Working alongside a very well known local charity, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Warehouse or Distribution Centre/Operations Manager to join as a Charity Warehouse Manager at this key stage in their retail growth plans.
As the Charity Warehouse Manager your prime purpose is to source and process sufficient donations of appropriate quality to keep all shops fully stocked. This will include sourcing new goods for their shops, as well as maintaining the income stream for their E-Commerce operation. You will ensure the operational infrastructure in the Warehouse is fit for purpose and that the speed and accuracy of stock processing and deliveries meets the needs of the business. Key elements will be to develop new stock sourcing channels and the New Goods business and to ensure the warehouse logistics function meets the need of the business at all times.
In addition, you will work closely with the Retail Area Manager and Shop Managers to understand their stock requirements and be responsible for overseeing the maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment as well as health and safety of the warehouse. There is a large team of staff and volunteers so previous team management experience is essential.
Candidates should have a track record of successful delivery in warehouse/distribution management. Experience in managing employed staff and volunteer teams, including recruitment and development as well as excellent customer service and relationship building skills. An understanding of charity retail would be a distinct advantage.
In return, you will be provided you with a welcoming and supportive working environment, as well as benefits including:
•27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
•Contributory pension scheme
•Occupational health and Employee Assistance Programme
•Childcare voucher scheme
•Family-friendly policies and practice
•Supportive induction and training and development
If you are an experienced retail/charity warehouse professional with team management experience we want to hear from you!
- Stock Management
- Team Management
- Warehouse Management