Project Manager, Hull

Job description

Den Hartogh Logistics is a leading bulk Logistics Service Provider to the Chemical, Gas, Polymer and Dry Bulk Food industry. We have integrated our Logistic Services in four Business Units: Liquid Logistics, Global Logistics, Gas Logistics, and Dry Bulk Logistics. Safety and Operational Excellence are embedded in our culture. We understand the value of networks and partnerships, and therefore focus on developing SMART logistic solutions together with our customers and suppliers. We have a global presence, with more than 1,700 employees located in 42 offices within 23 countries. Our modern equipment includes more than 18,000 tank containers, 6,500 dry bulk containers and specialised dry bulk trailers, 400 tank trailers and almost 600 trucks.


About the team:

To support us in realising our ambitions, we have a great opportunity at our Dry Bulk business unit based in Hull for a full-time Project Manager.


About the role:

- Lead and participate in various projects across the Den Hartogh Dry Bulk business unit
- Drive continuous improvement and growth, and challenge the current ways of working
- Through process monitoring and analytics, identify areas for improvement and factors to improve our effectiveness and efficiencies
- Quantify benefits and costs in order to prioritize opportunities
- Work closely with all departments to identify opportunities
- Initiation and management of innovation projects as well as structured research and networking
- Identification and evaluation of new trends and technologies within logistics
- Occasional UK and International travel including visits to customers, suppliers and partners

Job requirements

About you:

The ideal candidate will have:
• Strong academic credentials gained from a degree of any discipline, preferably business related
• An innate passion and excitement about the world of business, ideally evidenced through choice of undergraduate degree, past internships, etc.
• A minimum of 2 years of work within a professional and dynamic environment; it would be advantageous if this was in Transport & Logistics
• A customer centric mindset, with a relentless commitment to work to surpass their expectations
• Proactive and a strong drive to constantly improve and achieve results amidst tight deadlines and changing circumstances
• A growth mindset: the ability to develop in your role over time and view setbacks as learning opportunities
• Excellent communication and influencing skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Conceptual thinker with the ability to see solutions
• Strong drive for personal development; high level of learning agility and flexibility
• Excellent stakeholder management skills; strong personality with the ability to engage, support, and motivate stakeholders across locations
• The ability to build consensus, make decisions and manage resistance across a range of departments
• Language skills would be an advantage


What we offer:

• An interesting position with a high degree of responsibility in a growing and informal organisation
• A fast-paced environment with measurable deliverables and a focus on results
• The opportunity to gain transferable skills, including project and time management
• A team-oriented, strongly supportive culture emphasizing transparency, continuous feedback, professional development, and celebrating success
• You will have fun in business


How to apply 

If you are interested in pursuing a professional career with a wealth of opportunities please apply via the button below! For more information about the role you can contact Sarah Langridge, HR Co-ordinator (slangridge@denhartogh.com).