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Our client is responsible for delivering the £960m Chilterns Tunnels and Colne Valley Viaduct contract as part of a section of the new High Speed Rail link between London and Birmingham.

They have an opportunity a Logistics Manager to join there team.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Be the principal point of contact for Logistics - with the client and external parties
  • Developed the Logistic Strategy with the teams
  • Particular areas of work will include:
  • Set up in place a booking management system
  • Review the traffic number for the whole project on the base of the actual construction method
  • Maintain the monthly prediction of vehicle number up to date with the development of the construction method and strategy
  • Support the Environmental Team to make any amendment related to traffic topic to the ES
  • Manage the Traffic manager to obtain the traffic consents in due time
  • Manage the designer for everything related to site access from highway
  • Wider responsibilities will include:
  • Support team for any question related to Logistics, traffic and transport
  • Collaborate closely with the H&S 2 logistics manager, and Construction Manager
  • Collaborate with the other JV logistics manager
  • Integrated the Logistics requirements and the Security requirement for example vehicle tracking, plant movement along the project, CCTV usage
  • Managing compliance of delivery vehicles with and HS2/ FORS delivery requirements
  • Planning and managing staff travel plans
  • Planning a system for maintaining logs of plant and equipment on site and ensuring maintenance and inspection logs are up to date



  • Excellent organizational skills
  • High energy and proven leadership skills
  • Project Management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Client relationship management and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to influence at all levels
  • Establishing and maintaining effective teamwork
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationships in professional contacts with senior line and staff managers
  • Demonstrate the ability to bridge cross-cultural sensitivities
  • Work with the management team and understand the role of Logistics Manager in the overall project
  • Adapt to rapidly changing requirements
  • Work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A thorough knowledge of Logistics management, Traffic Management and transport Management procedures and best practice techniques
  • Demonstrate initiative, innovation and creativity



  • Knowledge of distribution centres for "just in time" delivery
  • Knowledge of vehicle tracking and logging systems
  • Knowledge of stock control systems
  • Vocational qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

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