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Head of Logistics

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Contact: Liam Kavanagh
  • Contact Email: lkavanagh@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 30/05/2022
  • Expiry Date: 06 July 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011020_1654524455

As Head of Logistics, you will play a vital role in setting up our clients logistics function as they grow and scale into new markets across UK & EU.

You will help lead and grow a team handling warehousing, inventory management, procurement, and logistics:

* Help build and maintain their UK supply chain from the ground up (including integration into their global processes)

* Manager & build with existing logistics partners, and establish relationships with new providers

* Develop data-driven models, analyses, reports and dashboards, creating actionable insights to inform strategic decisions and process improvements

* Develop an inventory, warehousing, procurement and logistics strategy to ensure scalability to support growth plans

* Work cross functionally with other teams (Marketing, Product, Operations, Finance, and Logistics) to support new product launches

* Help ensure that operational plans are executed, performance and budget goals are achieved, and teams are communicated with effectively.

* Hire, train, and coach members of the team while promoting and creating a world class supply chain operation

You will need to have the following experience:

* Experience creating, developing and building relationships with a wide variety of vendors and running RFPs

* Experience in 3PL, inventory management, procurement, and contract negotiation

* Experience conducting quantitative analysis (modeling)

* Past background working at a fast & high growth business or start-up environment