Logistics Manager - Civil Engineering

CDM Recruitment Limited
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A National Tier One contractor based throughout the UK are looking for a Logistics Manager to work on a £1bn+ project in London. This high profile project is on a complex site with multiple business partners involved.

The logistics manager will be required to manage the movement of people, goods and equipment throughout the site in order to ensure organisational effectiveness, efficiency and safety in both the pre-construction and construction phases of the project. This role is for an experienced logistics manager who has worked on £100m+ civil engineering projects who is looking for their next challenge.


  • Assist the Project Team in the coordination of associated trade contractors, which include all logistics and works activities ensuring that consideration is given to the neighbouring / local community
  • Attend daily activity "Black Hat" briefings for the coordination of Trade Contractors and Sub-contractors
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and company procedures across all functions including

quality, health and safety and environmental

  • Ensure that planned actions take into account the environmental impact to minimise the risk of an environmental incident, reduce waste and / or damage or loss of materials through sound planning and clear instructions


  • Responsible for all traffic management internally and externally
  • Create and manage operational procedures and Logistics related method statement
    Create a schedule of logistics meetings and ensure logistics are represented at site me

Delivery Management

  • Ensure components / equipment are delivered to site in line with the construction programme taking into account any changes on site i.e. design changes or delays
  • Utilise the delivery management systems to maximise efficiencies Provide logistics instruction to all project suppliers
  • Manage all movements to and from site and keeping associated records Enforce the full use of the organisation's delivery management system
  • Plan to and maximise load capacity on all vehicles arriving at site were possible, ensure suppliers use appropriate vehicles for delivery
  • Ensure that drivers and vehicles meet the required standards before being accepted to site Package Engineer Logistics packages

Vehicles, plant, equipment and vertical transport

  • Specifying and managing plant and equipment
  • Maintain an asset register of equipment Mewps and lifting equipment. (Huge task to asset manage ALL equipment, Not possible to do this for one person )
  • Ensure vehicles and plant are operated safely by trained personnel and in a legally compliant manner i.e. FORS
  • Ensure all equipment is inspected, maintained and tested to agreed frequencies i.e. Mewps Have a knowledge of hoists and cranes, and create and agree booking system to manage their capacit

Supply Chain Management

  • Provide site logistics document in association with the Chief Engineer and maintain and update as necessary
  • Have a good understanding of the characteristics of the site, including site access /egress, storage capacity and arrangement by programme, labour, hoists, cranes etc
  • Produce and manage the Site Logistics Strategy document in collaboration with the Chief Engineer and update regularly at key stages of the project
  • Produce and maintain a site logistics plan and amend whenever any routes or plant changes take place
  • Control materials in and out of site which will include site waste, deliveries
  • Plan and integrate with key contractors to meet the needs of the planned programme and de-confliction of on-site space and time where appropriate
  • Be capable of managing sub-contractors to deliver their package of goods or services Have a good understanding of variation control and early communication of foreseeable Change

Programme Support

  • Embrace a delivery-focussed culture for continuous improvement Organise resources to enable contract deadlines to be achieved
  • Organise resources to work additional hours as required to meet project deadlines (eg extended site hours if required by client)
  • Responsible for ensuring logistics activities are not a constraining factor on the program, where deemed unavoidable ensuring the issues are communicated in order that de-confliction can occur


  • Ensuring the organisation’s safety policies are followed
  • Responsible for ensuring that material movement to and from the workface does not cause damage to the works, the workforce or the public.
  • Create appropriate logistics awareness training and deliver to site workforce via presentation/TBTs as required.
  • Review method statements, risk assessments and ensure lifting plans are produced. Safeguard vulnerable road users from traffic and transport created by the site