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Service Centre Manager

Location: CROYDON, SURREY Salary: 55000 - 65000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3102499
My client is a best in class Global Pharmacuetical Business based in Surrey.

They have a global presence and and have a number of robust subsidiary orgsanisations. 

The role is for an experienced Service Centre Manager who can demonstrate kudos, and gravitas, as they will need to be able to lead from the front whilst being part of the group as necessary.

You will need to be able to develop, gain agreement and implement service centre budgets. As well as control and enhance all areas of service centre margins.
Ensure that compliance operating standards are met and exceeded via legislative best practice and company procedure. 

The ideal candidate will be able to evidence the following experience: 

Warehouse logistic experience ideally gained within an FM CG or chilled/ambient Food production environment
Act as site (RP) responsible person
Personable with experience of leading either one or multiple sites
Demonstrable Leadership skills and experience
People management and development skills - As there is a team of 4 direct reports that are fairly new so will need guidance and coaching.
Passion for best practice in business
Commercial acumen - knowledge of P&L / GP / TP
Customer Centric - experience of dealing with multiple 3rd party stakeholders

You are an experienced Service Centre Manager, who is ideally currently doing a similar role and is seeking a new opportunity to develop professionally and bring your broad skills and experience to a new environment.

You are approachable, personable, dilligent, and excellent communicator who is able to both delegate and influence as appropriate as the situation requires.
You are cool and calm under pressure and see the glass half full rather than half empty.

Attitude is everything in this role, as the successful candidate will have to wear several hats on any particular day. So the key hiring success factors are as follows:

Personality type - are you outgoing and dynamic?
Focus - Is this the best way? Or can we do it better?
Coaching and Leadership - Can I improve and develop my team?
Best Practice - Are we doing everything that we can to deliver a fantastic customer centric experience?

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