National Operations Manager – Transport

03 / 09 / 2021

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Management / Transport / Logistics / Drivers


The company 
Our client is one of the largest fully integrated logistics providers operating in New Zealand. Due to their global supply chain ties and local network, they are in a prime position to grow their market share as an end to end solution for both domestic and international clients. 

Our client deals with a variety of commodities across all industries and has a close link across the Tasman that refers business through where possible. There is also a heavy focus on technology to help both internally and create more visibility for customers externally. This role is the largest operational role domestically. 
The opportunity 
This is a the flagship operational role for our client’s business. This is a multi- site operation throughout the entire country offering a range of different transport related services. 

The role has 8+ direct reports and looks after a headcount, permanent and temporary, of well over 200 people. In a nutshell this role is responsible for all aspects of transport – equipment, people, health & safety, multiple PnLs, scaling of the business and the implementation of any new offering.

What’s in it for you?   
This offering has grown significantly since the first COVID lockdown and now makes up the lion’s share of our clients business. The enticing factor for someone keen on this role will be the challenge to make the business unit even more successful than it already is. 

This is a fully fledged national position that will require travel. We are looking for someone who wants the challenge of running a large country wide operation who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves when needed. Previous national transport responsibilities are critical for anyone wanting to be considered.  

For more information please contact Tom Storey on 021 087 89027 or

  • National role responsible for a flagship business unit.
  • Multi-site division operating throughout the entire country.
  • Plenty of growth still forecast.

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Tom Storey
Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

With a spotlight on bringing together clients and top talent across Supply Chain, Operations & Procurement, my value lies in taking a consultative approach while achieving an outstanding result. For me, it’s about building strong relationships with clients without comprising on the understanding of their business or knowing exactly what their requirements are. By engaging…

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