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Logistics Operations Executive - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9886
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Logistics
Job Role Logistics Operations Executive
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable TBC

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean or Permanent Resident
Degree Related degree, diploma or qualification

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a Logistics Operations Executive to join their team

Leadership and Operations Management
To provide leadership to the Logistics operations team to ensure seamless integration of operations.
To lead and develop a lean, high performing logistics organisation, ensuring people, systems and processes can deliver a proactive, reliable and cost-efficient service to the customers.
To integrate the logistics operations in order to provide world-class end-to-end 3rd and 4th party logistics.
To implement competitive logistics technology and platforms that enable integration of logistics operations and solutions.
Working collaboratively with the MD and the divisional operations management to maximize business performance, market opportunities and stakeholder engagement.
Embed continuous improvement in operations.
Manage day-to-day Logistics operations and coordinate cross-functional teams.
Ensure the company has a Technology Platform and that the business uses technology to its best advantage, that is, strategically and operationally.
Build an innovative, high performing operations team.
Provide the very best possible systems and solutions to deliver the most efficient and effective logistics solutions to achieve customer satisfaction and commercial business objectives.
Engage, lead, coach, mentor and develop a highly committed and skilled operations management team to reach their full potential.
Communicating and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders, customers, regulators, international partners and employees.
Business Growth
Develop the global end-to-end supply chain process to support business growth.
Establish plan for new key markets and territory growth.
Evolve the service offering to ensure the company addresses the ever-changing needs of customers.
Contribute to the development of new customer proposals.
Key Relationship and Partner management
Interaction with key stakeholders within the 3PL business to ensure that Logistics plans are fully integrated and supported.
Develop an intimate understanding of our customer’s business by using a variety of sources, whilst identifying and exploring fresh commercial opportunities.
Ensure that the business develops long-term strategic relationships with its key customers including government and NGOs.
Deliver innovative solutions for customers that not only support the current service portfolio but ensures that the business improves those services.
Identify key influencers and decision-makers within key customers and develop action plans that deepens and broadens the relationship within this audience.
Working collaboratively with other Group companies to entrench synergies for value.
Partner Management
Interact with key strategic partners at national, regional level and international partners.
Develop and manage key supplier or franchise relationships for value.
Develop an intimate understanding of franchise requirements, whilst identifying and exploring fresh commercial opportunities.
Ensure that the business develops long term strategic relationships with its key partners.
Governance and Risk Management
To assess the principal risks of the Company and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed.
To ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place including the relevant ISO certifications.
To ensure that the Company has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically.
To ensure that the Company maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business.
To keep abreast of all material undertakings and activities of the Company and all material external factors affecting the Company and to ensure that processes and systems are in place to ensure that the Group CEO and management of the Company are adequately informed.

Key Skills
Proven experience as General Manager Logistics Operations, Ports and Terminals, Supply Chain or Distribution and Warehouse Management business.
Background in 3rd party logistics and quality management standards, warehouse, inventory, and ports/terminal management experience.
Demonstrable experience in a large multi-national supply chain or logistics undertaking with a proven track record in delivering cost and service improvements.
Proven ability to manage all aspects of complex supply chains from end-to-end.
Proven experience in a similar or related role ideally managing large and multi-channel clients.
Proven demonstrable experience in developing and leading businesses operating in a highly competitive environment with experience of business turnaround or growth.
Outstanding leader, with a passion for developing people, whilst maintaining the commitment to make difficult decisions as necessary.
Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures

  • Job Role: Logistics Operations Executive
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Negotiable TBC

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
An MBL/MBA holder with a degree in logistics, or related studies.

Additional Requirements

Supply Chain

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