General presentation of the profession
The Logistics Manager, often called the "Supply Chain Manager", ensures that the transport of the goods and products they supervise is carried out in the best possible conditions. Their goal is to reduce stock, time and costs. The jack-of-all-trades of the industry with multiple responsibilities. Safety is ubiquitous.
The keys to success in this job
Respect for costs and deadlines. Close collaboration with management, production, a Purchasing Manager, etc. You must be good at negotiating. Mastery of English is essential. High sense of responsibility due to being close to the top of line management.
Organised, rigorous and able to successfully complete several tasks at once. Good knowledge of IT tools and of negotiation. Excellent responsiveness. Good interpersonal skills. Fluent English.
Equipment manufacturers/suppliers, clubs, committees, federations, event organisers. You could become the Manager of the Logistics Platform.
Salaries for this role start at a gross monthly wage of €2,500 and with more experience this could rise to € 3,400. Depending on this experience and the size of the company, a Logistics Manager can earn around €50,000 annually in France.
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Juliette, a Masters of Business in Sport - graduate from 2015, is in charge of promotion and signage at Amaury Sport Organisation within the logistics department.