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  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £39000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Viagas

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Role: Operations Manager

Location: London

Salary: £35-38K

Type: Permanent

Pod is partnering with a fast-growing business in search for a driven individual to join their team as an Operations Manager. This is a newly created role where you'll have the opportunity to really take ownership and drive processes forward.

If you are ambitious, analytical, organised and enjoy a challenge, then look no further! Check out the details below and get in touch:


  • Help manage budgets and forecasts

  • Day to day management of 3PL with weekly calls, documentation and follow up of actions

  • Direct 3PL priorities, validate costs and invoices, and ensure SLAs are adhered to

  • Responsible for inbound freight forwarding

  • Preparation of weekly and forward-looking pick forecast

  • Manage purchase order invoices and track against budget

  • Inventory management, including reconciliation and reporting on aged and shrinkage

  • Ensure smooth and timely flow of goods from international vendors to 3PL warehouse

  • Retail store and third-party consigned inventory responsibility and replenishment

  • Manage packaging suppliers and ordering of packaging

  • Manage and asses retailer requirements and translate into simple work instructions

  • Manage shipments to Amazon FBA and other retailers

  • Identify, project manage and implement a B2B ordering system


  • Have proven work experience as an operations manager or similar role

  • Experienced in managing 3PLs and international freight forwarding, ideally in a B2C environment.

  • Analytical, data-driven and experienced working with KPIs

  • Comfortable working with large sets of data and excel

  • Experienced trouble-shooter who thrives on finding solutions to time-critical problems

  • Take initiative and own tasks from conception to delivery

  • Have a passion for finding efficiencies and improving processes

  • ERP and Shopify experience are an advantage


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.