Our client, a large social housing contractor responsible for the maintenance and repair of thousands of properties across Essex, are seeking a Stores & Logistics Manager. who will be responsible for the delivery of the Stores and Logistics function including in-house stores team, fleet management and waste services.
Responsibility for the delivery of the Stores and Logistics function which is essential to the success of the Home Solutions Team. Services include in-house stores team, fleet management & waste service. A key part of this role is to review the processes, systems and culture of the team to ensure the most efficient service is being provided to the “customer”.
Budget responsibility of £2.8 million. Stores stock turnover of £1.2 million and £250k stock holding.
Key Strategic Responsibilities:
Drive continuous improvement across the service your teams deliver and challenge current processes to improve and reduce waste in the system
Lead a culture of innovation in delivering excellent services
Monitor performance against key service indicators
Contribute to the corporate and organisational development and promote continuous improvement
Lead operationally on the review of COSHH and RAMS annually
Undertake reports/ analysis on areas of the business and present these to the appropriate group/committee
Perform the Contract Administrator role
Ensure that all works are carried out fully in accordance with all relevant safety regulations and legislation including the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and Construction, Design and Management Regulations (2015)
Control and monitor budgets for the contracts allocated
Develop an effective supply chain management strategy to support frontline teams to provide excellent services to customers
Lead and motivate staff using coaching and mentoring techniques
Maintain external accreditations for the services delivered
Knowledge of relevant environmental and safety laws and regulations
Key Functional Responsibilities:
To lead and facilitate external / internal audits (including annual stock takes) and report to committee where required
Research, appraise and implement new methods of operation within the sector
Develop and maintain service policies and procedures
Accountable lead for managing and monitoring the execution of defects analysis to in excess of 100 Fleet vehicles and Stores Facilities
Manage, balance and control resources to provide optimum service delivery of Logistics and Stores Services
Any other duties consistent with the nature of the post as described by the Head of Maintenance
Preferable Education & Qualifications:
BTEC/NVQ in construction and/or good construction knowledge
Foundation degree or higher in a supply chain management related subject
Management level training in Health and Safety e.g. SMSTS, NEBOSH
Management qualification e.g. ILM, APM
IT literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Comprehensive experience in procurement and supply chain management including stock control
Comprehensive experience in fleet management
Knowledge of and experience in sales and customer relations
Working in a management capacity in the Housing Sector
Managing and controlling budgets
Operating independently with minimal support or as part of a team
Balancing resources to ensure consistent service is provided to customers
Monitor and control the contract progress made by external suppliers and/or contractors.
Possess a current, full driving license.
Maintain knowledge on impending changes to legislation and policies
Excellent inter-personal, people management and organisational skills
Reviewing of systems, processes and culture of teams
If you would like to apply for this role, please contact the Maintenance Team on (phone number removed) or, alternatively, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV to us via email to
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