Regional Operations Director

Menzies Distribution
GBP 100,000 - 125,000
Job description

Job role:Regional Operations Director

Location: Southern Region

Are you a dynamic, results driven leader with a passion for driving operational excellence? Menzies Distribution are looking for an experienced Regional Operations Director to lead our fantastic team in our South region. As a key member of the senior management team, you will assume responsibility for overseeing and optimising the operational performance of our distribution centres across the region.


  • Have responsibility for overseeing and developing our logistics, operational and service requirements across multiple customers and sites.
  • Successfully deliver Key Performance and efficiency with your Regional Operational teams.
  • Monitor and control key contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance is maintained, and the Company's procedures and objectives are achieved.
  • Manage the staffing, profit, performance, and general operation of each branch, whilst liaising with branch management and supervisors.
  • Lead and motivate Distribution Centre teams to deliver exceptional performance by setting clear objectives and targets, monitoring, and reviewing progress and supporting them in the delivery of their targets.
  • Leading operational performance including primary trunking, final mile (radial), execution plans, sub-contractors, claims, stock holding, returns and customer service processes.
  • In conjunction with Finance, working to maximize efficiencies and operations in line with Key Performance and budget expectations.

  • Experienced Logistics professional, with relevant qualifications who will has previously operated at a senior level and have managed a multi-site region.
  • Demonstrable experience of customer relationship management
  • Customer Focused with problem solving and decision-making ability, Continual improvement mindset, with experience of driving efficiency, savings, and growth.
  • Good financial and business acumen with experience of managing budgets.
  • Excellent people management skills – driving accountability and delivering results through people Managing people and performance.
  • Full UK Driving license with frequent travel required.

    In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package, annual pay awards, excellent pension, Menzies provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support, designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities. Additional benefits also include:

  • 31 Days Annual Leave (plus 2 fixed)
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Eye Care
  • Free On-Site Parking

    Menzies Distribution is committed to creating a fair and inclusive environment where employees feel safe, proud and valued. We encourage ways of working that treat everyone fairly and with respect, and we look to create opportunities to improve the diversity of our workforce across all areas of the business.

    We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be, and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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