Freight Consultant


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Depending on experience

Closing Date

30/09/2021 11:00

About the Role

  • An immediate need for a 6 month interim support within our Imports team, specialising in Freight.
  • Reporting to our Director of Sourcing, the opportunity is for a highly experienced Freight Specialist to join a small long standing team of Imports experts who ensure our product arrives on time to serve our multi-channel customer 
  • The Imports team are experiencing a fundamental shift in our operation, as is the case across the industry, and we have a urgent need for additional support to implement changes in regards to our Freight processes.
  • We need someone highly experienced in Freight management to act as a consultant and bring a fresh external perspective on Matalan’s opportunities to shape the future.
  • This person will help us adapt our operation as well as bring expert knowledge to navigate someof the current global risks as the current climate is ever changing, volatile and competitive, further exasperated by COVID & Brexit rulings and legislation 
  • Working with the Director of Sourcing & senior leaders across logistics and supply chain, you will be expected to work quickly to understand our current ways of working and where we can make changes to shape, strengthen and build future relationships and key strategic partners.

Why Matalan?

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.



Your place in our world

Director of Sourcing
Freight Consultant