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Operations Manager, Remote/Flexible base with travel

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 35000.00-45000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


£35-£45k (DOE) + car allowance + benefits

Who are we?

The Logistics Partnership was formed in 2011 following the acquisition via MBO of two well-established recruitment brands - MVP and TLP Recruitment - from our then owner, a global recruitment group. We are an independent, privately owned recruitment group, driven by our commitment to operating ethically and providing the highest standards of service to both our candidates and clients.

Despite Covid and the challenging market conditions many businesses have experienced over the last 12-18 months, we celebrate 10 successful years since our MBO and remain focused on growth, recruiting new talented members to the team, joining us for the next phase of our development plan.

The Opportunity

This exciting new role sits within the central hub of our business and will be pivotal to our company achieving its strategic growth plans, as well as achieving the attainment of 'trusted advisor' status within the logistics and supply chain industry. Logistics being one of the fastest growing industry sectors within the UK!

The role of Operations Manager will focus on developing and implementing continuous improvement activities across the business, ensuring best practice and industry leading standards across quality, compliance, systems, H&S and process across all business operations; supporting clients in a fast paced and rapidly evolving environment.

The Operations Manager will also work closely with our business leaders to influence the future strategy, leading and delivering change processes across all areas and locations within the business.

We are looking for an individual with the desire to learn our business and get to know our people. An individual who can formulate ideas on business systems and processes and then implement them.

Some of the phase one projects on the agenda could include:

  • Look to automate, reduce and improve process speed for competitive advantage
  • Manage and keep up to date with relevant driver, agency, employment, GDPR, fire, environmental, security and H&S legislation, providing or organizing training and communication to all relevant teams.
  • Ensure IT systems are operating effectively, efficiently and securely and look to Identify reduce/eradicate unnecessary costs in the business through automation and better purchasing
  • Assist and lead the compliance and H&S elements of all new tender opportunities

The Ideal Candidate

  • A dynamic and charismatic individual, with experience/understanding of fast paced operations within the logistics, transport or recruitment industry
  • Able to foster and maintain a culture of participation, involvement, and continuous improvement;
  • A strong understanding of quality and compliance within the logistics or recruitment industry.
  • Strong leader and motivator, able to achieve tasks and overcome problems
  • Commercially astute and able to network and influence both within the business and within a customer facing environment
  • Able to travel, predominantly within the Midlands and Southern areas of the UK

Why join us?

  • We're an independent business, owned by the people that work in it. Everyone here has the opportunity to become a partner, make a difference, and gain equity in the company
  • Many of our employees and business partners have been with us for many, many years, and we enjoy celebrating them and their achievements
  • We're embarking on an exciting transformation journey and offer excellent prospects for career development. This is a great time to join our business!

Should you be interested in this opportunity, then please either drop a note or your latest CV to Zoe Houghton, Head of Resourcing & Talent

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Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 35000.00-45000.00 Annual Annual