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Logistics Supervisor

LOCATION: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh | SALARY: 22,000 | TYPE: Permanent

Logistics Supervisor

We are currently on the hunt for a Logistics Supervisor to join the Heritage Portfolio Team, who are part of the Sodexo Family, based at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.

At Sodexo Live! we bring people together; we create exceptional moments and lasting memories. We are a unique community of people mobilized to create live experiences that are unforgettable.

Reporting into the General Manager, you will ensure the successfully delivery and movement of all supplies/equipment/customer owned items around the site and in line with each specific event request. You will monitor and maintain consistently high levels of service standards and quality across all areas including the maintenance and organisation of all site stores.


The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is one of the world's leading botanic gardens which cover approx 70 acres of beautiful landscape. You will therefore be constantly on the go and active with lots of moving and lifting as you assist the Operational Team in the execution of all event logistics.

This is a truly exceptional role, working in an amazing venue, delivering first class events throughout the year. If you enjoy working independently and are keen to take on more responsibility this could be perfect for you!

When you join Sodexo Live! you truly belong, you will have the opportunity to thrive with career and learning opportunities available across the organisation - we cant wait for you to join us!


Main Responsibilities

  • Support in the coordinating the movement of equipment i.e., furniture and china to areas
  • Keeping the site tidy and presentable and safe
  • Stock taking equipment for end of year and replacement needs
  • Manage and ensure that casual BOH staff (on event days) are adhering to our standards, administer training where required.
  • Receive deliveries to site
  • Support the planning and organisation of the BOH services, including the preparation of all areas for all events and retail
  • Ensure end of day reports and morning checklists are completed daily

The Ideal Candidate

  • A dynamic individual with a can-do attitude
  • Ideal for a bright talented events specialist who thrives on delivering memorable experiences, can react quickly and is flexible to change
  • Someone who has an inbuilt attention to detail and efficiency, and who is also able to see the bigger picture
  • A real energy and enthusiasm to motivate a team in preparation for events
  • An ambitious, fun and positive individual who is an excellent communicator and immaculately presented but still wants to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in
  • Driver ideal

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Heritage Portfolio Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted. Please note that if you have not been contacted within four weeks, you have not been selected for interview. Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered.