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Job Title

Head of Operations

ReferenceVA001924_977253
RecruiterVertical Advantage
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Service - Other, Services, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Benefitsbonus and benefits
Town/CityLondon
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Warehousing Jobs
Date Posted06 November 2017

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Do you have strong Logistics and Operations experience? Are you excited by the prospect of joining a small to medium business where you can really make you mark? Are you looking for a fun, fast paced business to join where your opinions and suggestions will be implemented? If the answer is yes then this is the role for you!

My client is looking for a Head of Operations to come in at this exciting time and manage the customer service, stock control and 3PL management, ensuring a smooth supply process from supplier to the end customer.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing operational strategies for the efficient management of the support functions.

As well as the afore mentioned your responsibilities will include the following;
  • Responsible for developing a sound model for the business to plan and forecast its resources.
  • To set, monitor and measure a set of KPIs for the business area, provide management data and regular customer reports.
  • Direct and manage a host of external / third party resources.
  • Manage at least annual audit / stock take of suppliers
  • Proven track record of effective team management with regular performance management and KPI setting and checking, motivation and innovation.
  • Set and manage the departmental budget and discretionary spend.
  • Ensuring cost effective and high levels of service are received by our customers from warehouses, logistics suppliers and other service providers.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Degree educated or equivalent working experience
  • Proven experience managing and reviewing 3PL relationships
  • Previous team management experience
  • Strong IT skill including Excel and experience using Navision advantageous
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Strong communicator



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