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Emergency Planning Logistics Manager

Job Posted: 20 January 2023
Job Updated: 20 January 2023

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Job Title: Emergency Planning Logistics Manager           

Function: Logistics

Location: Mobile/Nottingham Office

Type:  Permanent

Salary: £26,000 – £35,000

Closing Date: Friday 10th February 2023


We have an exciting opportunity within NHS Supply Chain for a Emergency Planning Logistics Manager to join our Logistics team. The Emergency Planning Logistics Manager is responsible for the stock management and logistics delivery solution for Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response central stockpile.


What does a Emergency Planning Logistics Manager do at NHS Supply Chain?


  • Manage the stock holding and distribution of emergency stocks in line with UK Health Security Agency requirements
  • Work alongside Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS Supply Chain procurement to review supplier inbound schedules in line with product expiry dates
  • Create and process UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) product orders for delivery of emergency stock to end customer. Work with storage and distribution (S&D) provider to monitor product deliveries end to end.
  • Work in partnership with storage and distribution (S&D) provider to create efficient and effective delivery solutions for a range of services levels for UKHSA
  • Manage the replenishment and re-packing of products for Mass Casualty Vehicles on behalf of National Ambulance Resilience Unit (NARU)
  • Create and complete stock holding reports to support monthly stock financial reporting
  • Review monthly S&D costs (including specific project costs) and support creation of annual S&D budgets
  • Be available 24/7 in line with Emergency Response on call rota
  • In the event of a pandemic conduct any role deemed appropriate by the DHSC Services Senior Contract manager
  • Attend structured daily/weekly/monthly meetings with relevant stakeholders to successfully manage the operational solution.


What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?


  • Experience working within a logistics / operations environment
  • Manging stock and budgets
  • Knowledge of standard audit practices
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software
  • Clear and demonstrable analytical skills
  • Experience of communicating service-related information to senior manager, staff, external
  • Knowledge of GDP Guidelines.



How you’ll work


We moved to hybrid working; a blend of home and office working 2/3 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.


In return for your passion, enthusiasm, and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:


  • Performance led annual bonus scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days
  • Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 12% of your salary)
  • Flexible benefits scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you
  • 3 days paid Volunteering Leave
  • Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts
  • Flexible working options
  • National Annual season ticket purchase scheme
  • Eye Care vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme


NHS Supply Chain, who are we?


We are a part of the NHS family, and our role is to source, deliver and supply healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales. We make sure the products we supply are always safe, quality assured and delivered efficiently.


We’re always listening to the people who use our products, so that we’re aware of the changing needs across the NHS. In all, we serve every NHS Trust and operate a national network of distribution centres. We also manage relationships with more than a thousand suppliers, delivering more than 8,000,000 orders each year to more than 17,000 locations.


And by doing all of this on behalf of the NHS, this gives NHS staff more time to focus on their main priority of proving excellent patient care.


Our, Purpose, Vision and Strategy are clear. We provide direction, leadership, and commercial focus to improve health outcomes.


Vision: To make it easier for the NHS to put patients first


Purpose: Our role is to support the NHS to save lives and improve health



  • Be Authentic
  • Be Inclusive
  • Be Driven
  • Be Enterprising
  • Be The Difference 



Other Information

  • SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.
  • For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit:
  • For an informal discussion about the role in confidence please email us at NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SCCL values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK.

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