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Head of Logistics Strategy - 12 month FTC

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  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Holly Pattison

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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We are working exclusively on an exciting role within a well-known, growing business, who are looking for a candidate who has strong experience in devising & delivering logistics programmes, omni channel distribution and network design, to join them on a 12 month FTC.

This is a highly exciting role where you will have autonomy and ownership to shape the long term logistics strategy & operational development within a fantastic business.

What will the role entail?

  • Shape & develop the strategic direction of logistics within the business, responsible for the development & design of the Logistics network.

  • To design & implement the roadmap for the long term logistics strategy across fulfilment, warehousing, network design, delivery proposition & technology.

  • Review the end to end logistics proposition, highlighting key areas of opportunities and working closely with 3PLs to improve delivery channels.

  • Working with the key stakeholders across the business to help align company goals and pushing new ideas for efficiency and cost reduction

  • Lead Project Discovery work on potential major projects e.g., Warehouse Automation, WMS Upgrades

Key skills and experience required?

  • Previous experience developing & delivering strategical logistical programmes with a deep understanding of operations.

  • Strong experience of network design, modelling or development of complex operational models

  • Strong retail background, bonus point if you have delivered new delivery propositions

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with experience working across all levels

  • Automation experience is preferable

  • Some experience within food or beverage would be ideal, but is not essential

Why should you apply for this role?

  • Fantastic company culture

  • The opportunity to develop the future strategy within a well know retailer

  • This is a critical senior position within a market leading business

If this is an opportunity you feel would be suited to your skills and experience and are interested in finding out more then click Apply now or contact Holly Pattison at Pod Talent.

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.