Transportation Operations Lead

Posted 04 December 2022
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Contact NameNatasha Cole

Job description

BioTalent are partnering with a global healthcare organisation recruiting for a Transportation Operations Manager within a regional role managing all transportation activities across the UK and Ireland.


This is an exciting opportunity with exceptional career growth potential within a brand-new role to the business with exposure to projects across workstreams including transport operations, freight financial management, data analysis and continuous improvement.


This role will offer you

  • To make your stamp on a brand-new role to the company working on transport projects and implement various operational improvements
  • An excellent development plan with many career paths
  • To work on regional and global projects
  • Exposure to senior upper management working cross-functionally
  • To work remotely with travel to sites across UKI


You will be responsible for

  • Managing transportation activities across the various 3PL providers
  • Leading the data analysis on transportation costs and identify strategies to maximise cost efficiencies
  • Providing weekly/monthly reporting against forecast and budget including risks and opportunities
  • Travelling to all operational sites across UK and Ireland when required
  • Supporting sustainability improvements within distribution
  • Leading cross functional teams to identify & track performances


You will bring the following

  • Experience in a similar role managing transportation transactions
  • CILT level 3 qualified in logistics & transport working towards level 5
  • Strong stakeholder and project management experience
  • Previous experience working within highly regulated environments (MHRA GMP/GDP guidelines)