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Position: Operations Manager - Freight Forwarding
Location: Corby, Northampton
Salary £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits
Hours Mon - Fri - 9am - 17:30pm

Are you an experienced Operations Manager working within Freight Forwarding looking for a new and exciting challenge?
Our client have an exciting opportunity available for a motivated Operations Manager to join a purposed built site in Corby.

The Company Group offer a complete end-to-end supply chain service, from source to shelf, covering all aspects of supply chain management, global logistics, freight forwarding, fulfilment, and value-added services, allowing customers to maximise the opportunities that exist in today's technology-enabled marketplace.

Operations Manager Responsibilities
Overall branch management responsibility overseeing entire operation
Leading and supporting the management of people resources in the Operations team
Controlling stock and responding to warehouse queries
Developing, implementing, and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures for all processes
Leading, managing, developing and coaching the People Manager team
Managing absence and attrition to achieve daily labour rate

Skills and experience required:
Direct Industry experience with a background in Freight Forwarding Operations & Management
Excellent organisational skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines
Excellent people management skills, the ability to lead a team successfully and the capability to influence those around you
Ability to demonstrate success in implementing changes to achieve "better, faster, cheaper"
Effective communication skills both written and verbal allowing you to converse with key stakeholders in the business both internally and externally
A good knowledge of the Freight Forwarding industry and understanding of the market context
Understanding of HR policies and procedures
Ability to show an understanding of analytics & useful insights that enable acquisition & retention
An excellent knowledge of Microsoft, in particular word, excel and outlook
Previous experience of working with Cargo wise or similar Freight Forwarding management systems

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