Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sourcing and Logistics Coordinator

Sourcing and Logistics Coordinator

We are currently recruiting for a Sourcing and Logistics Coordinator based at our Merlin Animal Welfare and Development Department in Weymouth.
In this role you will be responsible for supporting the Animal Sourcing Manager in the development of the world leading ethical sourcing strategy which includes the development of a global animal supplier auditing program and assisting with the coordination of ground-breaking programs of positive environmental change. In addition to this you will be in charge of leading the sourcing and logistical aspects for key animal projects working in collaboration with the MAWD development team, involving global communication and keeping up to date government legislation changes.
We take great pride in our H&S performance so you will be trained to work within our H&S guidelines maintaining a safe place of work at all times.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;
  • Background in animal sourcing and logistics
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with people on all levels
  • Strategic thinker
  • Understanding of local, national and international government rules and regulations with regards to animal movements would be a benefit
  • Experience in managing conservation projects

This is a permanent role and the hours of work are 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday (40 hours) but the need to be flexible is essential. Occasionally you will be required to work away from home.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 20 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package  including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of Lego, and much more!

To apply please click HERE

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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