Aug 26, 2021

Assistant Logistics Manager

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  • London, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive We are looking for an Assistant Logistics Manager to join our team with SCS Railways. This position will support the Area Logistics Manager, Duty Access Managers and Site Teams. The Assistant Logistics Manager will be required to support out Logistics Control Tower to deliver a seamless operation to our construction sites across London.  All Logistics team members will be expected to work as a team providing support, cover and developing best practice.    Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.   Main Responsibilities * Ensure and support the team to be seen as an exemplar in logistics management both internally and externally. * Support the Area Logistics Manager with day-to-day coordination of logistics. Represent the Area Logistics Manager at meetings with the supply chain, local communities and stakeholders, and site teams. * Attend T-Readiness Reviews, squad meetings, weekly asset forecast meetings and Area planning meetings. Identify and close out Logistics actions. * Identify, project manage and implement improvements for the Logistics team. * Become a point of contact for short / medium term logistics operation within the Logistics Operations team. * Report writing, weekly issues update, excavated materials input, Abnormal loads tracker. * Become familiar with logistics KPI's and discuss mitigations with Operations / Control Tower teams * Ensure Logistics planning and strategy supports site activities. * Ensure logistics team is working to the suite of Construction Logistics Plans. * Assist with updating of the suite of logistics procedures. * Attend logistics interface meetings with adjacent contractors. * Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.The Ideal Candidate Essential: * Ability to project manage in a structured and organized way. * Excellent verbal / written communication skills. * Skillful problem solver, and calm under pressure. * Experience in delivering excellent customer service and comfortable working with many different stakeholders. * Experience of working with a Delivery Management System is beneficial.Desirable: * Experience in construction and/or site logistics. * Experience working with suppliers. * Sound knowledge of Health and Safety. * Experience of working with FORS/CLOCS.About The Company The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025.  Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds. You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example. HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and  Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance.   We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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