Logistics Consultant Reading

Based: Reading
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday Shift Pattern
Salary: TBC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Logistics Consultant to join our busy team at Challenge-trg in Reading, Berkshire. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer a comprehensive range of transport and logistics resources to a nationwide leading retailer.

The Package:

  • Excellent bonus structure
  • Tuesday to Saturday Shift Pattern
  • 23 days holiday plus paid Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Life cover

Introduction & Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Contract Manager, you will be the first point of contact for all client and candidate activities.

Ideally you will have experience in the recruitment industry and within the driving sector (although not essential)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong & Confident communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ambition and determination to succeed
  • Ability to work on your own and part of a team
  • Problem solving and tenacity to cope well under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

Person Specification:


• Educated to GCSE level or equivalent


  • Proven experience of working with clients and delivering on expectations
  • Substantial experience of working in a customer service environment, ideally in transport and logistics 
  • The ability to effectively handle a busy and varied workload, meet tight deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Good computer literacy with accurate data entry skills
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to establish rapport with a variety of stakeholders at all organisational levels
  • Uses own initiative and can work independently
  • Takes responsibility for own work 
  • Uses judgement to know when to ask for help and guidance
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Practical approach to problems and solutions focussed
  • Builds appropriate professional, friendly and accessible relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Resilient and able to work in an organisation that is undergoing change due to development and growth

Essential Behaviours

  • ‘Can-Do’ attitude
  • Proactive and positive approach to working
  • Professional and presentable at all times

The closing date for applications 17:00 on the 26/06/2020

Challenge-trg Group are proud to provide our clients with first class drivers delivering a first class service. We achieve this by supporting our colleagues whilst on their journey with the Group, offering competitive rates of pay, job specific training/up-skilling and support 24 hours per day.