Job Summary

The company seeks a logistics manager who shall report to the Head of Logistics and shall be responsible for the efficient and effective allocation of vehicles and ensuring that Drivers achieve their targets through improved turnaround time and efficient and effective management of the vehicles in the fleet.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Academic Qualification:
  • University degree in Business Administration, Management, Transport or related field.
  • Professional certification and membership with CILT is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in logistics and transport. 
  • Varied supply chain & logistics functional background is a key asset. 

Competencies:

  • Ability to understand the language of drivers and motor mates and be able to relate well with them.
  • Ability to organize and implement driver training.
  • Good knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office suites, and tracking applications.
  • Ability to establish harmonious working relations in a multicultural environment.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas and systems in a target-based environment.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas and concepts in written and oral form.
  • Proven ability to enforce safety procedures.
  • Good analytical and negotiating skills.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in field-level planning in the area of logistics. 
  • Participate in programme planning and daily scheduling of automobiles and other vehicular devices.
  • Ensuring all operations are carried on in an appropriate and cost-effective way
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives
  • Provide technical and operational support to the drivers, as well as advice on the application of logistics management best practices, systems, and procedures.
  • Take initiative in the improvement of the logistics function.
  • Assess existing logistics operations systems and advise on corrective measures to be undertaken.
  • Ensure the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of drivers’ performances.
  • Conduct special management reviews and/or follow-up on audit observations to assist in the improvement of office procedures and practices related to logistics.
  • Develop key performance indicators by which third-party transportation contracts can be managed.
  • Ensure timely transmission of logistics monitoring information among other assignments to be related
  • Ensure timely delivery of all logistics related merchandise
  • Improve operational management systems, processes, and best practices
  • Helping the organization's processes remain legally complaint
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives
  • Examine financial data and use them to improve profitability
  • Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale
  • Oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing
  • Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations
  • Work with the board of directors to determine values and mission, and plan for short and long-term goals.
  • Participate in field-level planning in the area of logistics.
  • Participate in program planning and daily scheduling of automobiles and other vehicular devices.
  • Ensuring all operations are carried on in an appropriate and cost-effective way
  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives
  • Provide technical and operational support to the drivers, as well as advice on the application of logistics management best practices, systems, and procedures. 
  • Take initiative in the improvement of the logistics function.
  • Assess existing logistics operations systems and advise on corrective measures to be undertaken.
  • Ensure the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of drivers’ performances.
  • Conduct special management reviews and/or follow-up on audit observations to assist in the improvement of office procedures and practices related to logistics.
  • Develop key performance indicators by which third-party transportation contracts can be managed.
  • Ensure timely transmission of logistics monitoring information among other assignments to be related
  • Ensure timely delivery of all logistics related merchandise

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