Operations& Transport Manager

Reference RFC 2558
Salary €neg
Industry Supply Chain

The Organisation

Specialised international transport company

Role

Manage daily, weekly and monthly activities to ensure effective use of resources.

Liaise with the control tower and team to ensue service levels are maintained

Work closely with clients supply chain function to ensure schedules are met and are accurately reported on

Respond to changing customer demands seamlessly

Manage vendor relationships and requirements

Develop and implement processes of continual improvement

Mentor and support the on-site supervisor in the day to day running of the team

Liaise with colleagues to co-ordinate activities and deploy resources efficiently

Develop, monitor and deliver operational budgets

Meet agreed budgets and KPI’s as agreed in a timely manner

Plan, monitor and approve expenditure

Continuously examine identify and implement cost saving initiatives in order to drive down costs

To set objectives and manage the performance of all staff

Carry out timely performance appraisals with direct reports and ensure cascade to all individuals.

Provide training across the department and to create development plans to close gaps in skill levels required.

Support the on-site supervisor(s) in all aspects of HR

Provide coaching and development of the Operations Management Team

The Person

  • Experience in the logistics industry, including white glove services
  • Proven experience of working with and or in a multinational environment
  • A minimum of 10 years operations management experience the logistics industry
  • Very strong communication skills to deal on a regular basis with staff at all levels of the organisation and in all functions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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