Logistics Manager

Job description

Based in Islington, London

£44,687 - £50,501 per annum

Permanent / Full-time


The Actions Unit is an integral part of Greenpeace UK’s campaigning, providing strategic, tactical and creative input into all campaigns and appropriate investigations. The team are currently looking for Logistics Manager to oversee our workshop and warehouse facilities, contribute to the delivery of Actions and Events and actively participate in our training programme.


Greenpeace UK have their own workshop, warehouse, equipment and vehicles based in the Islington site. Your role would be to manage and maintain all of these areas to a high standard. You will also be required to update and source suppliers and keep updated an inventory of all equipment and monitor its whereabouts. This post has management responsibilities for one member of staff, a Logistician. You would also have to manage use of the communal spaces in the warehouse as well as proactively contribute to the integration of the workshop into the Greenpeace UK Offices.


You would be required to assist in the preparation and execution of campaign output as and when requested, as well as adding to the innovative ideas that make our direct actions so effective & unique. You will also be expected to contribute to the design of and participate in the delivery of the Department training programme. 


The post holder will need excellent organisational, delegation and logistical skills and experience. They will need to be able to work in an extremely tight knit, busy team. Often working to strict and shifting deadlines and be able to prioritise their workload as well as the demands on the workshop space, staff and volunteers. Excellent communication  and conflict resolution skills are an essential requirement of the post.


The postholder will also need to be flexible, offering help and support to volunteers, activists and other team members when the need arises. Often this role, as all roles in the unit, requires weekend working. Due to the nature of the work of the unit, the postholder is expected to understand and respect the special needs for confidentiality and discretion required in this post.


You will find further requirements listed in the person specification.


How to apply

For further information, please download a Job Pack here or alternatively email us at recruitment.uk@greenpeace.org. 

Please note that in applying for this post you must be able to demonstrate that you have the right to work in the UK


We ask that all applicants for this post complete the online Monitoring Form along with their application.


Greenpeace is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or any other category protected by law.

CLOSING DATE: 6pm Monday 23rd April 2018

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 1st May 2018

2nd round, if needed: Tuesday 8th May 2018