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Print and Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   30 November 2018
  • Location:   Birmingham
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209106015
  • Company:   CV-Library
Becoming a Print and Logistics Manager

Location – Fort Dunlop Birmingham with travel to client/supplier sites

Competitive Salary

This is an exciting new contract for Capita to administer Key Stage One, Key Stage Two and Phonics National Curriculum Tests for the Standards and Testing Agency (STA). Capita is responsible for ensuring schools in England have enough test papers for all Key Stage One and Two pupils to take the annual tests in May each year. Capita will also recruit and manage Markers to mark Key Stage Two tests and publish results in July each year. The contract starts in September 2018 and will last for six years.

The Print and Logistics Manageris a critical role within the Operational Team that will provide oversight and quality assurance of Capita’s subcontractors in the production, collation and distribution of National Curriculum Assessment materials. The role will require frequent travel to subcontractor sites to observe and quality check the preparation of all test papers

What you will do:


Produce an annual Production and Logistics plan in conjunction with Capita’s subcontractors to cover manufacture, collation and delivery

Monitor progress against this plan and invoking contingency arrangements when necessary

Prepare a detailed specification, including volumetrics, for all stages of the production cycle

Ensure the Quality Plan for production of materials is adhered to

Attend the collation provider’s site to participate in the handover to Capita’s logistics partner

Gain approval from the Security Manager for consignments to be released to the logistics partner

Track delivery of materials to schools

Participate in incident management tasks if there is an unauthorised release of test materials

Use industry knowledge to ensure Capita is receiving best value from its production and logistics partners

Oversee the arrival of completed test papers to the scanning bureau and monitoring progress including the quarantine process

Organise and host the exceptions marking event for test papers which cannot be marked electronically

Your experience will include:


Experience in the print and logistics industry

Experience of working in secure environment

Experience of working to and meeting critical deadlines

Able to work on own initiative and demonstrate accountability

Precise planning and organisational skills.

Excellent computer and database management skills

Effective oral and written communication skills

Effective problem solver

Demonstrates reliability, conscientiousness and attention to detail

Excellent relationship management with internal and external stakeholders

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day’s holiday (rising to 27), car, discretionary 10% annual bonus, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts. Located at Fort Dunlop Offices, Birmingham.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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