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Shipping & Logistics Manager

Job Title: Shipping & Logistics Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90810
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.54662.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 07, 2012 17:59

Job Description

This successful E-commerce company seeks a strategic yet hands-on Shipping & Logistics Manager to join its global online goods and services business. The global logistics function has been recently established and is critical to the businesses growth. This is an exciting new team which will directly impact and change the customer experience. You must be a Shipping and Logistics Manager with specific EMEA experience as you 'll manage the shipping partner's performance and execute against key activities and joint shipping initiatives, including the development and launch of new product offerings. As the Shipping & Logistics Manager, you'll be responsible for: * Creating a fully functional solution/strategy for the business in terms of Shipping and Logistics and putting this into operation alongside the Manager of Strategic Shipping * Close liaison with the Marketing, Technology and Product Management teams to deliver the solution * Leading and managing team * Daily liaison with third party logistics providers (3PLs) and monthly/quarterly reviews * Identifying future growth strategies to lower shipping costs and improving customer experience To be successful, you should have: * E-commerce experience or Supply Chain / Logistics experience and be looking to develop your skills in both aspects * Experience within Shipping/Distribution, preferably from an E-commerce, retail or third party distribution company * Experience in business development, product management, operational or related roles, preferably in online products/services * Previously managed product/marketing/business managers * A successful track record of effectively defining, launching and managing the day-to-day operations of internet or mobile products and/or services This is an excellent opportunity to continually challenge your skills, gain experience and make a significant difference in a forward thinking business. If this roles matches your ambition please apply ASAP.