Logistics Project Manager

  • Operations
  • London, United Kingdom

Logistics Project Manager

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.


“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.


Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.


Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.



Position Title: Logistics Project Manager (UK)

Reports to: eCommerce Logistics Manager (UK)

Key Relationships:

Internal - Operations, Pricing, Sales, and the Tech teams

External - Couriers, Warehouse Partners & Freight Forwarding agents

Application Requirement: Cover letter (tell us about you and why you think you might be a good fit for the role).

Job Purpose: Easyship is a shipping technology platform that connects sellers and marketplaces to couriers. Beyond that, we also build and execute customized end-to-end shipping solutions for clients worldwide. These Logistics solutions can combine a number of partners and services, from global freight forwarding services to last-mile delivery.

We’re looking for an experienced project manager with good knowledge of ecommerce shipping, warehousing & fulfillment to oversee the delivery of these projects for our clients.

Job Responsibilities:

The shipping landscape changes fast and challenges are always popping up. A successful candidate will have the ability to react quickly and independently to these challenges and keep their projects on track.

  • Develop project plans to monitor and track project progress.

  • Coordinate resources to complete tasks related to the executing Logistics Projects, including: booking freight, managing partner & client coordination, tracking goods to final destination, ensuring accurate and timely fulfillment operations with warehouse partners.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders for the duration of the project.

  • Communicate effectively with commercial teams to ensure the project progress and details are accurately reported to internal stakeholders.

  • Assist the Ecommerce Logistics Manager in the scheduling of projects and organization of required resources.

  • Maintain weekly, project-based road-maps to ensure accountability and delivery timelines are adhered to.

  • Track and report on each project’s progress; solving problems and escalate to senior management as needed.

  • Conduct post project evaluations to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements and to capture lessons learnt

Requirements

Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • 5 years Project management experience within the logistics, warehousing and distribution sector.

  • Ability to coordinate meetings and discussions with remote teams spread across multiple locations.

  • Rigorous attention to detail.

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of small parcel shipping, freight forwarding and e-commerce.

  • Ability to manage tasks across multiple projects simultaneously and independently.

  • MS Excel skills (Working with large data sets, lookups, and pivots).

  • Experience working with Asana or other Project Management Software.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Nice-to-have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or master degree in a related field.

  • Six Sigma, Agile or PMP certification is a plus

  • IATA Dangerous Goods certification

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Company Equity
  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous Vacation Policy
  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!
  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’.
  • Flexible working approach
  • Professional Development
  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks
  • Office PlayStation Games.
  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices.
  • Annual Summit in Hong Kong for you to collaborate with the team
  • Commission
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Free bicycles for you to travel to and from work, exercise or grab a bite!

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship team!