Inventory Manager
Birmingham, UK
3d ago

Inventory Manager Bike Share Scheme

Permanent 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Start date : January 2021

Serco is a UK based company committed to improving our communities and offering innovative solutions to residents of the communities we serve.

With the increasing challenges faced by cities in seeking congestion and pollution free streets, we are excited to be part of a bid to bring accessible, environmentally friendly active transport options to the residents of Birmingham and the surrounding areas.

With the scheme mobility date upcoming, we are keen to identify a talented and passionate Inventory Manager for what promises to be an exciting and innovative project.

About you

First and foremost, you’ll need to be an experienced Inventory Manager (or similar) with the following abilities / experience -

  • Experience of working with a large supply chain
  • Experience of working with external suppliers
  • Experience using stock management systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Excel, Word etc.)
  • Strong organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Desired;
  • Energy, enthusiasm, commitment and a can-do flexible attitude
  • An interest in bikes for leisure and commuting purposes
  • Project management experience
  • Forklift license (training can be provided)
  • Public transport / Micro-mobility experience
  • This is a pivotal role which will play a large part in determining the success of this exciting new venture. It will see you take ownership of a large inventory of bikes, on street hire stations and spare parts.

  • Your responsibilities will include;
  • Management and deployment of on street assets (bike stations)
  • Management of workshop spares (bike parts)
  • Management of a small vehicle fleet
  • Regular stocks-takes and alignment
  • Managing of contractors performing on street installations
  • Own and deliver against KPI's for the operation’s and supply chain
  • Making sure the stock levels are maintained
  • Help to develop stock management systems
  • Liaise and communicate with the wider Serco supply chain team and suppliers
  • Seek to continually improve processes and identify areas of potential weaknesses
  • Inspire the inventory team to care about our customers, brand and products
  • Why Serco

    Meaningful and vital work : Working at Serco means you will be a part of our ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional service to the communities we serve, helping to reduce pollution and congestion within our cities and helping to provide the public with environmentally friendly and healthy travel options.

    A world of opportunity : It takes a diverse team to support our Services Contracts and we’re big on internal progression.

    So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you’ll find all the opportunity and support you need to evolve your career.

    Great people : Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work.

    What we offer

    Please be advised that this role is dependent upon a successful tender for the contract with start dates being from September 2020 should we be successful.

    The standard benefits are :

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance of up to 2 x base salary
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services.

    We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


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    Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

    We’re a Disability Confident employer and are committed to equal opportunities. If you have any additional queries, requirements or you need more time to apply, then please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000.

    Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

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