Operations Manager & Area Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    DSM/AM

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a leading online retailer who strive to have a positive impact on customers, small businesses and the economy.



This business strives to be the most customer centric company globally.



I am looking for several Area Managers and Operational Managers to join this established, market leading online retailer.



I'm sure you appreciate that there is a high level of uncertainty in the market now, however, I hope it will reassure you to know that these are permanent opportunities focusing on the operational management and delivery of key KPI's working for a global business.



The locations of these roles are:




  • Brighton

  • Wembley

  • West London



Area Manager




  • As an Area Manager you will manage the day-to-day operations of this established online business and liaise with other departments and key stakeholders as necessary to ensure a smooth flow of operations.

  • You will report directly to the Operations Manager.

  • In this role you will lead and develop your team of colleagues to maximise their full potential, ensuring the team meets key performance objectives in order to exceed the customers' expectations.

  • You will be responsible for managing the key metrics across the areas of Transportation, Supply Chain and Logistics.

  • You will lead a large and diverse team of colleagues within a very fast-paced and high-volume environment. You will have the responsibility of all HR related activities within the team, including managing employee engagement.



Operations Manager




  • As an Operations Manager you will lead a large and diverse team and will build, maintain and manage key relationships with the Transport & Sortation, Finance, Loss Prevention, IT, HR and Engineering teams.

  • You will be responsible for key metrics across your business unit and will present to the senior leadership teams on your findings and solutions.

  • You will play a pivotal role in hiring the very best talent coupled with providing exceptional career development and positive employee engagement.



Basic qualifications required



  • Degree qualification or equivalent

  • Direct management experience

  • Experience with the full hiring and recruitment lifecycle

  • Flexibility to work a variety of hours as business demands

  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders

  • Experience with managing multiple KPIs



Ideally you will have experience in a transport, manufacturing, production, FMCG or retail environment, however we will consider applicants from all industry sectors.



In return you will be compensated with a competitive salary ranging from £45k-£80K depending on experience, role and location coupled with fantastic company benefits.


Please apply online or send your CV with a covering note

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Please apply with your CV to: Samantha Walker