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The Perfume Shop

Working at The Perfume Shop


Working at The Perfume Shop

Working at The Perfume Shop

Head of Logistics

A bit about the role

• Support the Supply Chain Director with the development of the Logistics strategy and by taking ownership of the day to day running of the logistics function
• Develop and contribute to logistics strategy and projects. This will include enhancements to warehousing space, eCommerce fulfilment and service, developments in distribution activity, etc.
• Deliver continuous improvement of Logistic KPI’s and processes
• Lead, manage and motivate the Warehouse teams through communication, goal setting and reinforcement of culture
• Produce and deliver the Logistics Budget and liaise with financial functions on quarterly forecasts and year end results
• Develop Christmas Planning within the function and across the business and deliver improvements year on year
• Work with other supply chain departments to ensure a high level of service is provided on stock to stores
• Manage the relationship with 3rd party distributors and maintenance of service standards and cost models. This will include a tender process every 3 years minimum. Conduct regular reviews of 3rd party performance ensuring contractual obligations are met
• Promote compliance with best practice policies within the AS Watson group and manage and respond to audit function requests, ensuring department compliance
• Maintain Health and Safety standards within the Warehouse and work with the Health & Safety Manager to ensure compliance with current legislation
• Communicate regularly with all Head Office departments and relevant persons regarding all Warehouse activities

What we will look for from you...

• Previous warehouse management experience at this level, within a retail or FMCG environment is essential
• Previous experience of having led and managed large teams
• Previous experience of managing a medium to large budget is essential
• Good MS Office skills, particularly in Excel is essential
• Change Management experience, e.g. Team Culture, KPI’s and WMS implementation is highly desirable
• Previous project management experience would be a distinct advantage

The Pay, Benefits and Perks

• Competitive salary
• 10% on target bonus scheme which can grow to 20%
• 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays)
• 3% contributory pension scheme
• Buy and Sell holiday scheme
• Dedicated Social Committee for making work fun!
• Regular product sales and supplier events
• Staff discount scheme at The Perfume Shop and Superdrug
• Free onsite parking at High Wycombe office

A little bit about us

The Perfume Shop has 255 stores in the UK and Ireland and has been trading since 1992. Our parent company A.S Watson, which acquired us in 2005, is the largest Health and Beauty Retailer in Europe and Asia. We are one of the UKs top fragrance retailers, and our vision is simply to be the customers first choice for fragrance purchases on the high street and online. We are best known as an employer for being placed successively in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work list from 2012 to 2015. For more information about working at The Perfume Shop visit

Contracted Hours

Full Time



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Dunstable, LU5 4RZ Luton
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Job Type
  • Warehouse and Distribution
Contract type
  • Permanent
Contracted Hours
  • Full time
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