Head of Operations and Logistics

Location
London
Salary
£60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
VA003220
Contact
Jayna Kalyan
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


A great opportunity for a Head of Operations and Logistics has arisen with a SME London based FMCG business, you will be responsible for moving stock and inventory internationally from a base in Greater London.

As the Head of Operations and Logistics you will have full responsibility of the logistics department operations including managing a small team as well as supplier management. You will be responsible for setting and developing the logistics strategy and influencing stake holders as the most senior levels.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Day to day management and running of the Operation
  • Working with and managing the planning activity to ensure delivery of service is within budget
  • Managing and leading a team of 4
  • Working with and managing key account and supplier relationships including review and contract management
  • Lead and manage process improvement projects as well as NPD


The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Graduate calibre or equivalent working experience
  • Proven team management/leadership skills
  • Experience managing international logistics ideally from a FMCG environment
  • Strong IT skills - SAP advantageous
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

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