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Logistics Controller - Mobile Telecoms

Job Title: Logistics Controller - Mobile Telecoms
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: P/Log/Sara_1605716693
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email: sara.rowe@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 10 days ago

Job Description

Logistics Controller (Procurement) - Permanent -Berkshire - Mobile Telecoms

Logistics Controller required with strong experience in Procurement/Supply Chain/Warehousing/Logistics.

In a nutshell:

This person will ensure there is enough equipment needed to go to sites, just in time for the deployment. It'll involve liaising with suppliers/vendors, Warehousing, and Build Teams to forecast what will be needed and when, to ensure there is enough kit, without having unnecessary stock piled up in warehouses, as space is at a premium.

· Overall management of the procurement for Logistics

· Raise quotes/PO's based on approved forecast, backfill for shortages, direct requests etc. Where forecast is not approved, work with Shareholders to identify actions to be carried out to mitigate Programme/Project risk

· Ensure quotes/POs are approved in a timely manner, chasing approval parties if needed

· Responsible for cancelling PO's in a timely manner if no longer required

· Manage all direct to site orders

· Responsible for Vendor management, including forecasts, deliveries, and ensuring all orders are on time, in full and error free

· Liaising with the Stakeholders regarding unilateral equipment orders and expected delivery dates.

· Working closely with the Forecasting controllers to minimise procurement costs

· Responsible for order book management

· Building effective relationships across the Company, Shareholder and supplier organisations to deliver strategic objectives, enable open and honest exchanges and foster trust and respect.

· Supporting budget alignment across shareholders and ensure reporting is aligned to support shareholders expectations.

· Review of processes, reports and procedures and look for continuous improvements

· Responsible for checking the data integrity

· Working with the Logistics Manager, manage the information provided to be able to report to Senior Management in a confident manner.

Must have:

· Strong experience of motivating and managing outsource Suppliers to agreed time, cost and quality targets

· Ability and experience of working in a fast-paced environment and providing support as and when required

· Strong experience of providing key information to both shareholders and suppliers, with strong knowledge of commercially sensitive situations

· Awareness of managing the natural tensions between customer, commercial and technical requirements

Nice to have:

· Experience of process development and optimisation.

· Knowledge of decommissioning processes within a telecom's environment

· Finance knowledge with experience of working with internal controls and external audit teams on business risk and mitigation.

· Knowledge of 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G RAN, transmission technologies.

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