Contract: Full Time
Location: Moorgate, London
Who we are
What’s in it for you?
The opportunity to be a part of one of the UK’s fastest growing start-ups and consumer brands. You’ll have the opportunity to be a part of and directly contribute towards LOVESPACE’s growth and our objective of becoming the first choice for people who need help looking after their things.
You will also have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, some of the UK’s top entrepreneurs. LOVESPACE was co-founded in 2012 by Brett Akker (co-founder of Streetcar), Carl August Ameln (Founder of multiple storage business across Europe) and Steve Folwell (Strategy Director at Guardian Media Group).
We’ve won multiple awards, including having been named High Growth Team of the Year, The UK’s Most Innovative Business, and Crowdfunded Business of the Year, and have a strong company culture that makes LOVESPACE an inspiring place to work.
What is the role?
The Head of Warehouse Operations will be based in London and report directly to the Operations Director.
The role can be thought of in two parts. Firstly, you will be responsible for ensuring that all day to day warehouse operations run efficiently and smoothly. You will obsess about looking after our customers’ items and ensure that processes are adhered to at all times. Secondly, you will lead innovation across our network of storage locations; testing and designing new approaches, documenting and delivering training and in turn rolling it out to our partners both in the UK and Internationally to ensure effective and measurable execution.
•The security and storage of all our customer items
•Designing and implementing storage processes including inbound, pick and pack and outbound
•Implementing lean operating principles to ensure we have a better system in place each day
•Recruiting, onboarding, training and managing the warehouse team and partners
•Establishing the metrics required and cadence for effectively managing all warehouse operations
•Working with our product and development team to design and implement new software tools
•Purchasing and management of stock and inventory levels
•Ensuring all operational activity is completely H&S compliant
•Contributing to the development of the Operational Strategy
•Be an ambassador for LOVESPACE and its customers.
Who are we looking for?
The candidate must have the following attributes:
•Ideally a minimum of 2 years’ experience leading and delivering success in a dynamic, fast moving day to day operation
•Great analytical and problem-solving skills, with a minimum of a 2:1 degree or relevant commercial experience
•Demonstrate excellent time management and planning aptitude
•Experience in the development and management of a Third Party or franchised operational network
•Uncompromising in the adherence to processes and the maintenance of a continuously learning Lean culture
•Entrepreneurial mindset supported by the rigorous application of standardisation and codification
•Live and breathe LOVESPACE’s values of being Engaging, Open, Smart, Reliable, Fair and Inspiring
What is in it for you?
Beyond the opportunity of working with some of Europe’s top entrepreneurs you’ll be part of a multi-cultural, multi-national team of individuals who have developed a unique and unparalleled technology-based storage service capable of processing millions of boxes in transit, with real-time tracking.
If this sounds like you and you’re up for the challenge the please get in touch. Send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.