Logistics Specialist


Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

One of our clients is seeking qualified candidates to fill this role

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

  • Definition The role of the logistics Specialist is primarily to lead the team responsible for the management and administration of Purchase Orders delivery to desired end location of clients and Subcontracting the haulage and logistics to subcontractors.
  • The success of this role lies in the capability of the responsible individual to ensure that the organisation selects the most appropriate means of delivering goods and services on the basis of price, quality, delivery times and services support.
  • Responsibilities/Service Delivery The responsibilities of the logistics coordinator are, but not limited to:
  • Coordinate and monitor supply chain operations
  • Ensure premises, assets and communication ways are used effectively
  • Optimize logistics procedures
  • Supervise and coordinate logistics staff (e.g. truck drivers) according to availabilities and requirements
  • Supervise orders and arrange stocking of materials and equipment to ensure they meet needs
  • Identify and communicate with new and existing suppliers, retailers, customers etc. to achieve profitable deals and mutual satisfaction
  • Plan and track the shipment of final products according to customer requirements
  • Ensure proper inspection of goods received before dispatch
  • Ensure all necessary documents to support delivery are prepared and handed to the contractor for delivery
  • Ensure subcontractor invoices are received
  • Keep logs and records of warehouse stock, executed orders etc.
  • Successful negotiation with new and existing haulage and freighting contractors resulting in economic savings and increased service levels, and report on these achievements on an annual basis.
  • Assist staff with queries and problems with procurement systems and processes, and address / resolve any non-compliance issues.
  • Ensure procurement requests are completed in an accurate and timely manner with project objectives achieved.
  • Support existing staffs with good working knowledge of our procurement procedures and systems, and appropriate induction of ne staff
  • Provide excellent customer service and ensure that a professional manner is maintained with customers at all times
  • Prepare accurate reports for upper management
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with internal and external contacts as appropriate.
  • Schedule and track inbound and outgoing shipments
  • Ensure materials are delivered to sites in a timely manner as per clients’ criteria
  • Assess and recommend ideal shipping methods, routing or carriers to meet necessary parameters, specifications and costs
  • Negotiate rates with carriers
  • Maintain customer service logs and safety records
  • Support in working on request for quotations
  • Support in providing financial services to subcontractors in terms of bank payments etc
  • Corporate Contribution
  • Promote the implementation of the Corporate Culture Statement, Leadership Model and Health and Safety Systems.
  • Ensure hazards are identified and all incidents and accidents are reported.
  • Participate in any programmes- management training ETC
  • The above list is not exhaustive - the scope of this role can be re-delegated as directed by the MD, COO, supervisor and the Manager. 

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| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: Transport & Logistics
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: Transport & Logistics
| Independent Contractor |
NGN Below 75,000
| Independent Contractor |
NGN Below 75,000