. This includes Ambient, Chilled, Clothing and Dot Com.