Logistics Second-In-Charge (2IC)

Wellington SCL

Ngauranga, New Zealand

Reference: 5281124

Southern Community Labs is part of Healthscope international pathology, a leading provider of private healthcare who offers pathology services in New Zealand.

Wellington SCL has laboratories in Wellington, Lower Hutt, Kenepuru, and Masterton.

We are seeking a resilient second-in-charge (2IC) for our Logistics department, who will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of our busy medical courier service and stores warehouse located in Ngauranga. This is a permanent full-time role, working 80 hours per fortnight.

Our Logistics team is crucial to our operations and is primarily responsible for the dispatch and delivery of patient specimens from outgoing stores to and from our laboratories, blood collection rooms, medical centres, hospitals and aged care facilities. Due to the critical nature of the cargo, an efficient service is crucial.

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, proactive, comfortable stepping in to cover when the head of department is on leave and likes working as part of a team.

You will be an accomplished store person or logistics professional, preferably with courier dispatch experience, who will add value operationally and commercially.

Key attributes of the successful candidate:

  • Strong administrative skills especially, planning, time management and organisation skills
  • Have experience managing supplier relationships and contracts
  • Not be phased by a complex and busy dispatching system
  • The ability to engage, enthuse and inspire others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact positively with a wide range of people and to build and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to also use these communication and interpersonal skills to coach and mentor others
  • Ability to apply a safety-first approach to everything you do and encourage others to too
  • High levels of integrity, practised judgement and discretion
  • Flexibility and adaptability, able to think on your feet
  • Being a participating and contributing team player
  • Have a good understanding of the geographical area of the lower North Island

Dependent on experience we will be looking to appoint this role between $50,000 - $57,000.

Please note we are only taking applications from those with the legal ability to work in New Zealand at this time.

If you have excellent interpersonal skills, used to working in a dynamic environment, thrive under pressure and enjoy working in a fast-paced team, this is the role for you!

Applications Close: 04 Dec 2020