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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.
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;
The Operations Manager's duties include (but are not limited to):
Look after the companies Freight Forwarding operations
Handle all inbound and outbound orders
Maintain all transit operations
Deal with all road transport
Manage the team of 50
The role is open to all nationalities but you must have the experience stated
The role is based in Beira and will not require travel
An experienced commercial manager is sought to manage the export of commodities such as chrome, manganese, vermiculite and Tobacco.
Key functions will include:
Strategic account management
Working closely with operations to ensure execution
The ideal applicant will be an experienced commercial manager, with experience in selling exports commodities based in Harare.
We are looking for someone that has experience in a similar role dealing with export commodities such as chrome and manganese.
We need someone that is great with people, someone that can sell, communicate and build relationships with people from all walks of life.
The Key functions of this role will include solution selling, account management, rate negotiations and brokerage. Building a new client base and nurturing relationships with existing clients to ensure growth of sales will also be key to this role.
We need someone energetic, target driven and can multi talks but is also calm when under pressure, the role will involve dealing with many projects simultaneously and handing demanding clients.
It is key to have experience in a similar role trading in chrome and manganese (or similar products) as you will be dealing with industry experts on a daily basis so need to have good product knowledge.
Travel within Zimbabwe to the various mines will be required.
Salary will be RTGS, with commission in USD.
Mush have a thorough knowledge of international logistics, including incoterms
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Managing day-to-day activities
Analysing statistics and reading and writing reports
Planning and controlling change
Interacting with managers of different areas of the organization
Presenting findings to stakeholders and higher management as well as training and supervising new employees
Tracking and measuring staff performance
Researching new technologies and alternative methods of efficiency
Setting and reviewing budgets and managing cost
Overseeing inventory, distribution of goods and facility layout
Strong communication skills
Good motivational skills
Strong negotiation skills
Exceptional organisational skills
Awareness of internal and external customer needs
Have knowledge of distribution and logistics management
Able to manage warehouse activitie
Manage and supervisor inbound and out bound deliveries
Ensure accuracy on loading and timeous dispatches
Have documents control
Ensure we have a safe and clean working environment
IT skills – Excel, Word
Self-motivated and works well under pressure
Exceptional problem solving skills
Eye for detail and accuracy
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Managing multiple input distributions throughout the growing season. This includes scheduling, truck loading, staff coordination, and stock level analysis.
Managing all of the organisations inventory and warehouse assets in a safe and secure manner by upholding key security and fraud control policies.
Managing the logistics department budget which includes inventory, staffing, warehouse, and transport expenses. <Br> Serving as a liaison between various organisation departments to support the major annual distribution processes.
Innovating ways to deliver new categories of life-changing products (e.g. live plant material, poultry, etc.), and to make our delivery network, even more, cost-effective.
Building and managing a team of warehouse and logistics professionals. Team size ranges based on program location however the average size is about 10 full-time employees and up to 100 seasonal employees.
Building and managing a network of 3rd party service providers including transportation, warehousing, and input suppliers.
Managing all logistics data and inventory flows within organisations warehouses and during busy distribution periods.
Experience in supply chain, logistics, or other operational management. Development world experience is an asset but not required.
Strong analytical skills – Ability to quickly review, synthesize, analyze and communicate data, with high attention to detail. Excel skills particularly an asset.
Creativity and strong problem-solving skills.
Flexibility to adapt to a rapidly changing operational environment.
Language: Fluent English required. Local languages are a plus.
Duties to include:
Handling export documents, liaising with hauliers for loading and shipping procedures, tracking and invoicing.
Communicating with clients and keeping them updated on their shipments
Filing and assisting with any queries
Highly experienced in client liaison, Customs and other Regulatory Authority processes
Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
Good knowledge of and experience in a forwarding and clearing computer system
Key account management
Management of growing imports department
Setting up systems for import shipments
Managing imports budget including forecasting and assisting with sales
Processing import shipments
Updating clients on cargo
Assist clients on logistics requirements
Ensuring documents are correct for importation of cargo
Assisting co-workers with any excess work they might have
Processing of haulier documentation
Liaising with creditors department on the payment of haulier invoices
Ability to develop relationships
Shipment Management Report:
Daily update of SMR
Follow-up on timelines from SC to ETA
Monitor Documentation Flow and to avoid any storage and demurrage charges
Local Logistics Service Provider Management:
Ensure best possible service at best possible cost provided in respect of
Forward and Clearing
Cross border transportation
Comparison of cost once in each quarter
Cost controlling of all local logistics service providers
Benchmarking all possible import routes into Zambia/Tanzania
Cost calculation of all export shipments through SA ensure profit per shipment
Handling export clearance and invoicing on all exports from SA
Comparison of cost once in each quarter
Metal Business Logistics:
Ensure best possible cost for every export shipment is obtained
Benchmark current service providers to ensure best warehousing cost
Ensure export documents are on time to avoid additional costs
Comparison of cost once in each quarter
Ensuring SOP for business related to logistics are being followed without any deviation
Prepare import/export documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
Calculates duties, tariffs, price conversions, weight and volume of merchandise that is imported or exported to foreign countries.
Verify that invoices are accurate in accordance with physical shipment and customer's SLI, volume, the value of materials/goods, country of origin and other regulatory requirements
Calculate the value of duties and tariffs due on transported goods.
Own Reliable transport
Strong analytical and admin skills
Knowledge of imports and exports
Familiar with the legal requirements regarding importing and exporting shipments
Confident with figures