National Operations Manager – Logistics


Part of the senior leadership team.

Fast paced, challenging 3rd Party Logistics environment.

Operational role with a client facing aspect.

Job Description:

The Company

Our client is one of the largest fully integrated logistics providers operating in New Zealand. Due to their global supply chain ties and local network, they are in a prime position to grow their market share as an end to end solution for both domestic and international clients.

The Warehousing & 3PL business unit has multiple sites across New Zealand who closely partner with the international division and domestic transport. Our client deals with a variety of commodities across all industries and has a close link across the Tasman that refers business through where possible. There is also a heavy focus on technology to help both internally and create more visibility for customers externally.

The Role

Reporting to the NZ General Manager, we are currently looking to secure the services of a high energy National Operations Manager to run Logistics / 3rd Party Logistics for our client. Multi-site responsibility with 5 direct reports, you’ll be used to be working in a fast-paced environment with a focus on all things 3PL. You must have the ability to adapt to change. If you are looking for a culture based on delivering results then this organisation will be of interest.

You’ll be able to demonstrate excellent people leadership skills. As well as the ability to get buy in from your team to produce a positive, focused team environment. Commercially aware with strong operations experience, you will need to manage both up and down where complexity arises.

What’s in it for you

National role for an established business with international connections within logistics. This person will be part of the senior leadership team working alongside people who have been in the business a long time. Building and leveraging these relationships will be critical to this person’s success.

No role like this is easy, so it’s only for someone who is interested in challenging themselves at the national level and managing the complexity that comes with that.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion please call Tom Storey on 021 087 89027 or email

Posted on: 

14 May 2021