Head of Supply Chain

Job Reference Number:  4562
Recruitment Consultant: Stella Grundy
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000

Head of Supply Chain
Manchester 3-5 days per week onsite

We are working with a rapidly growing eCommerce business based in Manchester, you’ll ideally be onsite more than 3 days for the first few months then this will move to more of a hybrid role.

As Head of Supply Chain you’ll be maintaining relationships with carrier partners, freight forwarders and onboarding processes for postal and parcel carriers. The role will be fast paced and you’ll be working alongside the Head of Operations, Import Managers and Delivery Stakeholders to maintain the daily running of the overall supply chain teams.

The role:

  • Own and maintain relationships with carrier partners for outbound and returns
  • Own and maintain relationships with freight forwarders
  • Own and run tender and on-boarding processes for carriers and freight forwarders
  • On-board and manage performance KPIs of postal and parcel carriers and freight forwarders
  • Negotiate and monitor the accuracy of costs and contracts
  • Carrier management across multiple markets
  • Manage external stakeholders and third-party suppliers
  • Ensure compliance with legislative bodies
  • Provide weekly/monthly analysis of carriers and global shipping lanes, presenting findings & recommendations to key stakeholders.

Experience required:

  • Have at least 3 years’ experience in a Carrier Management position
  • Have expertise in inbound logistics working with freight forwarders
  • Have experience running supplier tenders
  • Have a good working knowledge of B2C postal and parcel operations
  • Can talk with confidence about each stage of the end-to-end parcel journey
  • Have a sound understanding of B2C customs and duties (especially over international border lines)

If you would like to apply please send your CV to Stella s.grundy@chromarecruitment.co.uk

Job Information

Job Reference: BH-4562
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Salary From: £60000
Salary To: £65000
Job Industries: Tech & Digital
Job Locations: Manchester
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Head of Supply Chain

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