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Group Logistics Manager


East Sussex
Not Specified
Permanent
Job Reference
248572 SH

Experienced Group Logistics Manager required for a global organisation. This really is an excellent opportunity to join this International company and make a significant contribution to several areas across the business.

In this senior role reporting to the COO you will have responsibility for all warehousing and logistics within the group, including UK, France, Germany and US. You must be operationally and commercially very astute, capable of managing several internal and external warehouse and Logistics Managers. As a naturally strong communicator and influencer, with the ability to coach and mentor your internal and external contacts.

Excellent gravitas, communication, natural leadership skills and the ability to influence and persuade across all levels are prerequisites for this executive level role. If you have the skills and relevant sector experience (logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, automotive, etc) we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant:

An individual seeking to develop and progress their careers within a fast-paced, forward thinking and global organisation.
You will have an operational background within logistics distribution, (including shipping and containerisation), warehousing, shipping and supply chain and the ability to apply this experience within a strategic role. Previous experience of managing and delivering projects within distribution/logistics and exposure to project management is therefore preferable. Due to the cross-functional nature of the role, strong team-working and relationship building skills are critical. The willingness to take on a role with a high element of travel including spells spent working away from home will be an essential feature of this position.

Personal Profile:

* Enthusiastic, energetic, very confident using own initiative to deliver results
* Strong commercial insight & communication ability both internally and externally
* Proven experience of resolving warehouse/logistics problems and leading a large team
* Self-motivated with natural interpersonal skills - able to develop effective relationships at all levels
* Cross cultural awareness, international negotiating experience

Key Competencies:

* Proven management ability at executive level
* Very strong written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent people skills to interact with staff, colleagues, cross-functional teams, and third parties
* Relationship builder, adaptable and innovative
* Organisation, planning, time management and efficient problem-solving ability
* Experience of dealing with export shipping and containerisation

Excellent salary commensurate with this level and experience, plus car and benefits.

We endeavour to respond to all applications; however, due to the large volume this isn't always possible. If you haven't heard from us within seven days, please assume you have not been successful for this particular role. Thank you for your interest and please continue to look at our website for future opportunities

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