Head of Operations

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London | Ref: BBBH30334

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits

Head of Operations
Central London
£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits DOE

Cast UK are supporting a growing client with the recruitment of a Head of Operations for their expanding operation based in Central London. Reporting to the Head of UK Operations, you will be responsible for managing the day to day Logistics operations, defining the company strategy and building the operational model to deliver the expected growth and profitability targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Logistics team and oversee the growth of the operation as well as hiring new members as the business continues to grow.
  • Own key financial and operational metrics. You will have P&L responsibility.
  • Prepare regular reports and forecasts on main KPIs
  • Co-ordinate and work alongside a variety of teams and key stakeholders within the business to ensure that the operation grows
  • Warehouse management and fulfilment systems along with goods in / goods out processes
  • Utilise the Data that is collated and report back to the Senior Leadership Team any new ideas or processes you believe would aid the business

Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes

  • A proven ability to strategically plan and grow warehouse & supply chain operations to win new business
  • Previous experience of working within a start up would be advantageous
  • A grasp of lean methodologies and other continuous improvement techniques
  • Excellent commercial understanding of UK logistics market
  • Leadership experience. You will be responsible for coaching and developing your own team and setting the direction of the Logistics function across departments
  • Excellent organization, project management and time management skills
  • Confident at challenging the status quo, both influencing and challenging decisions at a senior management level.
  • Strong use of insights and confidence around data-driven decision making

Client information
Our client is a growing Logistics business based in Central London.

£50,000 - £60,000 + Benefits DOE

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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