Project Manager


Job no: 744336
Work type: Full time
Location: Essendon Fields, VIC
Applications close: 05 Apr 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Here at Linfox we believe together, anything is possible. Use sophisticated technology to deliver everyday essentials and natural resources for Australia’s biggest companies. Work with major customers in retail, healthcare, government and defence. Shape the future of logistics with industry leading innovations in safety, sustainability and efficiency. Create a career to be proud of. Expect all this and more when you join us at Linfox.

About the position

Use your IT experience to help us innovate on cutting edge projects that will shape the future of logistics. Work with leading technology partners using the latest systems. Create solutions that are industry-first or world-first. Anything’s possible with a Linfox career.

Based in Essendon Fields at Linfox’s Head Office, the Project Manager will primarily manage and coordinate all aspects of various IT projects that will differentiate considerably in size, complexity and technology. This includes maintaining stakeholder relations, scheduling, managing project budgets and resources.

You will be a motivated and passionate individual who can lead the project team through Foundation, Execution, Implementation and Closure. 

Bring a fresh perspective and expertise to demonstrate strong project management skills, largely across the SAP landscape.  As a successful candidate you will also hold project experience or exposure to the use of Prince 2 methodology, Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) testing tools and the use of Microsoft Project Online.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Compliance against Project Management Plans and controls,
  • Preparation of project papers and decision collateral,
  • Consolidation of project reporting,
  • Interaction and relationship with project stakeholders,
  • Delivery of projects on time, on budget with appropriate controls shown, Coordination of project team members, assignment of individual responsibilities.
  • Organisation and management of all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion.
  • Project management disciplines for: time, cost, scope, risk, resources, quality, communication, procurement, change management, quality, issue escalation and resource conflicts are effectively enforced.

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Strong project management skills and disciplines including the use of Work Breakdown Structures and scheduling (preferably Gantt).
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience.
  • Experience with SAP projects, particularly Business Intelligence, HR, Finance, Transport Management, and Warehouse Management.
  • Experience with the ALM set of test tools and the use of SAP Solution Manager.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Experience with MS Project is essential.
  • Strong methodology skills and some exposure to accounting principles.
  • An ability to influence others and demonstrate excellent negotiation skills.
  • Providing effective leadership to team members, users, and other relevant personnel.

What can we offer you? 

  • Access to Linfox’s Health and Wellness programs
  • Flexible environment and great work/life balance
  • Novated Lease opportunities
  • Clothing and travel discounts
  • Offering a great team, supportive management and opportunities for career growth and development.

About us

Linfox is the largest privately-owned logistics company in Australia. We provide transport and warehousing services for some of Australia's favourite brands. We pride ourselves on our reputation for safety and compliance, and are guided by our company values loyalty, integrity, fairness and trust in everything we do. Our team of skilled professionals demonstrate these values everyday through their dedication to the safe and timely delivery of freight to keep Australia moving.

Sound like you? Please click the apply button to submit your application and resume.

Further information

You will be required to meet Linfox's employment criteria which will include but not be limited to a criminal history check and full medical with a drug and alcohol test.