Operations Manager

Advertised on : 11 Aug 2017 | Closing date : 09 Nov 2017

  Job Reference : 09515

Operations Manager


Contract Type



Working Hours

09:00am to 17:30pm



£45,000 up to £65,000 depending on experience + discretionary bonus


Job profile

Our client is a leading supplier of premium spirits based in London. An opportunity has arisen to join their team as an Operations Manager who will report to the company’s MD. Those who have relevant experiences of working in similar industries will be shown preferences, but if you are an experienced candidate who thinks that you possess the skills and experiences required then please do get in touch!

Main responsibilities

·       Overall control of all freight rates

·       Manage and be point person to all logistical providers and operators

·       Authorise logistics expenditure: Freight, Demurrage, rents etc.

·       Movement of bonded goods under custom supervision

·       Holding stocks in in various Bonded and non bonded warehouses for drummed / IBC goods in UK, EU and North America.

·       Arranging and negotiating warehousing contracts.

·       Inventory management and SKY management skills

·       Shipping – arranging shipments, chartering bulk carriers, co-ordinating with FOB stem, shipbrokers, ship’s agents, suppliers and customers, issuing documents.

·       Traffic – booking trucks, pallets, break bulk, co-ordinating goods in and out of warehouse, loading vessels.

·       Position keeping – keeping trading positions, open contracts and stock positions.

·       SKU management of  FMCG goods

Who we are looking for

         Good and proven leadership skills

         Proven and able to manage, motivate and develop a team

         Good numeracy and IT skills

         Good literacy skill

         Formal training/ qualifications in relevant subjects

         Very good communication skills

         Membership or affiliation to trade organization

         Able to work at both strategic and tactical levels


Greater London


Functional Areas : Trading & SCM;Other
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)

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