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Logistics Manager - Mozambique

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9667
Job Location Mozambique
Company Type Transport, Shipping and Logistics
Job Role Logistics Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 7
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any but must be willing to relocate to Beira, Mozambique
Degree Transport, Logistics or Business Management related

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

The Logistics Manager has overall responsibility for for the companies Logistics Department, namely the expedition of FCL (full container loads), LCL (less than a container load), OOG (out of gauge) and BB (break bulk) shipments to and from the hinterlands (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and DRC)

The scope of responsibilities of the Logistics Manager includes planning and directing warehousing, freight, inventory and co-packing activities with the primary focus on managing and maintaining to established Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
Outline of Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, manage and execute strategic cost saving initiatives;
Identify ways to enhance, improve effective and efficient freight processes;
Implement new strategies to track, measure and analyse movement of products/ materials;
Lead and manage a Logistics team of 30 in any and all related logistics related activities;
Liaise and ensure all shipments from clients, suppliers and or warehouses are provided for;
Liaise with suppliers to find improvement in overall processes to reduce lead times;
Analyse statistical information in order to implement and participate in contract negotiations;
Create, manage and analyse reports on inventory, distribution and shipments to management;
Analyse inventory data both internally and externally to ensure inventory controls are established and are functioning and that financial targets are met;
Responsible for overall profit and loss for the Department;
Manage Month End closing activities to include inventory reconciliations within the logistics internal and external systems and personnel;
Plan and execute all physical inventory related program audits with our Vendors, Suppliers and Warehouse locations;
Review & approve Freight Bills. Maintain and report freight spend and billing error statistics for all carriers;
Expedite and resolve in-transit shipping and import/export delays, which includes handling of break bulk and containerised vessels;
Establish or monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement and systems;
Ensure continued development of FMS and all systems with regards to Logistics;
Perform other duties as required to achieve departmental and Company objectives;
Perform others tasks as may be required by the CEO and/or his Deputy.

Key Skills
Good communication skills;
Empathy and Team Work skills;
Good judgment and strong profit orientation;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Results orientated with delivery capabilities and good time management skills;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Decision making skills;
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, Managers and external 3rd parties (clients and governmental);
Conflicts management abilities;
Flexible, hands on and multi task;
Must possess ability to work in a fast-paced high-growth environment;
Pro-active management style with initiative and mentorship approach;
Good judgment and ability to lead by example by demonstrating high ethical and moral behaviour whilst ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports;
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  • Job Role: Logistics Manager
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Academic Background: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Logistics Management;
Experience required (minimum/maximum): 7-10 years in a Management role in the warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, material handling or related production environment;
Candidate should have leadership experience;
English – full command of the English language, both written and spoken ; Portuguese knowledge is an advantage;
Time availability.

Additional Requirements

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