Project Manager | Vacancies | SearchDATA Group

Job Reference:

£44,000 - £45,000

Are you someone with a curious and inquisitive approach to work, with the desire to learn more? Are you wanting to work on a range of complex projects? In a business that invests in their people? Then we may have the role for you!

SearchDATA group are looking for a Project Manager to join a fastpaced and fast-growing Logistics and Distribution company based in Manchester, with operations across the globe!

This is the perfect opportunity for a driven individual looking to advance their career in a people-centric business.

But what’s in it for you?

You will have a varied role as no two projects are the same, you’ll be given the opportunity to get involved across all areas of the business and gain a wide breath of experience and knowledge.

In this highly influential role with great presence and access to the full leadership team, you will be well positioned to bring new ideas / ways of thinking to the team.

Succession Planning is on the leadership agenda as huge importance is placed on progression for those that desire it!


·      Salary up to £45k

·      Company discretionary bonus scheme (this is
based on company and personal performance)- usually 12% but is defined each

·      Hybrid working arrangement (2-3 days weekly in

·      Company car allowance- £5.3k ·
Pension scheme (5% employer and 5% employee contribution)

·      Life Assurance

·      33 days holidays incl bank holidays

·      EAP

·      Company shares scheme – once a year you can buy
shares at a discounted rate and pay for these monthly over 3 years before
cashing them in or getting your saved money back.

·      Benefits portal providing discounts to many
leading brands.

·      Early finish Friday – shorten your lunch break
to 45 mins and finish an hour earlier on a Friday


  • Managing the delivery on time, to budget and meeting the agreed customer requirements of multiple projects.  
  • Driving project decisions relating to scope, resources, timings, and budget. 
  • Schedules and chairs senior management reviews on a weekly basis. 
  • Establishing and agreeing clear roles and responsibilities to deliver a project and assigning tasks, ensuring everyone accepts their responsibilities and does contribute effectively. 
  • Ensuring project risks or issues are identified. Escalating issues that cannot be resolved to the project sponsor and Leadership Team as required. 
  • Ensuring changes in scope or timing are assessed and presented for approval to the sponsor and appropriate decision maker (including Managing Director) as required 
  • Creation of a high level and detailed project plan which is measured and reported against performance milestones and mitigations where required. 
  • Support workstream leads to ensure day to day interaction and management of commercial & Operational Projects including completion of all project governance from initiation to closure.  
  • Lead face to face meetings with customers and third parties, supporting in aligning their plans and communications. 
  • Lead the tender process ensuring all key stage gates and milestones are achieved and all tenders are submitted on time. 
  • Deliver project management training within the organisation to all new starters alongside PM team 

Skills and knowledge desired:

  • Minimum of 3 years project management experience
  • Understanding of Project management methodology
  • Formal certification preferred (but not essential) in implementation methodologies e.g., prince 2, Agile
  • A basic understanding of GNFR and the general customer marketplace that we operate within
  • Good knowledge of business processes
  • Drive, enthusiasm, passion, resilience, and strong commercial acumen


Apply Now