Deputy Night Manager

£22,000 per annum
06 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Night Manager - Birmingham

About the Deputy Night Manager Role:

As a Deputy Night Manager, you will report directly to the Night Manager. You will assist the Night Manager in ensuring a planned and effective night operation is in place, you will deputise and run the operation in their absence.

The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Planning and resourcing to ensure a smooth night operation.

  • Supervising all staff. Providing training and coaching and identifying training needs.

  • Provide accurate reports that highlight any challenges or successes.

  • Work closely with the management team to identify potential risks (loss of contractors on routes etc).

  • Maintain a high level of Health and Safety at all times.

About You:

A track record in warehouse management would be desirable, however management experience in other sectors would be considered. You'll be able to evidence:

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment

  • Managing a large operation and being able to liaise at all levels

  • Outstanding communication skills and the credibility to effectively build relationships with all team members and management

  • Experience of planning and effectively executing a night operation. Dealing with all issues and challenges as they arise

Although not essential, experience of working in Newspaper and Magazine distribution would be advantageous.

About Us:

Our Connect News and Media division; Smiths News is the UK's largest news wholesaling business with 55% market share, distributing newspapers and magazines on behalf of all major national publishers and a large number of regional publishers. The business serves 30,000 customers across England and Wales, supplying large multiple retailers and independent newsagents. Dawson Media Direct supplies newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content to over 120 airlines in 115 airports worldwide. More recently, we have invested in two exciting new businesses. Pass My Parcel is a click and collect local delivery service with clients including Amazon and ASOS. Jack's Beans is a vended coffee brand which we market through retail outlets across the UK.