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Head of Product Management - Logistics

  • Location


  • Job Function:

    Product Development

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anil Pattni

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    16 June 2024

  • Consultant:

    Anil Pattni

My client is a leading specialist distributor based in Coventry.

The business have recently launched a Distribution Centre in the West Midlands and are now looking for a Head of Product Management - Logistics to help drive the product strategy and vision with a focus on achieving operational excellence.

You'll work alongside senior management, operations, projects and BI teams to continually improve the logistics operations.

Specialist Distributor based in Coventry.

As Head of Product Management - Logistics, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Be responsible for operational product strategy, development and delivery of new products.
  • Manage the entire development and testing life cycle, ensuring high-quality deployments in a live environment.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with third-party vendors and suppliers.
  • Create business cases and investment proposals for strategic and tactical projects that support the Group's objectives.
  • Monitor and enhance critical KPIs to reduce warehouse costs per unit and propose additional performance metrics as needed
  • Collaborate with Customer Services teams to optimise Automation and Robotic solutions
  • Handle resource budget, allocating funds and resources according to business needs.

My client is looking for a Head of Product Management - Logistics with a strong background in product management, particularly within the realm of warehouse automation, distribution, and fulfilment products.

Ideal candidates will have proven experience in leading cross-functional teams and managing direct reports, as well as a track record in project and programme management.

In addition, experience in working with 3rd party vendors and suppliers is highly desirable.

Strong analytical skills, commercial acumen, prioritisation abilities, and decision-making skills are also key attributes.

Candidates should have experience in process re-engineering in a fast-paced environment, as well as a demonstrated ability to facilitate workshops and project meetings effectively.

I think this role would suit someone that is currently in Logistics or Solutions Engineering and is looking for a new challenge where they can create and deliver a Logistics Product Management strategy focused around operational design, systems and automation.

Within commutable distance to Coventry.

£60,000 - £70,000 + benefits

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.