Logistics CAREERS

Transport Network Contracts Co-Ordinator

£23530 - £27450 + Dependent on Experience

Job Description

Job Description

This is a supporting role for the Network Contracts Solutions Manager (Transport).  It entails working with various divisions of the company – Fulfilment, DDM, Parcelhub and DSA/Tracked by providing support through booking of subcontractors, creating reports and recharges.  The role would require an adaptable individual who can work using their own initiative and strong attention to detail and professionalism is key. Ensuring all data and information is kept confidential and not disclosed to anyone who is not entitled to access the information.

Required Skills Subcontractor Bookings

  • Ad-hoc and weekly bookings to transport subcontractors using agreed suppliers and rates agreed by Network Contracts Solutions Manager (Transport).
  • Obtaining POD’s and sending to appropriate departments or entering on TMS
  • Keeping transport and planning teams aware of any issues – subcontractors running late, vehicle breakdowns etc.

Raising of Purchase Orders

  • The ability and requirement to raise POs for payment of services required for transport subcontractors for various divisions. This requires the ability to manage the raising of POs, the sign off and closure of the PO.  Manage and report the costs on a weekly basis to the business. Liaising with Head Office regarding invoice queries ensuring these are dealt with in a prompt and professional manner.

Administrative Support

  • Support for Network Contracts Solutions Manager (Transport) and providing holiday and out of office cover. Supporting on negotiations with suppliers when required.
  • Ability to produce reports and recharge invoices for the business
  • Ensuring weekly KPI’s are completed by subcontractors
  • Support on obtaining quotes for transport for various areas of the business when required (holiday cover)
  • Assisting in costings for new business for transport/planning teams

Helping on DDM large campaigns to ensure deliveries are completed within SLA

Desirable Skills

  • Intermediate skills with MS Office particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills for data analysis, presentation and reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills – Able to analyse data, spot trends, draw conclusions and make recommendations to management. Ability to generate reports.
  • Able to communicate effectively both on the phone, face to face and in writing to gain commitment from internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with suppliers and internal (external) customers.
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to manage effectively in order to achieve deadlines through effective prioritisation.
  • Reliability and a high level of integrity. Able to work with minimum supervision. Can demonstrate the ability to effectively evaluate a situation and escalate appropriately.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy even when working under pressure.

 

Benefits

  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlement; starting at 31 days (including public holidays), increasing up to 36 days with long service
  • VIP Discounts on select clients’ products and services.
  • Access to our prestige Benefits and Rewards Portal; including discounts on High-street shopping, days out, entertainment and food & drink, including popular brands such as Apple, Samsung, and Buyagift.
  • Long Service Rewards; both financial and leave based.
  • Health Cash Plan; in which you can get money back on health treatments such as prescriptions, eye care, dental, and more.
  • Life Assurance Scheme; A scheme that may provide a lump-sum payment should you die whilst employed by the company.
  • Career Development Opportunities; through E-Learning, Management Development Programmes, and Apprenticeships in which you can gain professional qualifications during working time at no cost to yourself.

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.