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Site Manager

Do you have what it takes to successfully lead a team in a highly complex Logistics environment? 


syncreon, a DP World Company, is a global third-party logistics provider and we are excited to announce the opening of a brand-new fulfilment centre at Symmetry Park, Bicester, for a new Customer, the leading distributor for the UK Entertainment Industry.


We are looking for a Site Manager to help us launch and lead this exciting new piece of business. The successful candidate will play an integral part in business operations, drive a culture of continuous improvement and ensure efficient optimisation of operational processes whilst meeting customer demand. If you are an experienced natural leader with customer satisfaction and business results in your DNA, then this is the job for you! 


How you will contribute 


  • Customer Performance
    • Responsibility for all fulfilment centre operations
    • Achieve all operational KPI targets
    • Develop, maintain and own close professional relationship with Customer
    • Work collaboratively with Customer in respect of future demand planning
    • Drive and deliver initiatives that support a continuous improvement & lean management culture


  • Financial Performance
    • Full site P&L responsibility
    • Budget setting and periodic schedule of review in partnership with site financial controller
    • Drive and deliver initiatives to improve operational efficiency and business results
    • Exception management of unexpected, unplanned or out of scope costs
    • Collaboration with internal teams in respect of closing commercial tasks and business renewals


  • Organisational Strength
    • Lead and strengthen an established team to meet existing and future Customer demand
    • Mentor and coach identified talent
    • Proactively encourage and focus team to operate at pace on business-critical activities
    • Maintain and drive succession planning principles
    • Strong employee relations & engagement activities
    • Clear and thorough communication across all organisational levels
    • Maintain close collaborative relationship with the Trade Union


  • New Business/Growth
    • Fulfil leading role in respect of Customer driven scope changes and new opportunities
    • Identify new opportunities to pursue within scope of existing site operations
    • Collaboration with all stakeholders to maintain competitive approach
    • Key support role for onboarding/launching of new business


  • General
    • Responsible for all facility related activities
    • Engagement with other internal Teams in region to ensure alignment on change requests, Customer events and other relevant internal or Customer driven activities
    • Meet all Company objectives in respect of Safety, Quality, Security, Customs, Delivery, Cost, Productivity, Corporate Responsibility, Employee Morale and The Environment
    • Occasional requirement for regional and international travel


Your Key Qualifications

  • Credibility, with a strong desire to deliver organisational goals
  • Proven successful experience in third party logistics at Senior Management level
  • Strong leadership qualities and team development skills
  • Experience of managing Trade Union relationships
  • Understanding of financials/interpreting a P&L



DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package, generous annual leave (above statutory annual leave + bank holidays), Above statutory employer pension contributions, Employee Assistance Program, Death in Service Benefit – providing financial security for you and your family, Free on-site parking, On-site canteen facilities, Clean and bright warehouse environment, Monthly employee incentives, reward and recognition and various learning and development opportunities available with global career progression.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 
Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies


Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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