Head of Logistics

BiS Henderson
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This highly successful and growing organisation designs, produces and distributes their products on an international basis. With a total staffing of around 170 and operating on the three core principles of quality, value and outstanding service, the business is now looking to recruit the new position of Head of Logistics. Reporting to the COO, this role will have the responsibility for three operating centres encompassing warehousing, stock control and outsourced distribution. The company is seeking a logistics expert who can act as a role model in terms of style, teamwork and pace. An individual who has the experience of controlling a very seasonal business which also demonstrates a high product churn. This is not a pure operational role but an opportunity for the Head of Logistics to display more strategic expertise; someone with proven change management, decision making and process review skills. Equally important is the ability to coach and develop the team to reach increased heights of performance and ensure that customer service is at an optimum level. As with a position of this status, management of the financial budget is of critical importance with the logistics function a key contributor to the overall P&L of the business. We are therefore seeking an individual with high emotional intelligence; a logistics manager who is resilient, tenacious and forward thinking. This is a role for a leader, an influencer and someone who is motivated in identifying and implementing change for the betterment of the company. This job offers and attractive salary and benefits package. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66719833