Head of Logistics

  • Operations
  • London, United Kingdom

Head of Logistics

Job description

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world.


“We envision a frictionless economy where creators can use one platform to ship products to anyone, anywhere. When you grow, we grow.” Tommaso Tamburnotti, Co Founder.


Easyship is building tomorrow’s logistic infrastructure, today. Our team is continuously looking to reach new heights, whether it’s learning about new technologies or improving your own skillset, Easyship is prepared to empower you to grow. We believe that when we inspire each other, we grow together.

Easyship is recruiting brilliant, curious, and driven individuals to help us scale our innovative technology worldwide. Headquartered in New York with offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Toronto, and Taipei – our team is global and growing. We encourage you to apply if a challenge excites you. If you enjoy the company of talented people. If you would dedicate yourself to a simple mission: to make shipping easy for everyone.

We operate with a global footprint, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity ahead, so there is still much to do. Join us and help put borderless commerce within reach of every entrepreneur.

Requirements

Position Title: Head of Logistics

Reports to: Co-Founder

Location: London, UK (not remote-eligible)

The Head of Logistics is responsible for leading strategy and execution of Logistics business plans for Easyship, as well as leading, mentoring, and growing our team of Operations professionals.

This role is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and drives process discipline and efficiency across the Logistics organization by managing the operational and daily business through common processes, systems/tools, and KPIs.

This role is responsible for identifying industry best practices and process enhancements for shipping and fulfillment operations. This includes, but not limited to, quality and operational efficiencies directly contributing to an improved customer experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build, lead, and direct people managers and individual contributors, delivering high-performing teams in the Courier, Fulfillment, and Logistics business units.

  • Design, develop, and deploy operating model that allows us to scale globally, which includes, but not limited to the use of partners, service providers, and outsourced services

  • Partner with commercial, product, and pricing management teams to develop growth strategies for the business units

  • Develop feedback loops to Product and Technology teams to ensure we achieve the expected ROI on new products, features, and services

  • Accountable for quality, cost, and service metrics in the areas of responsibility; implement initiatives to improve and meet goals/expectations.

  • Drive a culture of continuous innovation with the goal to improve quality of output.

  • Work with our People team to develop leadership, career, and growth plans to retain and attract talent

  • Develop and lead regular business cadences such as weekly and monthly business reviews, forecasting and annual planning cycles

Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • 5-6 years managing a teams and operations, preferably in the cross border industry

  • Proven track record in continuous improvement projects

  • Comfortable managing teams across multiple geographies

  • Ability to work on-site in our London office w/ occasional regional and global travel

Nice-to-have:

  • 4+ years experience in cross border supply chains and logistics and/or freight forwarding

  • 4+ years experience in eCommerce, Fulfillment, Parcel, Post, or Logistics industry

  • Masters degree in Supply Chain or equivalent experience

  • Experience in data analytics and programs such as SQL or equivalent

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Company Equity

  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement

  • Generous Vacation Policy

  • Duvet Day - Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!

  • Mental Health Day - You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’.

  • Flexible working approach

  • Professional Development

  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks

  • Office PlayStation Games.

  • As we expand, the potential to work in one of our international offices.

  • Annual Summit in Hong Kong for you to collaborate with the team

  • Commission

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Free bicycles for you to travel to and from work, exercise or grab a bite!

You will have the opportunity to work with a global team, filled with smart, ambitious and like minded colleagues. We have built an inclusive culture which supports and enables you to grow. Come and join the Easyship team.