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Logistics Director

Job Title: Logistics Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £60 - £65K Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88776
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 18, 2012 18:44

Job Description

A leading luxury retailer based in the heart of London is currently recruiting for a new Logistics Director. The successful candidate will be expected to: * Manage import, export, shipments and storage processes for all products, Visual Merchandising material and packaging * Ensure highest standards of security in shipments and storage, in co-ordination with Logistics partners (warehouse, carriers, brokers) and in line with UK customs regulations as well as local regulations in countries the company operates through retail or franchise stores * Continue improving Logistics processes with a focus on productivity, accuracy, reactivity and flexibility in day-to-day operations * Ensure good communication about shipments to stores/markets The ideal candidate will have: * An education to degree level or equivalent * Considerable experience in a similar position within an international trade company, preferably Retail/FMCG * Previous team management experience * Excellent knowledge of Customs and Regulations for USA, Asia, Europe (especially UK customs while China customs knowledge would be an advantage) * Experience with SAP or similar ERP software * Strong analytical skills and good understanding of costs, budgeting and negotiation with vendors In return, the Logistics Director will be offered an exceptional central location and a strong benefits package including, bonus, pension and healthcare benefits. If you’re looking for a company that offers support and recognition, coupled with a fun working environment, then please apply now.