Optimisation Manager - 12 Months Fixed Term -North West Hub-Warrington

Date: 15-Jun-2022

Location: Warrington, GB, WA5 3UY

Company: Royal Mail Group

Job reference number 268081


Optimisation Manager - 12 Months Fixed Term -North West Hub-Warrington


Salary starting at £41251 10% bonus potential, 25 days annual leave and pension


Full time

Fixed Term

North West Hub


Job Purpose 


The Linehaul Optimisation Manager role will be accountable for ensuring the regional networks are fully optimised to meet business standards. The role will be involved in the development and assurance of significant network change in National, Regional and Special Event networks and specifically the lead in regional network compliance.


Key accountabilities 
1.    Optimising regional networks via continuous improvement and Network revisions
2.    Work collaboratively to drive utilisation improvements in National and Regional networks 
3.    Planning the efficient operation of local distribution
4.    Interface with Vehicle Operating Centres (VOCs), Plant teams and other key stakeholders
5.    Input to National and Regional plans for Christmas and other Special Events 
6.    Develop local contingency plans and solutions 
7.    Deliver operations metrics to evaluate Regional Network performance and Compliance 
8.    Day to Day performance and connectivity of Regional Networks 
9.    Quality of Service loss attributable to Network


Key dimensions


Budget or financial targets
•    No direct budget responsibility, but with influence over budget of up to £20m

Scales of impact 
•    Interface collaboratively with operational stakeholders


Team size
•    No direct reports 


Experience and Qualifications required for the role

    Key Skills 
•    Relevant industry experience or knowledge of Mails Operations 
•    Knowledge of UK road transport legislation 
•    Knowledge of RM Operations especially National and Local Distribution 
•    Understanding of RM Operations Strategy 
•    Network design and planning skills 
•    Programme and project management skills 
•    Network design and planning skills 
•    Experience in the use of optimisation systems and techniques 
•    Analytical and decision making skills 
•    Ability to deliver results through people using a coaching approach 
•    Experience in working in road transport environment, specifically in optimisation or planning roles
•    Familiar with route planning software systems such as Paragon


Monday - Friday (Flexiblity is required)



Can be flexible candidate will be covering South Yorkshire and North Midlands Areas



About Us




At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 30 million addresses. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

For more information on Royal Mail Group and our values please click here: https://jobs.royalmailgroup.com/content/About-Us/?locale=en_GB


Closing Date: 22th June Please note, this advert may close early if the appropriate number of applications has been reached.
Interviews expected: July




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