Interim WMS Project Manager

GBP250 - GBP300 per day +
12 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Alexandra Deaves
Specialist Area
Job Level
Full Time

Leading Distribution Business based in Leeds requires an Interim WMS Project Manager to act as the operational lead during a 12 month system upgrade as part of a site modernisation programme.

Client Details

Leading Distribution Business based in Leeds currently undergoing a significant period of change include systems upgrades, SOP's, site relocation and business wide process improvements.


  • Create and manage detailed project plans that align with site Modernisation and manage delivery of WMS project as a part of the site Modernisation
  • Creation of High level process flows for inclusion in system tender and work with internal IT teams to review tenders and coordinate software evaluation process.
  • Development of requirements ahead of detailed design phase, liasing with liaise with Operations management, 3rd party supplier and internal IT teams
  • Act as an interpreter between supplier and internal IT team and operational teams
  • Work with Back office to ensure the WMS interface with ERP is on track
  • Create and update To Be process flows as new system is developed
  • Work with Architecture team on required documentation such as Architecture Definition Document and Service Design document
  • Work with supplier and Operations team to develop training needs analysis and training plan, create training documentation and roll out training plan
  • Manage project risks, issues and dependencies when there is likely to be any impact on the overall programme. Report progress to the Programme Manager on a weekly basis.
  • Write test scripts and manage UAT process along with 3rd Party supplier and IT teams


The successful Interim WMS Project Manager must have:

  • At least 5 years experience within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • Be able to commute to a single place of work in the Leeds area for the duration of the assignment
  • Have a proven track record of leading WMS implementation from an operational standpoint, liasing with IT and operational teams to deliver the system upgrade and staff training associated.
  • Have tangible evidence of project management skills, qualifications desirable but not essential.
  • Be able to start immediately

Job Offer

The successful Interim WMS Project Manager will be offered between £250 and £300 per day dependent on experience