Marketplace Logistics Operations Manager/Senior Manager - Part Time

Marketplace Logistics Operations Manager/Senior Manager - Part Time

Le Petit Planet
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About Le Petit Planet  

Le Petit Planet is a community-powered platform inspiring busy parents to consume mindfully for their children’s lifestyle and the planet.

We are the only ecommerce platform that offers accessible luxury yet sustainable edit of clothing, toys, furniture, home décor and gear for children through a circular business model of buy and resale

Our blockchain technology will allow us to create the world’s first closed loop eco-system for children’s products

Job Title: Marketplace Logistics Operations Manager/Senior Manager

Reports to:  Co-Founders

Based: Remotely

Salary is pro-rata

Job Purpose:

This person will be responsible for managing the flow of goods across all our dropship partners. In charge of all daily operational issues relating to carriers and accountability for their operational, service level and commercial performance. Identify & drive change within the carrier portfolio to ensure Le Petit Planet customers receive the best possible delivery service. 

Key Responsibilities


Operational Performance of Carriers

Responsibility for operational carrier KPI’s 

Management of the delivery and returns process including resolving daily issues

Managing the relationship and performance of carriers

Be the main point of contact and link between each carrier and Le Petit Planet customer service for any daily operational issues

Ensure procedures meet the operational needs of the Fulfilment provider

Set up and provide carrier exception reporting


Commercial Performance of Carriers

Responsibility for the carrier cost vs budget

Weekly monitoring of and reporting on carrier costs vs budget

Ensure carrier rates and over shipping costs are competitive


Carrier Development

Continually look to improve and streamline reporting and communication processes with carriers and the rest of the business

Introduction of new carriers and/or services to support developments in the customer proposition


Carrier planning

Production and provision of carrier forecasts,

Establish contingency – weather, capacity, alternatives


IT Focus:

Learn and use proficiently the applications and systems required to deliver and support Carrier Management, including courier and airline tracking websites.

Learn and use proficiently applications and other IT tools to manage workload and to record documentation, these include Excel, Word, Outlook, Dropbox and shared folder and file directories

Identify and make improvements to IT tools


Personal Profile:

  • Experience in International ecommerce logistics and carrier management, ideally within a marketplace
  • Previous experience with VAT and Duties & Taxes regulations
  • Interest in optimising processes and finding long term solutions whilst allowing for changes
  • Self-motivated and comfortable to take on responsibility in a fast-paced, rapidly changing start-up environment
  • Possess a positive attitude, has roll-up-the-sleeves, and 'no-task-too-small' attitude
  • A passion for developing best in class customer delivery experience.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • You work in a clear, efficient and systematic manner
  • Good ability to build & maintain relationships
  • Problem solver
  • Create, analyse, review and use data to make decisions


Equal Opportunities


Le Petit Planet is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to develop an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our community.


About our culture:
Exciting, agile, collaborative, fast-paced, flexible, inclusive and passionate.

How flexible working works with us:
Employee can choose part time days which they work.

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