Logistics Manager – Major Civil Engineering Project in Co. Clare


CapEx Recruitment have been retained by a major company operating in Ireland and throughout the UK and Europe.  The company is involved in Energy and Infrastructure projects and is seeking to strengthen is team by making a number of appointments for a major project in Co Clare which is four years duration on a single site and a challenging / interesting project to be associated with.


Job Description:                               Logistics Manager 

Location:                                           Project Based in Co Clare

Salary:                                                €60-70k guide

Car Allowance                                  Car Allowance (Neg)

Other Benefits

Pension                                                 1.5 individual contribution, up to 9%

Paid holidays                                      21 days + statutory holidays

Private Health Care                         Individual – VHI

Insurance Cover                               X 4 base salary

Long term illness cover                  Yes

Educational support                        Payment for course, exam and study support

Tax saver schemes                          Bike to work etc.


Logistics Manager


The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring adherence to the overall Transport & Logistics Plan for the project and the successful implementation of the Traffic Management Plan. The role involves the local and international management of hazardous & non-hazardous transport (road, sea, rail) and other logistic services, in order to deliver the project goals for transport services (using both internal/external transport companies).



Job Overview / Key Tasks

Development and implementation of the Transport & Logistics Plan

  • Developing the logistics concept for the project, which involves the organisation of the transport of containers from the Project Site to various destinations.


  • Positioning plan towards third parties both strategic partnerships with haz/sensitive waste transport companies and local solutions for transport of commodity waste

You will have a clear understanding all Client requirements relation to Transport & Logistics, the development of transport solutions and identifyication of market evolutions in transport activities and companies.


International Procurement of Transport

  • Responisible for the international & intermodal transport procurement to fulfill project contract requirements.

You will be responsible for contract negotiations for international transport with third parties to realise long term cooperations, yearly price negotiations and relationship management


Responsible for the execution of transport activities within Europe

  • Responsible for the correct execution of transport

This will involve following up the transport quality of third parties, the management of of the interface with the companies internal plant / transport subsidiaries and resolving complaints of project stakeholders

Management of incoming customer orders & internal disposal orders

  • Ensure the efficient processing of daily orders

You will be responsible for ensuring proper communication with the customer, hauliers, internal services suppliers.  In addition you shall report problems that interfere with project delivery and programme to the project team


Standardised, aligned & efficient administration (SAP, CZ,…)

  • Manage the organisation & follow-up of correct and timely administration in order to make possible (1) correct delivery (& registration) & (2) timely and accurate invoicing.
  • Making use of standardized systems (SAP, Customer Zone, Supplier zone, …) in order to have an efficient administration & to get/give support from/to other customer logistic teams

You shall ensure correct standardised & aligned use of the Unity systems (SAP, CZ, Supplier zone, Ensure that arrangements that are different from the standard flow are always correctly communicated on time to invoicing and S&M


Compliance:  Together with the Site Waste Coordinator and the Traffic Manager ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements of the project

You shall ensure that all logistics activities do not cause, or contribute to, the non-compliance of planning consent conditions, activities comply with all relevant IEL conditions and ensure project Waste Log is being administered correctly


The Role:

Management of the team: Responsible for the practical organisation of the logistics activities of the scheduling personnel with as aim supervision of the logistics schedule

  • Training on T&L Plan and on the TMP
  • Monitoring for adherence
  • Problem solving


Leading & Motivating PersonnelLeading, coaching, motivating and following up personnel so that it is clear to all what is expected of them, so that they have the needed competencies and they efficiently and effectively execute the assigned tasks.

  • Drawing up objectives
  • Conducting performance reviews
  • Monitoring the results and adjusting accordingly
  • Communication, conflict handling


Finance: Evaluate & manage cost efficiency of the logistics chain.

  • Analyse (e.g., quarterly) extra/unforeseen costs. Look for the reason// improvements.
  • Communicate with hauliers about inefficiency.


Improvement: Managing and/or improving the existing organisation/working methods to ensure efficient and uniform work by the department (in line with all legal requirements & in line with standardised methods).

  • Give suggestions to improve processes.
  • Contribute to ensuring maximisation of the synergy between what is possible in SAP and the projects requirements.


Required skills:

  • University level or equal by experience
  • 10 years’ experience in transport
  • Knowledge of the waste/transport regulations (administrative part)
  • Detailed knowledge of the TFS regulations (Trans Frontier Shipment of waste) in the context of international waste transport.
  • SAP & Microsoft Office


The Rewards

The company has an excellent range of benefits to provide colleagues with the additional support and flexibility to enable a truly enjoyable work life balance.

Overall benefits:


  • Our broad range of attractive benefits enable our colleagues to enjoy life at any stage while growing a career path, with benefits such as:
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Very attractive pension scheme
  • Paid Private Healthcare
  • Paid family leave
  • Increasing Annual leave with service
  • Paid Educational, study and exam leave to support further learnings
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee saver scheme
  • Tax saver and Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in Service Insurance provided
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Supporting your work life balance
  • Flexibility of working hours
  • Physical and mental wellness e.g. Fresh fruit, running and sports clubs, social events


The Next Step

To register your interest, or for more information regarding this position or other opportunities, please contact Mike Lee in confidence


Phone:                  +353 (0)1 513 3301

Mobile:                +353 (0)86 827 5043

Email:                   mike@capexrecruitment.com


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    To register your interest, or for more information, please contact Mike Lee in confidence on 01-513 3301 or mike@capexrecruitment.com