Logistics & Brokering Officer (FMCG) - Mutare - Mutare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||FMCG / Agriculture / Horticulture / Retail / Export|
|Job Role||Logistics & Brokering Officer (FMCG) - Mutare|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable|
|Career Level||Middle Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Degree||Degree or Diploma in Transport & Logistics|
To manage the movement of goods and services from one place to another and ensure that products reach their destinations safely, securely, and on-time in the most cost -effective manner. Reports to: General Manager
Manage a cross border fleet of ten refrigerated trucks.
To be able to complete all documentation for export loads from both internal production and for third party work.
To co-ordinate collection of loads in Zimbabwe for export to RSA and the region.
To be fully conversant with Road Traffic legislation, border regulations, Phyto -sanitary regulations, and to be fully aware, at all times, of temperature settings of the various loads.
To co-ordinate loads from RSA back into Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia, and to be conversant of all road transport legislation in these countries, as well as border crossing regulations.
To be honest upfront and liaise with customers and third-party transporters and have quality service as a top priority,
To be aware at all times, of current market rates pertaining to different routes.
To perform the duties of co-ordinating the brokering of third parties for both internal loads and loads for other customers.
To be able to communicate and change trucks/routes/destinations at short notice with regards to freight pick -up and delivery.
To prepare delivery schedules and confirmed arrival of shipment to and from customers/suppliers through the updating of records inventory, production sales and location,
Perform physical counting on incoming goods and reconcile it with purchase orders for a zero loss of goods during delivery to required destination,
Sort out goods damaged in transit and inform responsible people on returns,
Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained through available SOP’s.
Oversees the tracking of all vehicles, ensuring that all vehicles are found only in stipulated routes according to the deployment plan.
Skills and Competencies:
Excellent verbal & written communication skills,
Detail-oriented and ability to manage a business by the numbers,
Innovative thinking and ability to solve simple & complex problems,
Good with planning and coordinating people and resources,
Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Power Point and experience with Sage Evolution
The ideal applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications
Degree or Diploma in Transport & Logistics
5 -year relevant experience in FMCG sector with exposure to brokering & management of profit-center FMCG operation.
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