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Logistics Manager

Posted By on Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Under the supervision of the Finance Director and within delegated authority, the Logistics Manager will be responsible for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities
  •     Monitor product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  •     Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
  •     Direct distribution center operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  •     Negotiate transportation rates or services.
  •     Design models for use in evaluating logistics programs or services.
  •     Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers.
  •     Prepare or file environmental certification applications.
  •     Negotiate with suppliers or customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability.
  •     Recommend purchase of new or improved technology, such as automated systems.
  •     Develop risk management programs to ensure continuity of supply in emergency scenarios.
  •     Plan or implement improvements to internal or external logistics systems or processes.
  •     Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as customer sales, order management, accounting, or shipping.
  •     Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  •     Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
  •     Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products or supplies.
  •     Direct or coordinate comprehensive logistical or reverse logistical functions for product life cycles, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse, or final disposal of resources.
  •     Communicate freight transportation information to customers or suppliers, using transportation management, electronic logistics marketplace, or electronic freight information systems, to improve efficiency, speed, or quality of transportation services.
  •     Review global, national, or regional transportation or logistics reports for ways to improve efficiency or minimize the environmental impact of logistics activities.
  •     Conduct or review environmental audits for logistics activities, such as storage, distribution, or transportation.
  •     Implement or monitor carbon or environmental management, accounting, or audit systems.
  •     Develop plans or set goals to reduce carbon emissions associated with storage or transport activities.

  • Education: Completion of Secondary School Certificate. Certificate in accounting, finance or related field is a requirement.

Experience: At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in Finance or Accounting, Administration, logistics or related area.

Desirable: Knowledge of the ERPs and Computerized system is desirable.
Excellent CAT Score.

Languages: Fluency in spoken and written English.

Skills: Computer skills, Excel spread sheets.

  • We offer a competitive remuneration based on skill and experience including;
  • Monthly Salary USD 2798pm- 3987pm
  • Group Medical & Life Cover
  • Relocation Cost and Housing Covered by the Employer
  • Organizational Car and driver
  • Per diem & over night allowance on mission not in duty stations
  • Rest and Recuperation(R&R) of six (6) days after ever eight weeks (8) in field location.

How To Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their applications including their curriculum vitae to the email address on or before 15/02/2016 5pm Deadline.

Please include "Application for Logistics Manager Vacancy" in the Subject of the e-mail

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