Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation
Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.
We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.
We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.
We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.
For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.
Key Purpose of Job
The Global Logistics Director is an integral member of the Supply Chain Executive team and will report into the Global Supply Chain Director. This role will be the link between internal and external sources of supply, local and global operations and customers. This role is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction of the Logistics function by defining and embedding an optimised customer-centric approach to all parts of the global network. This role operates within a matrix organization so as well as directly determining the vision and direction of the function, they are required to influence and negotiate with other parts of the business to adopt and support logistics recommendations.
The Global Logistics Director will have a global remit and will be expected to spend time across our network including (but not limited to) UK Offices in Sunderland Nottingham and London, our Distribution centres in Blackburn and Wakefield and at our Asia Headquarters based in Hong Kong. We are open to exploring any of our UK sites as the roles primary location.
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