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Delivery Manager

Job Reference booker/TP/44/21608

The job has expired.

Planned Number of Hires:
1
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Any 5 out of 7 days including weekends
Salary:
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Working Hours:
38
Location:
Osney Mead Ind. Est. Ferry Hinksey Road OXFORD
Closing Date:
22/05/2024
Job Category:
Branch Management
Dept/Region:
Region 5
Business Area:
Booker Wholesale

What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

About the role

Do you want to work for a company that truly delivers? Planning your route to success?

We are looking for someone who can lead a team to ensure that the delivery department is trading efficiently, safely, within legal constraints and offers the highest customer service standards. An experienced manager who is dedicated to keeping customers happy, takes pride in their work and has a proven track record of motivating, developing and challenging their team to improve the delivery operation. Can you deliver this?

Based in one of our delivery locations, experience, knowledge and skills in warehouse / transport are essential.

You will be responsible for

Leading your team to ensure your branch is trading efficiently, safely, within legal constraints and offering the highest customer service standards.

Managing delivery costs and customer charges to achieve agreed targets.

Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and setting challenging targets to minimise payroll cost

Understanding the local market in order to offer the best service in your area ensuring fantastic customer service and satisfaction.

Managing your team effectively to cover all customer service requirements and engaging with customers, using feedback to improve service and satisfaction

Working with the regional team, assisting the business to identify opportunities while developing or improving ways of working.

You will need

Previous experience and knowledge of deliveries/ transport are essential in addition to:

Management CPC

Experience of managing a warehouse operation

Engaging with customers and building and maintaining strong relationships

Developing new ideas and challenging a team to improve the delivery service

Identifying talent and encouraging development in a team

Motivating a team to build a strong customer service culture

Communicating openly and being able to influence key stakeholders

Planning and organising effectively

A “Hands on approach” is beneficial

About The Company

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country.  We operate over 190 cash and carry branches, eight distribution centres, five Best Food Logistics sites, as well as six support centre locations across the UK.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Booker and Best where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. Our workplace is one where differences are valued, and all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We not only celebrate and embrace diversity and build inclusion but recognise the value and opportunities this brings.  Our inclusive culture makes our company stronger and is fundamental to our core purpose: serving customers, communities and the planet a little better every day.  Everyone’s welcome at Booker.

How we support disabled colleagues and candidates is key to our inclusive culture; we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support you can expect, please contact recruitment@bookergroup.com

Please note

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, and driving roles.

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however, is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*

For more information about us please visit www.bookergroupjobs.co.uk