United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Head of Purchasing
Global Logistics Senior Manager

Featured Jobs
IT Procurement Opportunity
Gatwick Airport, West Sussex

Head of Warehousing & Distribution

Procurement Manager, Global FF&E & R&M
Vendor Relations Specialist

Procurement Specialist - Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland

Supply Chain Analyst
North West, Yorkshire & Humber, West Midlands   
Supply Chain Category Coordinator

Operations & Finance Manager
Orpington, Kent

Featured Recruiters

Operations & Finance Manager

Job Title

Operations & Finance Manager

EmployerStaple Food Group
Industry SectorManufacturing
Salary£37,000 to £39,000 per annum
BenefitsSemi –Flexible Working Pattern.
Town/CityOrpington, Kent
LocationsSouth East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations, Purchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted01 November 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Operations & Finance Manager


This is a newly created key role within a new business structure & involves managing the day to day responsibilities across two merging departments whilst supporting the implementation of a new computer system.

Reporting To

The Finance & Operations Director

Key Areas of Responsibility

The successful candidate is to provide support to the Finance & Operations Director. The main areas of responsibility will be:

  • Managing all operational, supply chain and associated finance matters.
  • Managing a newly merged Logistics and Finance department; prioritising and delegating work load to ensure goals and deadlines are met.
  • Managing and maintaining relationship with customers, distributors, suppliers and third-party logistics service providers to ensure the order processing, delivery, timely issue of invoices.
  • Working closely with other departments (incl. the Sales team) to promote operational efficiency whilst operating within the companies Policies and Guidelines (Technical/BRC, Personnel, etc.)
  • Planning, forecasting, forward ordering and maintaining adequate stock levels within cash-flow and currency constraints. Resolving any stock discrepancies.
  • Supporting the introduction of the new ERP system ensuring all departmental staff are competent in its use.
  • Identifying areas of potential cost cutting and efficiency savings.
  • Processing and controlling any licence applications for Import/Export transactions subject to relevant regulations and law. These would include both EU and 3rd Country transactions.
  • Promote the use of logistics cost modelling and understanding of logistics cost to support management’s end to end profitability analysis and investment decisions.
  • Support the Finance Director across all administration functions as required.

The Candidate

The candidate needs to be very much ‘hands on’ with strong leadership skills, change-management experience and with a solutions orientated mind-set.  The ability to show initiative and manage fluid sales and operational processes during a time when the business is repositioning is paramount. The candidate’s attributes must include strong communication skills, the ability to resolve complex operational issues, and, the ability to lead and direct a small but committed team. Keeping the management team fully briefed on any significant departmental issues is also a key requirement.


Permanent head office based position in Orpington (subject to initial 3 months’ probation period).
37.5hrs per week.


Salary range: £37,000 - £39,000 (depending on experience)
Semi –Flexible Working Pattern. Additional hours as required.
Holiday Entitlement : 24 days (with 2 taken between 17/12 & 07/01)
Bonus/Profit Share Scheme

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now
Headline Job
Head of Warehousing & Distribution

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Manager - Property
Welwyn Garden City

Latest Jobs
P2P Lead - Interim

IT Procurement Opportunity
Gatwick Airport, West Sussex

Category Manager

Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Blog  |  Contact  |  Why Advertise With Us?  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter