Great role for a distribution / transport operations professional with team-leadership experience gained in a multi-drop environment.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented transport professional to 'make their mark' within a fast paced and innovative business that has a strong customer centric culture. Our client provides innovative logistics solutions and value added services across the final mile delivery function. This niche organisation is currently looking for a Contract Manager to work in partnership with a longstanding client in the management of their multi-drop B2B and B2C delivery service. The role will be based at the client's site in Isleworth.
Taking complete ownership of this contract including P&L and KPI responsibilities as well as the management of a team of core drivers and company owned vehicles, you will maintain exceptional delivery performance whilst monitoring and measuring all budgetary and operational parameters. You will work closely with the senior management team in identifying, recommending, developing, implementing and supporting cost-effective operating practices and solutions for all aspects of this fast- paced and time sensitive operation.
We seek candidates who have excellent people management skills and are able to manage and develop key relationships with both clients and drivers. You will have a very clear, direct and open management style which ensures procedures are followed exactly. You will be the type of individual who can demonstrate high levels of attention to detail and are relentless in your pursuit of service excellence. It goes without saying that you will also have the capacity to identify opportunities for improved productivity as well as the strategic vision to review operational capabilities for handling seasonal trends and projected contract growth. Clean driving license and strong IT skills are essential to the role. Candidates could perhaps come from within the distribution / home delivery arm of a retailer or wholesaler or perhaps have a parcels / mail background. Due to the nature of this contract candidates must be able to work a 4am - 2pm shift daily.
If you have the skills and experience, we seek then Bis Henderson recommends that you apply today as our client is keen to make a placement in this role.