Project Manager in Logistics - Sustainability - French Speaking

West London
15 Jan 2019
12 Feb 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Operating in 21 countries (including 11 in Europe), this company is a world leader in the recycling of generally non-recyclable waste, such as pens, snack wrappers, baby food pouches beauty product packaging, home care product packaging and even the likes of cigarette butts or marine plastics. They create a collection and recycling solutions systems for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill.

They are currently seeking a Project Manager who will join their Operations Team. This is a 9-month contract with potential to be extended.

They are currently looking for a Project Manager who is going to be responsible for the creation and management of innovative collection pilots for their existing brand partners with the goal of creating collection costs efficiencies, with a focus on France and the UK. The Project Manager will be responsible for exploring and implementing efficiency measures within the existing parcel model and building new collection models from scratch by identifying collection suppliers including but not limited to local and national freight, reverse logistics and waste management companies.

The project manager will report into the Operations lead and work closely with the General Manager and the Brand Partnership team who is in charge of the day to day liaison with clients.

Responsibilities include:

- Analysing existing collection models and suggesting improvements or changes that can lead to cost savings
- Researching collection, logistics and shipping partners who can offer services to trial new collection pilots locally or nationally
- Organising calls and/or meetings with potential suppliers to present the company and collect details on mechanics and price proposals
- Working closely with the global pricing team to build cost models and financial proposals
- On-boarding new suppliers and transitioning them to the Operations and Finance teams
- Keep on top of latest trends and developments in the logistics and supply chain sector
- Supporting other departments (Business Development, Zero Waste Boxes, etc.) with the scoping and development of new offers


- Fluent in both French and English
- Good knowledge of logistics and supply chain players in the UK and/or France
- Background in supply chain, procurement, operations
- Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
- Analytical, at ease with numbers and with good Excel skills
- Desirable: Good knowledge of, and experience working within, EU waste regulations for transport and storage
- A degree in an appropriate field (business, supply chain, logistics, etc.)
- Compensation

Salary depending on experience
25 Paid Holiday Days
Company Pension contribution up to 3% of salary
Start date - ASAP

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