Implementation Manager

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
Hertford, UK
13 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Implementation Manager
Hertfordshire- £70-75K

Excellent Salary and package with progression and development opportunities

I am currently looking to recruit an Implementation Manager to join my client based in Hertfordshire.

You must have Demonstrable Project Management experience or exposure within the logistics, material handling, rail, automation or construction industries. You will also have international experience and have worked with large budgets.


Vacancy description

The company is a world leading innovator in online grocery shopping, with a pioneering business model. Developing their own technology and new customer propositions. They are opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships in the UK and Internationally!

This is an exciting role with a degree of autonomy, which will involve delivering large scale capex projects in a dynamic and fast paced environment for International and UK partnerships with clear focus and goals.

They are now looking for Implementation Managers to help drive the implementation of the next generation UK and Global Customer Fulfilment Centres ( automated distribution centres ) from concept through to completion.

Core Responsibilities - Working in the Site Implementation team to:

Project manage the Implementation of a new Automated Customer Fulfilment Centre in either the UK or for one of their International customers.

Create , manage and monitor large scale budget, programme and specification for a project

Prepare board papers to gain sign off for investment business cases

Liaise with and drive multiple internal and external stakeholders and suppliers

Manage client relationships within the Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) project delivery

Maintain and monitor progress of the project against the companies standard project methodology

Development of a detail CFC design in conjunction with the CFC Design Team

Coordination of risks and issues within the project with regular reporting and escalation to senior management when required

Work to and follow all CDM guidance, both external (CDM Regulations 2015 and associated Guidance L153) and internal (CDM15 procedures and processes, HS&E policy and associated Arrangement Policies). To seek guidance from the HS&E team where there is uncertainty.

Skills Required

Minimum Skills:

A highly analytical and logical approach to work

Project & Programme Management

Ability to understand and challenge expert opinions

Effective communication and presentation skills at all levels of the business

Ability to show initiative, self-motivation and innovation


Ability to respond quickly to changing priorities

Ability to project a professional & enthusiastic image at all times; providing leadership and motivation to the team (inc. Stakeholders and suppliers); setting out clear goals & parameters

Proactivity to maintain good working relationships, both internally & externally

Ability to plan & prioritise workload, ensuring all given deadlines are met

Drive and Enthusiasm

Self-starting problem solving ability

Client facing

Preferred Experience (in addition to minimum)

Minimum Experience:

Demonstratable Project Management experience or exposure within the logistics and engineering sector

Preferred Experience (in addition to minimum)

Customer facing project experience and stakeholder management

Automation project experience

International project experience

Line management / leadership experience


Degree level or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to minimum)

Prince 2 or equivalent

You must also be able to travel within the UK and globally 15-20% of the time.

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.

'Minstrell Recruitment Limited operates as both an Employment Agency and Employment Business. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability.
Please be advised, to apply for this role candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. We regularly experience a high volume of applications and in such instances; we are unable to respond to each application personally. If you have not received correspondence from us within 7 days of your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
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