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Interim Warehouse Build Project Manager

Leading pharmaceutical distributor with several sites across the UK.


The Interim Warehouse Build Project Manager will be responsible and accountable for the successful, on time and under budget delivery of the new facility within the agreed project timelines. You will work alongside internal senior stakeholders, directly with engaged contractors and external suppliers to ensure the smooth communication and project planning and reporting of the start up. You will report directly to the Head of Projects and provide detailed governance at all project gateways, working alongside operational teams to ensure the site is fit for operational purpose including fit out and IT infrastructure implementation.


The Interim Warehouse Build Project Manager will be able to start immediately and have at least 5 years demonstratable experience of Project Management within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain. You will be flexible to travel across the UK as required, with a base location in the West Midlands.

You will have experience of independently managing the following areas and have competency in:

  • Risk management - All aspects of a formal risk management process, including the continual use of risk management tools and documents, throughout Major programme. Demonstrates qualitative and quantitative methods to assess risk; the combination of different risks; hierarchies of risk; risk responses; iterative nature of response planning.
  • Change control - All aspects of the change control process throughout major programme. Demonstrates how and when to update relevant plans, schedules and communications to reflect approved changes; and how and when to manage approved changes within the configuration management system.

  • Schedule and resource management - The development and maintenance of work breakdown structure, complex linked project plan including duration estimates and resource allocation schedule for a major programme.

  • Budget management - All aspects of cost planning and estimating, reporting, forecasting and controlling, including taking corrective cost actions for major project or programme over £600k

  • Requirements and feasibility - The full requirements management process and thoroughly examined options during feasibility studies.

  • Project management planning - The preparation and maintenance, and has contributed to many aspects of a project management plan.

  • Project and programme methodology - Successfully applied all aspects of governance on a complex programme.
  • Quality management -All aspects of quality management, including developing a full quality plan, organising quality assurance activities, implementing detailed quality control, and capturing lessons learned for a major programme

  • Project evaluation reviews - Structured and led the formal Project Board meetings and implemented or managed agreed actions. Has also clearly demonstrated a proactive approach to governance with significant improvements delivered resulting in improved processes and behaviours.

  • Business case - Has led the business case review at each gateway stage within a major project to ensure business benefits remain on track to be delivered. The knowledge and ability to lead the creation of benefits trackers, agree rules around how the benefits will be calculated and presented.

  • Stakeholder engagement - The formal stakeholder engagement process throughout major programme including personally influencing the views of key stakeholders, and amending stakeholder management plans.

  • Organisation and Governance - Designed and implemented the governance structures, delivery organisation and support office roles for a major programme.

Job Offer

The Interim Warehouse Build Project Manager will be offered a pro rata salary of £70,000 with pension and expenses for business travel across the UK. Salary offered dependent on experience within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain.

Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
West Midlands
Salary and benefits
pension + expenses
£70000 to £71000 Per Annum
Career Level
Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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