Chief Operating Officer

Mumbai City Permanent
  • Only candidates with 15+ years of experience in logistics industry apply
  • Candidates with experience in express/hyperlocal/ linehaul logistics apply

About Our Client

Our client is a leading logistics organisation in India with a majority market share in the business and with a wide presence across the country. They are looking for a professional with tech-first mindset who can build new solutions backed on latest technology and market requirements

Job Description

Reporting directly to the CEO, you would be responsible for:

  • Strategizing and executing projects involving critical & high-value cargo segments
  • Improving efficiencies within first mile, line haul and last mile by network optimisation and other related initiatives
  • Innovating & developing a hyperlocal network for high value goods backed on a tech-enable platform
  • Experimenting with disruptive technologies like drones, AGVs, blockchain and AI/ML
  • Automating and standardising processes based on market benchmarks & best practices to drive better efficiencies
  • Setting up teams and frameworks from scratch for the new solutions aligned with evolving needs

The Successful Applicant

Ideally, you are a Logistics professional with 15+ years of experience in express logistics industry. You must have hands-on experience of building and scaling tech-enabled e-commerce logistics operations. You must have a tech-first approach and must come with experience in Line-Haul, First mile and last mile operations. Experience of high value good movements, FC operations, customs and SEZ would be an added advantage. You should have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You should be open to travel across India and work hands-on at the ground operations.

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to innovate and build things from ground backed by a strong foundation
  • Location Flexibility & Excellent Remuneration
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4539165

Job summary

Function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Supply Chain Management
What is your area of specialisation?
Transport & Distribution
Location
Mumbai City
Job Type
Permanent
Job Reference
JN-112021-4539165