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Logistics Lead - Telecoms

Job Title: Logistics Lead - Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 12 month
REF: PP/CK/LogisticsLead_1660923831
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Logistics Lead

12 month contract


We are looking for an experienced Logistics lead who will support and lead the Forward & Reverse Site Logistic requirements relating to Network Rollout (NRO) of Radio Products.

Collaborating with the overall supply chain and project management organisations the role will involve the planning and management of the Forward & Reverse Site Logistic services needed to secure an efficient delivery process and a timely customer acceptance across the BCQA and DICI phases of the site delivery lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities of the Logistics Lead include:

  • Responsible for the delivery of Logistic services for the deployment of equipment from site instruction through to site acceptance.
  • Organise and coordinate the forward and reverse site Logistic services, ensuring that they are delivered in line with the contractual requirements.
  • Manage our Third parties to deliver Logistics services through a controlled program of works ensuring that all services are undertaken to budget and within SLA.
  • Inventory and replenishment Management in line with project guidelines.
  • Management of operational delivery spares to cover short shipments and Dead on Arrivals (DoA's)
  • Ensure Delivery critical metric measures are in place and continually reported on.
  • Act on important metric issues by investigating and implementing corrective actions
  • Translation of customer documentation and process guides into specific Logistic guidelines to support rollout activities.
  • Participate in Customer meetings and issue associated reports.
  • Actively handle Logistic issues or dependencies throughout the delivery cycle that may impact the commencement or acceptance of a site deployment.
  • Ensure Logistic services comply with all Health & Safety and any other applicable legislative requirements (and any changes to these requirements).
  • Ensure relevant information is maintained in the project tools and that all documentation is handled in a structured manner and uploaded to the required repositories.
  • Assessment of Customer Change Requests (CCR's)
  • Drive use of our Global methods and technology solutions to maximise delivery efficiency.

The successful Logistics Lead will have:
  • Experience in Logistic services within a NRO RAN Swap project environment.
  • Stock Management Principles
  • Planning and organisation skills for large projects.
  • Experience in managing third-party suppliers in the delivery of Logistics services.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of delivering to budgets.
  • Excellent leading and supervising skills combined with an ambitious mindset.
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
  • Flexible with the ability to deal with change and ambiguity
  • Experience in tackling challenges with perseverance to overcome multiple obstacles.

To apply for the Logistics Lead please send your CV to

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