Contract Manager

Outsource UK
45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + Car
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company they work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 15,000 employes across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is "to make our customers business's better, every day."

The people are at the core of the business and what makes them true market great. The good news is that our continued success and business growth has opened up an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Contract Manager to join our successful team. This role will appeal to an individual with experience, drive, determination and enthusiasm to deliver.

In return you will receive 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays, an excellent pension, Bupa Healthcare and much more!

The Role:

.This is a senior appointment, taking ownership for the daily running of the operations within the contract, reporting to the General Manager and you will deputise in the General Manager's absence
.Ensure all KPI's, such as operational and financial targets are met as required
.Engage, develop and motivate your team to ensure a positive and constructive workplace and drive colleague engagement
.Be an advocate for excellent customer experience
.Work efficiently to tight deadlines to ensure customer satisfaction targets and service targets are adhered to in line with our values and behaviours
.Ensure effective communication throughout the operation, communicating planned requirements providing information on performance, company news and procedures
.Ensuring an effective people resourcing plan to meet the needs of the business.
.You will be responsible for building relationships with business partners to ensure that they meet the service level agreements.
.Be actively involved with budget reviews with added value thinking for the customer.
.Ensure the operation operates to the mutual benefit of the customer and the company.

The Person:

.Ideally you will have senior management experience of working within a 3PL environment, FMCG, supply chain, understanding processes and operations requirements, being fully familiar with stringent service level expectations, particularly in a transport environment.
.Commercially astute with the ability to deliver benefit against a closed book budget
.A CPC (National & International) is a prerequisite for the position.
.You will have experience of working closely with clients and developing effective working relationships.
.Proactive and flexible in your approach, a self-starter who is driven to achieve
.Team player who is able to lead the team in a positive, hands on and professional manner who is organised and passionate about quality and has relevant experience in people managed, KPI's etc
.Have the ability to continually look for ways to enhance and improve current processes.
.Clear communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence at all levels, both internally and externally
.Must have the enthusiasm, stamina and commitment in order to the meet the considerable challenge of operating in the highly customer focused environment