Head of Warehouse Management

Bradfield Consulting Limited

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Bradfield Consulting Limited - Our client is a major player in international freight forwarding business and they wish to fill this position with a suitable candidate


Overall Purpose

The successful candidate will manage, controls and develops the overall warehouse management (Value Added Services - VAS) strategy/activities in the country in accordance with the group business strategy and the global/regional VAS strategy to



  • Manages all country VAS P&Ls
  • Drives BD for VAS in alignment with the Sales organization, e.g., aligns VAS customer target lists, drives sales/ BD collaboration and aligns incentives
  • Integrates VAS into overall country BD efforts and solution design and supports respective customer BD efforts
  • Represents and bundles all non AFR/ OFR products in country management team and is partner/ go to person for other VAS country organization (if partnering is required)
  • Informs himself and seeks to replicate successful business ideas from other countries/ regions
  • Develops VAS and innovation community, actively innovates and incubates new ideas e.g., niche business in a country.
  • Is contact for and manages local implementation of global and regional product launches
  • Is contact for VAS related Business Cases.
  • Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with customers and service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
  • Maintain and support inter-departmental relationships
  • Analyzes complex issues and modifies working methods in own work area.
  • Implements modification within own authority which directly influences the way the unit is operating and making money in the country.
  • Develop a high performance service culture within the country that nurtures and encourages service excellence, quality and a ‘can do’ mindset.
  • Generates commitment, motivation and enthusiasm for the company and division
  • Leads and manages teams; determines team structure, roles and performance targets in co-operation with Country leadership
  • Evaluates performance and proposes performance-based compensation for direct reports.


Education and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelors or Master's degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience



  • Deep knowledge of forwarding business and understanding of Products/ Value Added Services
  • Proven success in a senior management role, with specific experience in selling to major global customers
  • Commercial ability, experience and thinking in customer centric x-product solution design
  • Capability to innovate and implement new ideas
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation and negotiation skills

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Bradfield Consulting Limited

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Supply Chain / Procurement

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years