Logistics Contracts Manager

Search Consultancy
£40,000 per annum
28 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Logistics Contracts Manager - Stoke-on- Trent

£40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience + benefits

I am currently recruiting an experienced Contract Manager for my client based in Stoke, you will need to have industry experience ideally at site management level, however, experienced Contracts Managers will be considered.

Main purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Contract Manager has overall accountability for leading a team in providing high quality service for the clients. The Contract Manager is a prominent player within the Management team supporting the team strategy of a high retention rate. The Contract Manager must ensure that the customer's operational and strategic aspects are proactively identified and serviced. The role must act as a customer advocate while seeking service improvements, cost avoidance and savings.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensuring the efficient management of the branch's financial accounts and the implementation of effective financial control procedures in line with Company guidelines, maintaining effective liaison with the Regional Contract Accountant. The control of all overhead budgets for the branch including employment, fleet and other overhead costs to maximise profitability in line with the region's business plans
  • Review and maintain procedures and processes that guide the company's operational/administration team/s in support of the customer's logistical needs, helping to establish new procedures if necessary.

  • Responsible for the recruitment, training, development and discipline of all personnel associated with your allocated accounts, maintaining appropriate liaison with the Company's HR department. Ensuring that all employees within your responsibility area work to the required standards of the Company and are assessed through regular performance reviews. Monitoring, on an ongoing basis, the performance of all direct reports, and undertake regular reviews in accordance with the Company's procedures. In addition to ensure that the employee engagement concept is embedded and practiced within the site.


  • 3 years of an Account Management or in a Senior Operational Role
  • Budgeting and financial reporting awareness

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills

  • Leadership, ability of achieving and exceeding business goals.

  • Ability to lead and motivate direct reports

  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude

  • High organisational skills, ability to plan and manage own time

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate at all levels
  • Full UK Driving Licence

If you meet all of the above criteria then please follow the link to submit your CV.

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