Location: Dartford (DA2 6QJ)
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Hours: Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)

Logistics Contracts Manager

Davies Turner is one of the largest independent Freight Forwarding Companies in the UK. Family run and owned since 1870.

Logistics Contracts Manager – The Role:

We have an office based vacancy within our Dartford Logistics department for a Logistics Contracts Manager. This interesting role is responsible for the Dartford Logistics operation with line management responsibilities as well as being responsible for the profit & loss of the department. The role also requires a good understanding of the warehouse management system to ensure best practices are adopted, new clients are successfully on-boarded and future customer needs are successfully implemented. The Manager will oversee the logistics operation to ensure a high standard of customer service is provided to customers and colleagues at all times, and all duties are carried out in a professional and helpful manner.

Logistics Contracts Manager – You:

- Have experience of logistics warehouse management systems and a willingness to learn new systems and processes
- Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
- A self-starter and driven
- Excellent customer service, communication and team building skills
- Ability to build a strong rapport with customers and Davies Turner colleagues
- Min 2 years’ experience as a Supervisor or junior manager in a logistics environment
- Experience of having responsibility for a department P&L, but not essential as training will be provided
- GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent)

In addition, you’ll also need the right to work in the UK - we are not able to sponsor work permits.

Logistics Contracts Manager – Benefits*:

- Up to 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays
- Life cover
- Profit related pay
- Defined contribution pension scheme
- Discounted store/shopping benefit scheme
- Private healthcare
- Car parking
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Training opportunities

We believe that this valuable range of benefits together with a competitive salary, offers an overall benefits package befitting of a caring, family-owned Company.

The closing date for this opportunity is 19th August 2022.

This job is ideal for someone who already has some Supervisor or Junior Managerial experience in the Logistics industry and looking to progress their career as a Logistics Contracts Manager responsible for managing a Logistics operation.

To apply for this exciting Logistics Contracts Manager opportunity, please submit your CV now.

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*Some benefits are subject to a qualifying period


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