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Depot General Manager

Reference2662910001_502565
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£48,000 to £54,000 per annum
BenefitsCar + Bonus
Town/CityKent
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted23 August 2017

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Responsibilities:

The Depot General Manager role is the pivotal in providing leadership and direction to the depot team. This role plays an influential part in liaising and networking with other parts of the business such as Finance, Hubs & Trunking, HR and the Commercial teams. You’ll be fully responsible and accountable for the people, service, cost and quality performance of a specific depot, driving the best operational performance for the depot will be key as the role will have full profit and loss accountability.

You'll have accountability for specific tasks such as:
  • To create and deliver the budget and forecast as agreed with the Area Manager.
  • To provide leadership to depot teams, ensuring individuals are engaged, motivated and committed to operate as a high performance and fully accountable management team.
  • To lead the depot operations and admin management teams in running an effective, dynamic, process-driven and results-oriented depot network whilst being the custodian of the business’ integrity as a service-led organisation.
  • To ensure the depot offers both internal and external customers and clients the highest levels of customer service throughout the distribution process.
  • To optimise network performance and cost effectiveness through design and monitoring of challenging KPI’s implemented through the operational management teams.
  • To be accountable for the management of sub depot operations, inclusive of third party relationships, service criteria and rate negotiations.

The ideal candidate for Depot General Manager will have the following skills and experience:
  • Leadership experience within a fast paced warehouse and transport operation
  • Experience of managing a P&L
  • Demonstrate both a commercially focused and client focused operating style.
  • Proven skills and evidence of managing, developing & coaching people.
  • To have leadership qualities with excellent influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrable evidence of achieving operational management of KPI’s and SLA’s.
  • Able to evidence ‘Forward thinking’ that has helped the business succeed.
  • Able to work flexibly including ability to cover the operation 24/7.

My client is a market leading logistics services provider, currently going through a year on year growth by an average of 15% over the last 5 years, due to major market demand. Their success is driven through their customer centric ethos, combined with a major focus on the investment in their employees and the organic development of their people.

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