General Manager (Home Deliveries), Jobs, 699

General Manager (Home Deliveries)

Dublin 24
€70-80k + 10% Bonus
Sorry, this advert is now closed. Click here to view our live vacancies.

A leading nationwide distribution company based in South Dublin now see a General Manager for their Home Delivery service with a major Supermarket chain. The General Manager of Home Deliveries will be tasked with overseeing the day-to-day operations of a large distribution company responsible for approximately 3000-4000 nationwide home deliveries daily, seven days a week. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maximize customer service by ensuring the highest levels of reliability and punctuality for its 350 drivers in 140 vehicles.
  • Instil and reinforce a customer service culture within the team and the broader organization.
  • Focus on driving operational efficiency improvements across the entire supply chain.
  • Oversee resource planning and scheduling by the team of 8 planners.
  • Manage and motivate the driver team, providing guidance and direction.
  • Maximize driver and vehicle utilization while balancing operational efficiency, fleet maintenance and safety.
  • Report and analyze key performance indicators and operational metrics, 
  • such as driver and vehicle utilization with a focus on maximizing profit.
  • Ensure adequate staffing levels, managing and scheduling annual leave as needed for 10 support staff.
  • Work with resource planners on resource management to handle seasonal demand spikes effectively.
  • Handle HSA/regulatory and compliance matters, maintaining a high standard of safety.
  • Ensure operations comply with all relevant regulations.
  • Oversee fleet maintenance and replacement to minimize downtime and maximize return on investment.
  • Oversee the insurance program related to transport, investigating incidents and implementing preventive procedures.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to prepare and manage budgets.
  • Prepare for and manage potential seasonal demand spikes efficiently.

Core Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in high-volume multidrop transport/logistics management.
  • Relevant degree or qualification in Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport Manager CPC, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in resource planning and management.
  • Strong IT knowledge, especially in Word and Excel.
  • Ability to analyze demand trends and provide action plans.
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring, and motivating personnel in a time-bound environment.
  • Understanding of the overall business and strategic opportunities.
  • Customer-centric mindset with cooperative and communicative problem-solving skills.
  • Consistent commitment to the highest safety standards.
  • Highly organized with strong planning abilities.
  • Ability to multitask and perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Efficient implementation and management of change.
  • Flexibility to work outside business hours as needed.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Professionalism and confidence in stakeholder communication.

Full-time, permanent, site based

€70,000 - 80,000 + 10% Bonus 

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Garvan Cerasi