Inventory and Logistics Manager

Fauldhouse Training Centre/Hybrid
£31,289-£37,063 dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience
Closing date
05/12/2022, 10:00
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced Manager to lead our inventory and logistics team at the Scottish Prison Service(SPS) Fauldhouse function.  The successful candidate will be responsible for a vital part of the overall services provided to both internal and external customers.  This will involve co-ordinating all aspects of end-to-end logistics as well as managing people, processes and systems to ensure that services are conducted to the level and standard of care our customers require.

Although based at SPS Fauldhouse, the post holder will predominantly carry out their duties under a hybrid working model. Hybrid working offers greater flexibility, allowing you to split your time between office working, based at Fauldhouse, and working at home, subject to business and operational requirements being met. Please refer to the attached guidance for applicants document explaining hybrid working in more detail.

Manage all aspects of local warehousing and logistical operations within SPS Fauldhouse.
Review and develop the operational and maintenance processes of the SPS Fauldhouse facility including the planning and on-going operations of local storage, sortation and warehouse management systems solutions.
Manage and grow a team of Warehouse Operatives and Community Placements; motivate organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce in line with SPS Policies.
Responsibility for completing monthly perpetual, and Financial Year End, stock takes and ensuring adjustments are carried out as required to support the delivery of the warehouse function at SPS Fauldhouse.
Co-ordinate and manage the transport relating to goods being transferred by SPS Fauldhouse. 
Responsible for the effective management of SPS Health & Safety Policies relevant to the SPS Fauldhouse function.
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements

Forklift Qualification

Possess or be willing to work towards Counterbalance Forklift Class B1 Licence (RTITB) or equivalent.


Commitment to Professional Development

Commitment to continuous professional development, including undertaking formal training and qualifications to support your own learning and development.


Experience Requirements

Inventory and Logistics

Experience of engaging in delivery logistics and managing a warehouse inventory solution to support end-to-end warehousing needs. Essential

Please ensure your CV clearly evidences the above essential criteria. 

Flexible and Adaptable

Experience of being flexible with the ability to adapt your style and approach in response to particular needs and challenges in a supportive and appropriate manner. Essential

Please ensure your CV clearly evidences the above essential criteria. 

Partnership Working

Experience of engaging with key internal and external stakeholders, with the ability to work in partnership together to achieve desired outcomes.  Essential

Please ensure your CV clearly evidences the above essential criteria. 

Knowledge Skills Requirements

Relationship Management

Ability to build and maintain effective, flexible and collaborative working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, whilst supporting others to build and maintain relationships. 


Planning and Prioritising

Ability to plan and prioritise your workload, being pro-active and responsive to specific needs, whilst ensuring deadlines are met and targets delivered. 


Assertive and Influential

Able to be a positive role model to others, conveying confidence, influencing and empowering others to positively change. 


Problem Solving and Decision Making

Ability to assess a broad range of solutions, take decisions and tackle the root cause of problems.


Vacancy Information Booklets:

This opportunity is closed to applications.