Operations Manager - Durban, South Africa
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Durban, South Africa|
|Job Role||Operations Manager|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||18 000 - 25 000|
|Years of Experience||3|
|Residence Location||Durban, South Africa|
|Nationality||S.A Citizen or Work Permit Required|
|Degree||Relevant Degree or Dipolma|
Develop methods and procedures for scheduling from suppliers to support field operations and minimise cost impacts.
Develop and maintain sufficient inventory to ensure uninterrupted field activities including order entry, production and availability of product quality assurance and community outreach activities.
Create, manage and achieve the overall logistics and budgets for field activities.
Resolve, in collaboration with the Local PI any issues pertaining to delays in project execution and seek ways to resolve these appropriately Safeguard execution of field operations by establishing and monitoring established procedures and protocols.
Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the project tram to ensure set targets are met.
Oversee the planned maintenance of project equipment and transport.
Participate in project meetings and report on progress therein.
Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.
Good telephone etiquette - confident and comfortable speaking to important clients and suppliers over the phone
A working understanding of basic software like word, excel and outlook. Be able to write a professional email and work with basic spreadsheets Good understanding of the logistics paper trail - waybills, systems and basic logistics admin.
Be able to work under pressure and to adhere to specific time constraints.
Proficient in standard business office software.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Fluency in written and verbal English.
Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion.
Record of successfully collaborating with and influencing senior management and peers.
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff.
Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanour.
Able to make effective presentations to diverse groups
Able to perform financial calculations and create and manage budgets
Experience in managing / supervising the loading and offloading of trucks correctly
Must be prepared to work long hours and afternoon / evening shifts.
Basic understanding of work place disciplinary procedures
Good team management.
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