Head of Logistics

Head of Logistics jobs

In any industry - whether it’s manufacturing, transportation, medical, education, shipping or retail - the movement of goods and services from one place to another must be carefully managed to ensure business success and customer satisfaction.

The Head of Logistics plays a vital role in the supply chain, ensuring budgets and schedules are strictly adhered to and quality and customer satisfaction are not compromised in any way.

Depending on the particulars of the job, tasks are likely to comprise planning and integrating logistical strategies and constantly looking for ways to improve performance. This will include understanding market fluctuations and business objectives, setting targets and reporting to directors in regards to key performance indicators.

The skills required

Those considering applying for a job as Head of Logistics will need to have excellent communication, negotiation, organisation and leadership skills.

You should be a highly motivated individual - the type of person who is always looking for ways to improve performance - and you should have an astute talent for management.

Successful candidates will generally need to be comfortable operating the various technologies, software and other systems that are used in the industry. Meanwhile, knowledge of the various regulations and legislation is also a must.

Finally, as Head of Logistics, you will be leading a team, so an ability to manage, motivate and train staff, as well as make quick decisions in a high-stress environment are all essential.

Latest vacancies

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Buyer

London

Negotiable

BuyerLondonRole ProfileAn exciting opportunity, with significant headroom for growth. We are looking for a Buyer who will continue to drive our market share and who will work with the procurement team...

1 month ago

Procurement and Compliance Officer

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Up to £35000 per annum Benefits

Finance Officer, Nottingham, £35,000 per Annum. BenefitsDo you want the opportunity for truly flexible working?My client is looking for a brilliant Finance Office who has experience in the public se...

15 hours ago

Buyer

Theale, Berkshire

Negotiable

BuyerTheale£Competitive Excellent Benefits Role ProfileLockhart Catering Equipment specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products through their superior brands, providing customers with in...

1 week ago

Procurement Manager

Coventry, West Midlands

£40000 - £48000 per annum per annum

With a great culture, opportunities to get involved across divisions, direct/indirect procurement and manage projects within a large-scale organization, this Procurement Manager job opportunity is sup...

2 weeks ago

Procurement Director, FMCG

West Yorkshire

£75000 - £85000 per annum Excellent Benefits, Hybrid Working

Procurement Director (FMCG) West Yorkshire £80,000, depending on experience Do you have the energy, drive and passion to lead a developing Procurement function within a forward-thinking and moder...

2 weeks ago

Buyer - FMCG / Manufacturing experience

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

£25000 - £30000 per annum

Buyer (FMCG / Manufacturing) Wakefield £25,000 - £30,000 Are you eager to further develop your procurement career by taking on a more strategic procurement role?! Working for a thriving manufac...

2 weeks ago

Procurement Manager

Burnley, Lancashire

£40000.00 - £50000 per annum

Role Title Procurement Manager Engineering & Manufacturing c . £40,000 - £50,000 BenefitsBurnley, Lancashire Role Profile Fantastic opportunity to develop & manage a world class Procurement functi...

3 weeks ago

Buying Assistant

Epsom, Surrey

Negotiable

Buying AssistantEpsom - Hybrid working£Competitive Excellent Benefits Role ProfileBunzl Catering Supplies, part of the Bunzl Catering & Hospitality Division, is the leading distributor of disposable...

3 weeks ago

Project Buyer - New Product Introduction

Skelmersdale, Lancashire

£25000 - £35000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Career Progression

Project Buyer - New Product IntroductionSkelmersdale£25,000 - £35,000, depending on experience Role ProfileAre you looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your Procurement and Project Managemen...

4 weeks ago

Purchasing Administrator

London

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum Bonus

Purchasing Administrator, London, £30,000 - £35,000 per annum Bonus Are you a strong administrator with a desire to enter the world of procurement? Do you want to join a business who are a fundament...

1 month ago

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