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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services, Internal Operations

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £95000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Holly Pattison

  • Contact email:

    Holly@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14779/001_1654120399

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-01

  • Startdate:

    08/08/2022

Head of Logistics - Rapidly Growing Fashion Retailer - Remote, London & Travelling

£75,000 - £95,000

I am searching for a Logistics expert with international experience to join an exciting and transforming team and provide leadership to the global operational requirements of an outdoor fashion brand. You will have a hands-on approach to take on this senior role within a fast-paced but close-knit culture, working internationally to take full ownership of global supply chain from PO placement to fulfilment, optimising costs to meet the ambitions of the brand and overall business goals.

Managing a spend of £15-20m across logistics & distribution, you will have international experience, preferably within US, Europe and Asia, and report to the Operations Director and have ten direct reports. The role can be offered remotely, with expectation to go into the Head Office in London twice per month. The role will however include travel within the UK and internationally.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manager an overall logistics strategy, optimising costs, data and product flows to maximise growth and efficiency.

  • Oversee 3PL's within the UK, EU, US and Vietnam

  • Represent Supply Chain department at multi-disciplinary meetings using commercial and technical expertise to inform business decisions.

  • Manage a growing team of ten direct reports, development, and mentorship

  • Budgetary and cost management responsibility for the logistics department. Work closely with the sustainability teams to enhance the way the business delivers products to customers.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • International experience and knowledge in global logistics, 3PL management, and heading up supply chain strategy and optimisation.

  • Strong leadership skills and experience developing and mentoring a team to high standards, with a global mindset, working across counties and cultures.

  • Ideally a fashion background or similar paced organisation understanding the complexity of multi-product/category portfolios and fulfilment in an omni-channel sales environment.

  • Experience within both B2B and D2C operations, owning and managing significant P&Ls.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious business minded individual to drive for consistent growth and join an excited team of talented professionals who value each other's expertise. If you will relish taking on the challenge of this large scope role covering international trade and logistics, control of large spend, DC operations, and the execution of cost savings throughout E2E supply chain function, apply using the link or email Holly@pod-talent.com directly.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.