Oak View Group

Assistant Logistics Manager

Job Locations UK-Manchester
# of Openings
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location : City
Location : Name
Co-op Live Eastlands Arena
UK Group

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to positively disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritises the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. 

OVG have completed seven arenas, with many more in development, including Co-op Live, with more to be announced in the future. 

Co-op Live is in a joint venture partnership with City Football Group and we are proud to work with Co-op as our Naming Rights Partner. 

About the Venue

Co-op Live offers a food and beverage hospitality service that will put us head and shoulders above the crowd, as we welcome over 23,500 fans and amazing artists to taste the delicious food and drinks unique to the space in Manchester. 


With 32 amazing bars and restaurants and 12 premium lounges and clubs – we’re going to be delivering an exceptional hospitality service for the people of Manchester and beyond. On the menu will be great food, seasoned with world class service and all with a planet friendly vibe in the heart of our vibrant community. 


For more information - Co-op Live 

Role Purpose

Are you a detail-oriented and highly organized individual with a passion for ensuring smooth operations in a fast-paced environment?  

The biggest venue in the UK is seeking an Assistant Logistics Manager to join our bespoke team.  In this role, you will support Logistics Manager to play a critical part in managing the venue's Warehouse & Cellar operations, to ensure the highest level of service and efficiency, correct logistical set-up of F&B areas within the Arena (i.e. moving equipment, stock, barrels), as well as the distribution of all deliveries & stock to relevant areas across the venue.   You will collaborate with the Kitchen Manager and chefs to maintain food standards as well as our Bartenders ensuring proper cleaning in the delivery bay areas and compliance with COSHH regulations.  


This is a Permanent role requiring flexibility on evenings and weekends. 


Salary: up to £ 28,000 p.a. depending on experience 


Start Date: August / September 2024 


Knowledge, skills & experience:   

  • Proven experience within F&B Logistics Operations management or a similar.   
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.   
  • Forklift license and experience operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment is desired.   
  • Knowledge of logistics/ cellar management systems and best practices.   
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.   
  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail.   
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. 

Our Inclusion Commitments

Our venue is for the fans, the artists, everyone! Attracting a diverse workforce which reflects our local community is what will make our venue the best music venue in the UK! 

We understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. We are committed to creating a great place to work amplifying voices from all different backgrounds. There is something for everyone at Co-op Live, come and get involved. 


If you do require any additional support or reasonable adjustments to support your application, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure you have everything you need. We will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the required skills necessary to fulfil the role. 

Employee Screening and Eligibility to Work

We recognise the importance of safeguarding, dependent on role you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS), details of which will be shared with you at interview. 

If successful in your application, you will be required to provide eligibility to work evidence in line with the ‘Eligibility to Work in the UK’ requirements.  


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