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IT Services Logistics & Supply Manager

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Recruiter: Frontiers Media
Listed on: 4th May
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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The Role

We are recruiting an IT Services Logistics/Supply Manager to join our London office. You will manage the company's supply of products and services. The responsibilities include strategizing the inventory and find cost-effective deals and suppliers. This role is the key connection between the IT Services Team and the Senior Leadership Team, interacting with key stakeholders and ensures our IT Service support is best in class, evolving as the business continues with ambitious growth plans going into 2022.

No two days are the same; you will need to be dynamic, solution focused and proactive in your approach to your work with a collaborative leadership style suited to a fast paced environment driven by innovation.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, for our software and hardware
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels and delivery times
  • Arrange warehouse, catalogue goods, plan routes and process's
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Maintain metrics and analyse data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company

Our office is based in London, it is expected you will need to be in the office 2/3 days a week with working from home an option for the remainder of the week. The role reports to our IT Network and Services Manager

About you:

  • Excellent communication skills in English; verbal and?written?
  • Good interpersonal skills, flexibility and customer service?focus?
  • Highly motivated and driven to deliver results through effective team work
  • Able to meet?deadlines?and prioritise tasks?effectively?
  • Proven working experience as a Logistics Manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees. 

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis.

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Contact Name: Frontiers Media
Reference: TJ/10212/22REQ0761
Job ID: 3084381

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