Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Reference: 1013318
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Job Published: January 14, 2021 17:46

Job Description

Operations Manager - Portsmouth, UK
£45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
Full Time Permanent 

A £7m t/o freight forwarding business in Portsmouth is looking to recruit an Operations Manager to join their established team on a permanent basis. This role reports to the Operations Director and will be supporting a team of circa 20 people across the business.
The Operations Manager will have the following attributes: -
  • Adopting a continuous improvement approach, ensuring safe, environmentally sound and efficient operations
  • Responsible for meeting operational targets, liaising with key stakeholders where appropriate
  • Working alongside the Operations Director, contribute to the business plan by developing existing business and maximising new business opportunities
  • Monitor and advise on any issues that present a risk to the business, reporting to senior management efficiently
  • Support decision making by partnering with key stakeholders and delivering quality management information by interrogating bespoke inhouse system
  • Promote the business internally and externally with the upmost professionalism
  • Liaise with the Finance Manager regarding payment/invoice queries
  • Review and manage insurance claims against the business, manage the claims appropriately and efficiently, mitigating issues
  • Receive, document and manage employee complaints according to company policy
  • Partner with traffic team, supporting with fleet scheduling and ensuring legislative documentation is correct
  • Support the sales team with new business enquiries, providing information where required
The successful candidate will have the following attributes: -
  • Previous experience working in a highly commercial Freight Forwarding/Distribution business essential
  • Strong people manager with proven experience managing large teams
  • You will be resourceful and hold entrepreneurial qualities to drive depot performance
  • Proven analytical thinking and project management skills
  • Ability to influence business decisions
If this sounds like your next position, please get in touch with Shannon at Dynamite Recruitment today on 02392 455422

keywords: Freight Forwarding, Shipping, Logistics, Transport, Freight, Operations Manager, Road Haulage, Forwarding

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