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  • Location:

    Paris

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Glen Urquhart

  • Contact email:

    glen@pod-talent.com

  • Contact phone:

    02036272420

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    15 Feb 00:00

Head of Operations - France

One of the most exciting disrupters in the International Logistics sector require a Head of Operations for their France market to manage the day to day operations of their distribution centres within the Paris region.

This role comes at an extremely exciting time for the Technological Logistics Start-Up, who have already tripled their turnover year on year since their inception 5 years ago. Working very closely with an enviable client base, this role will develop and manage a network of facilities across the Paris region and provide strategic direction to support the business’ fast paced growth.

The Role:

• Directly manage the whole warehouse operation, including all day to day warehouse activities and costs to ensure a smooth development of operations

• Actively participate in the design of the strategic operational expansion plan and its execution

• Develop and manage a portfolio of associated fleet – including price and SLA negotiation and regular performance reviews

• Manage a team of 5 direct reports, with dotted line of responsibility to an additional 20-30

Desired Skills and Experience:

• Strong foundation of experience in Logistics – circa. 3+ years’ total experience, ideally with 1 year within Last Mile Logistics

• Ability to work well under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Fluent French and at least business level English

• Leadership experience (Team Lead level)

Benefits/Why this Opportunity:

• Great key European location – Paris Area

• Opportunity to join one of the most exciting Logistics Start-Ups in a key market which has superb growth plans in 2020

• Opportunity to work with a very enviable client base, which continues to grow

• Fast-paced, close knit Start-Up environment

• Competitive package and benefits

This is a superb opportunity for someone looking to step up their level of responsibility and become a key player within a fast-growing Start-Up that is setting the standard for what the Logistics of the future can look like. We look forward to receiving your application.