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Hackney - Logistics

Job Title: Hackney - Logistics
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Stoke Newington
Salary: £13 per hour
REF: NYK01102021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Hackney – Logistics Officer

Location: Stoke Newington High Street, Hackney, N16 0JS

Contract: Contract to March 2022

Hours: Full Time – Monday – Friday 9-5

Payrate: £13 an hour


This role is responsible for the day-to-day logistical operations of the Emergency Stores (for PPE and test kits/consumables at Stoke Newington Town Hall.

The Logistics Officer ensures that all orders are processed and dispatched and manages the receipt and storage of stock. The role includes maintenance of the stock management IT system (on Google Sheets).

In the event of surge testing in Hackney, the Logistics Officer will provide stock logistics provision to the operational teams and account for all surge testing consumables (tests and PPE).

The Logistics Officer will be required to make stock deliveries across the borough and maintain stock at remote sites.


The postholder will have responsibility and accountability for the following:

Stock handling and receipt of deliveries; must be fit and able to lift boxes & equipment

Delivery of stock; a full, UK, manual driving licence for category B1 (car / van) is essential

Maintain the stock management system on Google Sheets/Forms and process stock receipts/order.

Ensure that the stores operate seamlessly to receipt, store and dispatch stock and ensure that services have a positive customer experience.

Communicate with order recipients, manage priorities and resolve any daily issues in fulfilment of orders.

Relay information to the Stores Manager around any issues that cannot be resolved.

Highlight potential Health & Safety issues to the Stores Manager

Maintain the stock control and ordering IT system.

Supervise junior staff in all areas of store operations


Computer literate. Experience of working with spreadsheets/Google Suite.

Ability to work in a pressurized, changing and challenging environment;  excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; able to communicate clearly and fluently.

A presentable, self-starter who enjoys working to tight deadlines with a proactive and flexible approach with the ability to react quickly.

Proven organisational and administrative skills and experience; the ability to work under own initiative and as a team player, to prioritise effectively and to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;exceptional communication skills (both written and oral).

Commitments to equal opportunities and the highest standards of customer care.


Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative

Works positively and constructively with colleagues as an effective team member and across the organisation to ensure consistent good practice is adopted.

Always maintains professional standards and is able to work and think clearly in a pressurised environment.

Demonstrates effective and positive behaviours at all times, representing the Council.

Commitment to the Council’s policies on equality of opportunity, customer

Care and health and safety.

Proactive and able to work under their own initiative.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email