Planning Manager

Job Ref: 
Competitive
Location: 
Liverpool
Salary: 
Competitive
Type: 
Permanent

A well-established shipping firm in Liverpool is looking for an experienced Planning Manager to join their transport department on a permanent basis. The role will have a focus on maximising revenue and cost efficiency as well as overseeing and working alongside the transport and customer service teams based in Liverpool and other locations over the country.

The company is offering an excellent salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will come from a strong transport background and will also have experience working in shipping/logistics.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Planning Manager will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring ongoing profitability for the department through cost efficiencies
  • Overseeing the team and ensuring they have understanding of costs and revenues
  • Monthly reporting to senior management
  • Evaluating the benefits and costs of various transport modes
  • Close liaison with transport and customer service teams in various locations
  • Resolving queries
  • Providing intermodal transport solutions for customers

Essential Requirements are:

  • Strong transport/logistics background
  • Experience of shipping/logistics and understanding of European Supply Chain
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven
  • Commercially aware

Strong interpersonal skills 

 

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