Logistics Supervisor - Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

Logistics Supervisor - Kaduna, Northern Nigeria


Logistics Supervisor - Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

Details of the offer

Job Summary
Our client, an award winning, high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable agribusiness seeks to hire a Supervisor, Logistics
Minimum Qualification:
Experience Level:
Senior level
Experience Length:
4 years
Job Description
This position reports to the Head, Last Mile Logistics.
This role would be based in Northern Nigeria.
Create, implement and maintain continuous improvement and control plan for overall business logistics operations;
Responsible for warehouse operational activities including shipping, receiving, warehouse stocking.
Perform pricing and cost/service analysis, and own the transport management
processes - selection, qualification, business reviews, and performance
Develop and implement overall logistics plan, in a manner that promotes low transportation and handling cost; high
inventory turns;
Establish and maintain rapport with third-party vendors through genuine and exceptionally responsive interactions;
Monitor and ensure resolution of freight payment process issues between third
party transporters and the Company, related to rejected freight bills,
short payments, rate discrepancies, general ageing issues, etc.;
Manage a team of dedicated officers and oversee all Warehouse Associates, Drivers and Logistic Partner relationships;
Ensure shipped merchandise is received and tracked in an efficient manner with minimal costs;
Ensure shipments are effectively managed with quality control systems to
ensure accuracy at every level of the operation in compliance with
standard procedures;
Maintain an iterative improvement approach towards inventory management, methods of distribution and other areas of improvement;
Resolve customer complaints in a timely and professional manner; taking corrective actions where necessary;
Assist in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet, maintaining
detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection and scheduling
regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency.
Purchase and maintain vehicles for deliveries.
Develop efficient driver schedules to maximize profits; register and license all vehicles under BG management.
Develop strategies for greater fuel efficiency; maintain detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection.
Ensure strict servicing and maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules.
Experience in Logistics Management Systems
Bachelor’s degree in related area (Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations Management, etc.); Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in inventory management, supply chain
management, transportation, and distribution centre operations with at
least 2 years in a logistics/transportation role;
Experience successfully leading a team to achieve results;
Previous hands-on experience in negotiations;
In-depth experience in freight cost analysis;
Ability to plan, execute & manage local and regional logistics projects -
ensuring continuous improvement to business operations;
Strong communication, problem-solving and management skills;
Ability to engage and influence direct and indirect reports and peers.
Be a mentor, coach and a great people leader: build strong relationships
and team, hire great people, commit to the growth of individuals on the
Proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite products.
Start-Up Environment
Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.
Unlocking Potential of Team Members
Extensive experience and passion for coaching mentoring a team.
Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity
Extensive experience leading a complex organization and an eye for details and problem-solving;

Schedule: Full Time

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