Operations Director

Operations Director

Job Description

Job ID: 16231
Job Function: Operations
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 1 Mar 2022

Job Overview

The operations director is responsible for the business-as-usual leadership and management of a global logistics service to ensure that desired programme outcomes and objectives are delivered

Job Responsibilities

  • Client relationship
  • Programme delivery in line with contractual commitments
  • Operational and budgetary responsibility to TVSSCS Board management
  • Leadership of a global team (direct of reporting line of c:7) covering supply chain, freight forwarding, warehousing and last mile services
  • Organisational development and exploitation of TVSSCS core resource and skills (matrix management)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrable experience of successful programme management
  • Overseeing sub-contractor arrangements and performance
  • Ability to network effectively, negotiate well, influence people and broker relationships with senior stakeholders within and outside the programme
  • Experience of defining criteria for control and management of a programme including formal reporting and risk assessment and management principles
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, change oriented environment, driving continuous improvement
  • Managing a programme budget, including risk allowance
  • General interest in the logistics industry, remaining up to date with market conditions.


Qualifications and experience

Business Management Degree or similar

Membership of a recognised logistics body e.g. CILT would be advantageous.

Experience of managing a global logistics service that includes freight forwarding would be advantageous.

In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.

Your package will include:

  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)
  • Subsidised canteen


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative, and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.

Where we are:

Our head office is based at a purpose built, state of the art distribution facility on Buckshaw Village in Chorley with excellent transport links to the M61 and M6 plus a mainline train station less than a mile away. The office has on site parking, shower facilities for those who brave the elements on a bike or on foot and a subsidised canteen.

We are currently operating on a hybrid working basis, there will however be a period of time at the start of your employment spent fully working in our office, familiarising yourself with our systems and processes.

If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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