This is a brand-new position reporting directly into the COO, of a strongly backed & highly disruptive ecommerce start up.
This is a senior management position taking on full responsibility for the fulfilment operation including but not limited to; warehousing, procurement, logistics, distribution & inventory management.
Accountable for the operational effectiveness, P&L responsibility across: Fulfilment, Warehousing, Inventory, Inbound & outbound logistics. Ensure the operation in running at a financially viable level whilst ensuring long term strategic objectives are set & projects in place to ensure on time completion.
Review, Design & Optimises current processes, laying the foundation for the significant growth, undertaking a series of gap analysis & a review of all areas to understand bottle necks & problem areas.
Grow, Develop and Support a high performing team and contribute to the team spirit, learning and engagement of the wider team. Along with setting SMART objectives & ensuring sufficient development opportunities.
Ensuring the warehouse operations is set up to run as efficiently as possible while not comprising on safety or quality.
Control, Lead & Innovate our KPI metrics, improving data reliability/integrity and business visibility while highlighting key areas of inefficiencies and innovation.
Their customers are at the heart of what they do, you must ensure that you have a strong understanding of their pinch points and set up a programme of continuous improvement to always look at new ways they can best serve our customers.
They are looking for people with:
Experience of high growth/transformational/disruptive businesses specifically within start up/eCommerce/retail environments.
Passionate about people's develop & growth with a strong understanding of human behaviour & performance management structures
Ability work in ambiguity & 'see the wood through the trees' adapting management style to given situations
A hands on individual with a genuine enthusiasm for success, working in an ever changing & flexible environment.
Excellent Leadership & stakeholder management skills
Highly analytical able to make detailed sense of complex information from a variety of different sources.