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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

TMS Project Lead

United Kingdom, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £38000 - £45000 / annually

TMS Project Lead

Our soon to be market leading client, who have quadrupled in size over the last 5 years, is urgently looking for a TMS (Transport Management System) Project Lead to join their team based in Sheffield, on a permanent basis. The TMS Project Lead will operate in a small, tight knit team and will manage system implementation projects.

The TMS Project Lead will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and bonus scheme, a truly brilliant benefits package, as well as a company car! A fantastic opportunity to join an organisation who are quite literally racing up the Logistics ladder!

TMS Project Lead - Key Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of both warehouse and transport systems & processes.
  • Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel in particular. Crystal Reports and Microsoft query would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Positive can-do attitude.
  • Methodical approach to troubleshooting problems.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working in order to meet the requirements of the business.
  • Prepared to travel
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills

TMS Project Lead - Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for project Implementation, delivery and ongoing support. 
  • Collaboration with team colleagues, customer representatives and system developers.
  • Analysing customer/user requirements into developmental specifications.
  • Creation of project plans, test scripts and training documentation.
  • Managing project risks including the development of contingency plans.
  • Communication of project progress through key task reports and end stage assessments
  • Responsibility for testing software & interface development cycles, from SIT (systems integration testing) and UAT (user acceptance testing) to implementation of the live system.
  • Management of third parties to ensure project timescales are met
  • Creation of operational and customer report requirements using our report writing tools.
  • Deliver system training to key users.
  • Attending project meetings and reporting progress.
  • Providing technical support, delivering solutions in line with reasonable user expectations.
  • Assessing the nature of complex problems and escalate to relevant IT team members or external third parties as appropriate.
  • Provide Out of Hours Support to the Business on a shared rota basis (on completion of training).

TMS Project Lead - Benefits:

  • Annual leave
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Company car
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Many, many more brilliant benefits

TMS Project Lead

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