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Senior Logistics Manager (Major Project) - Central London

Professional & technical Vacancies Central London - Senior Logistics Manager (Major Project) - Central London

  • Ref No:
    VAC-17198
  • Location:
    Central London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Skills:
    Construction
  • Type:
    Contract
  • Working Hours:
    Either
  • Hourly Rate:
    £60.00
  • Qualifications:
    CSCS (Black/Management), First Aid at Work (3 day course), BSc
Vacancy Description:

Arguably one of the most exciting Logistics Manager positions in London! Our client is a leading Consultancy made up of some of the most senior professionals in the Construction industry. Having secured the client side function on a multi-billion pound project in Central London, we have been asked to supply a Senior Logistics Manager to sit above the Main Contractors on the project overseeing the movement of people, goods and equipment across this massive site. Working closely with the Planners, Procurement Teams and Construction Managers, you will make sure that logistics are well managed in terms of programming, efficiency and H&S. Reporting directly to the Clientside Construction Director, this is a challenging position requiring the very best of candidate.

Senior Logistics Manager responsibilities required:

- Overseeing planning / programming in terms of labour, plant, and materials.
- Implementing logistics and supply chain vision, strategy and priorities.
- Making sure all internal / external logistics routes are laid down in the right places allowing for free passage of labour, plant and materials at all times.
- Helping to draft all operational procedures, method statements and lifting plans.
- Chairing all Logistics Team meetings.
- Managing the procurement of all supply chain logistics contractors, vetting them to make sure they can cope with the size and scale of the project and that they are up to speed with the latest software / reporting systems.
- Reviewing KPIs of all on site logistics constractors to make sure they performing well.
- Working with all contractors to ensure all logistics activities are not a constraining factor on the program. Where there are any issues, making sure these are reported properly and that the same issues do not arise again.
- Policing H&S on site making sure that the highest safety standards are adhered to at all times. Spot checking safety inspections on occasion.
- Drafting / regularly updating the Site Waste Management Plan to ensure the safe and efficient removal of waste from the project.

Senior Logistics Manager experience required:

- Minimum 10 years experience in a Logistics Manager position.
- Major Project / Contractor experience.
- A track record of success in terms of performance improvement e.g. cost reduction, process/service enhancements, innovation, winning work etc.
- Excellent communication skills and problem solving.
- Strong IT skills - Powerpoint, Visio, Word, Excel etc.
- CSCS, First Aid, SMSTS certificates.
- Grad / Tech / Chartered Member of IOSH - desirable.

This is a long term freelance position paid on a day rate. Working on site you will work with a cracking team of professionals helping to deliver one of the most significant projects in the country.

If interested in this position e-mail your CV to Rob Glaser at the e-mail address: professional@uklgroup.com.

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