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Project Lead (m/f/l) - Supply Chain and Logistics Location

Lower Saxony, Germany

Are you a seasoned Project Lead with a strong background in supply chain and logistics? Are you ready to take on challenging projects worth over 100 million euros? We are currently conducting a search for a dynamic and experienced individual to join our client's dynamic department based in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Our client has a fast-growing Supply and Logistics Department known for its cost-driven, efficient, and reliable approach. They meticulously analyse, evaluate, and make decisions that optimise costs while ensuring the timely delivery of goods to their clients. With a strong focus on business acumen and independent working, they are committed to providing efficient and reliable logistics solutions. As a Project Lead in their Supply and Logistics Department, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects and make a significant impact on the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management: Independently oversee and execute projects related to supply chain planning, network planning, and logistics design planning. Ensure timely delivery of projects while meeting budget and quality standards.
  • Supply Chain Optimization: Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and reduce costs in the supply chain. Analyse workflows, evaluate alternatives, and provide recommendations for process improvement.
  • Client Collaboration: Engage closely with clients to understand their logistics requirements, align project objectives, and offer consultative support. Maintain regular communication to address concerns and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Technical Expertise: Apply your knowledge of storage solutions and logistics planning to guide project activities. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize warehouse layouts, inventory management, and intra-logistics processes.
  • Analytical Approach: Utilise your strong analytical skills to delve into details, conduct data-driven analysis, and generate insights for informed decision-making. Monitor project performance, track key metrics, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Team Collaboration: Foster effective collaboration with internal teams, delegating tasks and providing guidance to achieve project goals. Coordinate resources and ensure seamless project execution.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices in logistics and supply chain management. Implement innovative solutions and identify opportunities for process optimisation.


  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, with expertise in supply chain planning, network planning, or logistics design planning. Prior exposure to the logistics industry, especially storage solutions, is preferred.
  • Educational Background: bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving abilities, with meticulous attention to detail. Proficiency in data analysis, process optimization, and making informed decisions based on quantitative and qualitative insights.
  • Independent Worker: Proven track record of working independently, taking ownership of projects, and driving results. Excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Business Acumen: Solid understanding of business principles and cost-driven decision-making. Ability to evaluate financial implications, assess risks, and contribute to achieving organizational objectives.
  • Technical Knowledge: Familiarity with logistics technologies, including hardware and software solutions. Proficiency in leveraging technology to streamline supply chain processes and optimize overall operational efficiency.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and build relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Language Skills: Fluent proficiency in German is mandatory, as this role requires extensive communication in German. Proficiency in English is highly desirable for engaging in international projects.

Join our client's reputable logistics company and be part of a team that thrives on driving efficiency and delivering results. If you are motivated, independent, and possess a strong business sense, we want to hear from you!

If you are ready to take on this exciting opportunity and contribute to the success of a prominent retail company, please submit your application, including your resume detailing your relevant experience and achievements.

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