Construction logistics managers develop and optimise site logistics solutions to meet the needs of construction projects. They are responsible for all aspects of the logistics supply chain and stores management.
|Practice Area||Construction Logistics Manager|
|Introduction||Logistics managers manage the movement of people, goods and equipment at the construction site and control site facilities management.|
|What skills are required?||
|What qualifications are required?||
Construction managers may work towards accreditation with the Chartered Institute of Building.
|What is it like in practice?||
A construction logistic manager’s role is a busy and varied one which requires the ability to manage a complex workload with multiple stakeholders.
Activities could include:
|Work Environment||Your time will be split between working on site and working from an office, which may be in temporary premises on the site. The role requires working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.|
|Employment opportunities||Applicants often have experience in other construction roles alongside relevant qualifications. Firms do advertise graduate entry level roles, supporting other experienced Logistics Mangers. Logistics managers are in demand by construction firms on both residential and commercial sites in the UK and globally.|
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|Relevant UCEM programmes|
You might like this role if you enjoy:
- Creative problem solving in complex scenarios
- Working with different people and teams such as clients, contractors and specialists
See more skills used by construction logistics managers:
- Using visual intelligence and perceptual skills to use plan, charts and diagrams
- Project management
- People management