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Logistics Manager Vacancy, Harrow, London

Logistics Manager Vacancy, Harrow, London

The Company

Our client a leading construction services company in the UK is looking for a Logistics Manager to join their company.

The Role

The role of the logistics manager is to take responsibility for all aspects of the logistics supply chain, stores management, development and optimisation of site logistics solutions to meet the needs of the project. The logistics manager will be required to manage the movement of people, goods and equipment at the construction site and control site facilities management.

The logistics manager should ensure that the construction team is fully aware of logistics actives in support of the building program. Embrace a delivery- focused culture and organised resources to enable contract deadlines to be achieved.

Logistics Manager Responsibilities


  • Plan site set-up to move labour, plant, and materials around site efficiently (e.g. hoarding, gates, site accommodation, cranes, hoists, security, temporary services and material delivery.
  • Plan internal and external logistics routes through the project phases focusing on separation of vehicles, machinery and people. Lay down areas and offloading points.
  • Pre-plan the usage of key assets such as hoists to ensure planned assets meet the needs of the programme.
  • Together with the site Project manager and health and safety adviser, write a Construction Logistics Plan and/or Construction Traffic Management Plan in accordance with Local Authority requirements and submit it to the Local Authority for approval. Once approved ensure that the site works within the agreed plan.


  • Create and maintain a secure site.
  • Control all traffic management internally and externally, wheel washing and road network cleanliness.
  • The Logistics Manager will manage the installation of site accommodation including planning, selection, refurbishment and management and cleaning of these facilities.
  • Create operational procedures and method statements within his area of responsibility.
  • Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics is represented at site meetings.

Supply chain management

  • Write formally to all suppliers describing the characteristics of the site, including site access /egress, storage capacity and arrangement by programme, labour, hoists, cranes etc. Include the requirement for all deliveries to be made in compliance with the Traffic Management Plan.
  • Write formally to all suppliers requiring their delivery vehicles to safeguard vulnerable road users by being registered into the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) at the bronze level, or obtain a commitment to this objective within 6 months.
  • Control materials in and out of site by scheduling deliveries to specific time slots.
  • Plan and integrate with key contractors to meet the needs of the planned programme and de-confliction of on-site space and time where appropriate.

Fire & Safety

  • Maintain fire points and all common lifesaving equipment and ensure weekly inspections are carried out.
  • The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring that material movement to and from the workforce does not cause damage to the works, the workforce or the public.
  • Manage and maintain visitor PPE stocks to an agreed number.

Site communications

  • Create a system to communicate information around the site e.g. noticeboards, email distribution lists, monitor displays, web pages.
  • Ensure local hospital data is regularly updated, communicated and routes are checked.
  • Manage the accident and ‘near miss’ returns and project suggestion box. Collate and issue to the management team.


  • Define and organise all site signage to the agreed corporate standard.
  • Ensure that signage and signage symbols used are internationally recognised.
  • Ensure additional languages are used in signage to ensure messages are understood.

Delivery management

  • The Logistics Manager will manage all movements to and from the site and keep associated records.
  • Enforce the full use of the organisation’s delivery management system.
  • Ensure suppliers use appropriate vehicles for delivery.
  • Control materials in and out of site by scheduling deliveries to specific time slots.
  • Ensure that drivers and vehicles meet the required standards before being accepted to the site.

Material and Consumable Store

  • Ensure materials delivered to the site agree to the delivery documents and keeping associated records.
  • The Logistics Manager will process the receipt of materials on the Purchase Order system – match the delivery documents to the original purchase order.
  • Maintain a written record of the issue of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to individuals.
  • Logistics Vehicles, plant, equipment and vertical transport
  • Specifying and managing plant and equipment used by Logistics and maintain an asset register.
  • Ensure that these vehicles and plant are operated safely by trained personnel and in a legally compliant manner
  • Ensure all Logistics equipment is inspected upon delivery and fit for purpose.
  • Have knowledge of hoists and cranes, create and refer to booking system to manage their capacity.


  • Manage guarding of resources including rotas and contingency.
  • Ensure compliance with the Private Security Industry Act (2001).
  • Ensure adequate training has been provided and certification is valid.
  • Actively police compliance with site rules.
  • Workforce- for their gang.
  • Be capable of managing a team of operatives, including taking any necessary disciplinary action.
  • Understand the roles of standard logistics operatives: labourer, waste operative, carpenter, hoist driver, handyman, traffic marshal, SIA guard.
  • Ensure operatives are briefed on their roles and responsibilities.
  • Ensure competencies of own team are demonstrable.
  • Recruitment of operatives.
  • Banksman, store, labourers.


Competitive (dependent on experience)

Contact details

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Logistics Manager role in London, please apply now!

Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
84-88 Munnelly House, HA1 4HZ, London, Greater London, UK
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Working Hours
8 AM to 5PM
Date posted
5th September 2019
Valid through
29 November 2019

Position: Logistics Manager Vacancy, Harrow, London

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