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Job title: Jobs – Head of Logistics

Salary: Competitive

The start-up: Post Series A, Tech City "Future-50", high-growth retail scale-up. Technology is at their heart and they’re using it to create a business with soul. They’re backed by some of the most reputable VCs in Europe and they’re hiring smart, hardworking people like there’s no tomorrow. Their team is a mix of analysts, buyers, developers, biochemists, economists, literature majors and designers - a real mix of solid experience and fresh young talent.

Other goodies: Competitive Salary and stock options

What you'll be doing:

  • We are looking for a Head of Logistics to join our fast growing eommcerce business to build the best-in-class furniture supply chain.
  • You will have complete ownership of our products once they enter the UK until they reach our customers.
  • You will manage our relationships with our third party warehouse provider and multiple 1-man and 2-man delivery partners, including the commercial negotiations and performance management.
  • You will define our long term logistics strategy and run all of the day-to-day operations, with complete responsibility for inbound and outbound operations at our third party warehouse and last mile delivery, including the management and commercials of our reverse flow.
  • You will own and control a multi-million £ cost base with direct P&L responsibility and build a lean but exceptional team to support you.
  • We want to build an exceptional logistics operation that minimises operational failures and delights customers
  • Define and execute the vision and strategy for logistics, including warehousing, stock management and our delivery network
  • Manage multiple third party providers performance, exceeding SLAs and driving continuous performance improvement
  • Develop commercial and strategic plans to ensure that the business has the logistics operation in place to deal with continued rapid business growth
  • Measure and report against operational and financial KPIs and targets
  • Manage day-to-day operations, tackle complex logistics problems and drive continuous improvement across all processes, including container arrival, stock management and movement and delivery to customers
  • Manage reverse flow process to minimise degraded stock and maximise the commercial return on this stock
  • Build and manage a lean, fit-for-purpose logistics team

What's to love: Launched in 2012 and backed by leading VC's Octopus and Index, this business has grown 300% year on year and now boast a team of 58 working across offices in London, Vietnam, India and China.

What they'll love:

  • Experience within ecommerce logistics, in a fast paced, high growth environment
  • Excellent relationship building, communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to own and impact KPIs and manage costbase effectively
  • Attention to detail and an ability to drive tactical process improvements
  • Strong analytical skills, keen eye for detail and a natural problem solver
  • Hands on, practical and ability to work with and manage people of all backgrounds
  • Strategic approach and commercial acumen
  • Experience both launching and running an operation

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Posted on: April 12th, 2017

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