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Logistics Manager - London

Job Title: Logistics Manager - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95399
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.71277.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 15, 2014 11:12

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a logistics manager to oversee and develop an effective and efficient logistics function within its London site to fulfil our clients ambitious yet obtainable growth strategy and budgets within the UK. Our client is a rapidly growing SME so they are looking for a driven, ambitious, ‘hands on’ operations professional who has experienced working in a similar environment. Our client prides themself on their customer service so experience in a B2C environment is highly desirable. You will be responsible for: * Managing, directing and overseeing the operations department (warehouse, inventory, direct fleet & delivery management) including all activities and operations, staff, facilities and control of the logistics elements of the budget to fulfil all sales * Reviewing and implementing appropriate targets & KPIs for the department to maximise operating efficiency * Implementing operations & logistics policies * Managing all Logistics staff, including any contractors. Providing mentoring & career development and acting as a role model for all Logistics and other staff * Fulfilling all health and safety standards, obtain ISO accreditation * Involvement in additional acquisitions, warehouse moves, expansion and further projects Skills & Experience: * Experience in senior logistics management with proven in developing and implementing strategies for fast growing SME * Ability to manage multiple disciplines including, transport management, people management, business process, warehousing & inventory, H&S and excellent customer service from a business to customer background (next day or home delivery experience highly desirable) * Drive, enthusiasm and initiative. Must be able to innovate and develop capability as well identify and implement continuous improvement. * Ability to interact confidently with staff in all departments at all levels * Capable of taking charge of a large department, from trainee manual staff to senior managers. In return our client offers a competitive salary and benefits as well as a unique opportunity to shape a logistics function with a rapidly growing business in the UK, if you have the ambition and drive to take a successful operation and take it to the next level please do not hesitate to apply We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.