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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Logistics Coordinator

Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom

Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.   

Alexander McQueen are currently recruiting for a Logistics Coordinator to assist the Logistics Manager with key operational aspects based at our Central London HQ.

Your Opportunity?

This role will be assisting the Logistics and management of our exclusive design departments & post room at the London office, liaising with variety of departments across the business.

How you will contribute?

  • Coordinating and organising air, road, and courier shipments.

  • Imports and exports shipments moving around the World. 

  • Arranging collection and delivery/transfer of goods with 3rd party transport companies to ship the collection to the EU via van.

  • Obtaining shipping costs from carriers.

  • Liaising with agents building and managing relationships with courier providers.

  • Liaising with all departments across both Alexander McQueen and MCQ to ensure that they are kept fully informed on progress and delays or issues concerning deliveries.

  • You will have good knowledge regarding the legislation on commodity codes, customs duties, and VAT rates.

  • Handling all aspects of customs clearance

  • Obtaining, checking, and preparing documentation to meet customs requirements for shipping goods outside the UK.

  • Dealing with customs paperwork accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Responsibility for the logistics function and some day-to-day management of the post room.

  • Working closely with the Logistics Manager to improve operational efficiency of the post room.

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the Post Room when required, or cover needed.

  • Making sure that accurate records are kept of deliveries, checking invoices and delivery paperwork, compiling reports as required.

  • Escalating any inaccuracies with deliveries efficiently.

  • Assisting the Logistics Manager to investigate lost or damaged goods putting into place recovery plans.

Who you are?

  • Ability to work in a very fast paced and demanding environment.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Computer skills including Outlook and Microsoft Packages

  • Ability to prioritise and identify urgent requests.

  • Highly organised and solution focussed.

  • Ability to build strong relationships both inside and outside the business.

  • Ability to speak Italian highly beneficial.

  • Previous Post Room experience or courier shipment experience using DHL, FEDEX & UPS platforms.

  • Airfreight and road freight experience.

  • Customs clearance knowledge.

Why work with us?    

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.    

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.     

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom