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Head of Stock & Logistics

Reference13971934001_939043
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Town/CityGloucester
LocationsGloucestershire, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted04 December 2018

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- Head of Stock & Logistics - Events Company - Gloucester

- Great opportunity to create and lead an exciting brand new team

Client Details

My Client is a growing Events company based within the Logistics Distribution and supply chain sector who are based in Gloucester.

Description



  • Identify effective commercial routes to market for chosen products. Including Support requirements, challenging price/kickbacks/poor supply/inconsistent paper trails etc.



  • Make recommendations for developing the product category and strategy, create a competitive core range of products;



  • Deliver and report on performance against agreed targets/KPI’s/budgets on a regular basis including annual sales, profit and supplier income for assigned categories;



  • Identify, assess and consolidated supplier base for current requirements whilst building relationships to improve quality, service and costs for the future



  • Maintain detailed analyses of key accounts, working in close liaison with Finance and Sales, tracking targets and thresholds in line with contracts



  • Monitor supplier performance, undertaking audits as required, and resolve any non-conformance issues;



  • Undertake the procurement of selected products to achieve a high level of profit for the company and quality for our customers;



  • Support sales including tender submissions in sourcing and providing competitive cost prices for new and/or substitute products;



  • Develop training plans with staffing team/HR to ensure staff are upskilled, to drive product quality and consistency is maximised



  • Ensure group policy and procedures are maintained through team



  • Manage overall process of stock & logistics while on site at events & at HQ



  • Keep abreast of industry news and developments and identify both challenges and opportunities that may play a role in the future of the business



  • Maintain accurate records of all agreements and transactions, ensuring departmental systems and procedures are adhered to, and contribute to the development of all processes





Profile

The successful Head of Stock & Logistics will be commutable to Gloucester
  • Previous experience of working with drinks stock - preferably within festivals & events;



  • A good level of product knowledge and industry understanding;



  • Good numeracy and literacy ability. Fully IT literate;



  • Capable of using Excel at Intermediate/advanced level



  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective business and customer relationships;



  • Customer focused and driven by results and achievement;



  • Comfortable working under pressure in a competitive market place to gain market advantage.



  • Good commercial knowledge



  • Ability to analyse data to advise on business strategy & development



  • Warehouse management experience



  • Good working knowledge of SAGE system & stock monitoring ability



  • Demonstrable ability to lead a team, Inc. managing performance, coaching and handling/resolving conflict.



  • Demonstrable organisation and planning skills, and an understanding of the need to forecast and manage all members of the stock team effectively;



  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate and build effective team relationships.





Job Offer

For the Head of Stock & Logistics you will receive a salary of c£50,000 - £55,000 + 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, 10% Bonus.





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