Head of Operations

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Head of Operations (Container Sales)

Location: Southampton

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week

About the Company:

An exciting opening for a Head of Operations has arisen within the Container Sales department of a global logistics organisation. The role sits within the divisions leadership team the successful candidate will ensure the effective and efficient management of the Container Sales' department including management of the organic customer sales teams (team of 4); ordering and procurement of TEU Containers from our overseas partners, management of overseas and UK based inventory, management of overseas to UK logistics and UK based logistics.

The successful candidate will have strong operational management experience within the logistics sector and will have also managed customer facing teams, service delivery being a key requirement of the role. The successful candidate will be results oriented and able think strategically.

Head of Operations Responsibilities:

* Manage the Containers Sales department
* Manage the sales administration team (4 heads)
* Manage and grows existing customer relationships
* Manage the ordering process of new build containers
* Manage logistics of shipping new build containers from overseas to the UK (and other regions)
* Manage UK based logistics - port to storage facilities
* Manage UK based logistics - storage facilities to end users
* Manage overseas and UK inventory levels

Head of Operations Requirements:

* At least 5 years of transport/logistics experience
* Min 5 years supply chain management experience
* Min 5 years customer relationship management experience
* At least 3 years management experience
* 3+ years profit and loss responsibility
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Excel
* Good problem-solving skills and the ability to work on own initiative
* Very good verbal and written communication skills
* Good standard of Maths & English

Head of Operations Benefits:

* 25 days holiday, including Bank Holidays
* Bonus Scheme
* Pension Scheme
* On-site Parking

If you think that you are suitable for this Head of Operations role, please apply now!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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