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Group Transport & Logistics Specialist


Hall Recruitment is seeking a passionate and driven Group Transport & Logistics Specialist on behalf of our client, a leading European construction solutions company. This role is essential in supporting the transport, logistics, and supply chain functions across multiple engineering and construction project locations in Ireland.

A Day in the Life:

As a Group Transport & Logistics Specialist, your day will start with:

  • Coordinating deliveries and booking materials for various project sites.
  • Liaising with project teams to address any transport or shipping queries and ensure all materials are delivered on time.
  • Collaboration with procurement and commercial teams to monitor supplier interactions and ensure compliance with customs procedures.
  • Throughout the day, you will update and maintain transportation booking systems, track transport costs, and create requisitions in SAP.
  • Regular meetings with the Group Transport & Logistics Manager will help refine strategies and improve processes, contributing to the seamless operation of transport and logistics across all project locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Group Transport & Logistics Manager to develop a centralised transport and logistics strategy.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all project teams regarding transport and shipping-related queries and activities.
  • Coordinate the delivery and booking of materials to various warehouse locations.
  • Work closely with procurement and commercial teams to manage interactions with suppliers and freight forwarders.
  • Develop and maintain a standardised transportation booking and recording system for all freight requirements, including road, sea, air freight, and project cargo.
  • Ensure compliance with customs clearance procedures and maintain accurate tracking records.
  • Create requisitions and complete service entries/goods receipting in SAP and ERP systems.
  • Monitor transport costs to ensure expenses align with approved budgets.
  • Continuously seek innovative ways to improve business outcomes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Business diploma/Industry qualification or relevant transport & logistics industry experience (minimum 3 years).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding and import procedures.
  • Experience with SAP and the ability to use Excel for cost and KPI analysis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to organise and prioritise tasks.
  • Experience in a similar role within an engineering or construction company.
  • Understanding of customs compliance procedures, tariff classification, and regulations.

Reasons to Apply:

  • Opportunity to work with a leading European construction solutions company.
  • Dynamic and supportive work environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Professional development and career growth opportunities.

Application Process:

If you are an experienced logistics professional looking for an exciting role in a dynamic company, we encourage you to apply. Submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our client’s team.

Vivienne, Director and Lead Recruiter on this Latest Vacancy
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Hall Recruitment Information:

If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you. Unfortunately, if you do not hold a valid work permit, we will not be able to assist you with your job search.

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