Regional Area Manager (Logistics) - Tanzania - Tanzania
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Role||Regional Area Manager (Logistics) - Tanzania|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||CTC USD $89,350 p/a (Neg)|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||7|
|Nationality||Tanzanian National or Expat|
|Degree||Relevant Degree or Diploma|
People/Human Resources (HR):
Ensure the recruitment of high caliber talent to drive a high-performance culture and enable a succession plan of high performance and management cover.
Ensure all new appointments are always strictly approved by the CEO or designate in accordance with the latest company titles, salary bands, and budgets.
Effectively manage the team and the Customers within the assigned territory in alignment with the strategy as set by the Sales and Marketing Manager.
Ensure all permanent and temporary staff have up to date employment contracts as per the company policy and/or the applicable local legislation as a minimum.
Develop and implement a proper induction, onboarding and on the job training program including all company policies for all local roles to set all new temporary and permanent staff up for success.
Implement and drive a high-performance culture to enable pay for performance culture in line with Company standards and as directed by the CEO.
Ensure all non-performance, non-compliance and misconduct issues are addressed formally and timeously according to company policy and/or local legislation as a minimum.
Total management of our own and 3 rd Party branches and diesel truck parks
Develop and design best operating practices, processes, procedures, policies, stock planning and service levels KPI’s, as well as floor layout and look and feel.
Ensure adherence and compliance to business best-operating practices, processes, procedures, policies, health, safety, and environmental requirements.
Monitor, manage and improve stock levels, cash-up accuracy to eliminate stock-outs and minimize theft.
Service Stations (stations):
Develop and design best practice service level agreements that minimize risk the company and are compliant with Company procedure and relevant legislation.
Ensure up to date service level agreements are in place for all service stations and ensure adherence and compliance in all areas.
Monitor, manage and improve service levels at both sites and stations to ensure customer satisfaction, volume growth, and economies of scale.
Monitor, manage and improve input costs at both sites and stations to improve profitability and competitiveness.
Plan and schedule a minimum of 1 annual visit to all sites and stations with a skewed increased frequency to the pareto sites (20% of sites that do 80% of the volume).
Corridor and Business Development and Corporate Affairs:
Provide support and input into the development/design of the initial new corridor development, taking accountability for the successful implementation.
Take full accountability for the Corridor (Business) Development including new product and service development.
Proactively manage the fast and efficient rollout of the corridor development plans post the initial set-up.
Identify and actively pursue new business (product and service) development opportunities prioritized by ROI within both new and existing corridors.
Apply special focus to enable the conversion of both new and existing products to be fully automated financial technology/online payment solutions to enable the minimizing of the manual/physical intervention/work required.
Actively identify, grow and leverage key stakeholder/government relationships to enable and speed up all the above tasks.
Provide support and input into both the development/design of all new software and hardware development by the IT Department and prioritize according to Return on Investment.
Manage as required for both new and existing products and services/integration.
Monitor, manage and ensure utilization, care, and uptime of all software and hardware within responsible territory.
Provide support and input into the development/design of the sales (including calling) and/or marketing plan/s. Ensure and drive high quality engagement by the Sales teams and monitor to ensure that there is the required strict adherence to their sales calling plans.
Grow existing customer utilization of both existing and new corridors, products and services by ensuring understanding of performance by product and service by customer, service point, branch, diesel truck park and country.
Drive the increase in new customers sign-ups.
Provide support and input into the development/design of the finance, cost savings and budget plan/s by the Finance Manager.
Monitor, manage and ensure delivery, performance and adherence against cost savings and/or budget plans and/or spend plans/policies by all staff and sites.
Ensure business readiness and performance during and for all internal and external audits.
Regulatory, Compliance, Governance and Legal:
Lead and manage with an example of integrity, honesty, transparency and openness.
A combination of previous experience in sales, logistics, operations, finance, business development and corporate affairs
Entrepreneurial skills or mindset (ability to spot and take and advantage of opportunities)
Proven track record in the management or an overall business or business unit
Previous conflict management experience and excellent interpersonal skills
Trade marketing skills
Proven history of hitting sales targets & managing margins to maximize GP
Experience monitoring the marketplace to identify business opportunities
Excellent excel skills
Demonstrated effectiveness in all the areas outlined in the roles and responsibilities
Must be able to speak Swahili and/or Portuguese (depending on the area)
Advanced communication skills (written, oral and listening)
Extremely high levels of resilience
Strong analytical abilities
Must know and understand the industry
Strong negotiating skill
Valid Driver’s License and Passport
Minimum of 7 years of experience in a fast-paced and performance-driven environment within similar or the same industry
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