Logistics Manager - HS2

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A long term freelance opportunity has come up for a Logistics Manager to work for a Main Joint Venture on HS2 in Birmingham. This role is for at least 12 months and based in Birmingham.

The Project Logistics Manager shall:

a. act as the Contractor's principal logistics point of contact with the Employer.

b. produce and implement the Construction Logistics Strategy.

c. produce and implementation of Construction Logistics Plans.

d. co-ordinate with Others regarding cumulative impacts on or outside of the Site /consistent approach

with other JV team members & HS2)

e. integrate the Site Waste Management Plan with the Construction Logistics Plan (produced by others)

f. manage logistics monitoring in line with the Employer’s Works lnformation or as required by Consents, including analysis and interpretation of monitoring results and actions.

g. provide logistics data for the progress report and attend progress meetings to ensure that the Logistics Plan remains suitable, adequate and effective. Regular meeting attendance in order to provide necessary support to the JV and the supply chain (subcontractors).

h. collate all Equipment, Plant and Materials and people vehicle movements and develop point of use logistics plans as required by the Employer’s Works lnformation.

i. liaise with Others to co-ordinate Equipment, Plant and Materials and people vehicle movements.

j. manage personnel bookings for site induction as required by the Security Plan.

Line managerial responsibility and direct reports:


Key Responsibilities:

Manage and have responsibility for all logistics related activities to provide the works including but not limited to;

a. provision of the material supply and logistics plan.

b. provision of processes for logistics operations. Developing efficiencies with the CLP process.

c. monitor movement of Equipment, Plant and Materials and people to and from the Working Areas and the working areas.

d. the removal of waste and excavated material that is not suitable for re-use.

e. compliance with earthworks strategy.

f. the coordination of all his logistics activities with Others (Regular attendance and support offered in

strategy and pre-start meetings)

g. attendance at formal meetings. Records discussions and distributes actions as required.

h. attendance at area and project-wide logistics meetings held by the Employer and Others.

i. liaison and coordination with Others on logistics issues.

j. developing, planning and implementing logistics solutions to provide the Works.

Tangible deliverables and outputs of the role:

Daily: To maintain a compliant and sustainable supply chain (subcontractor) logistics strategy.

Daily: To maintain the relationship between subcontractor and HS2 alike.

Weekly: To inspect and audit subcontractor CLP's.

Weekly: To formulate the JV’s CLP's when required.

Monthly: To strategise cost efficiency through the development of CLP and the logistics strategy

Monthly: Formulate KPI's and logistics processes that comply with SHEQ & Security strategies.

6 monthly: Re-evaluate the CLS.

6 monthly: training and vehicle compliance implementation.

Accountabilities and governance:

Strategy compliance

CLP compliance

SHEQ compliance & efficiency monitoring

Process implementation & integration

Efficiency and innovation processes

Key skills, expertise and experience required for the role:

A Senior Manager with a wide range of experience in the haulage, mechanical plant and rail industry.

Possesses the necessary skillsets to be a focused achiever. Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. Possesses first-class analytical, design and problem solving skills. Dedicated to maintaining high standards of quality and can professionally communicate and present at all levels in the hierarchy. A proven written communicator with high standards in document control, presentation and business development and procurement.

If this position is for you then please don't hesitate to contact me on 01844212058 for an informal chat or drop me an email with any questions you might have to
Alternatively if this position isn't for you but you think you know someone who might be suitable , then we offer a £500 referral fee (T's and C's apply).