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Operations and Logistic Manager

Job Title: Operations and Logistic Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
REF: 2726_1579278252
Contact Name: Val May
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client is an established premium men's and women's accessories brand that are expanding their head office and operations teams due to continued success. They are looking to hire an Operations and Logistics Manager; in this newly created role you will act as the first point of contact for all Department Managers and report into the Managing Director. You will be required to ensure production runs seamlessly, deadlines are met and support the company and team effectively.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Ensure the smooth day to day running of the Company and all employees
  • Plan and direct Company operations to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Work with management to set strategic goals that lead to growth
  • Oversee and provide guidance to Department Managers
  • Review and improve systems and processes to drive efficiency
  • Assisting with the review of budgets and inventories and making recommendations
  • Brand ambassador and key decision taker in the absence of the MD
  • Employ analytical skills and use data driven approach to decision taking
  • Manage critical path and coordinate with relevant employees to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ensures the production team meets deadlines and standards to produce and deliver products to the highest standards
  • Ensures that health and safety regulations are followed
  • Reviews legal and compliance documentations for the Company and provides guidance in line with best practice
  • Manages Intellectual Property Portfolio for the Company
  • Assists with legal and landlord matters relating to Retail Boutiques
  • Promotes a working environment that encourages teamwork, energy and creativity
  • Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, reports, memos, letters, travel bookings, business reports, and other ad hoc documents
  • Collaborates with HR in the delivery of individual and team performance management
  • Acts as role model and uses initiative to support employee engagement initiatives Essential Skills and Experience

Person Specifications

  • Minimum of 5 years 'experience as hands-on Operations Manager in the fashion/Luxury sector within a Head Office in London
  • Strong leadership and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record in providing highest level of support to MD/CEO/ board members
  • Outstanding time management and ability to constantly re-arrange and prioritizing tasks effectively whilst meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience in managing project for a luxury brand
  • Experienced in negotiating best business deals
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • First class communication skills to mother tongue standard in English with at least one additional language
  • Flexible and enjoys hands on administrative tasks in supporting a team in ad hoc situations
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Expertise in supply chain and in-house production processes for an SME in fashion is required